Remove and Install Air Cleaner Elements
Open the right access cover.
Release the cover fasteners and remove the end
cover on the air cleaner housing. Remove and
empty the dust collector cup.
Remove the air cleaner cover and element, and
cover the air inlet.
Clean the inside of the air cleaner cover and body
with a clean, dry cloth. Inspect seals between the
lower body and the dust collector cup. Inspect
seals between the lower and upper bodies and
install new seals if necessary.
Inspect the replacement element for damage, dirt
or debris. Remove the covering from the air inlet
and install the new or cleaned, undamaged
element. Install lower body to upper body and
tighten retaining clamp(s).
Install dust cup and tighten retaining clamp. Reset
the service indicator.
Heavy Duty Air Cleaners Only
Service the air cleaner using the air cleaner indicator as
the basis for determining the condition of the elements.
If the air cleaner element becomes plugged, but does
not split, engine performance will deteriorate and output
power will be reduced.
Keep spare filer elements on hand for replacement.
For the procedure to clean or replace the optional heavy
duty air cleaner elements, refer to the topic Cleaning Air
Cleaning Air Cleaner Elements
Do not clean the filter elements by bumping or
tapping them. Engine damage could result. Do not
use filter elements with damaged pleats, gaskets or
NOTE: Most air cleaner filter elements can be
cleaned with air, water or detergent. Have
spare elements on hand to use while
cleaning used elements.
Filter elements can be cleaned with pressure air - 205
kPa (30 psi) maximum, pressure water - 280 kPa
(40 psi) maximum, or detergent washing.
Direct air or water along the pleats inside and
outside of filter element.
The element can be washed in warm water and
nonsudsing household detergent. Rinse inside and
outside the pleats and air dry fully.
Every 10 Service Hours or Daily