Husqvarna 281 XP Repair Manual
Husqvarna 281 XP Workshop Manual for the Husqvarna chainsaw. Repair and service the 281XP with this manual. The manual has diagrams and accurate information as used by mechanics and repair shops to troubleshoot and repair the chainsaw. View free page images online or download a full PDF that you can print or view on any suitable device.
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Husqvarna 281 XP Service Workshop Manual Contents
Index may vary with model number
Introduction, Specifications, Troubleshooting, Attachments, Air Filter, Carburetor, Crankcase, Clutch, Engine, Ignition, Starter, Servicing, Controls, Fuel System, Electrics, Special Tools.
This PDF manual helps you find the information you need quickly and easily. it provides a detailed description of procedures for trouble shooting, repair and testing of the chain saw.
Husqvarna 281 XP Chainsaw Specifications
YEAR INTRODUCED: 1986
YEAR DISCONTINUED: 2001
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT: 81 cc (4.9 cu. in.)
CYLINDER BORE: 52 mm (2.05 in.)
PISTON STROKE: 38 mm (1.49 in.)
CYLINDER TYPE: Aluminum with chrome plated bore
INTAKE METHOD: Piston ported
MANUFACTURER ADVERTISED H.P.: 5.7 (4.2 kW)
WEIGHT: 6.8 kg (15 lbs.), powerhead only
CHAIN BRAKE: Inertia activated
DRIVE TYPE: Direct
CONSTRUCTION: Die cast magnesium, injection molded plastic
MAGNETO TYPE: Electronic SEM AM7
CARBURETOR: Tillotson HS-228A, B, C series
MAJOR REPAIR KIT: RK-23HS
MINOR REPAIR KIT: DG-5HS/T
AIR FILTER SYSTEM: Nylon mesh cartridge
STARTER TYPE: Automatic rewind
OIL PUMP: Automatic
MAXIMUM ENGINE RPM: 9,000, 12,500 max free after break in
IDLE RPM: 2,500
IGNITION TIMING: fixed
BREAKER POINT SETTING: none
FLYWHEEL/COIL AIR GAP: 0.30 mm (0.012 in.)
SPARK PLUG TYPE: Bosch WSR7F/WS7F, NGK BPMR7A, Champion RCJ7Y
SPARK PLUG GAP: 0.50 mm (0.020 in.)
CRANKSHAFT MAIN BEARINGS: Ball
FUEL TANK CAPACITY: 900 ml (30.4 fl. oz.)
FUEL OIL RATIO: 50:1
RECOMMENDED FUEL OCTANE: Regular grade
MIX OIL SPECIFICATION: Electrolux approved oil, Husqvarna mix oil
CHAIN PITCH: 3/8 in.
SHORTEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED: 40 cm (16 in.)
LONGEST GUIDE BAR SUPPLIED: 91 cm (36 in.)
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