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...
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...
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 ...
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.
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?
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.
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.
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.
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.
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. •...
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.
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.
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.
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. •...
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.
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.
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).
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).
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.
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. •...
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.
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.
• 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.
• 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. •...
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...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
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”...