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Please read the oper ator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.



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  • Page 1 FC2255 FC2255W BC2255 MC2255 Operator ′ s manual English Please read the oper ator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine.
  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols WARNING! Clearing saws, Wear sturdy, non-slip boots. brushcutters and trimmers 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 Only use non-metallic, flexible operator’s manual.
  • 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 Note the following before starting: ......3 can result in permanent hearing impairment.
  • Page 4: Introduction

    INTRODUCTION Dear Customer, Congratulations on your choice to buy a Jonsered product! We are convinced that you will appreciate with great satisfaction the quality and performance of our product for a very long time to come. The purchase of one of our products gives you access to professional help with repairs and service whenever this may be necessary.
  • Page 5: What Is What

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the clearing saw? (BC2255) Locking nut 19 Adjusting the throttle wire Bevel gear 20 Throttle control Grease filler cap, bevel gear 21 Trimmer head Shaft 22 Metal cup Handle adjustment 23 Drive disc Support eyes for harness 24 Cutting attachment guard Fuel tank...
  • Page 6: What Is What On The Clearing Saw

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the clearing saw? (FC2255, FC2255W) Locking nut 16 Handlebar Bevel gear 17 Air purge Grease filler cap, bevel gear 18 Decompression valve Shaft 19 Choke control Switch for heated handle (FC2255W) 20 Support flange...
  • Page 7: What Is What On The Clearing Saw

    WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the clearing saw? (MC2255) Bevel gear 17 Throttle lockout Grease filler cap, bevel gear 18 Adjusting the throttle wire Shaft 19 Throttle control Handle adjustment 20 Cutting attachment guard Support eyes for harness 21 Locking nut Fuel tank 22 Drive disc...
  • Page 8: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for trimming grass, grass A clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer can be clearing and/or forestry clearing. dangerous if used incorrectly or carelessly, and can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. It The only accessories you can operate with this engine is extremely important that you read and understand the unit are the cutting attachments we recommend in the...
  • Page 9: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS BOOTS independent return springs. This arrangement means that the throttle control is automatically locked at the idle Wear boots with steel toe-caps and non-slip sole. setting. CLOTHING Wear clothes made of a strong fabric and avoid loose Make sure the throttle control is locked at the idle setting clothing that can catch on twigs and branches.
  • Page 10 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Stop switch The machine′s vibration damping system reduces the transfer of vibration between the engine unit/cutting Use the stop switch to switch off the engine. equipment and the machine′s handle unit. Regularly check the vibration damping units for cracks or Start the engine and make sure the engine stops when deformation.
  • Page 11 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS fitted with a catalytic converter is also designed to reduce WARNING! The inside of the muffler harmful exhaust gases. contain chemicals that may be carcinogenic. Avoid contact with these elements in the event of a damaged muffler. WARNING! Bear in mind that: The exhaust fumes from the engine are In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a...
  • Page 12: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Locking screw Cutting equipment Saw blades are intended for cutting fibrous types of wood. The lock screw must be tightened securely for ball- bearing-mounted support cups. Grass blades and grass cutters are intended for cutting coarse grass. Cutting equipment This section describes how to choose and maintain your Shredder blades are intended for cutting coarse grass...
  • Page 13: Sharpening Grass Cutters And Grass Blades

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS incorrectly set saw blade increases the risk of jamming Sharpening the saw blade and blade thrust, and damage to the saw blade. • See the cutting attachment packaging for correct sharpening instructions. A correctly sharpened blade is essential for working efficiently and to avoid unnecessary wear to the blade and clearing saw.
  • Page 14: Trimmer Head

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Trimmer head IMPORTANT! Always ensure the trimmer cord is wound tightly and evenly around the drum, otherwise the machine will generate harmful vibration. • Only use the recommended trimmer heads and trimmer cords. These have been tested by the manufacturer to suit a particular engine size.
  • Page 15: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Assembling the handlebar and the machine is in a comfortable working position when it hangs from the harness. throttle CAUTION! Some models have the throttle handle fitted at the factory. • Remove the screw at the rear of the throttle handle. •...
  • Page 16: Assembling The Cutting Equipment

    ASSEMBLY Assembling the cutting • Fit the drive disc (B) on the angle gear’s output shaft. • Centre the metal cup (P) on the drive disc’s blade equipment guide. • Turn the output shaft until one of the holes in the drive WARNING! disk aligns with the corresponding hole in the gear When fitting the cutting attachment it is...
  • Page 17: Fitting The Blade Guard And Saw Blade

    CAUTION! Always use the recommended guard for the cutting attachment you are using. See chapter on Technical data. FC2255, FC2255W • The blade guard (A) is fitted using 4 screws (L) as shown. • Fit the nut (G). The nut must be tightened to a torque of 35-50 Nm (3.5-5 kpm).
  • Page 18: Fitting The Shredder Blade And The Shredder Blade Guard (Mc2255)

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the shredder blade and the • Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft. shredder blade guard (MC2255) • Fit the holder (K) and bracket (J) with 4 bolts (H) on the gear housing. • Then fasten the shredder blade guard (A) with 4 bolts, washers and nuts in the holder as shown.
  • Page 19: Adjusting The Harness And Clearing Saw

    ASSEMBLY locking pin in the groove on the screw head and Vector harness tighten. See diagram. • Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft. Safety release Push down the red release lever to release the machine from the harness. •...
  • Page 20 ASSEMBLY Adjust the shoulder strap to distribute the load evenly Grass clearing across your shoulders. Press downwards on the The machine should be supported in a harness when suspension hook to load the harness. grass clearing so that the cutting equipment is parallel to the ground.
  • Page 21: Fuel Handling

    FUEL HANDLING Fuel safety Petrol Never start the machine: If you have spilt fuel on it. Wipe off the spillage and allow remaining fuel to evaporate. CAUTION! Always use a quality petrol/oil mixture at least If you have spilt fuel on yourself or your clothes, 90 octane (RON).
  • Page 22: Fuelling

    FUEL HANDLING Mixing Fuelling • 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 (shake) the fuel mixture.
  • Page 23: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Starting and stopping • Check the blade to ensure that no cracks have formed at the bottom of the teeth or by the centre hole. The WARNING! The complete clutch cover most common reason why cracks are formed is that and shaft must be fitted before the sharp corners have been formed at the bottom of the machine is started, otherwise the clutch...
  • Page 24: Warm Engine

    Stop the engine by switching off the ignition. without setting the choke control in the choke position. BC2255, MC2255 Start throttle: (FC2255, FC2255W, BC2255, MC2255) Set the throttle to the start position by moving the choke control to the choke position and then returning it to its original position.
  • Page 25: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions Take great care when cutting a tree that is in tension. A tree that is in tension may spring back to its normal position before or after being cut. If you position IMPORTANT! yourself incorrectly or make the cut in the wrong place This section describes the basic safety precautions for the tree may hit you or the machine and cause you to lose control.
  • Page 26 WORKING TECHNIQUES The ABC of clearing Working methods • Always use the correct equipment. WARNING! Machines fitted with saw • Make sure the equipment is well adjusted. blades or grass blades can be thrown violently to the side when the blade •...
  • Page 27 WORKING TECHNIQUES conditions, so that cleared stems fall in the cleared 3 o’clock and 5 o’clock so that the direction of rotation area of the stand. of the blade pushes the bottom of the tree to the left. • To fell a tree forwards, the bottom of the tree should be pulled backwards.
  • Page 28: Brush Cutting With A Saw Blade

    WORKING TECHNIQUES Brush cutting with a saw blade • Try to work rhythmically. Stand firmly with your feet apart. Move forward after the return stroke and stand firmly again. • Let the support cup rest lightly against the ground. It is used to protect the blade from hitting the ground.
  • Page 29 WORKING TECHNIQUES Cutting • The trimmer is ideal for cutting grass that is difficult to reach using a normal lawn mower. Keep the cord parallel to the ground when cutting. Avoid pressing the trimmer head against the ground as this can ruin the lawn and damage the tool.
  • Page 30: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Carburettor CAUTION! If the cutting attachment rotates when the engine is idling the idle adjustment screw T should be Your Jonsered product has been designed and turned anti-clockwise until the cutting attachment stops. manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful Adjustment of the idle speed exhaust fumes.
  • Page 31: Muffler

    MAINTENANCE Press the start throttle lock as described under the Cooling system heading Starting and stopping. If the start throttle speed is too low (below 4000 rpm), turn the adjuster screw A clockwise until the cutting attachment starts to rotate. Then turn A clockwise a To achieve correct operating temperature, the machine further 1/2 turn.
  • Page 32: Bevel Gear

    MAINTENANCE Cleaning the air filter • A dirty air filter. These factors cause deposits on the spark plug Remove the air filter cover and take out the filter. Blow electrodes, which may result in operating problems and clean with compressed air. starting difficulties.
  • Page 33 MAINTENANCE Temperature 0°C or colder: Temperature -5°C or colder: Fit the covers for the starter housing and air filter holder Dismantle the machine’s wear guard, and fit the wear using the three screws provided as shown in the figure. guard from the winter kit as shown in the figure. Pay particular attention that the opening on the air duct is positioned in the centre of the hole in the air filter holder.
  • Page 34: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE Maintenance schedule The following is a list of the maintenance 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 35: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data FC2255 FC2255W BC2255 MC2255 Engine Cylinder displacement, cm 53,3 53,3 53,3 53,3 Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm 33,5 33,5 33,5 33,5 Idle speed, rpm 2800 2800 2800 2800 Recommended max. speed, rpm 13000 13000 12000 12500...
  • Page 36 TECHNICAL DATA FC2255, FC2255W Approved accessories Type Cutting attachment guard, Art. no. Centre hole in blades/cutters, Ø 25,4 mm Output shaft thread M12 Multi 275-4 (Ø 275 4 teeth) Set 502 46 49-02 Grass blade/grass cutter Multi 300-3 (Ø 300 3 teeth) Set 502 46 49-02 Multi 350-3 (Ø...
  • Page 37: Ec-Declaration Of Conformity

    The following standards have been applied: EN ISO 12100-2, CISPR 12:2005, EN ISO 11806 SMP Svensk Maskinprovning AB, Fyrisborgsgatan 3, SE-754 50 Uppsala, Sweden, has performed voluntary type examination on behalf of Husqvarna AB. The certificates are numbered: SEC/07/1180, 01/164/063 - FC 2255, FC 2255 W, SEC/07/1211, 01/164/060, 01/164/064 - BC 2255, MC2255...
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  • Page 41 Tap n’Go 55 Spin A 2,7 - 4,0 mm / .105 - .160" B 8 m / 26’ C 15 cm / 5.9" "Clic" 15 cm 6"...
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