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Husqvarna K760 Rescue Operator's Manual

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Oper ator's manual
K760 Rescue
Please r ead the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions
before using the machine.
U U U U S S S S 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

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  • Page 1 Oper ator’s manual K760 Rescue Please r ead the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions before using the machine. U U U U S S S S 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 T O SYMBOLS Man ual version Decompression valve This man ual is the North American version used in the US and Canada. It contains information specific for North America which may not be applicable to countries outside North America. Refuelling, petrol/oil mix Symbols on the mac hine W ARNING! The machine can be a...
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    PRESENT ATION contains silica. Silica is a basic What is what on the po wer cutter - K760 Rescue? 5 component of sand, quartz, brick clay, MA CHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT granite and numerous other minerals Gener al ..............
  • Page 4: Present Ation

    The X-T orq® engine provides a more accessible torque Husqvarna is the global leader in outdoor power products for a wider range of speeds which results in maximum for forestry, park maintenance and lawn and garden care, cutting capacity.
  • Page 5: Present Ation

    PRESENT A TION What is what on the po wer cutter - K760 Rescue? Front handle 13 Blade guard Warning decal 14 Air purge Air filter cover 15 Fuel cap Cylinder cover 16 Harness Choke control with start throttle lock...
  • Page 6: Machine´s Safety Equipment

    MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT General • Check that the throttle trigger and throttle lockout move freely and that the return springs work properly. WARNING! Never use a machine that has faulty safety equipment! If your machine fails any checks contact your service agent to get it repaired.
  • Page 7: Blade Guard

    MACHINE´S SAFETY EQUIPMENT Blade guard Checking the vibration damping system WARNING! The engine should be WARNING! Always check that the guard switched off, and the stop switch in is correctly fitted before starting the STOP position. machine. • Check the vibration damping units regularly for cracks This guard is fitted above the cutting blade and is or deformation.
  • Page 8: Cutting Blades

    fitted on the machine. See the instructions under the heading Fitting the cutting blade. • Husqvarna cutting blades are manufactured for high- speed, portable power cutters. Suitable cutting blades • Check that the blade is approved for the same or...
  • Page 9: Abrasive Blades

    CUTTING BLADES Abrasive blades Diamond blades General WARNING! Do not use abrasive blades with water. The strength is impaired when abrasive blades are exposed to WARNING! Never use a cutting blade for water or moisture, which results in an any other materials than what it was increased risk of the blade breaking.
  • Page 10: Toothed Blades, Carbide Tipped Blades And Emergency Situations

    (fire departments), or core cracking. Husqvarna is aware that they may use this power cutter with carbide tipped blades in certain emergency Diamond blades for dry cutting situations due to the ability of carbide tipped blades to cut •...
  • Page 11: Assembling And Adjustments

    STOP position. The direction of rotation for the machine is shown by arrows on the cutting arm. Husqvarna’s blades are high speed blades approved for hand held power cutters. Checking the drive shaft and flange washers When the blade is replaced with a new one, check the flange washers and the drive shaft.
  • Page 12: Reversible Cutting Head

    ASSEMBLING AND ADJUSTMENTS Reversible cutting head • Remove the cutting head and attach it to the other side of the cutting arm. The machine is fitted with a reversible cutting head allowing cutting close to a wall or at ground level, restricted only by the thickness of the blade guard.
  • Page 13: Fuel Handling

    FUEL HANDLING General Two-stroke oil • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA WARNING! Running an engine in a two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for confined or badly ventilated area can our air-cooled two stroke-engines. result in death due to asphyxiation or •...
  • Page 14: Fueling

    FUEL HANDLING Fueling WARNING! Always stop the engine and let it cool for a few minutes before refuelling. The engine should be switched off, and the stop switch in STOP position. When refuelling, open the fuel cap slowly so that any excess pressure is released gently.
  • Page 15: Operating

    Tight-fitting, heavy-duty and comfortable clothing that coordination or judgement. permits full freedom of movement. Cutting generates sparks that can ignite clothing. Husqvarna recommends that you wear flame-retardant cotton or heavy denim. Do not wear clothing made of material such as nylon, polyester or rayon. If ignited such material can melt and cling to the skin.
  • Page 16: Basic Working Techniques

    OPERATING become loose and fall, causing injury to the WARNING! Unauthorized modifications operator.Take great care when working on sloping and/or accessories may lead to serious ground. injury or death to the user or others. • Ensure that the working area is sufficiently illuminated Under no circumstances may the design to create a safe working environment.
  • Page 17 OPERATING handed shall use this grip. Never operate a power • Never cut from a ladder. Use a platform or scaffold if cutter holding it with only one hand. the cut is above shoulder height. Do not overreach • Maintain a safe distance from the cutting blade when •...
  • Page 18 OPERATING Cutting with toothed/carbide tipped Thin material blades during rescue operaions Cutting thin and hard material (i.e. a sheet metal covered roof) should be conducted in a forward direction for best control. WARNING! A power cutter should never be used with carbide tipped blade for non-emergency work, such as in the construction trades.
  • Page 19 OPERATING Kickback Climbing kickback If the kickback zone is used for cutting the reactive force WARNING! Kickbacks are sudden and drives the blade to climb up in the cut. Do not use the can be very violent. The power cutter can kickback zone.
  • Page 20: Transport And Storage

    OPERATING Pipe cutting How to aviod kickback Special care should be taken when cutting in pipes. If the Avoiding kickback is simple. pipe is not properly supported and the cut kept open • The work piece must always be supported so that the through out the cutting, the blade might be pinched in the cut stays open when cutting through.
  • Page 21: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Before starting WARNING! Note the following before starting: Please read the operator’s • Press the air purge diaphragm repeatedly until fuel manual carefully and make sure you begins to fill the diaphragm (about 6 times). The understand the instructions before using diaphragm need not be completely filled.
  • Page 22: Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING With a warm engine: WARNING! When the engine is running the exhaust contains chemicals such as unburned hydrocarbons and carbon monoxide. The content of the exhaust fumes is known to cause respiratory • Make sure that the stop switch (STOP) is in the left problems, cancer birth defects or other position.
  • Page 23: Maintenance

    • Let your Husqvarna dealer regularly check the machine and make essential adjustments and repairs. Maintenance schedule In the maintenance schedule you can see which parts of your machine that require maintenance, and with which intervals it should take place.
  • Page 24: Cleaning

    This is before taking other steps. quite normal. Please contact an accredited Husqvarna workshop if you have any questions. • Ensure that the spark plug cap and ignition lead are undamaged to avoid the risk of electric shock.
  • Page 25 MAINTENANCE Carburetor Replacing the drive belt The carburettor is equipped with fixed needles to ensure WARNING! Never start the engine when the machine always receives the correct mixture of fuel the belt pulley and clutch are removed and air. When the engine lacks power or accelerates for maintenance.
  • Page 26 MAINTENANCE Starter Tensioning the recoil spring • Guide the cord through the cut-out in the periphery of WARNING! When the recoil spring is the pulley and wind the cord 3 times clockwise around wound up in the starter housing it is under the centre of the starter pulley.
  • Page 27: Fuel System

    MAINTENANCE Fuel system Changing a broken recoil spring • Undo the bolt in the centre of the pulley and remove General the pulley. • Check that the fuel cap and its seal are not damaged. • Check the fuel hose. Replace when damaged. Fuel filter •...
  • Page 28: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Motor K760 Rescue Cylinder displacement, cu.in/cm 4.5/74 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 2/51 Stroke, inch/mm 1,4/36 Idle speed, rpm 2700 Recommended max. speed, rpm 9300 (+/- 150) Power, kW/ rpm 3,7/9000 Ignition system Manufacturer of ignition system Type of ignition system...
  • Page 29: Y Our Warranty Rights And Obligations

    Products must warrant the emission control system on charge to the owner at an approved Husqvarna your small nonroad engine for the period of time listed Construction Products servicing dealer. If you have any...
  • Page 30 FEDERAL EMISSION CONTROL WARRANTY STATEMENT MAINTENANCE, REPLACEMENT AND REPAIR OF EMISSION-RELATED PARTS Any Husqvarna Construction Products approved replacement part used in the performance of any warranty maintenance or repairs on emission-related parts, will be provided without charge to the owner if the part is under warranty.
  • Page 36 US - Original Instructions 1155587-95 ´®z+WZo¶5&¨ ´®z+WZo¶5&¨ 2013-02-19...