4. Inspect foam precleaner (B) and element (C) without
5. If precleaner (B) is dirty, carefully remove from filter,
leaving element (C) in the air cleaner housing.
NOTE: DO NOT wash paper element.
6. Wash precleaner (B) in a solution of warm water and
7. Rinse precleaner thoroughly. Squeeze out excess
water in a dry cloth until precleaner is completely dry.
8. Put approximately 30 ml. (1 oz.) of clean engine oil
onto precleaner. Squeeze precleaner to distribute oil
evenly. Squeeze out excess oil with a clean cloth.
IMPORTANT: A damaged paper element (C) can
allow dirt into the carburetor and can cause poor
engine performance, engine damage or failure:
• DO NOT attempt to clean paper element by
tapping against another object.
• Replace element ONLY if very dirty.
• DO NOT use pressurized air to clean element.
• If element is damaged or the seal is cracked,
9. Remove and replace filter element (C) ONLY if
damaged or very dirty.
10.Carefully remove element (C) from air cleaner
housing. Replace with a NEW element.
11.Carefully clean air cleaner housing. Prevent any dirt
from falling into carburetor.
12.Install precleaner onto new filter element and install
into air cleaner housing.
13.Install cover. Lower hood.
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