2-48 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Points: Lubricate with Grease.
Throttle Inner Cable Upper and Lower Ends [A]
Cables: Lubricate with Rust Inhibitor
Lubricate the cables by seeping the oil between the cable
The cable may be lubricated by using a commercially
available pressure cable lubricator with an aerosol cable
With the cable disconnected at both ends, the inner cable
should move freely [A] within the cable housing.
If cable movement is not free after lubricating, if the cable
is frayed [B], or if the cable housing is kinked [C], replace
Bolts, Nuts and Fasteners Tightness Inspection
Check the tightness of the bolts and nuts listed here. Also,
check to see that each cotter pin is in place and in good
For the engine fasteners, check the tightness of them
when the engine is cold (at room temperature).
If there are loose fasteners, retorque them to the spec-
ified torque following the specified tightening sequence.
Refer to the appropriate chapter for torque specifications.
If torque specifications are not in the appropriate chapter,
see the Standard Torque Table. For each fastener, first
loosen it by 1/2 turn, then tighten it.
If cotter pins are damaged, replace them with new ones.