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Oper ator's manual (EPA)
324HD A55
Please r ead 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.


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    Oper ator’s manual (EPA) 324HD A55 X-series Please r ead 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.

  • Page 2: Key To Symbols

    KEY T O SYMBOLS Symbols Switch off the engine b y moving the stop switch to the STOP position before carrying W ARNING! Incorrect or careless use of a out any checks or maintenance. hedge trimmer can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    CONTENTS Contents Note the f ollowing before starting: KEY TO SYMBOLS Please read the oper ator’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: ........ W ARNING! Under no circumstances may the INTR ODUCTION design of the machine be modified without...

  • Page 4: Intr Oduction

    Dear customer! Cong ratulations 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.

  • Page 5: What Is What

    WHA T IS WHA T? What is what? 1 Cutter 13 Choke control 2 Grease nipple and plug for filling lubricant. 14 Air purge 3 Bevel gear 15 Air filter cover. 4 Blade guard 16 Clutch cover 5 Shaft 17 Hand guard mounting screw 6 Front handle 18 Angle adjustment knob 7 Throttle control...

  • Page 6: General Safety Preca Utions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Impor tant HEARING PR OTECTION Wear hearing protection that provides adequate noise reduction. IMPORTANT! The machine is only designed for cutting branches and twigs. Never use a machine that has been modified in any way from its original specification. EYE PROTECTION Never use the machine if you are tired, if you have drunk Always wear approved eye protection.

  • Page 7: Machine ' S Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Mac hine ′ ′ ′ ′ s safety equipment Press the throttle lock and make sure it returns to its original position when you release it. This section descr ibes the machine ′ s safety equipment, its purpose, and how checks and maintenance should be carried out to ensure that it operates correctly.

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    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Vibration damping system In countries that have a warm and dry climate there is a significant risk of fire. We therefore fit certain mufflers with a spark arrestor mesh. Check whether the muffler on your machine is fitted with this kind of mesh. Y our machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation easier.

  • Page 9: Gear Housing

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Blades To ensure good cutting results it is important that the contact pressure between the blades is correct. The contact pressure is adjusted by turning the screws on the underside of the bar clockwise as far as they will go. Then turn the screws anticlockwise a 1/4 turn.

  • Page 10: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the hand guard and loop handle 1 Assemble the hand guard and loop handle by screwing them together. Take care to align the holes in both parts. 2 Slide the loop handle and hand guard onto the shaft. 3 Slide the spacer into the slot in the loop handle.

  • Page 11: Fuel Handling

    first month or after 10 hours of operation. must be emptied. Contact your local gas station to find out where to dispose of excess fuel. • For the best result and function use HUSQVARNA engin oil. • The transport guard must always be fitted to the cutting attachment when the machine is being transported or in •...

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    FUEL HANDLING Fueling WARNING! Taking the following precautions, will lessen the risk of fire: Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel. Always shut off the engine before refuelling. Always stop the engine and let it cool for a few minutes before refuelling.

  • Page 13: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting Starting and stopping WARNING! The complete clutch cover and gear housing must be fitted before the • Inspect the working area. Remove any objects that could machine is started, otherwise the clutch may be thrown out. come loose and cause personal injury.

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    STARTING AND STOPPING Warm engine Stopping Ignition: The engine is stopped by moving the stop switch to the stop position. Set the stop switch to the start position. Choke: Put the choke in working position. Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel begins to fill the bulb. The bulb need not be completely filled.

  • 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 Changing the hedge trimmer angle • If anything jams in the blades while you are working, switch off the engine and wait until it has stopped completely before cleaning the blades. Disconnect the HT lead from the spark plug. •...

  • Page 17: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE Carburetor Muffler WARNING! The complete clutch cover and shaft must be fitted before the machine is started, otherwise the clutch can come loose CAUTION! Some mufflers are fitted with a catalytic and cause personal injury. converter. See chapter on Technical data to see whether your machine is fitted with a catalytic converter.

  • Page 18: Cooling System

    MAINTENANCE Cooling system Air filter To keep the working temperature as low as possible the The air filter must be regularly cleaned to remove dust and dirt machine is equipped with a cooling system. in order to avoid: • Carburettor malfunctions •...

  • Page 19: Gear Housing

    MAINTENANCE Oiling the air filter Cleaning and lubrication Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, art. no. 531 00 92-48. The Clean any resin and plant residue from the blades using filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through cleaning agent 531 00 75-13 (UL22) before and after using the filter.

  • Page 20: Maintenance Schedule

    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.

  • Page 21: Technical D Atat Echnical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data Technical data 324HDA55 Engine Cylinder displacement, 1,53/25,0 Cylinder bore, inch/mm 1,38/35 Stroke, inch/mm 1,03/26 Idle speed, rpm 3100 Recommended max. fast idle speed, rpm 11000 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 0,8 / 7000 Catalytic converter muffler Speed-regulated ignition system Ignition system...

  • Page 22: Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement

    Forest & Garden cannot deny warranty solely for the lack of servicing dealer or call Husqvarna Forest & Garden at 1-800- receipts or for your failure to ensure the performance of all 487-5963.

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