Arrows which show limits for handle positioning. Always wear approved protective gloves. Wear sturdy, non-slip boots. Only use non-metallic, ﬂexible cutting attachments, i.e. trimmer heads with trimmer cord. 2 – English KEY TO SYMBOLS Only intended for trimmer heads.
YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS ... 24 CONTENTS Note the following before starting: Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior notice. Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing impairment.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! Whenever you use a clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer you must wear personal protective equipment that is approved by the authorities. Personal protective equipment does not eliminate the risk of accidents, but it can reduce the effects of an injury in the event of an accident.
ﬁre. Never start the machine indoors or near combustible material! Cutting equipment A trimmer head is intended for trimming grass. Locking nut A locking nut is used to secure some types of cutting attachment.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Checking, maintaining and servicing the machine s safety equipment IMPORTANT! All servicing and repair work on the machine requires special training. This is especially true of the machine s safety equipment. If your machine fails any of the checks described below you must contact your service agent.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS General safety precautions IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for trimming grass. The only accessories you can operate with this engine unit are the cutting attachments we recommend in the chapter on Technical data. 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.
Clearing • The clearing technique removes all unwanted vegetation. Keep the trimmer head just above the ground and tilt it. Let the end of the cord strike the ground around trees, posts, statues and the like. CAUTION! This technique increases the wear on the cord.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Cutting • The trimmer is ideal for cutting grass that is difﬁcult to reach using a normal lawn mower. Keep the cord parallel to the ground when cutting. Avoid pressing the trimmer head against the ground as this can ruin the lawn and damage the tool.
Fitting the trimmer guard and trimmer head (123L, 123LD) • Fit the correct trimmer guard (A) for use with the trimmer head. Hook the trimmer guard/combination guard onto the ﬁtting on the shaft and secure with the bolt (L). •...
Fitting the trimmer guard and trimmer head (123C) Guard • Fit the guard as shown in the diagram. Tighten securely. Trimmer head • Fit the dust cup on the shaft. The nut must be completely covered by the dust cup.
14 – English FUEL HANDLING Two-stroke oil • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA two- stroke oil, which is specially formulated for our two-stroke engines. Mixture 1:50 (2%). • Never use two-stroke oil intended for water-cooled outboard engines, sometimes referred to as outboard oil.
Fuelling WARNING! Taking the following precautions, will lessen the risk of ﬁre: Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel. Always shut off the engine before refuelling. Always stop the engine and let it cool for a few minutes before refuelling. When refuelling, open the fuel cap slowly so that any excess pressure is released gently.
• Check that the trimmer head and trimmer guard are not damaged or cracked. Replace the trimmer head or trimmer guard if they have been exposed to impact or are cracked. • Never use the machine without a guard nor with a defective guard.
STARTING AND STOPPING Warm engine Ignition: Set the stop switch to the start position. Choke: Set the throttle to the start position by moving the choke control to the choke position and then returning it to its original position. Air purge: Press the air purge diaphragm repeatedly until fuel begins to ﬁll the diaphragm.
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 after...
Fine adjustment of the idle speed T Adjust the idle speed using the idle adjustment screw T, if it is necessary to readjust. First turn the idle adjustment screw T clockwise until the cutting attachment starts to rotate. Then turn the screw anticlockwise until the cutting attachment stops.
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.
The grease in the bevel gear does not normally need to be changed except if repairs are carried out. CAUTION! Use only HUSQVARNA replacement parts. Use of other brands of replacement parts can cause damage to your unit or injury to the operator or others. Your warranty does not cover damage or liability caused by the use of accessories and/or attachments not speciﬁcally...
NOTE! Noise pressure at the user’s ear and vibration on the handles are measured with all the machine’s approved cutting equipment ﬁtted. The table indicates the highest and lowest values. 22 – English TECHNICAL DATA 123C 123L 1,50/24,5 1,50/24,5 1,34/34,0...
123C Approved accessories Arbor shaft thread 3/8 RH Trimmer head 123L, 123LD Approved accessories Arbor shaft thread M10 LH Trimmer head Plastic blades Attachments Clean sweep attachment with shaft Hedge trimmer attachment with shaft Edger attachment with shaft Saw attachment with shaft...
The warranty period begins on the date small nonroad engine is delivered. LENGTH OF COVERAGE Husqvarna Forest & Garden warrants to the initial owner and each subsequent purchaser that the engine is free from defects in materials and workmanship which cause the failure of a warranted part for a period of two years.