Never operate the engine with the air filter element removed. Unfiltered air will cause rapid wear of engine parts and possible engine damage. Additionally, operation without the filter element will affect carburetor tuning with subsequent poor performance and possible engine overheating.
2. Inspect: • Air filter element Damaged Replace.
• Air filter element
• Wash the air filter gently, but thoroughly in solvent (D.
Use parts cleaning solvent only. Never use gasoline or low flash point solvents which may lead to fine or explosion.
• Squeeze the excess solvent out of the air filter and let dry.
Was this article helpful?