Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Oil Screen Plug [A]
Remove the oil screen [A], the spring [B], and the washer
Clean the oil screen with a high-flash point solvent and
remove any particles stuck to it.
Clean the screen thoroughly whenever the engine oil is
Clean the screen in a well-ventilated area, and take
care that there is no spark or flame anywhere near
the working area. Because of the danger of highly
flammable liquids, do not use gasoline or low-flash
While cleaning the screen, check for any metal particles
that might indicate internal engine damage.
Check the screen carefully for any damage of holes, bro-
ken wires, and so on.
If the screen is damaged, replace it.
Be sure to put in the oil screen with the rubber gasket end
Replace the screen plug O-ring with new one.
Torque - Oil Screen Plug: 20 N·m (2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)
The oil in the filter can be drained by removing the filter
(see Oil Filter Change in this section).
Replace the drain plug gasket with a new one if it is dam-
Torque - Engine Oil Drain Plug , Oil Screen Plug: 20 N·m
(2.0 kgf·m, 15 ft·lb)
Oil Filter: 18 N·m (1.8 kgf·m, 13 ft·lb)
Remove the oil filler cap [A] with the driver-filler cap [B]
and pour in the specified type and amount of oil.
Clutch Cover [C]
Special Tool - Driver-Filler Cap: 57001–1454
Torque - Oil Filler Cap: 1.5 N·m (0.15 kgf·m, 13 in·lb)
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