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 Switch off the engine by moving the stop tool if used incorrectly or carelessly, which can switch to the STOP position before carrying cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or out any checks or maintenance.
The machine is only designed for cutting branches and twigs. Checking, maintaining and servicing the machine ′ s safety equipment ............Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the General safety precautions ..........
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Machine ′ s safety equipment Personal protective equipment This section describes the machine ′ s safety equipment, its IMPORTANT INFORMATION The machine can be a purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried dangerous tool if used incorrectly or carelessly, which can out to ensure that it operates correctly.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS The machine ′ s vibration damping system reduces the transfer WARNING! Engine exhaust fumes contain of vibration between the engine unit/cutting equipment and carbon monoxide, which can cause carbon the machine ′ s handle unit. monoxide poisoning. For this reason you should not start or run the machine indoors, or anywhere that is poorly ventilated.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • See instructions under the heading Start. Start the • If the mufﬂer on your machine is ﬁtted with a spark machine and apply full throttle. Release the throttle and arrestor mesh this must be cleaned regularly. A blocked check that the cutting attachment stops and remains at a mesh will cause the engine to overheat and may lead to standstill.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Keep cutting equipment well lubricated and properly • Bar groove width (inches/mm). The groove in the bar must maintained! A poorly lubricated chain is more likely to match the width of the chain drive links. break and lead to increased wear on the bar, chain and drive sprocket.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • The cutting part of the chain is called the cutting link and It is very difﬁcult to sharpen a chain correctly without the right this consists of a cutting tooth (A) and the raker lip (B). The equipment.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • 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.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Use the combination spanner to tighten the blade nut Checking chain lubrication while holding up the tip of the bar. Check that you can • Check the chain lubrication each time you refuel. pull the saw chain round freely by hand. Aim the tip of the bar at a light coloured surface about 20 cm (8 inches) away.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Whether rivets and links are badly worn. • To prolong the life of the bar you should turn it over daily. WARNING! A faulty cutting attachment may We recommend you compare the existing chain with a new increase the risk of accidents.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Observe your surroundings and make sure that there is no • The transport guard must always be ﬁtted to the cutting risk of people or animals coming into contact with the attachment when the machine is being transported or in cutting equipment.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety instructions while working • Always wear heavy-duty gloves when repairing the cutting attachment. This is extremely sharp and can easily cause cuts. • Always ensure you have a safe and stable working position • Always use both hands to hold the machine. Hold the machine at the side of your body.
SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS • Never cut through the swelling at the root of the branch as WARNING! This machine is not electrically this will slow down healing and increase the risk of fungal insulated. If the machine touches or comes attack! close to high-voltage power lines it could lead to death or serious bodily injury.
Tension the chain by turning the chain tensioning screw clockwise using the combination spanner. The chain should be tensioned until it does not sag from the underside of the bar. • Fill with Husqvarna saw chain oil. • Reﬁt the cap. 16 – English...
ASSEMBLY Assembling and dismantling the two-piece shaft (325P5) Assembly: • 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. • Tighten the knob. Dismantling: Undo the knob (at least three turns).
Mixture 1:50 (2%). Tighten the fuel cap carefully after refuelling. • If HUSQVARNA two-stroke oil is not available, you may Always move the machine away from the use another two-stroke oil of good quality that is intended refuelling area before starting.
STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Air purge: Press the air purge diaphragm repeatedly until fuel begins to ﬁll the diaphragm. The diaphragm need not be completely ﬁlled. Warm engine • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that could Use the same procedure as for starting a cold engine but be thrown out.
CAUTION! If the cutting attachment rotates when the engine is idling the idle adjustment screw T should be turned anti- clockwise until the cutting attachment stops. Your Husqvarna product has been designed and manufactured to speciﬁcations that reduce harmful Rec. idle speed 2700 rpm emissions.
MAINTENANCE Fine adjustment of the idle speed T CAUTION! For optimum adjustment of the carburettor, contact a qualiﬁed dealer/service workshop that has a Adjust the idle speed using the idle adjustment screw T, if it is revolution counter at their disposal. necessary to readjust.
MAINTENANCE CAUTION! Never use a machine with a defective mufﬂer. that the electrode gap is 0.5 mm. The spark plug should be replaced after about a month in operation or earlier if necessary. WARNING! Mufﬂers ﬁtted with catalytic converters get very hot during use and remain so for some time after stopping.
8 Clean the area under the protective cover. 9 Check that there are no fuel leaks from the engine, tank or Always use HUSQVARNA ﬁlter oil, art. no. 503 47 73-01. The fuel lines. ﬁlter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through the ﬁlter.
Husqvarna AB, SE-561 82 Huskvarna, Sweden, tel +46-36-146500, declares under sole responsibility that the pruning saws Husqvarna 323P4 and 325P5 dating from 2002 serial numbers 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 June 22, 1998 ”relating to machinery”...