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Husqvarna K960 Operator's Manual

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Oper ator ' s manual
Please r ead 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.


   Summary of Contents for Husqvarna K960

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    Oper ator ′ s manual K960 Please r ead 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: Key To Symbols

    Symbols on the mac hine: 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. Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Air filter ... 17 Starter ... 17 Spark plug ... 19 Cooling system ... 19 Muffler ... 19 General maintenance instructions ... 20 TECHNICAL D ATA K960 ... 21 Cutting equipment ... 21 EC-declaration of conformity ... 22 – 3 English...

  • Page 4: Wha T Is What

    What is what on the po wer cutter? 1 Cylinder cover 2 Muffler 3 Fuel tank 4 Start throttle lock 5 Choke 6 Throttle lockout 7 Stop switch 8 Cutting head 9 Cutting arm 10 Belt tensioner 11 Cutting blade 12 Throttle control 4 –...

  • Page 5: General Safety Preca Utions

    Do not use the power cutter if the idle speed is not adjusted correctly! • Let your Husqvarna dealer regularly check the power cutter and make essential adjustments and repairs. W ARNING! Under no circumstances may the design of the machine be modified without...

  • Page 6: Machine ' S Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS Mac hine ′ ′ ′ ′ s safety equipment This section descr ibes the machine ′ s safety equipment, its purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried out to ensure that it operates correctly. See the ”What is what?”...

  • Page 7: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine ' S Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTR UCTIONS Chec king, maintaining and servicing the machine ′ ′ ′ ′ s safety equipment WARNING! All servicing and repair work on the machine requires special training. This is especially true of the machine′ ′ ′ ′ s safety equipment.

  • Page 8: General Safety Precautions

    Contact your local petrol station to find out where to dispose of excess fuel. • Always use a Husqvarna fuel container with an anti-spill valve. WARNING! Bear in mind the risk of fire, explosion and inhaling fumes. Stop the engine before fuelling.

  • Page 9: General Working Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS General working instructions WARNING! This section describes basic safety directions for using a power cutter. This information is never a substitute for professional skills and experience. If you get into a situation where you feel unsafe, stop and seek expert advice. Contact your dealer, service agent or an experienced power cutter user.

  • Page 10: How To Avoid Kickback

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Feed down the machine in line with the blade. Pressure from the side can damage the blade and is very dangerous. • The guard for the cutting equipment should be adjusted so that the rear section is flush with the work piece. Spatter and sparks from the material being cut are then collected up by the guard and led away from the user.

  • Page 11: Cutting Blades

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting blades WARNING! A cutting blade may burst and cause injury to the operator. Never use a cutting blade at a lower speed rating than that of the power cutter. Never use a cutting blade for any other materials than that it was intended for.

  • Page 12: Diamond Blades

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Diamond blades Diamond blades consist of a steel body provided with segments that contain industrial diamonds. Diamond blades ensure lower costs per cutting operation, fewer blade changes and a constant cutting depth. When using diamond blades make sure that it rotates in the direction indicated by the arrow on the blade.

  • Page 13: Assembly

    Do not use different dimensions of flange washers. Fitting the cutting blade Husqvarna cutting blades are manufactured and approved for freehand cutting. The paper labels on each side of the blade are there to distribute the pressure from the flange washer and prevent the blade from slipping.

  • Page 14: Fuel Handling

    This gives rise to a high engine temperature, which can result in serious engine damage. 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. •...

  • Page 15: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping WARNING! Note the following before starting: Do not start the power cutter without the belt guard fitted. Otherwise the clutch could come loose and cause personal injuries. Always move the machine away from the refuelling area before starting.

  • Page 16: Maintenance

    Never start the engine when the belt pulley and clutch are removed for 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...

  • Page 17: Air filter

    In order to obtain a good filtering effect, the filter must be replaced regularly or cleaned and oiled. A special HUSQVARNA oil has been produced for this purpose. Remove the foam plastic filter. Wash the filter well in tepid soapy water.

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    • Remove any remnants of the old starter cord and check that the return spring works. Insert the new starter cord through the hole in the starter housing and in the cord pulley. • Secure the starter cord around the cord pulley as illustrated.

  • Page 19: Spark Plug

    Spark plug The spark plug condition is influenced by: • Incorrect carburettor adjustment. • Wrong fuel mixture (too much oil). • A dirty air filter. These factors cause deposits on the spark plug electrodes, which may result in operating problems and starting difficulties.

  • Page 20: General Maintenance Instructions

    MAINTENANCE General maintenance instructions Below you will find some general maintenance instructions. If you have more questions, contact your service agent. Daily maintenance 1 Check that the components of the throttle control work smoothly (throttle control and throttle trigger lock). 2 Check the tension of the drive belt.

  • Page 21: Technical Data

    K960 Engine Cylinder displacement, cm Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Idle speed, rpm Recommended max. speed, rpm Power, kW/ rpm Ignition system Manufacturer of ignition system Type of ignition system Spark plug Electrode gap, mm Fuel and lubrication system Manufacturer of carburettor...

  • Page 22: Ec-declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna Construction Products, SE-433 81 Partille, Sweden, tel: +46-31-949000, declares under sole responsibility that the power cutter Husqvarna K960 dating from 2006 serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated on the rating plate, followed by the serial number), complies with the requirements of the COUNCILíS DIRECTIVE: •...

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