Symbols W ARNING! Incorrect or careless use of a hedge trimmer can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury. It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of this operator’s manual.
W ARNING! Incorrect or careless use of a hedge trimmer can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury. It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of this operator’s manual.
Dear Customer , Cong ratulations on your choice to buy a Husqvarna product! Husqvarna is based on a tradition that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Charles XI ordered the construction of a factory on the banks of the Husqvarna River, for production of muskets. The location was logical, since water power was harnessed from the Huskvarna River to create the water-powered plant.
What is what? 1 Operator ′ s manual 2 Handle 3 Throttle lock 4 Fuel cap 5 Choke control 6 Front handle 7 Blade guard 8 Blades 9 Transport guard 10 Air ﬁlter cover. 11 Air purge WHA T IS WHA T? 12 Fuel tank 13 Throttle control 14 Spark plug cap and spark plug...
Personal protective equipment IMPOR TANT! Incorrect or careless use of a hedge trimmer can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury. It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of this operator’s manual.
See instructions under the heading Start. Start the hedge trimmer and apply full throttle. Release the throttle trigger and check that the blades stop and remain stationary. If the blades move when the throttle trigger is in the idle position then the carburettor idle setting must be adjusted.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Hand guar d The hand guard pre vents hands from coming into contact with the moving blades, for example, if the operator loses grip on the front handle. Check that the hand guard is ﬁtted correctly. Check that the hand guard is undamaged.
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.
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. •...
STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that could be thrown out. • Check the cutting attachment. Never use blades that are dull, cracked or damaged. • Check that the machine is in perfect working order. Check that all nuts and screws are tight.
General working instructions IMPORTANT! This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working with a hedge trimmer. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert. Contact your dealer or your service workshop.
Safety instructions after completing work • The transport guard should always be ﬁtted to the cutting attachment when the machine is not in use. • Make sure the cutting attachment has stopped before cleaning, carrying out repairs or an inspection. Disconnect the HT lead from the spark plug.
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 emissions...
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.
There is a grease nipple on the gearbox. Use a grease gun to top up with grease. This should be carried out after approximately every 60 working hours. Use Husqvarna special grease, No. 503 98 96-01. CAUTION! The gear housing must not be ﬁlled completely with grease.
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. More extensive work must be carried out by an authorised service workshop.
Maruyama MGF, Inc 4-15 Uchikanda 3-Chome Chiyoda-Ku Tokyo 101-0047, Japan, declare under sole responsibility that the hedge trimmers Husqvarna 123HD60 from 2005’s serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the type plate with subsequent serial number), are in conformity with the standards or or other normative documents following the provisions in the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVES:...