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Husqvarna 325HE4 Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual
325HE3 325HE4
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 325HE3 325HE4 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 Wear sturdy, non-slip boots or shoes. WARNING! Incorrect or careless use of a hedge trimmer can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury. It is extremely important that you read and Choke control understand the contents of this operator's manual.
  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Note the following before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Symbols ..............2 Please read the operator's manual carefully. CONTENTS Contents ............... 3 WARNING! Long-term exposure to noise can result in permanent hearing Note the following before starting: ......3 impairment.
  • 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

    16 Spark plug cap and spark plug Shaft 17 Cylinder cover Angle adjustment handle 18 Starter handle Hand guard 19 Impact guard (325HE4) Front handle 20 Fuel tank Angle adjustment knob 21 Primer bulb Harness support hook (325HE4) 22 Combination spanner...
  • Page 6: General Safety Precautions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Important WARNING! Faulty blades can increase the risk of accidents. IMPORTANT! The hedgetrimmer is only designed for cutting branches Personal protective equipment and twigs. Never use a machine that has been modified in any way IMPORTANT! from its original specification. Incorrect or careless use of a hedge trimmer can turn it National or local regulations may regulate the use.
  • Page 7: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS CLOTHING Throttle trigger lockout Wear clothes made of a strong fabric and avoid loose The throttle lockout is designed to prevent accidental clothing that can catch on twigs and branches. Always operation of the throttle control. When you press the lock wear heavy, long pants.
  • Page 8 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS See instructions under the heading Start. Start the hedge Vibration damping system trimmer and apply full throttle. Release the throttle trigger and check that the blades stop and remain stationary. If the blades move when the throttle trigger is in the idle position then the carburettor idle setting must be adjusted.
  • Page 9 GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a WARNING! The inside of the muffler significant risk of fire. We therefore fit certain mufflers with contain chemicals that may be a spark arrestor mesh. Check whether the muffler on your carcinogenic.
  • Page 10: Assembly

    Fitting the handle Fitting the impact guard Fit the handle using two screws. (325HE4) Fit the guard with three screws. Tighten the screws to 30 ft/lbs. (4 Nm). After the machine has been in use for around 20 hours, re-tighten the screws to 4 Nm.
  • Page 11: Fuel Handling

    Two-stroke oil WARNING! Take care when handling fuel. • For best results and performance use HUSQVARNA Bear in mind the risk of fire, explosion two-stroke engine oil, which is specially formulated for and inhaling fumes.
  • Page 12: Fueling

    FUEL HANDLING Fueling Petrol, litre Two-stroke oil, litre 2% (1:50) 3% (1:33) 0,10 0,15 0,20 0,30 WARNING! Taking the following 0,30 0,45 precautions, will lessen the risk of fire: 0,40 0,60 Mix and pour fuel outdoors, where there Mixing are no sparks or flames. •...
  • Page 13: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Starting Primer bulb: Press the air purge 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. •...
  • Page 14 STARTING AND STOPPING CAUTION! Do not put any part of your body in marked area. Contact can result in burns to the skin, or electrical shock if the spark plug cap has been damaged. Always use gloves. Do not use a machine with damaged spark plug cap.
  • Page 15: Working Techniques

    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 hedge trimmer. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert.
  • Page 16: Basic Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES • If any foreign object is hit or if vibrations occur stop the • Hold the machine as close to your body as possible to machine immediately. Disconnect the HT lead from get the best balance. the spark plug. Check that the machine is not damaged.
  • Page 17: Transport Position

    WORKING TECHNIQUES Transport position (325HE4) Once the work has been completed fold the cutting unit back against the shaft to simplify transport and storage of the hedge trimmer. Turn off the motor. Loosen the knob on the shaft (clockwise). Grip the handle on the cutting unit and angle the cutting unit upwards.
  • Page 18: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Carburettor Some mufflers are equipped with a special spark arrestor mesh. If your machine has this type of muffler, you should clean the mesh at least once a week. This is best done Adjustment of the idle speed with a wire brush. Before any adjustments are made, make sure that the air filter is clean and the air filter cover is fitted.
  • Page 19: Spark Plug

    MAINTENANCE The cooling system consists of: Air filter Air intake on the starter. Fins on the flywheel. Cooling fins on the cylinder. The air filter must be regularly cleaned to remove dust Cylinder cover (directs cold air over the cylinder). and dirt in order to avoid: Clean the cooling system with a brush once a week, more •...
  • Page 20: Gear

    MAINTENANCE Oiling the air filter Cleaning and lubrication Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. Clean any resin and plant residue from the blades using The filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly Husqvarna cleaning agent (UL22) before and after using through the filter.
  • Page 21: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE Maintenance schedule The following is a list of the maintenance steps 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 Operator's Manual.
  • Page 22: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data 325HE3 325HE4 Engine Cylinder displacement, cm 25,4 25,4 Cylinder bore, mm Stroke, mm Idle speed, rpm 2800-3200 2800-3200 Recommended max. speed, rpm 11000-12000 11000-12000 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 1,0/8500 1,0/8500 Catalytic converter muffler...
  • Page 23: Ec Declaration Of Conformity

    Husqvarna AB, SE561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +4636146500, declares under sole responsibility that the hedge trimmers Husqvarna 325HE3 and 325HE4 from 2015’s serial numbers and onwards (the year is clearly stated in plain text on the rating plate with subsequent serial number), complies with the requirements of the COUNCIL’S DIRECTIVES: - of May 17, 2006 ”relating to machinery”...
  • Page 24 Original instructions 1157424-26 ´®z+YJJ¶6=¨ ´®z+YJJ¶6=¨ 2015-05-22...

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