Operator’s manual (EPA) 323P4 325P5 X-series Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you 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 understand the instructions before using the machine.
KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols Regular cleaning is required. WARNING! The machine can be a dangerous tool if used incorrectly or carelessly, which can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or Visual check. others. Please read the operator’s manual carefully and make sure you understand the Protective goggles or a visor must be worn.
CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Please read the operator’s manual carefully. Symbols ............... Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing CONTENTS impairment. So always use approved hearing protection. Contents ..............Note the following before starting: ........ WARNING! Under no circumstances may the INTRODUCTION design of the machine be modiﬁed without...
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. The location was logical, since water power was harnessed from the Huskvarna River to create the water-powered plant.
WHAT IS WHAT? What is what? 1 Chain lubrication adjustment screw 16 Chain tensioning screw 2 Shaft 17 Chain 3 Front handle 18 Bar 4 Throttle control 19 Chain oil tank 5 Stop switch 20 Filling with chain oil 6 Throttle lock 21 Operator’s manual 7 Harness support hook 22 Transport guard, bar...
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important PROTECTIVE HELMET AND VISOR IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for cutting branches and HEARING PROTECTION twigs. Wear hearing protection that provides adequate noise Never use a machine that has been modiﬁed in any way reduction. from its original speciﬁcation.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Machine ′ ′ ′ ′ s safety equipment Press the throttle lock and make sure it returns to its original position when you release it. This section describes the machine ′ s safety equipment, its purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried out to ensure that it operates correctly.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS The machine ′ s vibration damping system reduces the transfer Regularly check that the mufﬂer is securely attached to the of vibration between the engine unit/cutting equipment and machine. the machine ′ s handle unit. If the mufﬂer on your machine is ﬁtted with a spark arrestor Regularly check the vibration damping units for cracks or mesh this must be cleaned regularly.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • Keep the chain’s cutting teeth properly sharpened! • Number of teeth on bar tip sprocket (T). Small number = Follow our instructions and use the recommended ﬁle small tip radius = low risk of kickback. gauge. A damaged or badly sharpened chain increases the risk of accidents.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Sharpening your chain and adjusting raker It is very difﬁcult to sharpen a chain correctly without the right equipment. We recommend that you use our ﬁle gauge. This clearance will help you obtain the maximum kickback reduction and cutting performance from your chain.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • File all the teeth to the same length. When the length of • Place the ﬁle over the part of the lip that protrudes through the cutting teeth is reduced to 4 mm (0.16") the chain is the gauge and ﬁle off the excess.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Tighten the bar nut using the combination spanner. Checking chain lubrication Check that the chain can be pulled round easily by • Check the chain lubrication each time you refuel. hand. Aim the tip of the bar at a light coloured surface about 20 cm (8 inches) away.
GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Checking wear on cutting equipment • Whether the tip of the bar is uneven or badly worn. If a hollow forms on the underside of the bar tip this is due to running with a slack chain. Chain Check the chain daily for: •...
(B) and that the chain is in the groove in the bar (C). Tighten the bar nut ﬁnger-tight. • Fill with Husqvarna saw chain oil. • Reﬁt the cap. Tension the chain by turning the chain tensioning screw clockwise.
ASSEMBLY Assembly of the saw attachment • Tighten the knob. (325P5) Dismantling: Assembly Undo the knob (at least three turns). • Make sure the knob is loose. • Align the cut-out in the upper shaft with the coupling’s lock plate on the lower shaft. The parts then lock together. •...
• For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA two- • In order to prevent unintentional starting of the engine, the stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for our air- spark plug cap must always be removed during long-term cooled two stroke-engines.
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.
STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Cold engine Primer bulb: Press the primer bulb repeatedly until fuel begins to ﬁll the bulb. The bulb need not be completely ﬁlled. • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that could be thrown out. •...
STARTING AND STOPPING Starting WARNING! When the engine is started with the choke in either the choke or start throttle positions the cutting attachment will start to rotate immediately. Hold the body of the machine on the ground using your left hand (CAUTION! Not with your foot!).
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 Safety instructions after completing work WARNING! This machine is not electrically insulated. If the machine touches or comes close to high-voltage power lines it could lead to death or serious bodily injury. Electricity can jump from one point to •...
WORKING TECHNIQUES • Never cut through the swelling at the root of the branch as this will slow down healing and increase the risk of fungal attack! • Use the stop at the base of the cutting head to provide support during cutting.
Basic setting • The basic carburetor settings are adjusted during testing Your Husqvarna product has been designed and at the factory. The basic setting is richer than the optimal manufactured to speciﬁcations that reduce harmful setting and should be maintained for the ﬁrst few hours the emissions.
MAINTENANCE Fine adjustment of the idle speed T The high speed jet H is adjusted correctly when the machine burbles a little. If the machine races then the setting is too Adjust the idle speed using the idle adjustment screw T, if it is lean.
MAINTENANCE Spark plug On mufﬂers without a catalytic converter the mesh should be cleaned weekly, or replaced if necessary. On mufﬂers ﬁtted with a catalytic converter the mesh should be checked, and if necessary cleaned, monthly. If the mesh is damaged it should be replaced.
See instructions under the heading Oiling the air ﬁlter. Oiling the air ﬁlter Always use HUSQVARNA ﬁlter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The ﬁlter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through the ﬁlter. You should therefore avoid skin contact.
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 authorised service workshop.
Bar and chain combinations The following combinations are CE approved. Chain Max. no of teeth on tip Length, inch Pitch, inch sprocket Husqvarna S 36/Oregon 91 VG Husqvarna S 36/Oregon 91 VG Oregon 90SG Oregon 90SG PITCH = Attachments Art No. Use with...