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Husqvarna K 970 Rescue Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual
K 970
K 970 Rescue
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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    Operator′s manual K 970 K 970 Rescue 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...

  • Page 2: Symbols On The Machine, Explanation Of Warning Levels

    Symbols on the machine: WARNING! The machine can be a dangerous tool if used incorrectly or carelessly, which can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Dear Customer, ... Features ... PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K 970? ... PRESENTATION What is what on the power cutter - K 970 Rescue? ... MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT General ... CUTTING BLADES General ... Abrasive blades ...

  • Page 4: Dear Customer, Features

    More than 300 years of innovation Husqvarna AB is a Swedish company based on a tradition that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Charles XI ordered the construction of a factory for production of muskets.

  • Page 5: What Is What On The Power Cutter - K 970

    What is what on the power cutter - K 970? 1 Front handle 2 Water tap 3 Warning decal 4 Air filter cover 5 Cylinder cover 6 Choke 7 Throttle lockout 8 Throttle control 9 Air purge 10 Stop switch...

  • Page 6: What Is What On The Power Cutter - K 970 Rescue

    What is what on the power cutter - K 970 Rescue? 1 Front handle 2 Water tap 3 Warning decal 4 Air filter cover 5 Cylinder cover 6 Choke 7 Throttle lockout 8 Throttle control 9 Air purge 10 Stop switch...

  • Page 7: General

    MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT General WARNING! Never use a machine that has faulty safety equipment! If your machine fails any of these checks contact your service agent to get it repaired. The engine should be switched off, and the stop switch in STOP position. This section describes the machine´s safety equipment, its purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried out to ensure that it operates correctly.

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    MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT Vibration damping system WARNING! Overexposure to vibration can lead to circulatory damage or nerve damage in people who have impaired circulation. Contact your doctor if you experience symptoms of overexposure to vibration. Such symptoms include numbness, loss of feeling, tingling, pricking, pain, loss of strength, changes in skin colour or condition.

  • Page 9: Abrasive Blades, General

    Make sure that the right bushing is used for the cutting blade to be fitted on the machine. See the instructions under the heading Assembling the cutting blade. Suitable cutting blades Cutting blades K 970 K 970 Rescue Abrasive blades Yes* Yes* Diamond blades Toothed blads...

  • Page 10: Diamond Blades, Toothed Blades, Carbide Tipped Blades And Emergency Situations, Transport And Storage

    Abrasive blades for different materials Blade type Material Concrete, asphalt, stone masonry, Concrete blade cast iron, aluminium, copper, brass, cables, rubber, plastic, etc. Steel, steel alloys and other hard Metal blade metals. WARNING! Do not use abrasive blades with water. The strength is impaired when abrasive blades are exposed to water or moisture, which results in an increased risk of the blade breaking.

  • Page 11: Checking The Drive Shaft And flange Washers, Assembling And Adjustments, General, Fitting The Cutting Blade

    Do not use different dimensions of flange washers. Fitting the cutting blade • Husqvarna’s blades are approved for hand-held power cutters. • Bushings can be fitted on the machine axle to adjust the machine to the centre hole of the blade. Use a bushing with the correct diameter! The blades are marked with the diameter of the centre hole.

  • Page 12: Fuel, General, Fuelling, Transport And Storage

    When working at continuous high revs a higher octane rating is recommended. Environment fuel HUSQVARNA recommends the use of alkylate fuel, either Aspen two-stroke fuel or environment fuel for four-stroke engines blended with two-stroke oil as set out below. Note...

  • Page 13: Protective Equipment, General Safety Precautions

    Protective equipment General • Do not use the machine unless you are able to call for help in the event of an accident. Personal protective equipment You must use approved personal protective equipment whenever you use the machine. Personal protective equipment cannot eliminate the risk of injury but it will reduce the degree of injury if an accident does happen.

  • Page 14: Basic Working Techniques

    Work area safety WARNING! The safety distance for the power cutter is 15 metres. You are responsible to ensure that animals and onlookers are not within the working area. Do not start cutting until the working area is clear and you are standing firmly.

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    • Move the blade slowly forwards and backwards to achieve a small contact area between the blade and the material to be cut. This reduces the temperature of the blade and ensures effective cutting. Cutting with toothed/carbide tipped blades during rescue operaions WARNING! A power cutter should never be used with carbide tipped blade for non- emergency work, such as in the...

  • Page 16: Transport And Storage

    kickback can also be very violent and throw the power cutter up and back towards the user in a rotating motion causing serious or even fatal injury. Reactive force A reactive force is always present when cutting. The force pulls the machine in the opposite direction to the blade rotation.

  • Page 17: Before Starting, Starting

    STARTING AND STOPPING Before starting WARNING! Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. Wear personal protective equipment. See instructions under the heading ”Personal protective equipment”. Make sure no unauthorised persons are in the working area, otherwise there is a risk of serious personal injury.

  • Page 18: Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING • With a cold engine: The machine stops when the engine fires becase the chokel control is pulled out. Press the choke control and the decompression valve. Pull the starter handle until the engine starts. • When the engine starts, quickly apply full throttle to automatically disengage fast idle.

  • Page 19: Maintenance Schedule, General

    • Let your Husqvarna dealer regularly check the machine and make essential adjustments and repairs. Maintenance schedule In the maintenance schedule you can see which parts of your machine that require maintenance, and with which intervals it should take place.

  • Page 20: Cleaning, Functional Inspection

    When the machine is equipped with a friction retarder, a scraping sound can be heard from the bearing housing when the blade is turned by hand. This is quite normal. Please contact an accredited Husqvarna workshop if you have any questions. •...

  • Page 21: Replacing Drive Belt, Carburettor Maintenance, Adjusting Idle Speed

    Replacing the drive belt WARNING! Never start the engine when the belt pulley and clutch are removed for maintenance. Do not start the machine without the cutting arm or cutting head fitted. Otherwise the clutch could come loose and cause personal injuries. •...

  • Page 22

    Starter WARNING! When the recoil spring is wound up in the starter housing it is under tension and can, if handled carelessly, pop out and cause personal injury. Always be careful when changing the recoil spring or the starter cord. Always wear protective goggles.

  • Page 23: Fuel System, Fitting The Starter, Replacing The Air filter

    Fitting the starter • To fit the starter, first pull out the starter cord and place the starter in position against the crankcase. Then slowly release the starter cord so that the pulley engages with the pawls. • Tighten the screws. Fuel system General •...

  • Page 24: Technical Data, Cutting Equipment

    Cutting equipment Cutting blade Max. peripheral speed, m/s 12” (300 mm) 14” (350 mm) 16” (400 mm) 24 – English TECHNICAL DATA K 970, K 970 Rescue 93,6 2700 9300 (+/- 150) 4,8/9000 Champion RCJ 6Y/ NGK BPMR 7A Walbro RWJ5...

  • Page 25: Ec-declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the power cutters Husqvarna K 970, K 970 Rescue from 2010’s serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the rating plate with subsequent serial number), complies with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVES: •...

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    Original instructions 1152468-26 ´®z+TNr¶6_¨ ´®z+TNr¶6_¨ 2010-03-30...

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