Husqvarna 327P5X-series Operator's Manual

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327P4 327P5
Please r ead the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions
before using the machine.
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



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  • Page 1 Oper ator ′ s manual 327P4 327P5 X-series Please r ead the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. 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...
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    Symbols W ARNING! The machine can be a dangerous tool if used incorrectly or carelessly, which can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of the operator’s manual. Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Contents KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ... 2 CONTENTS Contents ... 3 Note the following before starting: ... 3 INTR ODUCTION Dear Customer , ... 4 WHA T IS WHAT? What is what? ... 5 GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Impor tant ... 6 Personal protective equipment ...
  • Page 4: Intr Oduction

    The business concept is to develop, manufacture and market motor driven products for forestry and gardening as well as for building and construction industry. Husqvarna ′ s aim is also to be in the front edge according to ergonomics, usability, security and environmental protection.
  • Page 5: What Is What

    What is what? Chain lubrication adjustment screw Shaft Front handle Throttle control Stop switch Throttle lock Harness support hook Cylinder cover Starter handle 10 Fuel tank 11 Choke control 12 Air purge 13 Air filter cover 14 Protective guard for saw chain 15 Bar nut 16 Chain tensioning screw WHA T IS WHA T?
  • Page 6: General Safety Preca Utions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Impor tant IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for cutting branches and twigs. Never use a machine that has been modified in any way from its original specification. Never use the machine if you are tired, if you have drunk alcohol, or if you are taking medication that could affect your vision, your judgement or your co-ordination.
  • Page 7: Machine ' S Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS BOO TS Wear sturdy, non-slip boots. CLOTHING Wear clothes made of a strong fabric and avoid loose clothing that can catch on twigs and branches. Always wear heavy, long pants. Do not wear jewellery, shorts sandals or go barefoot. Secure hair so it is above shoulder level.
  • Page 8: Stop Switch

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Stop switch Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. Start the engine and make sure the engine stops when you move the stop switch to the stop setting. Vibration damping system Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to minimize vibration and make operation easier.
  • Page 9: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS WARNING! The inside of the muffler contain chemicals that may be carcinogenic. Avoid contact with these elements in the event of a damaged muffler. WARNING! Bear in mind that: The exhaust fumes from the engine are hot and may contain sparks which can start a fire.
  • Page 10: Sharpening Your Chain And Adjusting Raker Clearance

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Specification of bar and saw chain When the cutting attachment supplied with your machine has to be replaced, because it is worn out or damaged, you must only fit the types of bar and saw chain recommended by us. •...
  • Page 11 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS - Filing angle - Cutting angle - File position - Round file diameter - File depth It is very difficult to sharpen a chain correctly without the right equipment. We recommend that you use our file gauge. This will help you obtain the maximum kickback reduction and cutting performance from your chain.
  • Page 12: Tensioning The Chain

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS teeth on one side of the bar first. Then turn the saw over and file the remaining teeth from the other side. • File all the teeth to the same length. When the length of the cutting teeth is reduced to 4 mm (0.16") the chain is worn out and should be replaced.
  • Page 13: Lubricating Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS - Undo the bar nut. - Tension the chain by turning the chain tensioning screw clockwise. Use a combination spanner or turn by hand. The chain should be tensioned until it fits snugly on the underside of the bar. - Tighten the bar nut using the combination spanner.
  • Page 14: Checking Wear On Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS What to do if lubrication does not work: • Check that the oil channel in the bar is not obstructed. Clean if necessary. • Check that the oil channel in the gear housing is clean. Clean if necessary. •...
  • Page 15: Assembly

    Fitting the cutting head • Fit the cutting head on the shaft so that the screw (A) is aligned with the hole in the shaft as shown. • Tighten screw A. • Tighten screw B. CAUTION! Make sure that the drive shaft inside the shaft engages with the cut-out in the cutting head.
  • Page 16: Filling With Oil

    Filling with oil • Open the cap on top of the bar head • Fill with Husqvarna saw chain oil. • Refit the cap. Assembling and dismantling the two-piece shaft (327P5) Assembly: • Loosen the coupling by turning the knob.
  • Page 17: Assembly Of The Saw Attachment

    of 4 Nm. After the machine has been in use for around 20 hours, re-tighten the screws to 4 Nm. Assembly of the saw attachment (327P5) Assembly • Loosen the coupling by turning the knob. • Align the tab of the attachment (A) with the arrow on the coupling (B).
  • Page 18: Fuel Handling

    When working at continuous high revs a higher octane rating is recommended. Two-stroke oil • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for our air-cooled two-stroke engines. • Never use two-stroke oil intended for water-cooled engines, sometimes referred to as outboard oil (rated TCW).
  • Page 19: Fuelling

    Mixing • Always mix the petrol and oil in a clean container intended for fuel. • Always start by filling half the amount of the petrol to be used. Then add the entire amount of oil. Mix (shake) the fuel mixture. Add the remaining amount of petrol.
  • Page 20: Starting And Stopping

    Check before starting • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that could be thrown out. • Check the cutting attachment. Never use blunt, cracked or damaged equipment. • Check that the machine is in perfect working order. Check that all nuts and screws are tight. •...
  • Page 21 STARTING AND STOPPING Repeat pulling the cord until the engine starts. When the engine starts. return choke control to run position and apply full throttle; the throttle will automatically disengage from the start setting. CAUTION! Do not pull the starter cord all the way out and do not let go of the starter handle when the cord is fully extended.
  • Page 22: Working Techniques

    General working instructions IMPORTANT! This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working with a pole saw. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert. Contact your dealer or your service workshop. Avoid all usage which you consider to be beyond your capability.
  • Page 23: Basic Working Techniques

    • This machine is not electrically insulated. If the machine touches or comes close to high-voltage power lines it could lead to death or serious bodily injury. Safety instructions after completing work • The transport guard should always be fitted to the cutting attachment when the machine is not in use.
  • Page 24 • Do not work with the shaft held straight out in front of you (like a fishing rod) as this increases the apparent weight of the cutting attachment. • Cut large branches in sections so that you have better control over where they fall. •...
  • Page 25: Maintenance

    Carburettor Your Husqvarna product has been designed and manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful emissions. After the engine has used 8-10 tanks of fuel the engine will be run-in. To ensure that it continues to run at peak performance and to minimise harmful exhaust...
  • Page 26 Low speed jet L Try to find the highest idle speed by turning the low speed jet L clockwise then anti-clockwise. When the highest speed has been found, turn the low speed jet L 1/4 turn anti-clockwise. CAUTION! If the cutting attachment rotates when the engine is idling the idle adjustment screw T should be turned anti-clockwise until the cutting attachment stops.
  • Page 27: Muffler

    Muffler CAUTION! Some mufflers are fitted with a catalytic converter. See chapter on Technical data to see whether your machine is fitted with a catalytic converter. The muffler is designed to reduce the noise level and to direct the exhaust gases away from the operator. The exhaust gases are hot and can contain sparks, which may cause fire if directed against dry and combustible material.
  • Page 28: Two-Piece Shaft

    See instructions under the heading Oiling the air filter. Oiling the air filter Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through the filter. You should therefore avoid skin contact.
  • Page 29: Maintenance Schedule

    Maintenance schedule The following is a list of the maintenance that must be performed on the machine. Most of the items are described in the Maintenance section. The user must only carry out the maintenance and service work described in this Operator’s Manual.
  • Page 30: Technical Data

    Technical data Engine Cylinder displacement, cm Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Recommended max. speed, rpm Idle speed, rpm Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm Catalytic converter muffler Speed-regulated ignition system Ignition system Manufacturer/type of ignition system Spark plug Electrode gap, mm Fuel and lubrication system Manufacturer/type of carburettor...
  • Page 31: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the pruning saws Husqvarna 327P5 dating from 2008 serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated on the rating plate, followed by the serial number), comply with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVE: - of June 22, 1998 ”relating to machinery”...
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