Husqvarna 326P4 X-Series Operator's Manual

Husqvarna 326P4 X-Series Operator's Manual

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101 91 63-93



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  • Page 1 326P4 X-SERIES Operator's manual (CARB II, EPA II) Read through the Operator‘s Manual carefully and understand the content before using the machine. 101 91 63-93...
  • Page 2: Symbols

    SYMBOL EXPLANATION Symbols WARNING! This machine can be dangerous. Careless or incorrect use can result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. Read through the Operator‘s Manual carefully and understand the content before using the machine. Always use •...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    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. Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission control devices and systems may be performed by any nonroad engine repair establishment or individual.
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT INFORMATION • If used incorrectly or carelessly this machine can become a dangerous tool that can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. It is extremely important that you read and underst- and the content of this manual.
  • Page 5: Control, Maintenance And Service Of The Machine's Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 3. Vibration damping system Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system, which is designed to give as vibration-free and comfortable use as possible. The machine’s vibration damping system reduces the transfer of vibrations between the engine unit/ cutting equipment and the machine’s handle unit.
  • Page 6: Equipment

    Inspecting, maintaining and servicing machine safety equipment IMPORTANT INFORMATION • All service and repairs to the machine require special training. • This applies especially to the machine‘s safety equipment. If the machine does not meet any of the controls listed below you should contact your service workshop.
  • Page 7: Specification Of Blade And Chain

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS 5. Cutting equipment This section describes how through correct maintenance and through using the right type of cutting equipment you can: • Obtain maximum cutting capacity. • Increase the service life of the cutting equipment. 1 Check the cutting equipment with regard to damage and crack formation.
  • Page 8: Sharpening Your Chain And Adjusting Raker Clearance

    Saw chain • Saw chain pitch (inches) Spacing between drive links. • Drive link width (mm/ inches). • Number of drive links. • Level of kickbak reduction The level of kickback reduction offered by a chain is indicated by its model number.
  • Page 9 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS B. Sharpening cutting tooth To sharpen cutting teeth you will need a ROUND FILE and a FILE GAUGE. 1. Check that the chain is correctly tensioned. A slack chain is difficult to sharpen correctly. 2. Always file cutting teeth from the inside face, reducing the pressure on the return stroke.
  • Page 10: Tensioning The Saw Chain

    Lubricating cutting equipment A. Chain oil • Chainsaw chain oil must demonstrate good adhesion to the chain and also maintain its flow caracteristics regardless of whether it is warm summer or cold winter weather. • As a chainsaw manufacturer we have developed an optimal chain oil which, with its vegetable oil base, is also biodegradable.
  • Page 11: Checking Wear On Cutting Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS C. Checking chain lubrication • Check the chain lubrication each time you refuel. Aim the tip of the saw at a light coloured surface about 20 cm away. After 1 minute running at 3/4 throttle you should see a distinct line of oil on the light surface.
  • Page 12: General Safety Instructions

    General safety instructions IMPORTANT INFORMATION • The machine is only designed for tree pruning. • The only accessories to be used with the engine unit as a drive source are the cutting units we recommend in the chapter “Technical data“ . •...
  • Page 13: General Working Instructions

    Safety instructions when using the machine WARNING! The machine can cause serious injury. Read the safety instructions carefully. Learn how to use the machine. WARNING! Cutting tool. Do not touch the tool without first switching off the engine. NOTE! Read the Operator’s Manual carefully before using the machine.
  • Page 14: Basic Working Techniques

    Protective instructions when work is completed • The transport guard should always be fitted to the cuttingequipment when the machine is not in use. • Ensure the cuttingequipment has stopped and remove the spark plug cable from the spark plug before carrying out cleaning, repairs or an inspection.
  • Page 15 • Use the stop at the base of the bar to provide support during cutting. This will help prevent the cutting equipment from jumping on the branch. • Make an initial cut on the underside of the branch before cutting through the branch from above.
  • Page 16: What Is What

    What is what on the machine? 1. Lubricant filler hole 2. Bevel gearbox 3. Chain lubrication adjustment screw (B) 4. Chain lubrication locking screw (A) 5. Shaft 6. Front handle 7. Throttle control 8. Stop switch 9. Throttle lock 10. Hook for harness 11.
  • Page 17: Assembly

    3. Adjust the length of the harness so that the hook is roughly level with your right hip. Filling with oil • Open the cap on top of the cutting head. • Fill with Husqvarna Chain Oil. • Refit the cap. English –...
  • Page 18: Fuel Handling

    • When working at continuous high revs a higher octane rating is recommended. Two-stroke oil • For the best results use HUSQVARNA two- stroke oil, which has been specially developed for clearing saws and chain saws. Mixing ratio 1:50 (2%).
  • Page 19: Start And Stop

    Control before starting • Inspect the working area. Remove objects that can be thrown. • Check the cutting- equipment. Never use blunt, cracked or damaged equipment. • Check that the machine is in full working order. Check that all nuts and bolts are tightened correctly.
  • Page 20: Maintenance

    Carburetor Your Husqvarna product has been designed and manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful emissions. After your unit has been run 8-10 tanks of fuel the engine has broken in. To ensure that your unit is at peak performance and producing the least amount of harmful...
  • Page 21 Final setting of the idling speed T Adjust the idling speed with the screw T, if it is necessary to readjust. First turn the idle speed adjusting screw T clockwise until the cutting- eqipment starts to rotate/ move. Then turn, counter-clock- wise until the cutting- equipment stops.
  • Page 22: Muffler

    Muffler NOTE! Some mufflers are fitted with a catalytic converter. See “Technical data” to see whether your machine is fitted with a catalytic converter. The muffler is designed to dampen the noise level and to direct the exhaust fumes away from the user. The exhaust fumes are hot and can contain sparks, which can result in fire if the...
  • Page 23: Air Filter

    MAINTENANCE NOTE: Use only HUSQVARNA replacement parts. Use of other brands of replacement parts can cause damage to your unit or injury to the operator or others. Your warranty does...
  • Page 24: Technical Data

    Technical data Engine Cylinder capacity, cu. in/cm Cylinder bore, inch/mm Stroke length, inch/mm Recommended max. speed, rpm Idling speed, rpm Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893 Catalytic converter muffler Speed-regulated ignition system Ignition system Manufacturer/type of ignition system Spark plug Electrode gap, inch/mm Fuel lubrication system Manufacturer/type of carburetor...
  • Page 25: Bar And Chain Combinations

    Type Inch Inch/mm 91VG 3/8" 0,050"/1,3 3/8" 0,050"/1,3 TECHNICAL DATA Chain Husqvarna S 36/ Oregon 91 VG Husqvarna S 36/ Oregon 91 VG Inch/mm Angle Angle 5/32" /4,0 85° 30° 5/32" /4,0 85° 30° Angle...
  • Page 26: Federal And California Emission Control Warranty Statement

    MANUFACTURER’S WARRANTY COVERAGE The 2001 and later small off-road engines are warranted for two years. If any emission related part on your engine is defective, the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna Forest & Garden. OWNER’S WARRANTY RESPONSIBILITIES...
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