Operator’s manual 327PT5S 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 The engine is switched off by moving carelessly, which can cause serious or the stop switch to the stop position.
CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ..............2 Please read the operator’s manual carefully. CONTENTS Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission Contents ............... 3 control devices and system may be performed by any Note the following before starting: ......3 nonroad engine repair establishment or individual.
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? 11 14 15 What is what? Saw chain 16 Starter handle Guide bar 17 Impact guard (only some models) Bar nut 18 Fuel tank Locking knob 19 Air ﬁlter cover Chain lubrication adjustment screw 20 Air purge Filling with chain oil 21 Choke control Chain oil tank...
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.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS CLOTHING Make sure the throttle control is locked at the idle setting when the throttle lockout is released. Wear clothes made of a strong fabric and avoid loose clothing that can catch on twigs and branches. Always wear heavy, long pants.
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.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • Keep cutting equipment well lubricated and WARNING! The inside of the mufﬂer properly maintained! A poorly lubricated chain is contain chemicals that may be more likely to break and lead to increased wear on the carcinogenic. Avoid contact with these bar, chain and drive sprocket.
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. •...
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.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS General advice on setting raker clearance • Place the gauge over the raker lip. • Place the ﬁle over the part of the lip that protrudes through the gauge and ﬁle off the excess. The clearance is correct when you no longer feel any •...
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS - Tension the chain by turning the chain tensioning screw Filling with chain oil clockwise using the combination spanner. The chain should be tensioned until it does not sag from the underside of the bar. The oil pump is preset at the factory to satisfy most lubrication requirements.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS What to do if lubrication does not work: Chain drive sprocket • Check that the oil channel in the bar is not obstructed. Regularly check the degree of wear on the drive sprocket. Clean if necessary. Replace if wear is excessive. Guide bar •...
ASSEMBLY Fitting the cutting head Tension the chain by turning the chain tensioning screw clockwise. Use a combination spanner or turn by hand. The chain should be tensioned until it ﬁts snugly on the underside of the bar. • Fit the cutting head on the shaft so that the screw (A) is aligned with the hole in the shaft as shown.
ASSEMBLY Fitting the impact guard (only • Pull out the shaft to the desired length. • Tighten the knob. some models) If the machine has a impact guard bolted under the engine this should be removed before the impact guard is assembled.
Two-stroke oil long-term storage, if the machine is not under close • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA supervision and when performing all service two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for measures.
FUEL HANDLING Mixing Fueling • 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.
WARNING! When the engine is started with the choke in choke position the cutting attachment will start to rotate • Fill with Husqvarna saw chain oil. immediately. • Reﬁt the cap. Hold the body of the machine on the ground using your Starting and stopping left hand (CAUTION! Not with your foot!).
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.
WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions • Never work from a ladder, stool or any other raised position that is not fully secured. IMPORTANT! This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working with a pole saw. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert.
WORKING TECHNIQUES • Use the harness to support the weight of the machine Basic working techniques and make it easier to handle. • Hold the machine as close to your body as possible to get the best balance. • If any foreign object is hit or if vibrations occur stop the machine immediately.
WORKING TECHNIQUES • Never cut through the swelling at the root of the WARNING! This machine is not branch as this will slow down healing and increase the electrically insulated. If the machine risk of fungal attack! touches or comes close to high-voltage power lines it could lead to death or serious bodily injury.
Carburetor CAUTION! If the cutting attachment rotates when the engine is idling the idle adjustment screw T should be Your Husqvarna product has been designed and turned anti-clockwise until the cutting attachment stops. manufactured to speciﬁcations that reduce harmful Adjustment of the idle speed emissions.
MAINTENANCE Mufﬂer WARNING! Mufﬂers ﬁtted with catalytic converters get very hot during use and remain so for some time after stopping. This also applies at idle speed. Contact can result in burns to the skin. CAUTION! Some mufﬂers are ﬁtted with a catalytic Remember the risk of ﬁre! converter.
Gear IMPORTANT! All service on the saw head must be carried out by an authorized Husqvarna dealer. Always use Husqvarna's original grease to prevent damage to the gear in the saw head. Use grease with part number: 579 06 49-01 1156924-49 REV.
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 manual. More extensive work must be carried out by an authorized service workshop.
Husqvarna Forest & Garden. If the part fails prior to the ﬁrst scheduled replacement, OWNER′S WARRANTY the part will be repaired or replaced by Husqvarna Forest RESPONSIBILITIES & Garden at no cost. Any such part repaired or replaced under warranty is warranted for the remainder of the •...
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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