Engine Oil; Oil Level Check - Honda Loke-26 4T Instruction Manual

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NOTICE: Fuel can damage paint and some types of plastic. Be careful not to spill fuel when filling your fuel
tank. Damage caused by spilled fuel is not covered under the distributor's warranty.
Never use stale or contaminated petrol or oil/petrol mixture. Avoid getting dirt or water in the fuel tank.
1.
Check the fuel level by looking through the translucent fuel
tank.
2.
If the fuel level is low, refuel in a well-ventilated area with the
engine stopped. If the engine has been running, allow it to
cool.
To refuel, rest the engine a level surface with the fuel filler cap facing
up (FIG. 5). Remove the fuel filler cap and fill the tank with petrol to
the bottom of the filler neck.
Refuel carefully to avoid spilling fuel. Do not overfill. There should be
no fuel in the filler neck. After refueling, tighten the fuel filler cap
securely.
Keep petrol away from appliance pilot lights, barbecues, electric appliances, power tools, etc.
Spilled fuel is not only a fire hazard. It causes environmental damage. Wipe up spills immediately.
6.5

ENGINE OIL

Oil is a major factor affecting performance and service life. Use 4-stroke auto motive detergent oil.
RECOMMENDED OIL
Use 4-stroke motor oil that meets or exceeds the requirements for API service classification SJ or later (or
equivalent).
Always check the API service label on the oil container to be sure it includes the letters SJ or later (or
equivalent).
SAE 10W-30 is recommended for general use. The recommended operating range of this engine is 5°C to
40°C (41°F to 104°F).
6.6
OIL LEVEL CHECK (FIG. 6)
Check the engine oil level before each use or every 10 hours if
operated continuously.
Check the engine oil level with the engine stopped and in a level
position.
1.
Remove the oil filler cap/dipstick and wipe it clean.
2.
Insert and remove the oil filler cap/dipstick without screwing
it into the oil filter neck, then remove it to check the oil level
shown on the dipstick.
3.
If the oil level is near or below the lower limit marked on the dipstick, fill to the bottom edge of the
oil fill hole with the recommended oil. To avoid overfilling or under filling, be sure the engine is in a
level position, as shown, while adding oil.
4.
Reinstall the oil filler cap/dipstick and tighten securely.
RUNNING THE ENGINE WITH A LOW OIL LEVEL CAN CAUSE ENGINE DAMAGE.
THIS TYPE OF DAMAGE IS NOT COVERED BY THE DISTRIBUTOR'S LIMITED WARRANTY.
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