Oil Filter Element/Oil Screen
Oil Filter Element Change
Refer to Oil Filter Element Change in the Periodic Maintenance
Oil Screen Cleaning
Drain the engine oil.
Remove the clutch cover (see Clutch chapter).
Pull out the oil screen [A].
Clean the screen with high-ﬂash-point solvent, and then dry it.
Clean the screen thoroughly whenever the engine oil is changed.
While cleaning the screen, check for any metal particles that engine
indicate internal damage.
Clean the oil screen in a well-ventilated area, and take care
that there are no sparks or ﬂame anywhere near the working
area, this includes any appliance with a pilot light.
Do not use gasoline or a low-ﬂash-point solvent to clean the
oil screen. A ﬁre or explosion could result.
Replace the screen with a new one if it is damaged.
ENGINE LUBRICATION SYSTEM 6-7