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Starting And Stopping; Check Before Starting - Husqvarna 123HD60, 123HD65 Operator's Manual

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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.
Make sure the gear housing is lubricated correctly. See
instructions under the heading Gear housing.
Check that the cutting attachment always stops when the
engine is idling.
Only use the machine for the purpose it was intended for.
Make sure that the handle and safety features are in good
working order. Never use a machine that lacks a part or
has been modified outside its specifications.
All covers must be correctly fitted and undamaged before
you start the machine.

Starting and stopping

WARNING! The complete clutch cover and
gear housing must be fitted before the
machine is started, otherwise the clutch may
come loose and cause personal injury.
Always move the machine about 3 metres
from the refuelling position before starting.
Place the machine on a firm surface.
Remember that the blades may start to move
when the engine is started. Make sure the
blades cannot come into contact with any
object. Make sure that no unauthorised
persons are in the working area, otherwise
there is a risk of serious personal injury. The
safety distance is 15 metres.
Cold engine
Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel begins
to fill the bulb. The bulb need not be completely filled.
12 –
Choke: Set the choke control in the choke position.
Warm engine
Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel begins
to fill the bulb. The bulb need not be completely filled.
Hold the body of the machine on the ground using your left
hand (CAUTION! Not with your foot!). Grip the starter handle,
slowly pull out the cord with your right hand until you feel
some resistance (the starter pawls grip), now quickly and
powerfully pull the cord. Never wrap the starter cord around
your hand
Push the choke control back to its original position as soon as
the engine fires, and continue trying to start until the engine
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.
This can damage the machine.
The engine is switched off by moving the stop switch to the
stop position.

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