Spin-On Type Filter Replacement To replace the
spin-on filter, place a drain pan under the filter and
unscrew the filter unit. Discard the entire unit. Coat the
gasket surface of the new filter with engine oil and hand-
tighten it onto the adapter until the gasket contacts the
adapter face; then advance another one-half turn. Fill the
crankcase and run the engine to check for leaks.
CAUTION - Do not handle a hot oil filter with bare hands.
Refer to the maintenance schedules for the proper intervals for changing the oil filter.
The air cleaner should be inspected constantly for leaks. A damaged air cleaner can seriously affect the
performance and life of the engine. The following service steps should be made each time the engine is serviced.
Watch all connections for mechanical tightness.
If cleaner has been dented or damaged, check all connections immediately.
In case of leakage and if adjustment does not correct the trouble, replace necessary parts or gaskets.
Remove the air cleaner lower section which consists of the oil cup. Remove the body of the air cleaner from its
mounting. Soak the body assembly or element in fuel oil to loosen the dirt, then flush the element with clean fuel oil and
allow it to drain thoroughly. Push a lint-free cloth through the center tube to remove any dirt or oil. Pour out the oil in the
cup, remove all sludge and wipe .the baffle and cup clean. Clean and check all gaskets and sealing surfaces to ensure the