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 •...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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“ . •...
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.
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.
• 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.
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 –...
• 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%).
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.
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...
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.
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...
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...