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•Start the engine and
let it idle.
•It
the
oil
comes
out,
the
oil pump is supposed
to
be
good. If
it
does
not,
check
the
oil pump parts.
I
WARNING
I
Be careful
so as
to not
suffer
'a burn
. . . . , .
- - - - • -
from the hot
oil, when the engine is
hot.
•Stop the engine.
•Clean
the
oil passage
and
plug
threads,
and apply
a
non-permanent
locking agent to
the
oil passage
plug threads.
Tighten the
plug to
·
1
.0
kg-m
(87
in-lbs) of
torque.
•Install the contact breaker cover.
Outer rotor/inner rotor clearance
Measure the clearance
between
the outer
rotor
and
inner rotor with a
thickness
gauge.
If
the
clearance
exceeds
the
service limit, replace the oil pump assembly.
A.
Outer Rotor
B. Inner Rotor
Table H53
Outer Rotor/Inner
Rotor Clearance
Standard
Service Limit
under
0.15 mm
0.21 mm
Outer
rotor/pump
body clearance
Measure the clearance between the
outer
rotor and
the
pump
body with a thickness gauge. If the clearance
exceeds
the
service limit, replace the oil
pump
assembly.
A. Outer Rotor
B.
Pump
Body
MAINTENANCE-ENGINE
137
Table
H54
Outer Rotor/Pump Body Clearance
Standard
Service Limi
t
0.15-0.21 mm
0.30 mm
Rotor side clearance
Lay
a straightedge on the oil
pump
body, and meas-
ure
the
clearance between
the
straightedge and
the
rotors with a thickness gauge.
If
the
clearance exceeds
the
service
limit,
replace
the oil pump assembly
.
A. Straightedge
B.
Thickness
Gauge
Table H55
Rotor Side Clearance
Standard
Service
Limit
0.02-0.07 mm
0.12 mm
Oil Screen
The oil screen,
installed
in
the
lower
part of
the
cran
kcase,
removes any metal
particles
and other foreign
matter which could damage
the
oil pump.
When
the
oil pump is
removed, remove
the oil screen,
and
clean
any metal particles and other
dirt
out
of
the screen.
If the oil
screen
is damaged, replace
it
with
a
new one.
Oil Filter
Replace the
filte
r
element
in
accordance
with
the
Periodic Maintenance Chart
(Pg.
10) since
it
becomes
clogged with metal
filings from
the engine and
transmis-
sion especially during break-in. After break-in,
repla~e
the element at every other oil change. When the
fi lter
is removed for elemen
t
replacemen
t,
wash
the
rest
of the
fil
ter
parts
in
a high flash-point solvent and
check
the
condition of
the
O rings.
If
they are worn
or
deteriorated, replace them
to
avoid oil
leakage.

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