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STIHL HS 85 Instruction Manual Manual de instrucciones Warning! For safe operation follow all safety precautions in Instruction Manual – improper use can cause serious injury. Advertencia! Para su seguridad durante el manejo de este producto, siga siempre las precauciones de seguridad dadas en el manual de instrucciones – el uso indebido puede causar lesiones graves. English / USA Contents Allow only persons who understand this manual to operate your hedge trimmer. To receive maximum performance and satisfaction from your STIHL hedge trimmer, it is important that you read and understand the maintenance and safety precautions, starting on page 3, before using your hedge trimmer.
Contact your STIHL dealer or the STIHL distributor for your area if you do not understand any of the instructions in this manual. Guide to Using this Manual 2 Safety Precautions . 3 Using the Unit . 10 Fuel 11 Fueling 12 Starting / Stopping the Engine 13 Cleaning the Air Filter . 15 Motor Management 15 Adjusting the Carburetor 16 Spark Arresting Screen in Muffler . 17 Checking the Spark Plug 17 Lubricating Gearbox . 18 Replacing the Starter Rope and Rewind Spring . 19 Operating Instructions 21 Storing the Machine 22 Sharpening Instructions 22 Maintenance Chart . 23 Parts and Controls 24 Specifications . 26 Special Accessories . 27 Maintenance and Repairs . 27 STIHL Incorporated Federal and California Emission Control Warranty Statement 28 Printed on chlorine-free paper. Printing inks contain vegetable oils; paper can be recycled. BA_SE_017_004_01_03.fm !Warning! Because a hedge trimmer is a highspeed cutting tool some special safety precautions must be observed to reduce the risk of personal injury. Careless or improper use may cause serious or even fatal injury. STIHL’s philosophy is to continually improve all of its products. As a result, engineering changes and improvements are made from time to time. If the operating characteristics or the appearance of your hedge trimmer differs from those described in this manual, please contact your STIHL dealer for information and assistance. ANDREAS STIHL AG & Co. KG, 2005 0458 367 3021. M1. H5. PM. Printed in USA STIHl HS 85 1 English / USA Guide to Using this Manual Pictograms All the pictograms attached to the machine are shown and explained in this manual. The operating and handling instructions are supported by illustrations. In addition to the operating instructions, this manual may contain paragraphs that require your special attention. Such paragraphs are marked with the symbols described below: Warning where there is a risk of an accident or personal injury or serious damage to property. Warning where there is a risk of damaging the machine or individual components. Note or hint which is not essential for using the machine, but may improve the operator’s understanding of the situation and result in better use of the machine. Note or hint on correct procedure in order to avoid damage to the environment. Equipment and features This instruction manual refers to several models with different features. Components that are not installed in all models and related applications are marked thus *. Such components are available as special accessories from your STIHL dealer. Symbols in text The individual steps or procedures described in the manual may be marked in different ways: : Step or procedure without direct reference to an illustration. Engineering improvements STIHL’s philosophy is to continually improve all of its products. As a result, engineering changes and improvements are made from time to time. If the operating characteristics or the appearance of your machine differ from those described in this manual, please contact your STIHL dealer for assistance. Therefore, we cannot be responsible for changes, modifications or improvements not covered in this manual. Description of step or procedure that refers directly to the illustration and contains item numbers that appear in the illustration. Example: Loosen the screw (1) Lever (2). 2 HS 85 English / USA Safety Precautions Because a hedge trimmer is a high-speed, fast-cutting power tool, special safety precautions must be observed to reduce the risk of personal injury. It is important that you read, fully understand and observe the following safety precautions and warnings. Read the owner’s manual and the safety instructions periodically. Careless or improper use of any hedge trimmer may cause serious or fatal injury. Have your STIHL dealer show you how to operate your hedge trimmer. Observe all applicable local safety regulations, standards and ordinances. STIHL does not recommend the use of hedge trimmers when cutting in areas where the blades could contact such objects. Safe use of a hedge trimmer involves.