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Husqvarna 326R Operator's Manual

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Oper ator's manual (EPA)
Please r ead the operator's manual carefully and make sure you
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understand the instructions before using the machine.



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  • Page 1 Oper ator’s manual (EPA) 326R X-series Please r ead 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

    Wear sturdy, non-slip boots. 2 – English KEY TO SYMBOLS Only use non-metallic, flexible cutting attachments, i.e. trimmer heads with trimmer cord. Other symbols/decals on the machine refer to special certification requirements for certain markets. The engine is switched off by moving the stop switch to the stop position.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Assembling the cutting equipment ... Fitting a blade guard, grass blade and grass cutter ... Fitting the blade guard and saw blade ... Fitting a trimmer guard and Superauto II 1" trimmer head ... Fitting other guards and cutting attachments ...
  • 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. The location was logical, since water power was harnessed from the Huskvarna River to create the water-powered plant.
  • 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

    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 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. FIRST AID KIT Always have a first aid kit nearby.
  • Page 8 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Cutting attachment guard This guard is intended to prevent loose objects from being thrown towards the operator. The guard also protects the operator from accidental contact with the cutting attachment. Check that the guard is undamaged and not cracked. Replace the guard if it has been exposed to impact or is cracked.
  • Page 9 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS 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 screen this must be cleaned regularly. A blocked screen will cause the engine to overheat and may lead to serious damage.
  • Page 10: Cutting Equipment

    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: Trimmer Head

    • 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 • 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: Fitting The Blade Guard And Saw Blade

    Fitting a trimmer guard and Superauto II 1" trimmer head • 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 14: Fitting Other Guards And Cutting Attachments

    (Caution! left-hand thread). • Fit the bottom half of the trimmer head (K) to the cover (I) by pressing them together, with the cut-outs on the bottom half aligned with the catches on the cover.
  • Page 15: Adjusting The Harness And Clearing Saw

    Adjusting the harness and clearing 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 16: 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 17: 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 18: 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 19 STARTING AND STOPPING 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. This can damage the machine. CAUTION! Do not put any part of your body in marked area. Contact can result in burns to the skin, or electrical shock if the spark plug cap has been damaged.
  • Page 20: 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 21 WARNING! Sometimes branches or grass get caught between the guard and cutting attachment. Always stop the engine before cleaning. Working methods WARNING! Machines fitted with saw blades or grass blades can be thrown violently to the side when the blade comes into contact with a fixed object.
  • Page 22: Grass Clearing Using A Grass Blade

    • To fell a tree forwards, the bottom of the tree should be pulled backwards. Pull the blade backwards with a quick, firm movement. • Large stems must be cut from two sides. First determine which direction the stem will fall. Make the first cut on the felling side.
  • Page 23: Grass Trimming With A Trimmer Head

    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 24: 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 emissions...
  • Page 25 will run smoothly in every position. The idle speed should also be well below the speed at which the cutting attachment starts to rotate. WARNING! If the idle speed cannot be adjusted so that the cutting attachment stops, contact your dealer/service workshop.
  • Page 26: Muffler

    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 27: Air Filter

    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 28: Maintenance Schedule

    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 29: Technical Data Technical Data

    fitted. The table indicates the highest and lowest values. Approved accessories Centre hole in blades/cutters, Ø 25,4 mm Arbor shaft thread M10 Grass blade/grass cutter Saw blade Plastic blades Trimmer head Support cup TECHNICAL DATA 326Rx 1,50/24,5 1,34/34,0 1,06/27...
  • Page 30: Federal And California Emissions Control Warranty Statement

    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...
  • Page 31 Super Auto II Super Auto II 1 " 4,0 m 15 cm ~2,0 m 6 " 6,5 ' 15 cm 6 "...
  • Page 33 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,2 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
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  • Page 35 15 cm 6" 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m "Clic"...
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