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Husqvarna 326ES Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual (EPA)
326ES 326E
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

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  • Page 1 Operator’s manual (EPA) 326ES 326E 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! Edgers can be dangerous! Careless or incorrect use can result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of the operator’s manual. Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Cooling system Spark plug Air filter Angle gear Lubricating the flexible drive shaft (326Ex) Adjusting the edger’s cutting depth (326Ex) Adjusting the edger’s cutting depth (326ES) Maintenance schedule TECHNICAL DATA Technical data FEDERAL AND CALIFORNIA EMISSIONS CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS 28 1151020-95 Rev.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    Dear customer! 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 Huskvarna River, for production of muskets.
  • Page 5: Wha T Is What

    What is what? (326Ex) Blade Grease filler cap Angle gear Blade guard Shaft Loop handle Throttle control Stop switch Throttle lockout 10 Cylinder cover 11 Starter handle 12 Fuel tank 13 Choke control 1151020-95 Rev. 2 2008-03-10 WHAT IS WHAT? 14 Air purge 15 Air filter cover 16 Clutch cover...
  • Page 6: What Is What

    What is what? (326ES) Grease filler cap Angle gear Blade guard Shaft Loop handle Handle adjustment Stop switch Throttle lockout Throttle control 10 Choke control 11 Air purge 12 Clutch cover 13 Cylinder cover 6 – English WHAT IS WHAT?
  • Page 7: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for edging lawns. 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 8: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS 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. Secure hair so it is above shoulder level.
  • Page 9: Stop Switch

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS be checked. See instructions under the heading Maintenance. 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 10: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Muffler The muffler is designed to keep noise levels to a minimum and to direct exhaust fumes away from the user. A muffler 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.
  • Page 11 The lining should offer a resistance of at least 1.5 Nm. The nut should be replaced after it has been put on approx. 10 times. Locking screw (326ES) The locking screw secures the cutting attachment on the output shaft.
  • Page 12: Assembly

    • Firmly tighten the screw. 12 – English ASSEMBLY Assembling the angle gear (326ES) • Assemble the angle gear back on the suppporting tube. Turn the blade so that the drive shaft engages in the angle gear. •...
  • Page 13: Assembling The Cutting Equipment

    Remove the locking pin. CAUTION! Do not forget to remove the locking pin before using the machine. Assembling the blade (326ES) Fit the blade as follows: Fit the drive disc (A) on the outgoing shaft. Make sure that the edge that fits in the hole of the blade is facing outward.
  • Page 14: 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 15: Fueling

    Mixing • Always mix the gasoline and oil in a clean container intended for fuel. • Always start by filling half the amount of the gasoline to be used. Then add the entire amount of oil. Mix (shake) the fuel mixture. Add the remaining amount of gasoline.
  • Page 16: Starting And Stopping

    Check before starting • Check that the support flange is not cracked due to fatigue or due to being tightened too much. Discard the support flange if it is cracked. • Ensure the locking nut has not lost its captive force. The nut lock should have a locking force of at least 1.5 Nm.
  • Page 17 STARTING AND STOPPING Repeat pulling the cord until the engine starts. When the engine starts. return choke control to run position and apply full throttle; the throttle will automatically disengage from the start setting. 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.
  • Page 18: Working Techniques

    General working instructions IMPORTANT INFORMATION This section describes the basic safety rules for working with edgers. 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 19: Basic Working Techniques

    • To ensure that people, animals, etc., do not come into contact with the cutting attachment or loose objects that are thrown out by the cutting attachment. • CAUTION! Do not use the machine unless you are able to call for help in the event of an accident. Do not use the machine in bad weather, such as dense fog, heavy rain, strong wind, intense cold, etc.
  • Page 20 Safety instructions after completing work • Make sure the cutting attachment has stopped before cleaning, carrying out repairs or an inspection. Disconnect the HT lead from the spark plug. • Always wear heavy-duty gloves when repairing the cutting attachment. This is extremely sharp and can easily cause cuts.
  • Page 21: Maintenance

    Carburetor 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 22 Low speed jet L Try to find the highest idling speed, turning the low speed needle L clockwise respectively counter-clockwise. When the highest speed has been found, turn the low speed needle L 1/4 turn counter-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 23: Muffler

    Muffler CAUTION! Some mufflers are fitted with a catalytic converter. See chapter on Technical data to see whether your machine is fitted with a catalytic converter. The muffler is designed to reduce the noise level and to direct the exhaust gases away from the operator. The exhaust gases are hot and can contain sparks, which may cause fire if directed against dry and combustible material.
  • Page 24: Air Filter

    24 – English MAINTENANCE 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 25: Lubricating The Flexible Drive Shaft (326Ex)

    Set the desired cutting depth. • Tighten the wing nut. 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 recommended by HUSQVARNA.
  • Page 26: Maintenance Schedule

    Check that the locking nut of the cutting equipment is tighten correctly. (326Ex) Check that the locking screw of the cutting equipment is tightened correctly. (326ES) Check that nuts and screws are tight. Check that there are no fuel leaks from the engine, tank or fuel lines.
  • Page 27: Technical Data

    1,06/27 2700 8300 0,9/8400 WalbroMB/SEM AM49 Champion RCJ 6Y 0,02/0,5 Zama C1Q 1,06/0,5 11,9/5,4 2,0/4,0 5,9/7,3 503 84 82-02 503 84 65-01 326ES 1,50/24,5 1,34/34,0 1,06/27 2700 8300 0,9/8400 WalbroMB/SEM AM49 Champion RCJ 6Y 0,02/0,5 Zama C1Q 1,06/0,5 13,9/6,3 2,6/3,9...
  • Page 28: Federal And California Emissions Control Warranty Statement

    first scheduled replacement point for that part. If the part fails prior to the first scheduled replacement, the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna Forest & Garden at no cost. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty is warranted for the remainder of the period prior to the first scheduled replacement point for...
  • Page 29 EPA may not be used. The use of any non-exempted add-on or modified parts will be grounds for disallowing a warranty claim. Husqvarna Forest & Garden will not be liable to warrant failures of warranted parts caused by the use of a non-exempted add-on or modified part.
  • Page 32 1151020-95 ´®z+S")¶5+¨ ´®z+S")¶5+¨ 2008-03-10...

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