Husqvarna 268K, 272K Operator's Manual

Husqvarna 268K, 272K Operator's Manual

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Operator's Manual
Read through the Operator's Manual carefully and
understand the contents before you use the power
101 87 70-27
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  • Page 1 268K/272K Operator’s Manual Read through the Operator’s Manual carefully and understand the contents before you use the power cutter. 101 87 70-27 Svenska –...
  • Page 2: Symbol Explanation

    Symbols on the power cutter: WARNING! The power cutter can be dangerous! Careless and incorrect use can result in serious, even fatal injury. Read through the Operator's Manual carefully and understand the contents before you use the power cutter. Always use: •...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Operator’s Manual. Adjust the speed according to these instructions. Do not use the power cutter if the idling speed is not correctly adjusted! • Let your Husqvarna dealer check the power cutter and carry out essential adjustments and repairs. WARNING!
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    WARNING! Incorrect or careless use of a power cutter can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury. It is extremely important that you read and understand this manual. PERSONAL SAFETY EQUIPMENT WARNING! When using a power cutter, safety equipment approved by the appropriate authorities must be used.
  • Page 5: Control, Maintenance And Service Of The Machine's Safety Equipment

    3 Silencer WARNING! During use and for some time after the silencer is very hot. Do not touch the silencer if it is hot! The silencer is designed to give the lowest possible noise level and to direct the engine‘s exhaust fumes away from the user.
  • Page 6: General Safety Instructions

    3 Silencer Never use a machine that has a defective silencer. Check regularly that the silencer is secured to the engine body. If your silencer is fitted with a spark arrest screen then it should be cleaned regularly. A blocked screen leads to the engine overheating with serious damage as a...
  • Page 7: Fuel Safety

    Fuel safety (Filling/Fuel mixture/Storage) WARNING! Exercise great care when handling fuel. Bear in mind the risk of fire, explosions and inhaling fumes. • Never fill the machine while the engine is running. • Provide good ventilation when filling or mixing fuel (petrol and 2-stroke oil).
  • Page 8: Kickback

    Over exposure to vibrations can result in blood-vessel or nerve injury to persons suffering with blood circulation problems. Seek medical attention if you experience physical symptoms that can be related to over exposure to vibrations. Examples of such symptoms are numbness, lack of feeling, “tickling“, “pricking“, pain lack of or a reduction in normal strength, changes in the colour of the skin or its surfaces.
  • Page 9: Care And Storage

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Care and storage General Husqvarna’s power cutters are robust and durable. However, as they are used for high speed operations all servicing should be carried out on time and as specified, so that the power cutter always works effectively and safely.
  • Page 10: Cutting Discs And Blades

    Cutting discs and discs are available in two standard designs; abrasive discs and diamond discs. High speed portable tools Cutting discs of the make Husqvarna are manufactured for portable, high speed, power cutters. If other makes of cutting discs are used, ensure the discs comply with all the directives and requirements attributed to the specific type of power cutter.
  • Page 11: Cutting Discs

    Cutting discs Type of cutting discs Check that the disc is approved for high speed, portable power cutters. Do not exceed the maximum working speed stated on the disc. Damage • Ensure the disc it not cracked or damaged in any other way.
  • Page 12: What Is What

    What is what on a power cutter? Cutting trolley Upper guide section Locking lever for upper guide section Fuel tank Splash guard Choke Throttle catch Stop switch Cutting head 10. Cutting arm 11. Belt tensioning screw 12. Cutting disc – English WHAT IS WHAT? 13.
  • Page 13: Assembly

    Do not use different size flanges. ASSEMBLY Fitting the cutting disc Husqvarna cutting discs are manufactured and approved for freehand cutting. The paper labels on each side of the disc are there to distribute the pressure from the flange washer and prevent the disc from slipping.
  • Page 14: Fuel Handling

    Essence Gasolina power cutters. Mixing ratio Lit. 1:50 (2%). • If HUSQVARNA two-stroke oil is not available you can use a high quality two- gallon stroke oil intended for air cooled engines. Contact your dealer when selecting 2 1/2 an oil.
  • Page 15: Start And Stop

    Start and stop WARNING! Before starting observe the following: • Do not start the power cut without the cutting arm or cutting head fitted. Otherwise the clutch can come loose and cause personal injury. • Always move the power cutter from the filling area before starting.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    Adjusting the drive belt • The drive belt is fully enclosed and well protected from dust, dirt and mechanical effects during the cutting process. • To tension the drive belt, slightly loosen the nuts (A), which secure the cutting head and belt guard. •...
  • Page 17: Carburettor

    Carburettor Operation, Basic settings, Fine tuning WARNING! The power cutter must be correctly assembled with cutting arm and cutting head before you start (See chapter ” Assembly ”.) Operation • The carburettor governs the engine‘s speed via the throttle. Air/fuel is mixed in the carburettor. The air/fuel mixture is adjustable.
  • Page 18: Fuel Filter

    The filter must be cleaned and oiled regularly to obtain a satisfactory filtering effect. There is a special HUSQVARNA oil produced for this purpose (reference number 503 47 73-01). The bottle contains sufficient oil (0.1 l) for oiling the filter three times.
  • Page 19: Starter

    Starter WARNING! • The recoil spring sits in its tensioned posi- tion in the starter housing and can with careless handling fly out and cause personal injury. • When replacing the recoil spring or the starter cord great care should be exercised. Always wear protective glasses.
  • Page 20: Spark Plug

    Spark plug The condition of the spark plug is affected by: • An incorrect carburettor setting. • An incorrect fuel mixture (too much oil). • A dirty air filter. These factors cause deposits on the spark plug electrode that may result in malfunction or starting difficulties.
  • Page 21: Daily Maintenance

    Below follows some general maintenance instructions. If you need further information please contact your service workshop. Daily maintenance 1. Check that throttle components work correctly from a safety view point (throttle and starter throttle catch). 2. Clean the pre-filter. 3. Check the tension of the drive belt. 4.
  • Page 22: Technical Data

    268K Engine Cylinder volume, Cylinder bore, inch/mm Stroke, inch/mm Idle speed, rpm 2.500 Recommended max. speed, unloaded, rpm 10.000 Power, kW 3,2/9 000 Ignition system Manufacture Electrolux Type of ignition system Spark plug NGK, BPMR 7A Electrode gap, inch/mm Fuel and lubrication system Manufacturer Tillotson...
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