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Operator's manual (EPA)
Please read the operator's manual carefully and make sure you understand the instructions
before using the machine.
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    Operator’s manual (EPA) 324R 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 T O SYMBOLS Symbols W ARNING! Clearing saws, Only use non-metallic, flexible cutting brushcutters and trimmers can be attachments, i.e. trimmer heads with dangerous! Careless or incorrect use trimmer cord. can result in serious or fatal injury to the operator or others. It is extremely important that you read and understand the contents of the Other symbols/decals on the mac hine refer to...

  • 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 ..............2 Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission control CONTENTS devices and system may be performed by any nonroad engine repair establishment or individual. Contents ..............

  • 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.

  • Page 5: Wha T Is What

    WHA T IS WHA T? What is what on the c learing saw? Blade 16 Air filter cover Grease filler cap, bevel gear 17 Handle adjustment Bevel gear 18 Locking nut Cutting attachment guard 19 Support flange Shaft 20 Support cup Handlebar 21 Drive disc Throttle control...

  • Page 6: General Safety Preca Utions

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Impor tant Personal protective equipment IMPORTANT! IMPOR TANT! The machine is only designed for trimming grass, grass A clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer can be dangerous if clearing and/or forestry clearing. used incorrectly or carelessly, and can cause serious or fatal injury to the operator or others.

  • Page 7: Machine's Safety Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Throttle lockout BOOTS Wear boots with steel toe-caps and non-slip sole. The throttle lockout is designed to prevent accidental operation of the throttle control. When you press the lock (A) (i.e. when you grasp the handle) it releases the throttle control (B).

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    GENERAL SAFETY PRECA UTIONS Vibration damping system then the carb urettor idle setting must be checked. See instructions under the heading Maintenance. Y our machine is equipped with a vibration damping system that is designed to reduce vibration and make operation easier.

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    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Quick release Regularly check that the muffler is securely attached to the machine. There is an easily accessible, quick release fitted at the front as a safety precaution in case the engine catches fire, or in any other situation that requires you to free yourself from the machine and harness.

  • Page 10: Cutting Equipment

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS Locking nut Cutting equipment This section describes how to choose and maintain your cutting equipment in order to: • Reduce the risk of blade thrust. A locking nut is used to secure some types of cutting attachment. •...

  • Page 11: Sharpening The Saw Blade

    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS General rules Sharpening grass cutters and grass blades Only use cutting attachments with the guards we • See the cutting attachment packaging for correct recommend! See the chapter on Technical data. sharpening instructions. Sharpen blades and cutters using a single-cut flat file.

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    GENERAL SAFETY PRECAUTIONS • The filing angle is 15°. File alternate teeth to the right and • To increase the life of the cord it can be soaked in water those in between to the left. If the blade has been heavily for a couple of days.

  • Page 13: Assembly

    ASSEMBLY Fitting the handlebar • Put on the harness and hang the machine from the support hook. Now make a final adjustment so that the machine is in a comfortable working position when it hangs from the harness. Tighten the knob. •...

  • Page 14: Assembling The Cutting Equipment

    ASSEMBLY Assembling the cutting equipment CAUTION! Use the recommended blade guard. See the Technical data section. • Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft. WARNING! • Turn the blade shaft until one of the holes in the drive disc When fitting the cutting attachment it is aligns with the corresponding hole in the gear housing.

  • Page 15: Fitting A Trimmer Guard And Superauto Ii 1" Trimmer Head

    ASSEMBLY Fitting a trimmer guard and CAUTION! Use the recommended blade guard. See the Technical data section. Superauto II 1" trimmer head • Fit the drive disc (B) on the output shaft. • Turn the blade shaft until one of the holes in the drive disc •...

  • Page 16: Fitting Other Guards And Cutting Attachments

    ASSEMBLY • Fit the bottom half of the trimmer head (K) to the cover (I) • Screw on the trimmer head/plastic blades (H) in the by pressing them together, with the cut-outs on the opposite direction to the direction of rotation. bottom half aligned with the catches on the cover.

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    ASSEMBLY Correct height Adjust the shoulder strap so that the cutting attachment is parallel to the ground. Correct balance Let the cutting attachment rest lightly on the ground. If you use a saw blade it should balance about 10 cm above the ground to prevent contact with stones and the like.

  • Page 18: 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 When the oil level is low, top up using engine oil to the edge of the oil refill hole. Only use recommended engine oil. Fueling WARNING! Taking the following precautions, will lessen the risk of fire: Do not smoke or place hot objects near fuel.

  • Page 20: Starting And Stopping

    STARTING AND STOPPING Check before starting • Check that the trimmer head and trimmer guard are not damaged or cracked. Replace the trimmer head or trimmer guard if they have been exposed to impact or are cracked. • Check the blade to ensure that no cracks have formed at the bottom of the teeth or by the centre hole.

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    STARTING AND STOPPING Choke: Set the choke control in the choke position. Starting WARNING! When the engine is started with the choke in either the choke or start Primer bulb: Press the air purge repeatedly until fuel begins throttle positions the cutting attachment to fill the bulb.

  • Page 22: Working Techniques

    WORKING TECHNIQUES General working instructions may hit you or the machine and cause you to lose control. Both situations can cause serious personal injury. IMPORTANT! This section describes the basic safety precautions for working with clearing saws and trimmers. If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert.

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    WORKING TECHNIQUES The ABC of clearing Working methods • Always use the correct equipment. WARNING! Machines fitted with saw blades • Make sure the equipment is well adjusted. or grass blades can be thrown violently to the side when the blade comes into contact •...

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    WORKING TECHNIQUES • You should plan the strip so that you avoid going over • To fell to the right, the bottom of the tree should be ditches or other obstacles on the ground. You should also pushed to the left. Tilt the blade and bring it diagonally up orient the strip to take advantage of wind conditions, so to the right.

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    WORKING TECHNIQUES Brush cutting with a saw blade • Try to work rhythmically. Stand firmly with your feet apart. Move forward after the return stroke and stand firmly again. • Let the support cup rest lightly against the ground. It is used to protect the blade from hitting the ground.

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    WORKING TECHNIQUES Cutting • The trimmer is ideal for cutting grass that is difficult to reach using a normal lawn mower. Keep the cord parallel to the ground when cutting. Avoid pressing the trimmer head against the ground as this can ruin the lawn and damage the tool.

  • Page 27: Maintenance

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

  • Page 28: 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 machine is equipped with a cooling system. dirt in order to avoid: • Carburettor malfunctions •...

  • Page 29: Bevel Gear

    MAINTENANCE 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. Put the filter in a plastic bag and pour the filter oil over it.

  • Page 30: 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 31: Technical D Ata

    TECHNICAL DATA Technical data 324Rx 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 Speed of output shaft, rpm 8300 Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893, kW/ rpm 0,8 / 7000 Catalytic converter muffler Speed-regulated ignition system...

  • Page 32: Technical Data

    TECHNICAL DATA 324Rx Approved accessories Type Cutting attachment guard, Art. no. Arbor shaft thread M10 Grass 255-4 (Ø 255 4 teeth) 503 93 42-02 Grass blade/grass cutter Grass 255-4 1" (Ø 255 4-teeth) 503 93 42-02 Grass 255-8 (Ø 255 8 teeth) 503 93 42-02 Maxi X 200-26 (Ø...

  • Page 33: Federal Emission Control Warranty Statement

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

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    Super Auto II Super Auto II 1 " 4,0 m 15 cm ~2,0 m 6 " 6,5 ' 15 cm 6 "...

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    8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,2 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...

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    4,25 m 4,25 m 15 cm 6" 15 cm 6"...

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    T35, T35x 8,5 m 10 cm 4" 4,3 m "Clic" 15 cm 6"...

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