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Published on July 31st, 2017 | by Kyle E


How to Replace the Air Filter for a Husqvarna R120S

The following instructions are for the Husqvarna Rider, which is for the model number R120S. Before attempting to work on/with your equipment in any way, always refer to your owner’s manual for safety information.

  1. Open the engine cover.
  2. Loosen the knobs holding the filter cover in place and remove it.
  3. Remove the air filter cover.
  4. Lift out the air filter cartridge from the fan housing.
  5. Remove the foam rubber prefilter which is placed around the filter cartridge and clean using a mild detergent.
  6. Dry the pre-filter properly.
  7. Important Information: Do not use compressed air to clean the paper filter, do not oil the paper filter, they must be fitted dry.
  8. Refit the prefilter on the filter cartridge.
  9. Slide the filter onto the air hose.
  10. Push the filter cartridge in place.
  11. Refit the air filter cover.

For information about safety, warranty, and your specific model, read and be familiar with your owner’s manual.

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