Oil filler cap cleaning - OHVand HCS engines (Every 6000 miles or 6 months)

1 Simply pull the oil filler cap from the rocker cover and, where applicable, disconnect the hose(s) from the cap.

2 Inspect the filler cap, and if necessary clean the cap using clean petrol to remove any deposits.

3 Ensure that the cap is completely dry before refitting.

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