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Husqvarna 12527HVX Operator's Manual

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Operator's Manual
12527HVX
Gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol (E10) is acceptable for use in this machine.
The use of any gasoline exceeding 10% ethanol (E10) will void the product warranty.
Please read the owner's manual carefully and make sure you
115 59 89-27 Rev. 1
English
understand the instructions before using the machine.

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  • Page 1 Operator’s Manual 12527HVX Gasoline containing up to 10% ethanol (E10) is acceptable for use in this machine. The use of any gasoline exceeding 10% ethanol (E10) will void the product warranty. Please read the owner's manual carefully and make sure you 115 59 89-27 Rev.
  • Page 2: Safety Rules

    IMPORTANT Safe Operation Practices for Walk-Behind Snow Throwers This snow thrower is capable of amputating hands and feet and throwing objects. Failure to observe the following safety instructions could result in serious injury. Look for this symbol to point out im- WARNING: Snow throwers have ex- por tant safety precautions.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Clearing a Clogged Discharge Chute 6. When cleaning, repairing or inspecting the snow thrower, stop the engine and make certain the collector/impel- Hand contact with the rotating impeller inside the discharge ler and all moving parts have stopped. Disconnect chute is the most common cause of injury associated with the spark plug wire and keep the wire away from the snow throwers.
  • Page 4 PARTS PACKED SEPARATELY IN CARTON (1) MULTI- WRENCH (180684) (1) POWER CORD SAFTEY IGNITION KEY(S) (198563) (193071) (1) DISCHARGE CHUTE (2) FLAT WASHERS EXTRA SHEAR BOLTS AND NUTS (6) SHOULDER (6) LOCKNUTS BOLT 1/4-20 x 1-3/4 1/4-20 (192090) (73800400) (2) CARRIAGE BOLTS 3/8-16 x 2.25 ROTATOR HEAD MOUNTING (1) RETAINER...
  • Page 5: Assembly / Pre-Operation

    ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION Read these instructions and this manual in its entirety UNFOLD UPPER HANDLE before you attempt to assemble or operate your new 1. Raise upper handle to the operating position and snow thrower. Reading the entire manual will familiar- tight en handle knobs securely.
  • Page 6 ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL TRACTION DRIVE CONTROL ROD INSTALL AUGER CONTROL ROD (See Figs. 5 and 6) (See Figs. 3 and 4) The auger control rod is installed on the snow thrower. The traction drive control rod is installed on the snow thrower. 1.
  • Page 7 ASSEMBLY / PRE-OPERATION INSTALL CHUTE DEFLECTOR REMOTE CONTROL INSTALL DISCHARGE CHUTE / CHUTE ROTATER (See Figs. 8 and 9) HEAD (See Fig. 7) 1. Install remote cable bracket to discharge chute with NOTE: The multi-wrench provided in your parts bag may 5/16-18 carriage bolt and 5/16-18 locknut as shown.
  • Page 8: Operation

    OPERATION KNOW YOUR SNOW THROWER READ THIS MANUAL AND ALL SAFETY RULES BEFORE OPERATING YOUR SNOW THROWER. Compare the illustrations with your snow thrower to familiarize yourself with the location of various controls and adjustments. Save this manual for future reference. These symbols may appear on your snow thrower or in literature supplied with the product.
  • Page 9 OPERATION DISCHARGE CHUTE CONTROL LEVER ELECTRIC AUGER START BUTTON CONTROL GAS O LINE LEVER FILLER CAP DEFLECTOR REMOTE DRIVE SPEED CONTROL LEVER CON TROL LEVER RECOIL MUF FLER (AUXILIARY) STARTER HANDLE CHUTE DE FLEC TOR TRACTION CHOKE DRIVE CON- CONTROL TROL LEVER LH TURN...
  • Page 10 OPERATION The operation of any snow thrower can result TO CONTROL SNOW DISCHARGE (See Fig. 12) in foreign objects thrown into the eyes, which can result in severe eye damage. Always wear WARNING: Snow throwers have ex - safety glasses or eye shields while operating posed rotating parts, which can cause your snow thrower or performing any ad just- severe injury from contact, or from ma-...
  • Page 11 OPERATION TO THROW SNOW (See Fig. 13) TO MOVE FORWARD AND BACKWARD (See Fig. 15) The auger rotation is controlled by the auger control lever SELF-PROPELLING, forward and reverse movement of located on the right side handle. the snow thrower, is controlled by the traction drive control lever located on the left side handle.
  • Page 12: Before Starting The Engine

    OPERATION TO ADJUST SKID PLATES (See Fig. 17) ADD GASOLINE (See Fig. 18) NOTE: The wrench provided in your parts bag may be • Fill fuel tank to bottom of tank filler neck. Do not over- fill. Use fresh, clean, regular unleaded gasoline with used to adjust the skid plates.
  • Page 13: Snow Throwing Tips

    OPERATION TO START ENGINE 5. Pull recoil starter handle quickly. Do not allow starter rope to snap back. Your snow thrower engine is equipped with both a 120 Volt A.C. electric starter and a recoil starter. The electric starter 6. When the engine starts, release the recoil starter han dle and slowly move the choke control to the “OFF”...
  • Page 14: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE GENERAL REC OM MEN DA TIONS LUBRICATION CHART The warranty on this snow thrower does not cover items ➀ SAE 5W-30 Motor Oil that have been sub ject ed to operator abuse or negligence. To receive full value from the warranty, operator must ➁...
  • Page 15 MAINTENANCE BELTS TO CHANGE ENGINE OIL Check belts for deterioration and wear after every 50 hours Determine temperature range anticipated before next oil of operation and replace if necessary. The belts are not change. All oil must meet API service classification SG–SL. ad just able.
  • Page 16: Service And Adjustments

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS 1. Disengage all controls and move throttle control to WARNING: To avoid serious injury, before STOP position. Wait for all moving parts to stop. performing any service or ad just ments: 2. Remove safety ignition key and disconnect spark plug 1.
  • Page 17: To Replace Belts

    SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS TO REPLACE BELTS (See Fig. 21) 8. RELIEVE TENSION ON TRACTION DRIVE BELT IDLER and remove traction drive belt from around The auger and traction drive belts are not adjustable. If pulleys. the belts are damaged or begin to slip from wear, they should be replaced.
  • Page 18 SERVICE AND ADJUSTMENTS ENGINE TO REMOVE WHEELS (See Fig. 22) See engine manual. • Remove the wheel pin and retainer pin and remove wheel from axle. CARBURETOR NOTE: To seal punctures or prevent flat tires due to slow Your carburetor is not adjustable. Engine performance leaks, tire sealant may be purchased from your local parts should not be affected at altitudes up to 7,000 feet (2,134 dealer.
  • Page 19: Storage

    STORAGE Immediately prepare your snow thrower for storage at • Empty the fuel tank by starting the engine and letting it run until the fuel lines and car bu re tor are empty. the end of the season or if the unit will not be used for 30 days or more.
  • Page 20: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING See appropriate section in manual unless directed to a service center/department. PROBLEM CAUSE CORRECTION Does not start 1. Fuel shut-off valve (if so equipped) 1. Turn fuel shut-off valve to OPEN position. in OFF position. 2. Safety ignition key is not inserted. 2.
  • Page 21: Warranty

    (a) Engines and Attachments.Except where otherwise indicated on Exhibit A, all Engines and Attachments are not covered by this Limited Warranty. In most cases, these items are NOT manufactured by Husqvarna in which case they may be covered separately by their respective manufacturer's warranties if one is provided and included with the product at the time of purchase.
  • Page 22 10. Authorized Husqvarna Servicing Dealer/Center. In order to obtain warranty coverage it is your responsibility (at your expense) to deliver or ship your Husqvarna unit to an authorized Husqvarna Servicing Dealer/Center and arrange for pick-up or return of your unit after the repairs have been made.
  • Page 23 Rental Use) Riding Lawn Tractors: Frame, Chassis, Front Axle 5 Years No Warranty No Warranty Engine* Transmission (if made by Husqvarna/Peerless) 3 Years No Warranty No Warranty XLS Models only - stamped deck shell. Armor Protected Limited Warranty 10 Years...
  • Page 24 ** See reference 4 (b) of the warranty statement. RZ - Two (2) Year Consumer warranty, parts & labor, with Hydro-Gear Distributor network. EZ - One (1) Year Commercial warranty, parts & labor, with Husqvarna. Two (2) Year Consumer warranty, parts & labor, with Hydro-Gear Distributor network.
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