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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 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...
  • 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 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.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Fueling ..............12 Operator’s manual. STARTING AND STOPPING Starting and stopping ........... 13 Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product General working instructions ........ 14 development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior MAINTENANCE notice.
  • 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 on the blower? Outer cover 13 Spark plug Harness 14 Air purge Outlet pipe 15 Choke control Bellows with guard 16 Fuel tank Stop switch with throttle position setting 17 Adjuster screws carburettor Control handle/Operating handle 18 Air filter Control pipe 19 Combination spanner...
  • Page 6: Safety Instructions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal protective equipment wear heavy, long pants. Do not wear jewellery, shorts sandals or go barefoot. Secure hair so it is above shoulder level. WARNING! You must use approved • A breathing mask should be used when there is a risk personal protective equipment whenever of dust.
  • Page 7: Checking, Maintaining And Servicing The Machine's Safety Equipment

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Checking, maintaining and WARNING! Overexposure to vibration servicing the machine′s safety can lead to circulatory damage or nerve damage in people who have impaired equipment circulation. Contact your doctor if you experience symptoms of overexposure to vibration. Such symptoms include WARNING! All servicing and repair work numbness, loss of feeling, tingling, on the machine requires special training.
  • Page 8: General Safety Precautions

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Muffler • All covers and guards must be fitted before starting. Ensure that the spark plug cap and ignition lead are undamaged to avoid the risk of electric shock. • The blower operator must ensure that no people or animals come closer than 15 metres.
  • Page 9: Adjusting The Harness

    SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Fuel safety Adjusting the harness WARNING! The harness must always be worn when working with the machine. Failure to do so means you will be unable to manoeuvre safely and this can result • Always use a fuel container with an anti-spill valve. in injury to yourself or others.
  • Page 10: Assembly

    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.
  • Page 11 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.
  • Page 12: Fuel Handling

    Mixture 1:50 (2%). • If HUSQVARNA two-stroke oil is not available, you When refuelling, open the fuel cap slowly may use another two-stroke oil of good quality that is so that any excess pressure is released intended for air cooled engines.
  • Page 13: Starting And Stopping

    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.
  • Page 14: General Working Instructions

    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.
  • Page 15 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.
  • Page 16: Maintenance

    Carburettor 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.
  • Page 17: Cooling System

    MAINTENANCE Cleaning the drain hose Clean the cooling system with a brush once a week, more often in demanding conditions. A dirty or blocked cooling • Remove the drain hose from the muffler and system results in the machine overheating which causes expansion pipe.
  • Page 18 A damaged air filter must always be replaced. Oiling the air filter Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 60-76. The filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through the filter. You should therefore avoid skin contact.
  • Page 19: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE Maintenance schedule Monthly maintenance Below you will find some general maintenance instructions. If you need further information please contact your service workshop. Daily maintenance 356 BF 356 BT 356 BF 356 BT Check the fuel filter and the fuel hose. Replace if necessary.
  • Page 20: Technical Data Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Technical data 356BT Engine Cylinder displacement, cm 51,7 Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Idle speed, rpm 2300 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 2,4/6000 Catalytic converter muffler Speed-regulated ignition system Ignition system Spark plug NGK BPMR 7A Electrode gap, mm Fuel and lubrication system...
  • Page 21: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the blowers Husqvarna 356 BT X-series with serial numbers dating 2009 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”...
  • Page 28 Original instructions 1155933-26 ´®z+W}@¶6*¨ ´®z+W}@¶6*¨ 2014-07-04...

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