Inspection

1. CHECK ENGINE OIL QUALITY

Check the oil for deterioration, entry of water, discoloring or thinning.

If the oil quality is visibly poor, replace it. Oil grade:

API grade or SH Energy-Conserving II or ILSAC multigrade engine oil. Recommended viscosity is as shown in the illustration, with SAE 5W-30 being the prefferred engine oil.

2. CHECK ENGINE OIL LEVEL

The oil level should be between the "L" and "F" marks on the dipstick.

If low, check for leakage and add oil up to the "F" mark.

Recommended Viscosity (SAE)

10W-30

<1

5W-30 1

F -20 0 20 40 60 80 100 C -29 -18 -7 4 16 27 38 TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE

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F -20 0 20 40 60 80 100 C -29 -18 -7 4 16 27 38 TEMPERATURE RANGE ANTICIPATED BEFORE NEXT OIL CHANGE

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3. REMOVE OIL PRESSURE SWITCH AND INSTALL OIL PRESSURE GAUGE

(a) Remove the bolt and air intake connector.

Remove the 3 bolts, release cylinder and tube from the transaxle.

(c) Remove the oil pressure switch.

(d) Install the oil pressure gauge.

4. WARM UP ENGINE

Allow the engine to warm up to normal operating temperature.

5. CHECK OIL PRESSURE Oil pressure:

At idle speed

6. REMOVE OIL PRESSURE GAUGE AND REINSTALL OIL PRESSURE SWITCH

(a) Remove the oil pressure gauge.

(b) Apply adhesive to 2 or 3 threads of the oil pressure switch. Adhesive:

Part No. 08833-00080, THREE BOND 1344, LOCTITE 242 or eqivalent

(c) Reinstall the oil pressure switch.

Install the release cylinder and tube with the 3 bolts. Torque: 12 Nm (120 kgfcm, 9 ftlbf)

(e) Install the air intake connector with the bolt. 7. START ENGINE AND CHECK FOR LEAKS

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