Engine Oil and Oil Filter
Oil Screen (Feed) Cleaning
Remove the oil screen (see Oil Screen (Feed) Removal)
Clean the oil screen with a high-flash point solvent and
remove the particles stuck.
Blow away the particles by applying compressed air [A]
from the inside to the outside (from the clean side to the
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.
Check the screens carefully for any damage.
If the screen is damaged, replace the oil screen.
ENGINE LUBRICATION SYSTEM 7-11