2-16 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Clean the element [A] in a bath of a high-flash point sol-
vent using a soft bristle brush.
Squeeze it dry in a clean towel [A]. Do not wring the ele-
ment or blow it dry; the element can be damaged.
Check all the parts of the element for visible damage.
If any of the parts of the element are damaged, replace
After cleaning, saturate the element with a high-quality
foam-air-filter oil, squeeze out the excess, then wrap it in
a clean towel and squeeze it as dry as possible.
Assemble the element.
Apply grease to all connections and screw holes in the air
cleaner housing and intake tract.
Install the element onto its frame, and coat the element
lip and lip seat with a thick layer of all-purpose grease to
assure a complete seal.
Install the air cleaner element so that its tab faces [A]
upward and its projections [B] align with the holes [C] in
Tighten the wing bolt [D]
Install the seat (see Seat Installation in the Frame chap-