Husqvarna 288 Workshop Manual


Husqvarna 288 Workshop Manual for the service and repair of the Husqvarna 288 chainsaw. View pages online or download a complete PDF manual with clear easy to understand images, diagrams and information. Print or save to any device.


Husqvarna 288 Workshop Manual Repair

Husqvarna 288 Workshop Manual for the Repair and service of the Husqvarna 288 chainsaw. The PDF workshop service manual has accurate, easy to understand information and diagrams to help repair and service the chainsaw. Service Information to help you to troubleshoot, repair and fix the Husqvarna 288 chainsaw. View pages online or download a complete PDF service manual that you can easily save, print or view on any device.

Husqvarna 288 Workshop Manual Contents

Contents, Introduction, Safety Regulations, Symbols, Technical data, Service tools, Service data, Safety equipment, Starter, Electrical system, Centrifugal clutch, Lubrication system, Carburetor, Tank unit, Anti-vibration system, Piston and cylinder, Crankcase and crankshaft, Troubleshooting, Repair Instructions.


Carburetor – General Chainsaw Adjustment

Adjusting the carburettor involves adjusting the engine to the local conditions e.g. climate, altitude, fuel and type of two-stroke oil. The carburettor is equipped with three adjustment options.
L = Low speed jet
H = High speed jet
T = Idling adjustment screw

The L and H jets adjust the fuel flow to match the airflow that the throttle valve opening allows. Turning them clockwise makes the fuel/air mixture weaker (less fuel in relation to the amount of air) and turning them anti-clockwise makes the fuel/air mixture richer. A weak mixture increases the engine speed and a rich mixture decreases the engine speed. The T screw controls the throttle position when idling. Turning the T screw clockwise gives faster idling; turning it anti-clockwise lowers idling speed (see manual for complete guide).

See the complete service workshop manual, carburetor manual, parts list, operator manual and technical supplements PDF downloads. Also the repair and service articles available on this website for more information on how to service, repair and find parts for the chainsaw.

Husqvarna 288 Chainsaw Specifications

Cylinder displacement 87 cm³ / 5.31 cu.inch
Power output 4.5 kW / 6.03 hp
Maximum power speed 9300 rpm
Fuel tank volume 0.9 lit / 30.43 fl oz
Idling speed 2500 rpm
Spark plug Champion RCJ6Y
Electrode gap 0.5 mm / 0.02 “
Oil tank volume 0.5 lit / 1.06 US pint
Oil pump type Automatic
Vibration & noise data
Equivalent vibration level (ahv, eq) front / rear handle 6.2/6.9 m/s²
Sound pressure level at operators ear 106 dB(A)
Sound power level, guaranteed (LWA) 117 dB(A)
Cutting equipment
Chain pitch 3/8″
Recommended bar length, min-max 38-71 cm / 15″-28″
Chain speed at max power 20.7 m/s / 67.9 fts
Chain speed at 133% of maximum engine power speed 27.5 m/s / 90.22 fts
Chain gauge 0.058 “
Overall dimensions

Read the Husqvarna 288 Workshop Manual for more chainsaw specs.

Husqvarna’s classic and reliable large professional saw. with a large, powerful engine. Husky classic chainsa @15.9 lbs, 6.1 hp, 88cc, 5.4 cubes 2500 idle, 12500 max.


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