Hedge Trimmer11/02/2024

How to clean or replace the air filter on your hedge trimmer

For your hedge trimmer to function optimally, the air filter needs to be clean and working properly.

The air filter on your hedge trimmer needs to be cleaned regularly to remove dirt and dust.

The air filter must be regularly cleaned to remove dust in order to avoid:

  • Problems starting up
  • Loss of engine power
  • Unnecessary wear to engine parts
  • Excessive fuel consumption

Do maintenance on the air filter more frequently in dusty conditions.

Cleaning the air filter

  1. Remove the air filter cover (A).
  2. Remove the foam filter (B) and the felt filter (C) from the filter frame.
  3. Replace the felt filter (C).
  4. Clean the foam filter (B) with warm soapy water.
  5. Make sure that the foam filter (B) is dry.
  6. Apply air filter oil to the foam filter (B).
  7. Clean the inner surface of the air filter cover (A). Use compressed air or a brush.

If the air filter is dirty or damaged, there may be issues with starting the products or you may experience loss of power while using them.

Oiling the air filter

If you are using your product in dusty conditions, the air filter must be soaked in oil.

Always use Husqvarna air filter oil or Husqvarna oil spray.

WARNING: Use protective gloves, since the air filter oil can cause skin irritation.

  1. Put the air filter in the plastic bag and pour the filter oil over it.
  2. Knead the plastic bag to distribute the oil.
  3. Squeeze the excess oil out of the filter inside the plastic bag and pour off the excess before fitting the filter to your trimmer.

Replacing the air filter

If the air filter has been in use for a long time, it cannot be cleaned completely.

In this case, replace the air filter with a new one. Do this at regular intervals.

Depending on the model of your hedge trimmer, the air filter may differ.

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