7-12 ENGINE LUBRICATION SYSTEM
Oil Pressure Relief Valve
Oil Pressure Relief Valve Installation
Apply a non-permanent locking agent to the threads of
the oil pressure relief valve [A], and tighten it.
Do not apply too much non-permanent locking
agent to the threads. This may block the oil pas-
Torque - Oil Pressure Relief Valve: 15 N·m (1.5 kgf·m, 11
Clean the oil screen [B] with a high flash-point solvent and
remove any particles stuck to them.
Blow away the particles by applying compressed air from
the inside to the outside (from the clean side to the dirty
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 oil screen, check for any metal par-
ticles that might indicate internal engine damage.
Check the screen carefully for any damage, holes, broken
If the screen is damaged, replace it.
Replace the O-ring [C] with a new one.
Apply grease to the O-ring.
Install the O-ring and damper [D] to the oil screen.
Install the oil screen so that the crankcase rib [E] and relief
valve fits the oil screen.
Install the oil pan (see Oil Pan Installation).