Operator’s manual 356BT 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...
KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols Other symbols/decals on the machine refer to special certiﬁcation requirements for certain markets. WARNING! The machine can be a dangerous tool if used incorrectly or Switch off the engine by moving the stop carelessly, which can cause serious or switch to the STOP position before fatal injury to the operator or others.
CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT meet Federal and California emissions requirements. YOUR WARRANTY RIGHTS AND OBLIGATIONS 23 Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior notice.
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.
WHAT IS WHAT? What is what on the blower? Outer cover 14 Air purge. Harness 15 Choke control Outlet pipe 16 Fuel tank Bellows with guard 17 Adjuster screws carburetor Stop switch with throttle position setting 18 Air ﬁlter Control handle/Operating handle 19 Combination spanner Control pipe 20 Handlebar (Accessory)
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protective equipment • 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 WARNING! You must use approved sandals or go barefoot. Secure hair so it is above personal protective equipment whenever shoulder level.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Vibration damping system WARNING! Your machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation easier. Bear in mind that: Engine exhaust fumes contain carbon monoxide, which can cause carbon monoxide poisoning. For this reason you should not start or run the machine indoors, or anywhere that is poorly ventilated.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Vibration damping system blocked screen will cause the engine to overheat and may lead to serious damage. • Check the vibration damping units regularly for cracks or deformation. Replace them if damaged. • Never use a mufﬂer with a defective spark arrestor •...
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Never start the machine: WARNING! This machine produces an - If you have spilled fuel on it. Wipe off the spillage and electromagnetic ﬁeld during operation. allow remaining fuel to evaporate. This ﬁeld may under some circumstances interfere with active or - If you have spilled fuel on yourself or your clothes, passive medical implants.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Tighten the side straps so that the pressure is evenly distributed across the shoulders. Place the hip strap over the hip and not too far down on the stomach. Tighten the hip strap so that you feel the weight of the blower resting on your hip.
ASSEMBLY Assembling the blow pipe and • Reﬁt the bolts and tighten well. Check that the control pipe is in the right position and can rotate equally in control handle both directions. • Loosen the two screws on the fan’s outlet pipe and remove the two wear ring halves located on the outlet pipe.
ASSEMBLY Accessories Handlebar Disassemble the intermediate pipe. Disassemble the knob from the holder and puch the holder on to the holder pipe. Assemble the knob and tighten. Assemble the intermediate pipe. Flat nozzle • If higher air speed is required, the round blow pipe is replaced by the ﬂat nozzle.
If the machine is not used for some time the fuel tank two-stroke engines. Mixture 1:50 (2%). should be emptied and cleaned. • If HUSQVARNA two-stroke oil is not available, you • This engine is certiﬁed to operate on unleaded may use another two-stroke oil of good quality that is gasoline.
FUEL HANDLING Fueling WARNING! Taking the following precautions, will lessen the risk of ﬁre: Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel. Always shut off the engine before refuelling. Always stop the engine and let it cool for a few minutes before refuelling. When refuelling, open the fuel cap slowly so that any excess pressure is released gently.
STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel begins to ﬁll the bulb. The bulb need not be completely ﬁlled. WARNING! Always move the machine away from the refuelling area and source before starting. Place the machine on a ﬂat surface.
STARTING AND STOPPING General working instructions Working in bad weather is tiring and can lead to dangerous conditions, e.g. slippery surfaces. • Make sure you can move and stand safely. Check the IMPORTANT! This section considers basic safety rules area around you for possible obstacles (roots, rocks, when working with blowers.
STARTING AND STOPPING on the throttle all the time you are using the blower. Full throttle is obtained when the control is held back fully. • Check that the air intake is not blocked, for example, by leaves or rubbish. A clogged air intake reduces the machine’s blowing capacity and increases the engine’s working temperature, which can result in engine failure.
Carburetor Adjustment of the idle speed Before any adjustments are made, make sure that the air Your Husqvarna product has been designed and ﬁlter is clean and the air ﬁlter cover is ﬁtted. manufactured to speciﬁcations that reduce harmful emissions. After the engine has used 8-10 tanks of fuel Adjust the idle speed screew T clockwise respectively the engine will be run-in.
MAINTENANCE Loosen the mufﬂer’s 2 screws and remove the mufﬂer. Cooling system To keep the working temperature as low as possible the machine is equipped with a cooling system. The cooling system consists of: Pull out the spark arrestor screen and clean using a wire brush.
MAINTENANCE mm). The spark plug should be replaced after about a Cleaning the air ﬁlter month in operation or earlier if necessary. Dismantle the outer cover with the help of the four fasteners holding the outer cover. CAUTION! Always use the recommended spark plug type! Use of the wrong spark plug can damage the piston/ cylinder.
Oiling the air ﬁlter IMPORTANT! Use only HUSQVARNA replacement parts. Use of other Always use HUSQVARNA ﬁlter oil, art. no. 531 00 60-76. brands of replacement parts can cause damage to your The ﬁlter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly unit or injury to the operator or others.
TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Technical data 356BT Motor Cylinder displacement, cu.in/cm 3,15/51,7 Cylinder bore, inch/mm Stroke, inch/mm Idle speed, rpm 2300 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 2,4/6000 Catalytic converter mufﬂer Ignition system Spark plug NGK BPMR 7A Electrode gap, inch/mm 0.02/0,5 Fuel and lubrication system...
If the part fails prior to the ﬁrst scheduled replacement, engine is defective, the part will be repaired or replaced the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna Forest by Husqvarna Forest & Garden. & Garden at no cost. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty is warranted for the remainder of the OWNER′S WARRANTY...
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.
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