Husqvarna 123C Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual (EPA)
123C 123L 123LD
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  • Page 1 Operator’s manual (EPA) 123C 123L 123LD 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: Key To Symbols

    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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    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.
  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    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.
  • Page 5: Cutting Equipment

    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.
  • Page 6: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine S Safety Equipment

    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.
  • Page 7: Cutting Equipment

    • Make sure that the cutter on the trimmer guard is intact. This is used to cut the cord to the correct length. • To increase the life of the cord it can be soaked in water for a couple of days.
  • Page 8: General Safety Precautions

    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.
  • Page 9: General Working Instructions

    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.
  • Page 10 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.
  • Page 11: What Is What

    What is what? 1 Trimmer head 2 Grease filler cap 3 Bevel gear 4 Cutting attachment guard 5 Shaft 6 Loop handle 7 Throttle control 8 Stop switch 9 Throttle lock 10 Cylinder cover 11 Starter handle WHAT IS WHAT?
  • Page 12: Assembly

    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). •...
  • Page 13: Fitting The Trimmer Guard And Trimmer Head

    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.
  • Page 14: Fuel Handling

    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.
  • Page 15: Fuelling

    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.
  • Page 16: Starting And Stopping

    • 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.
  • Page 17: Warm Engine

    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.
  • Page 18: 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 performance and to minimise harmful exhaust emissions after...
  • Page 19: Muffler

    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.
  • Page 20: Cooling System

    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.
  • Page 21: Maintenance Schedule

    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...
  • Page 22: Technical Data

    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...
  • Page 23 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...
  • Page 24: Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement

    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.
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