3-16 FUEL SYSTEM
Stuff a clean, lint-free towel into the carburetor so no dirt is allowed
to enter the carburetor.
Wipe out the inside of the air cleaner housing [A] and the wire screen
[B] with a clean damp towel.
Check inside of the inlet tract and carburetor for dirt. If dirt is
present, clean the intake tract and carburetor thoroughly. You
may also need to replace the element and seal the housing
and inlet tract.
When installing the element, coat the lip of the element with a thick
layer of all purpose grease [A] to assure a complete seal against the
air cleaner element base. Also, coat the base and wire screen where
the lip of the element ﬁts.
Element Cleaning and Inspection
Refer to Element Cleaning and Inspection in the Periodic Maintenance
Inspect the transparent plug [A] under the air cleaner housing [B] to
see if any oil has run down from the air cleaner housing.
If there is any oil in the plug, remove the plug and drain the oil.