Husqvarna 323RII Operator's Manual

Husqvarna 323RII Operator's Manual

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323RII 327R
Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions
before using the machine.
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  • Page 1 Operator′s manual 323RII 327R X-series 327RD X-series Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. 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

    2 – English KEY TO SYMBOLS Wear sturdy, non-slip boots. Only use non-metallic, flexible cutting attachments, i.e. trimmer heads with trimmer cord. Noise emission to the environment according to the European Community’s Directive. The machine’s emission is specified in chapter Technical data and on label.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Important Personal protective equipment Machine′s safety equipment Cutting equipment ASSEMBLY Fitting the handlebar (323RII) Fitting the handlebar (327Rx, 327RDx) Assembling and dismantling the two-piece shaft (327RDx) Assembling the cutting equipment Fitting a blade guard, grass blade and grass cutter 14...
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Congratulations on your choice to buy a Husqvarna product! Husqvarna is based on a tradition that dates back to 1689, when the Swedish King Karl XI ordered the construction of a factory on the banks of the Husqvarna River, for production of muskets.
  • Page 5: What Is What

    16 Air filter cover WHAT IS WHAT? 17 Handle adjustment 18 Locking nut 19 Support flange 20 Support cup 21 Drive disc 22 Trimmer head 23 Socket spanner 24 Operator′s manual 25 Transport guard 26 Allen key 27 Locking pin 28 Harness...
  • Page 6: General Safety Precautions

    6 – English Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! A clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer can be dangerous if used incorrectly or carelessly, and can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of this operator’s manual.
  • Page 7: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS BOOTS Wear boots with steel toe-caps and non-slip sole. CLOTHING Wear clothes made of a strong fabric and avoid loose clothing that can catch on twigs and branches. Always wear heavy, long pants. Do not wear jewellery, shorts sandals or go barefoot.
  • Page 8 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Stop switch Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. Start the engine and make sure the engine stops when you move the stop switch to the stop setting. Cutting attachment guard This guard is intended to prevent loose objects from being thrown towards the operator.
  • Page 9 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS fitted with a catalytic converter is also designed to reduce harmful exhaust gases. In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a significant risk of fire. We therefore fit certain mufflers with a spark arrestor mesh. Check whether the muffler on your machine is fitted with this kind of mesh.
  • Page 10: Cutting Equipment

    Saw blades are intended for cutting fibrous types of wood. Grass blades and grass cutters are intended for cutting coarse grass. A trimmer head is intended for trimming grass. 10 – English General rules Only use cutting attachments with the guards we recommend! See the chapter on Technical data.
  • Page 11: Sharpening The Saw Blade

    • 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 12: Assembly

    Fitting the handlebar (323RII) • Remove the screw at the rear of the throttle handle. • Slide the throttle handle onto the right side of the handlebar, (see diagram). • Align the screw hole in the throttle handle with the hole in the handlebar.
  • Page 13: Assembling And Dismantling The Two-Piece Shaft (327Rdx)

    • Position the handlebar as shown. Fit the mounting components and tighten the knob lightly. • Put on the harness and hang the machine from the support hook. Now make a final adjustment so that the machine is in a comfortable working position when it hangs from the harness.
  • Page 14: Assembling The Cutting Equipment

    Assembling the cutting equipment WARNING! When fitting the cutting attachment it is extremely important that the raised section on the drive disc/support flange engages correctly in the centre hole of the cutting attachment. If the cutting attachment is fitted incorrectly it can result in serious and/or fatal personal injury.
  • Page 15: Fitting Other Guards And Cutting Attachments

    Fitting other guards and cutting attachments • Fit the trimmer guard/combination guard (A) intended for use with the trimmer head/plastic blades. Hook the guard onto the fitting on the shaft and secure it with the bolt (L). • Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft.
  • Page 16: Adjusting The Harness And Clearing Saw

    Adjusting the harness and clearing saw WARNING! When using a clearing saw it must always be hooked securely to the harness. Otherwise you will be unable to control the clearing saw safely and this can result in injury to yourself or others. Never use a harness with a defective quick release.
  • Page 17: Fuel Handling

    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).
  • Page 18: Fuelling

    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.
  • Page 19: Starting And Stopping

    Check that the trimmer head and trimmer guard are not damaged or cracked. Replace the trimmer head or STARTING AND STOPPING 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 20 Choke: Set the choke control in the choke position. WARNING! When the engine is started with the choke in either the choke or start throttle positions the cutting attachment will start to rotate immediately. Hold the body of the machine on the ground using your left hand (CAUTION! Not with your foot!).
  • Page 21: Working Techniques

    General working instructions IMPORTANT! This section describes the basic safety precautions for working with clearing saws and trimmers. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert. Contact your dealer or your service workshop. Avoid all usage which you consider to be beyond your capability.
  • Page 22 The ABC of clearing • Always use the correct equipment. • Make sure the equipment is well adjusted. • Follow the safety precautions. • Organise your work carefully. • Always use full throttle when starting to cut with the blade. •...
  • Page 23 conditions, so that cleared stems fall in the cleared area of the stand. Forestry clearing using a saw blade • The risk of blade thrust increases with increasing stem size. You should therefore avoid cutting with the area of the blade between 12 o'clock and 3 o'clock. •...
  • Page 24: Brush Cutting With A Saw Blade

    Grass trimming with a trimmer head Trimming • Hold the trimmer head just above the ground at an angle. It is the end of the cord that does the work. Let the cord work at its own pace. Never press the cord into the area to be cut.
  • Page 25 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 26: 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...
  • Page 27 Low speed jet L Try to find the highest idle speed by turning the low speed jet L clockwise then anti-clockwise. When the highest speed has been found, turn the low speed jet L 1/4 turn anti-clockwise. CAUTION! If the cutting attachment rotates when the engine is idling the idle adjustment screw T should be turned anti-clockwise until the cutting attachment stops.
  • Page 28: Muffler

    Adjusting the start throttle speed The correct start throttle speed is set by means of an adjuster on the rear of the handle next to the cable. Use this screw (4 mm Allen screw) to increase or decrease the start throttle speed. 4 mm Proceed as follows: Run the machine at idle.
  • Page 29: Cooling System

    However, before using the machine you should check that the bevel gear is filled three-quarters full with grease. Use HUSQVARNA special grease. The grease in the bevel gear does not normally need to be changed except if repairs are carried out.
  • Page 30: Two-Piece Shaft

    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. Put the filter in a plastic bag and pour the filter oil over it.
  • Page 31: Maintenance Schedule

    An off-centre blade will cause vibration that could result in damage to the machine. Check that the trimmer head is undamaged and not cracked. Replace the trimmer head if necessary. Check that the locking nut of the cutting equipment is tighten correctly.
  • Page 32: Technical Data

    NOTE! The noise pressure level at operator’s ear and vibrations on the handles are measured with all the approved cutting attachments for the machine. The table indicates the lowest and highest values. 32 – English TECHNICAL DATA 323RII 24,5 2700 11000-11700...
  • Page 33: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    We, Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel: +46-36-146500, declare that the clearing saws Husqvarna 323RII, 327RX and 327RDX with serial numbers dating from 2008 onwards (the year is clearly stated on the rating plate, followed by the serial number), comply with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVE: - of June 22, 1998 ”relating to machinery”...
  • Page 35 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,2 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 36 4,25 m 4,25 m 15 cm 6" 15 cm 6"...
  • Page 37 T35, T35x 15 cm 6" 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m "Clic"...
  • Page 38 15 cm 6" 6,0 m 10 cm 4" 3,05 m "Clic"...
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