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Husqvarna M48 Pro, M53 S Pro Operator's Manual

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Operator ' s manual
M48 Pro M53 S Pro
Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you
E E E E n n n n g g g g l l l l i i i i s s s s h h h h
understand the instructions before using the machine.

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  • Page 1 Operator ′ s manual M48 Pro M53 S Pro Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you E E E E n n n n g g g g l l l l i i i i s s s s h h h h understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    WARNING! Long-term inhalation of the engine's exhaust fumes can represent a health hazard. Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior notice.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents KEY TO SYMBOLS Key to symbols ... Steps before using a new lawn mower ... CONTENTS Contents ... SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protection ... Machine ′ s safety equipment ... Checking, maintaining and servicing the machine ′ s safety equipment ... General safety precautions ...
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protection WARNING! You must use personal protection whenever you use the machine. • Hearing protection • Gloves must be worn when required, for example when fitting, inspecting or cleaning cutting attachments. • Always wear heavy, long pants. Do not wear shorts, sandals or go barefoot.
  • Page 5: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine ' S Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Vibration damping system Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to minimize vibration and make operation easier. The handlebar system's steel tube and the cutting cover are designed to minimise the vibrations from the engine. This model also has a vibration damper fitted on the handlebar unit to further reduce vibrations.
  • Page 6: General Safety Precautions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Vibration damping system Check regularly that the vibration damping element is free from cracks. The handlebar system's steel tube and the cutting cover are designed to minimise the vibrations from the engine. Make sure the cutting cover is not damaged and that there are no visible defects such as cracks.
  • Page 7: Fuel Safety

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Before use: 1 Check that the engine brake works correctly and is undamaged. See the instructions under the heading Checking the braking effect. 2 Check that all handles and controls are undamaged and free of oil. 3 Check that the anti vibration system works and is not damaged.
  • Page 8: General Working Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS General working instructions WARNING! This section describes basic safety precautions for working with the lawn mower. This information is never a substitute for professional skills and experience. If you get into a situation where you feel unsure about how to progress, stop and seek expert advice.
  • Page 9 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Never run with the machine when it is running. You should always walk with the lawn mower. Cutting height Shut down the engine before changing the cutting height. The cutting height adjustment is spring assisted. The cutting height can be adjusted in five different steps.
  • Page 10: What Is What

    What is what on the lawn mower? M48 Pro 1 Handle / handlebar 2 Vibration damper 3 Engine brake handle 4 Starter handle 5 Throttle control/choke control 6 Cutting height control 7 Fuel tank 8 Muffler 9 Spark plug 10 – English WHAT IS WHAT? 10 Lower handlebar...
  • Page 11: What Is What On The Lawn Mower? M53 S Pro

    What is what on the lawn mower? M53 S Pro 1 Handle / handlebar 2 Vibration damper 3 Engine brake handle 4 Throttle control/choke control 5 Starter handle 6 Clutch lever 7 Cutting height control 8 Fuel tank 9 Muffler 10 Protective cover 11 Spark plug WHAT IS WHAT?
  • Page 12: Assembly

    Fitting the handlebar Take care not to damage the cables and wires when you fold up the handlebar. M48 Pro Lift up the handlebar until the handlebar's upper tubular construction comes directly opposite to the handlebar's lower section. Tighten the knob correctly. M53 S Pro Fold up the upper section of the handlebar by: 1 Fold in the engine brake handle towards the handlebar.
  • Page 13: Fuel Handling

    Check the oil level before starting the lawn mower. A too low oil level can cause serious damage to the engine. • For the best result and function use HUSQVARNA four- stroke oil. • If HUSQVARNA four-stroke oil is not available, you may use another four-stroke oil of good quality.
  • Page 14: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping WARNING! Note the following before starting: Do not start a lawn mower unless the cutter and all covers are fitted correctly. Otherwise the cutter could come loose and cause personal injuries. Always move the machine away from the refuelling area before starting.
  • Page 15 STARTING AND STOPPING Drive The model M53 S Pro is a self-propelled machine with the drive on the front wheels. To use the drive on the wheel pull the clutch lever towards you. Stopping Set the throttle control in the idling position. Stop the engine by releasing the engine brake handle.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    Maintenance WARNING! Make sure the cutting attachment has stopped before cleaning, carrying out repairs or an inspection. Disconnect the HT lead from the spark plug. Air filter The air filter must be regularly cleaned to remove dust and dirt in order to avoid: •...
  • Page 17: Cutter

    Cutter WARNING! Always wear heavy-duty gloves when repairing the cutting attachment. The blades are very sharp and can easily cause cuts. It is important to have a sharp and correctly balanced cutter. Loosen the bolt holding the cutter and leave the cutter at a service workshop at least once a year for grinding and balancing.
  • Page 18: Drive And Gearbox

    Drive and gearbox M53 S Pro Ensure the wheels and wheel axles are clean and free from leaves, grass, etc. It is also important to keep clean around the drive gearbox. • Remove the protective cover by unscrewing the screws. •...
  • Page 19: Technical Data

    Technical data Engine Cylinder displacement, cm Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Ignition system Type of ignition system Spark plug Electrode gap, mm Fuel and lubrication system Fuel tank capacity, litre Oil tank capacity, litre Engine oil Weight Lawn mower with empty tanks, kg Noise emissions (see note 1) Sound power level, measured dB(A)
  • Page 20: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    Höörs Plåt, Box 76, SE-243 22 Höör, Sweden, tel: +46-413-29600, declares under sole responsibility that the lawn mowers Husqvarna M48 Pro and M53 S Pro from the serial numbers 030600001 and onwards comply with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVE: of May 3, 1989 ”relating to electromagnetic compatibility”...
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