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Husqvarna 225B Leaf Blower

Oct 22, 2014

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225B 225Bx_s Rl sOperator's manualmake sure operator's understand carefully and the contents Read the that you manual before using the blower.

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CONTENTS

Introduction

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Key to symbols .................................... Safety instructions Description ..............................

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Fuel handling ..................................... Start and stop .................................... Using the blower ............................... Maintenance ......................................

Technical data ....................................

WARNINGThe engine exhaust from this product contains chemicals known to the State of Califl_rnia to cause cancer, birth defects or other reproductive harm.

Maintenance, replacement, or repair of the emission control devices and systems may be performed by any nonroad engine repair establishment or individual.

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INTRODUCTIONHusqvarna AB has a policy of continuous product development and therefore reserves the right to modify the design and appearance of products without prior notice.

This operator's manual describes in detail how to use and service the blower and how to carry out regular maintenance. It also describes which measures should be taken to achieve maximum safety while operating the blower, how the safety devices work and how they should be serviced. NoteY The section of the manual that deals with safety, must be read and understood by all persons who come in contact with the blower. This operator's manual has been written for those who need guidance when it comes to fault tracing, thorough servicing and carrying out corrective maintenance of the blower. There are warning symbols on the blower. These are illustrated on page 3. Should any of the warning symbols on the blower become disfigured or worn, new ones should be ordered and fitted to the blower as soon as possible. Note that some of the warning symbols are molded in certain components of the blower. The blower is used for blowing away leaves and other debris on the ground. When operating the blower, the operator must stand with both feet firmly on the ground.

This decal certify that the product has been approved in accordance with American exhaust emission requirements EPA 1 and CARB 95.

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KEY TO SYMBOLSSymbol Description Location Symbol Description Location(8

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o_o m Checks and/or mainten-ance shall be carried out after having switched off the engine. The stop switch must be set to the STOP position. X Cleaning at regular intervals is required. Approved protect goggles or visor must be worn. Approved protect goggles or visor and ear protection must beworn.

o _ m The blower operator must make sure that no bystanders or animals come nearer than 10 metres. Whenever several operators are working in the same work area, they should maintain a safe distance of at least 10 metres from one another. Choke.0

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Refueling.

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WARNING! The blower can be dangerous! Careless or improper use can cause serious, even fatal injury.

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Stop switch.

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Read the operator's man-ual carefully and make sure that you understand the contents before using the blower. WARNING! Make sure

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The manufacturer's warrantee for this product meets safety requirements according to: The Machine Directive The EMC Directive The Low Voltage Directive instructions on how to open the inspection cover.

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that the inspection cover is locked in the closed position or that the vacuum tube is mounted on the blower. Never touch the impeller. WARNING! The blower

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may throw objects at high velocity that can ricochet and hit the operator. This may cause serious eye damage.

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Noise pressure level measured at 15 metres distance according to ANSi B175.2-1996.

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Other symbols/decals

on the machine refer

to special certification requirements for certain markets.

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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Personal safety equipmentPersons who use the blower shall wear the following safety equipment: 1. Approved ear protection. 2. 3. 4. 5. Approved eye protection. Face mask when operating the blower in dusty environments. Boots or work shoes with a non-slip sole. First-aid kit. 1+2

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Personal safetyThe following instructions apply to persons operating the blower: 1. The operator shall have read and understood the contents of this manual. 2. Do not wear loose clothing, scarves or neck chains or let long hair hang loose, since these can be drawn into rotating parts of the blower and cause injury. Do not operate the blower while under the influence of alcohol, drugs or when you are tired. Do not allow minors to operate the blower.

MufflerThe muffler is designed to give the lowest possible noise level and to direct the engine's exhaust fumes away from the operator. Muffler fitted with catalytic converter is also designed to reduce harmful exhaust components.

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Fuel safety

Special safety instructions apply to the type of fuel used for the blower. These instructions are specified under "Fuel handling" on pages 11 and 12.

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SAFETY INSTRUCTIONS Safety equipmentThe blower is equipped with a number of safety devices and guards for the prevention of accidents. These are described in the general description of the blower on page 8. The safety devices and guards also require regular inspection and maintenance. These measures and the interval at which they should be carried out are specified under "Maintenance" on pages 23 and 24.

Safety while operating the blower1. 2. Do not allow bystanders or animals to be in the work area, i.e. 10 metres from the operator. The blower may throw objects at high velocity that can ricochet and hit the operator. This may cause serious eye damage. Never point the blower nozzle toward people or animals.

Other safety measures1.

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Operate the blower only at reasonable hours, i.e. not early in the morning or late at night when people might be disturbed. Comply with times listed in local ordinances. Usual recommendations are 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Saturday. Operate the blower at the lowest possible throttle setting to do the job. Check the condition of the blower before operation, especially the muffler, air intake and air filter. Use a rake or a broom to loosen ground debris before blowing. Under dusty conditions, slightly spray the work area with a hose or use a mister attachment when water is available. Conserve water by using blowers instead of hoses for many lawn and garden applications, including areas such as roof gutters, screens, patios and gardens etc. Watch out for children, pets, open windows or freshly washed cars, and blow debris safely away..

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Stop the engine before fitting or dismantling accessories or other components. Never operate the blower if any of the guards is missing. Never operate the blower in poorly ventilated spaces where exhause fumes might otherwise be inhaled. Stop the engine before refueling. 5. 3.

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8. The catalytic muffler is extremely hot while the blower is running and after it has stopped. The same applies when the blower is running at idling speed. Be aware of the danger of fire, especially while operating the blower near combustible materials and/or where combustible fumes are present. 9. Be careful, parficurlarly if left hand operation is applied. Avoid any direct body contact with the exhaust outlet area.

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10. Do not operate the blower while standing on a ladder or a stand.

Use the full nozzle extension so the air stream can work close to the ground. After using the blower, clean up and dispose of debris in trash receptacles

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DESCRIPTION The blower1 2 3 4 5

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Shoulder strap Throttle trigger Stop switch Throttle lock Shoulder strap ring Anti-vibration system (inside the housing) Fan housing Fuel cap Air filter Choke

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Cutters (225Bx SER_ES) Fan impeller Nozzle Blower tube Muffler Start handle Starter device Carburetor adjustment screws Operator's manual High velocity nozzle.

11. Inspection cover (225Bx_sER_ES)

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DESCRIPTION Accessories(225Bx.sER,ES)

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Vacuum device with collection components consisting of items 22 - 24 below. Vacuum bag tube. Collection bag. Vacuum tube in two sections.

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DESCRIPTION Safety equipmentThe following equipment on the blower is designed for protecting personnel and materials. These components should receive special attention whenever you operate, inspect and service the blower.

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Stop switch (3)The stop switch is used to stop the engine.

Throttle

lock (4)

The throttle lock prevents inadvertent activation of the throttle. When the throttle lock is pressed into the handle (when gripping the handle) the throttle trigger (2) is disengaged. When the operator releases his/her grip on the handle, both the throttle trigger and the throttle lock are res