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Husqvarna 245 RX Operator's Manual

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Operator's manual (EPA)
240R 245R/RX 250R
252RX 265RX
Please read these instructions carefully and make
English
sure you understand them before using the machine.

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    Operator's manual (EPA) 240R 245R/RX 250R 252RX 265RX Please read these instructions carefully and make English sure you understand them before using the machine.

  • Page 2: Symbol Explanation

    – English • Always wear approved protective gloves. • Use anti-slip and stable boots. • Only use non-metallic, flexible cutting elements, that is trimmer head with trimmer cord. Other symbols/decals on the machine refer to special certification requirements for certain markets.

  • Page 3: Table Of Contents

    Husqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior notice. Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission control devices and systems may be performed by any nonroad engine repair establishment or individual.

  • Page 4: Safety Instructions

    IMPORTANT INFORMATION • Incorrect or careless use of a clearing saw, brushcutter or trimmer can turn it into a dangerous tool that can cause serious or even fatal injury to the operator or others. It is extremely important that you read and understand the content of this manual.

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    2. Stop switch The stop switch should be used to stop the engine. 3. Cutting attachment guard This guard is intended to prevent objects from being thrown towards the operator and to protect the operator from unintentionel contact with the cutting attachment. WARNING! Do not attach any blade to the unit without proper installation of all required parts.

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    1) Clearing blades are intended for cutting wood. 2) Grass blades are intended for brush cutting. 3) The trimmer head is intended for trimming grass. 8. Locking nut A locking nut is used to secure some types of cutting equipment on the output shaft.

  • Page 7: Control, Maintenance And Service Of The Machine's Safety Equipment

    Control, maintenance and service of the machine‘s safety equipment IMPORTANT INFORMATION • All service and repairs to the machine require special training. • This applies especially to the machine‘s safety equipment. If the machine does not meet any of the controls listed below you should contact your service workshop.

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    3. Cutting attachment guard • Check that the guard is undamaged and not cracked. • Replace the guard if it has been exposed to impact or is cracked. • Always use the prescribed blade an guard combination, see chapter "Technical data". 4.

  • Page 9: Cutting Equipment

    6. Cutting equipment This section describes how through correct maintenance and through using the right type of cutting equipment you can: • Reduce the machine‘s tendency to kickback • Obtain maximum cutting capacity. • Increase the service life of the cutting equipment. Four basic rules: 1)Only use the cutting and guard equipment...

  • Page 10: Cutting Equipment

    • Make sure the knife positioned on the trimmer guard is intact. This is used to cut the cord to the correct length. • To increase the life of the cord it can be soaked in water for a few days.

  • Page 11: General Safety Instructions

    General safety instructions IMPORTANT INFORMATION • The machine is only designed for trimming grass, brush cutting and/or forestry clearing. • The only accessories to be used with the engine unit as a drive source are the cutting units we recommend in the chapter “Technical data“ . •...

  • Page 12: General Working Instructions

    General working instructions IMPORTANT INFORMATION • This section takes up the basic safety precautions for working with the clearing saw and trimmer. • If you encounter a situation where you are uncertain how to proceed you should ask an expert. Contact your dealer or your service workshop.

  • Page 13: Basic Clearing Techniques

    • Grass trimming is a general term for light clearing, e.g. around edges or around trees. A trimmer head or plastic blade is used. WARNING! Sometimes branches, grass or wood can get caught between the guard and cutting equipment.

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    Clearing‘s ABC Always use the correct equipment. Always have well adjusted equipment. Follow the safety instructions. Organise the work well. Always use full throttle when applying the blade. Always use a sharp blade. Avoid stones. Guide the direction of fall (use the wind). WARNING! Avoid cutting in the cutting region between 12 and 3 o‘clock on the blade.

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    • Large stems must be cut from two sides. Determine in which direction the stem should fall. First apply the saw to the felling side. Then cut from the other side to fell the stem. The feed pressure should be applied with regard to the size of the stem‘s hardness.

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    – English SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Trimming • The trimmer is ideal to cut grass that is difficult to reach using a normal lawn mower. Keep the cord parallel to the ground when cutting.

  • Page 17: What Is What

    240R, 245R What is what on the trimmer/brushcutter? (240R, 245R) 1. Blade 2. Grease filler cap 3. Angle gear 4. Blade guard 5. Shaft 6. Handlebars 7. Throttle 8. Stop switch 9. Throttle trigger lock 10. Suspension for clearing saw 11.

  • Page 18: What Is What On The Trimmer/brushcutter? (245rx)

    245RX What is what on the trimmer/brushcutter? (245RX) 1. Blade 2. Grease filler cap 3. Angle gear 4. Blade guard 5. Shaft 6. Handlebars 7. Throttle 8. Stop switch 9. Throttle trigger lock 10. Suspension for clearing saw 11. Cylinder cover 12.

  • Page 19: What Is What On The Clearing Saw? (250r)

    250R What is what on the clearing saw? (250R) 1. Blade 2. Grease filler cap 3. Angle gear 4. Blade guard 5. Shaft 6. Handlebars 7. Throttle 8. Stop switch 9. Throttle trigger lock 10. Suspension for clearing saw 11. Cylinder cover 12.

  • Page 20: What Is What On The Clearing Saw? (252rx)

    252RX What is what on the clearing saw? (252RX) 1. Blade 2. Grease filler cap 3. Angle gear 4. Blade guard 5. Shaft 6. Handlebars 7. Throttle 8. Stop switch 9. Throttle trigger lock 10. Suspension for clearing saw 11. Cylinder cover 12.

  • Page 21: What Is What On The Clearing Saw? (265rx)

    265RX What is what on the clearing saw? (265RX) 1. Blade 2. Grease filler cap 3. Angle gear 4. Blade guard 5. Shaft 6. Handlebars 7. Throttle 8. Stop switch 9. Throttle trigger lock 10. Suspension for clearing saw 11. Cylinder cover 12.

  • Page 22: Assembly

    Assembling the handlebars (240R, 245R, 250R) • Remove the screw at the rear of the throttle handle. • Slide on the throttle handle on the right-hand side of the handlebars, (see the diagram). • Align the hole in the throttle handle for the fixing screw with the hole on the handlebars.

  • Page 23: Assembling The Handlebars (265rx)

    Assembling the handlebars (265RX) • Fit the left handle in the handle support. • Fit the right handle. • Make a first adjustment and tighten the screws slightly. • Then make the final adjustment with the clearingsaw in the harness, to obtain the most suitable working position.

  • Page 24: Assembly Of The Blade And Trimmer Head

    Assembly of the blade and trimmer head It is extremely important that the disc drive’s/support flange’s guide engages correctly in the cutting equipment’s centre hole when assembling the cutting equipment. Cutting equipment assembled incorrectly can result in serious and/or fatal personal injury.

  • Page 25: Assembling The Spray Guard And Trimmer Head Trimmy Sii

    • Insert the locking pin (C) into the hole to lock the shaft. • Screw on the trimmer head (H) in the opposite direction to the normal direction of rotation. • Tighten the trimmer head to a torque of 35-50 Nm (3,5-5 kpm).

  • Page 26: Fuel Handling

    Two-stroke oil • For the best results use HUSQVARNA two-stroke oil, which has been specially developed for clearing saws and chain saws. Mixing ratio 1:50 (2%). • Never use two-stroke oil intended for water cooled outboard motors, so-called outboard motor oil.

  • Page 27: Start And Stop

    • Check that the guard is not damaged or cracked. Replace the guard if it is exposed to impact or is cracked. • Check that the trimmer head and spray guard are not damaged or cracked. Replace the trimmer head or spray guard if they are exposed to impact or are cracked.

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    Stop The engine is stopped by switching off the ignition. 240R, 245R, 250R 245RX, 252RX, 265RX – English START AND STOP WARNING! When the engine is started with the choke in the choke or start position the cutting equipment starts to rotate immediately. Start Press the machine body against the ground using your...

  • Page 29: Maintenance

    Carburetor Your Husqvarna product has been designed and manufactured to specifications that reduce harmful emissions. After your unit has been run 8-10 tanks of fuel the engine has broken in. To ensure that your unit is at peak performance and producing the least amount of harmful...

  • Page 30

    Final setting of the idling speed T Adjust the idling speed with the screw T, If it is necessary to readjust. First turn the idle speed adjusting screw T clockwise until the cutting attachment starts to rotate/ move. Then turn, counter- clockwise until the cutting attachment stops.

  • Page 31: Muffler

    Muffler NOTE! Some mufflers are fitted with a catalytic converter. See 240R, 245R/RX “Technical data” to see whether you clearing saw is fitted with a catalytic converter. The muffler is designed to dampen the noise level and to direct the exhaust fumes away from the user.

  • Page 32: Air Filter

    Ensure that the filter is dry before refitting. – English MAINTENANCE Oiling the air filter Always use HUSQVARNA filter oil, order no. 503 47 73-01. The filter oil contains a solvent to make it spread evenly through the filter. You should therefore avoid skin contact.

  • Page 33: Angle Gear

    However, before using the machine you should check that the angle gear is filled to 3/4 with grease. Use HUSQVARNA special grease. Normally, the grease does not need to be changed except when the angle gear is repaired.

  • Page 34: Sharpening The Clearing Blade

    1 mm. – English MAINTENANCE NOTE: Use only HUSQVARNA replacement parts. Use of other brands of replacement parts can cause damage to your unit or injury to the operator or others. Your warranty does not cover damage or liability caused by the use of accessories and/or attachments not specifically recommended by HUSQVARNA.

  • Page 35: Technical Data

    Technical data Engine Cylinder capacity, cm Cylinder bore, mm Stroke length, mm Idling speed, rpm Recommended max. speed, rpm Speed of output axle, rpm Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893 Muffler fitted with catalytic converter Ignition system Manufacturer/type of ignition system Spark plug Electrode gap, mm Fuel lubrication system...

  • Page 36: 252rx, 265rx

    Technical data Engine Cylinder capacity, cm Cylinder bore, mm Stroke length, mm Idling speed, rpm Recommended max. speed, rpm Speed of output axle, rpm Max. engine output, acc. to ISO 8893 Muffler fitted with catalytic converter Ignition system Manufacturer/type of ignition system Spark plug Electrode gap, mm Fuel lubrication system...

  • Page 37

    Approved accessories 240R, 245R/RX Centre hole in saw blades/knives, 20 mm Thread output axle M12 Grass blade/grass knife Saw blade Plastic knives Trimmer head Support cup Approved accessories 250R Centre hole in saw blades/knives, 20 mm Thread output axle M12 Grass blade/grass knife...

  • Page 38: Your Warranty Rights And Obligations

    As the small nonroad engine owner, you should, however, be aware that Husqvarna Forest & Garden may deny you warranty coverage if your small nonroad engine or a part of it has failed due to abuse, neglect, improper maintenance, unapproved modifications or the use of parts not made or approved by the original equipment manufacturer.

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

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    Tri Cut >20mm >20mm 6 Nm X 10 – English...

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    Trimmy H II 15 cm 6" 7,5 m ~ 3,7 m 15 cm 6" English –...

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    Trimmy Hit “Click” ~ 15 cm " – English 15 cm 6 " 7,0 m ~ 3,5 m 12 cm 5" “Click”...

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    Trimmy Hit Junior 15 cm 6" “Click” 15 cm 6" 5,75 m 15 cm 6" ~ 2,8 m English –...

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    Trimmy Hit Pro 15 cm 6" “Click” – English 7,5 m ~ 3,7 m 15 cm 6" 15 cm 6"...

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    Trimmy Hit VI ~ 15 cm " 15 cm " 7,0 m 12 cm 5" ~ 3,5 m “Click” English –...

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    Trimmy SII ~ 15 cm – English 35-50 NM 7,0 m 12 cm 5" ~ 3,5 m "Clic"...

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This manual also for:

245r/rx240r245r245rx 250r252rx265rx

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