The air cleaner should be serviced as operating
conditions warrant. See Page 10-11-3 for element
Under no engine operating conditions should the
maximum allowable air intake restriction listed on Page
10-11-4 of the service manual be exceeded. Check
restriction with a water manometer using the procedure
addition, inlet restriction should be adjusted for high
altitude conditions (see TABLE 1). A clogged air
cleaner element will cause excessive intake restriction,
reduce air supply to the engine, poor performance and
higher valve and cylinder temperatures.
Fig. 1 - Dry Type Air Cleaner (Heavy Duty)
The dust is swept through a space in the side of the
baffle and collects in the lower portion of the body or
dust cup. The dust remaining in the precleaned air is
removed by the element.