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Husqvarna 325HE3 X-series Operator's Manual

Husqvarna 325HE3 X-series Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual (EPA)
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 (EPA) 325HDA55 X-series 325HE3 X-series 325HE4 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

    Symbols WARNING! 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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS ... 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

    Stop switch Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. Hand guard (325HDA55,325HE3) The hand guard prevents hands from coming into contact with the moving blades, for example, if the operator loses grip on...
  • Page 5 SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Vibration damping system Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to minimise vibration and make operation easier. The machine s vibration damping system reduces the transfer of vibration between the engine unit/cutting equipment and the machine s handle unit.
  • Page 6: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine S Safety Equipment

    • 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.
  • Page 7: Gear Housing

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Muffler • Never use a machine that has a faulty muffler. • Regularly check that the muffler is securely attached to the machine. • If the muffler on your machine is fitted with a spark arrestor mesh this must be cleaned regularly. A blocked mesh will cause the engine to overheat and may lead to serious damage.
  • Page 8: General Safety Precautions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS General safety precautions IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for cutting branches and twigs. 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. Wear personal protective equipment.
  • Page 9: Safety Instructions When Using The Hedge Trimmer

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety instructions when using the hedge trimmer WARNING! The machine can cause serious personal injury. Read the safety instructions carefully. Learn how to use the machine. WARNING! Cutting tool. Do not touch the tool without first switching off the engine.
  • Page 10: Basic Working Techniques

    Do not rush the work, but work steadily until all the branches have been cut back cleanly. 10 – English Changing the hedge trimmer angle (325HE3,325HE4) • Undo the knob. • Grasp the handle on the angle stop, adjust to the desired angle and then tighten the knob.
  • Page 11: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? 15 Choke control 16 Air purge 17 Air filter cover. 18 Clutch cover 19 Hand guard mounting screw (325HDA55,325HE3) 20 Angle adjustment handle (325HE3,325HE4) 21 Angle adjustment knob 22 Hand guard (325HDA55,325HE3) 23 Combination spanner 24 Operator’s manual (EPA)
  • Page 12: Assembly

    English ASSEMBLY Fitting the cutting head It is important that the hedge trimmer is laid on a flat surface when you fit the cutting head. Otherwise the cutting head may not be fitted straight. 1 Fit the cutting head to the shaft. CAUTION! Make sure the drive shaft inside the shaft engages with the recess in the cutting head.
  • Page 13: 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 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 14: Starting And Stopping

    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.
  • Page 15 STARTING AND STOPPING Air purge: Press the air purge diaphragm repeatedly until fuel begins to fill the diaphragm. The diaphragm 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.
  • Page 16: 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...
  • Page 17: Muffler

    The blades must also remain stationary when the choke control is in the start throttle position. IMPORTANT! If the idle speed cannot be adjusted so that the cutting attachment stops, contact your dealer/service workshop. Do not use the machine until it has been correctly adjusted or repaired.
  • Page 18: 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 19: Gear Housing

    There are three grease nipples on the gear housing. Use a grease gun to top up with grease. This should be carried out approximately every 20 working hours. Use Husqvarna special grease, part no. 503 98 96-01. CAUTION! The gear housing must not be filled completely with grease.
  • Page 20: Technical Data Technical Data

    Note 1: Equivalent noise pressure level is calculated as the time-weighted energy total for noise pressure levels under various working conditions with the following time distribution: 1/2 idle and 1/2 max. speed. 20 – English TECHNICAL DATA 325HDA55 325HE3 1,50/24,5 1,50/24,5 1,34/34 1,34/34 1,06/27...
  • Page 21: 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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