Engine Oil and Oil Filter
Racing the engine before the oil reaches every part
can cause engine seizure.
If the engine oil gets extremely low or if the oil pump
or oil passages clog up or otherwise do not func-
tion properly, the warning indicator light (LED) [A]
and oil pressure warning symbol [B] will light. If
this light stays on when the engine is running above
idle speed, stop the engine immediately and find the
If the oil level is too high, remove the excess oil, using a
syringe or some other suitable device.
If the oil level is too low, add the correct amount of oil
through the oil filler opening. Use the same type and
make of oil that is already in the engine.
If the engine oil type and make are unknown, use any
brand of the specified oil to top off the level in preference
to running the engine with the oil level low. Then at your
earliest convenience, change the oil completely.
Engine Oil Change
Refer to Engine Oil Change in the Periodic Maintenance
Oil Filter Replacement
Refer to Oil Filter Replacement in the Periodic Mainte-
ENGINE LUBRICATION SYSTEM 7-9