Husqvarna 327P4 Series Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual
327P4 327P5
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 327P4 327P5 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

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols Other symbols/decals on the machine refer to special certification requirements for certain markets. WARNING! The machine can be a The engine is switched off by moving dangerous tool if used incorrectly or the stop switch to the stop position. carelessly, which can cause serious or CAUTION! The stop switch fatal injury to the operator or others.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ..............2 Please read the operator's manual carefully. CONTENTS Contents ............... 3 WARNING! Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing Note the following before starting: ......3 impairment.
  • 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

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what? Chain lubrication adjustment screw 16 Chain tensioning screw Shaft 17 Saw chain Front handle 18 Guide bar Throttle trigger 19 Chain oil tank Stop switch 20 Filling with chain oil Throttle lock 21 Operator′s manual Harness support hook 22 Transport guard, bar Cylinder cover...
  • Page 6: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for cutting branches and A pole saw is a dangerous tool if used carelessly or twigs. incorrectly and can cause serious, even fatal injuries. It is extremely important that you read and understand the Never use a machine that has been modified in any way contents of this Operator’s Manual.
  • Page 7: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS CLOTHING This arrangement means that the throttle control is automatically locked at the idle setting. 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 Muffler Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. 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.
  • Page 9: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • Keep the chain properly tensioned! If the chain is WARNING! The inside of the muffler slack it is more likely to jump off and lead to increased contain chemicals that may be wear on the bar, chain and drive sprocket. carcinogenic.
  • Page 10: Sharpening Your Chain And Adjusting Raker Clearance

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • Chain pitch (inches). The spacing between the drive • Drive link width (mm/inches) links of the chain must match the spacing of the teeth on the bar tip sprocket and drive sprocket. • Number of drive links. •...
  • Page 11 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • When you sharpen a cutting tooth there are five WARNING! Departure from the important factors to remember. sharpening instructions considerably - Filing angle increases the risk of kickback. Sharpening cutting teeth To sharpen cutting teeth you will need a round file and a file gauge.
  • Page 12: Tensioning The Chain

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • On a low-kickback cutting link the front edge of the Tensioning the chain raker lip is rounded. It is very important that you maintain this radius or bevel when you adjust the raker clearance. WARNING! A slack chain may jump off and cause serious or even fatal injury.
  • Page 13: Lubricating Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Lubricating cutting equipment throttle you should see a distinct line of oil on the light surface. WARNING! Poor lubrication of cutting equipment may cause the chain to snap, which could lead to serious, even fatal injuries. Chain oil •...
  • Page 14: Checking Wear On Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Checking wear on cutting equipment • Whether the tip of the bar is uneven or badly worn. If a hollow forms on the underside of the bar tip this is Saw chain due to running with a slack chain. Check the chain daily for: •...
  • Page 15: Assembly

    Use a combination spanner or turn by hand. • Open the cap on top of the bar head The chain should be tensioned until it fits snugly on the underside of the bar. • Fill with Husqvarna saw chain oil. • Refit the cap. – English...
  • Page 16: Assembling And Dismantling The Two-Piece Shaft

    ASSEMBLY Assembling and dismantling the • Push and hold the button (C). While securely holding the engine end, pull the attachment straight out of the two-piece shaft coupling. (327P5) Assembly: • Loosen the coupling by turning the knob. • Align the tab of the attachment (A) with the arrow on the coupling (B).
  • Page 17: Assembly Of The Saw Attachment

    ASSEMBLY Assembly of the saw attachment • Push and hold the button (C). While securely holding the engine end, pull the attachment straight out of the (327P5) coupling. Assembly • Loosen the coupling by turning the knob. • Align the tab of the attachment (A) with the arrow on the coupling (B).
  • Page 18: Fuel Handling

    The transport guard must always be fitted to the cutting attachment when the machine is being Two-stroke oil transported or in storage. • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA • Secure the machine during transport. two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for •...
  • Page 19: Fueling

    FUEL HANDLING Mixing Fueling • 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 WARNING! Taking the following (shake) the fuel mixture.
  • Page 20: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting WARNING! When the engine is started with the choke in choke position the cutting attachment will start to rotate immediately. • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that Hold the body of the machine on the ground using your could be thrown out.
  • Page 21: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions Safety instructions while working IMPORTANT! This section takes up the basic safety precautions for • Always ensure you have a safe and stable working working with a pole saw. position. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain •...
  • Page 22: Basic Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES • Always wear heavy-duty gloves when repairing the WARNING! Observe the applicable safety cutting attachment. This is extremely sharp and can regulations for work in the vicinity of easily cause cuts. overhead power lines. WARNING! This machine is not electrically insulated.
  • Page 23 WORKING TECHNIQUES • Cut large branches in sections so that you have better • Make an initial cut on the underside of the branch control over where they fall. before cutting through the branch. This will prevent tearing of the bark, which could lead to slow healing and cause permanent damage to the tree.
  • Page 24: Maintenance

    Basic setting • The basic carburettor settings are adjusted during Your Husqvarna product has been designed and testing at the factory. The basic setting is richer than manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful the optimal setting and should be maintained for the emissions.
  • Page 25: Cooling System

    MAINTENANCE cause fire if directed against dry and combustible Cooling system material. To keep the working temperature as low as possible the machine is equipped with a cooling system. Some mufflers are equipped with a special spark arrestor mesh. If your machine has this type of muffler, you should clean the mesh at least once a week.
  • Page 26: 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.
  • Page 27: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE Maintenance schedule The following is a list of the maintenance steps that must be performed on the machine. Most of the items are described in the Maintenance section. The user must only carry out the maintenance and service work described in this Operator's Manual.
  • Page 28: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data 327P4 327P5 Engine Cylinder displacement, cm 24,5 24,5 Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Recommended max. speed, rpm 11500-12500 11500-12500 Idle speed, rpm 2700 2700 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 0,9/8400 0,9/8400 Catalytic converter muffler...
  • Page 29: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the pruning saws Husqvarna 327P4 and 327P5 dating from 2014 serial numbers and 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 May 17, 2006 ”relating to machinery”...
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