Periodic maintenance and adjustment
Cleaning the spark arrester
The spark arrester should be cleaned
at the intervals specified in the periodic
maintenance and lubrication chart.
Always let the exhaust system
cool prior to touching exhaust
Do not start the engine when
cleaning the exhaust system.
1. Remove the tailpipe by removing
the screw, and then pulling it out
of the muffler.
2. Tap the tailpipe lightly, and then
use a wire brush to remove any
carbon deposits from the spark
arrester portion of the tailpipe and
inside of the tailpipe housing.
1. Spark arrester
3. Insert the tailpipe into the muffler,
and then install and tighten the
Make sure to align the screw hole
when inserting the tailpipe.