OIL PAN MAINTENANCE - CONTINUED
Compressed air used for cleaning or drying purposes, or for clearing restrictions, should never exceed 30 psi
(207 kPa). Wear protective clothing (goggles/shield, gloves, etc.) and use caution to avoid injury to person-
Do not use solvents or petroleum distillates to clean components. To do so could result in damage to equip-
Clean bolt assemblies, oil pan, and oil pan gasket surfaces with detergent and water. Dry with compressed air.
Remove gasket forming compound from pan rail joint faces of flywheel housing (7), gear housing (8), gear case cover
(9), and cylinder block (3) where contact is made with oil pan gasket.
Ensure all old gasket forming compound is removed from sealing surfaces.
Inspect bolt assembly isolators for dryness, cracks or tears. Replace as necessary.
Check oil pan for damage. Replace or repair as necessary.
Ensure oil pump pickup tube and screen assembly are not damaged.