to remove and clean the air cleaner dust collector end and filter element every eight hours of operation and under clean
conditions weekly or monthly cleaning may be adequate.
Remove dust collector end by removing clamp and clean thoroughly. Remove wingnut and carefully remove element.
Tap element lightly to remove loose dirt. Blow out element from the clean side with compressed air. Be careful not to
rupture the element. Wash element with non-sudsing household detergent and warm water. Dry with compressed air.
Clean upper body thoroughly with a damp cloth and reassemble.
IMPORTANT: MAKE CERTAIN THERE ARE NO AIR LEAKS IN THE SYSTEM OR AIR CLEANER.
Do NOT fail to keep the air cleaner free of contamination as abrasive action and air restriction can cause severe and rapid
8. With the engine running, check for flow of air from the air box drain tubes every 1,000-hours. If the tubes are
clogged, remove, clean and reinstall the tubes. Air box drain tubes should be cleaned periodically even though a
clogged condition is not apparent. If the engine is equipped with an air box drain tank, drain the sediment
9. Inspect the blower screen and gasket assembly every 1,000-hours and if necessary clean the screen in fuel
oil and dry it with compressed air. Install the screen and gasket assembly toward the blower.
10. Some starting motors do not require lubrication except during overhaul. However, motors which are provided with
lubrication fittings (grease cups, hinge capoilers, or oil tubes sealed with pipe plugs) should be lubricated every
11. Inspect alternator terminals for corrosion, loose connections and frayed insulation. Slip rings and brushes can be
inspected through the alternator end frame assembly. If slip rings are