6-8 ENGINE LUBRICATION SYSTEM
Engine Oil and Oil Filter
Oil Screen Cleaning
Drain the engine oil (see Engine Oil Change in the Peri-
odic Maintenance chapter).
Clutch Cover (see Clutch Cover Removal in the Clutch
Oil Screen [A]
Clean the oil screen [A] with high flash-point solvent and
remove any particles stuck to it.
Clean thoroughly whenever the oil screen is removed.
Gasoline and low flash-point solvents can be
flammable and/or explosive and cause severe
burns. Clean the screen in a well-ventilated area,
and take care that there are no sparks or flame
anywhere near the working area; this includes any
appliance with a pilot light. Do not use gasoline or
a low flash-point solvent to clean the screen.
While cleaning the screen, check for any metal particles
that might indicate internal engine damage.
Inspect the screen carefully for net tearing or other dam-
If the screen is damaged, replace it with a new one.
Clutch Cover (see Clutch Cover Installation in the Clutch