Two full-flow type lubricating oil filters are used on the Series 50 engine. The oil filters are mounted in a downward position. The filters are the throw away, spin-on type. See Figure 24358 .
Spin-on Oil Filters
Oil supplied by the engine oil pump passes through the full-flow filters before reaching the various moving parts of the engine. The oil is forced by pump pressure through a passage in the filter adaptor and into the elements. Impurities are filtered out as the oil passes through the elements and out through another passage in the filter adaptor.
Repair is not possible. Replace using the following procedure:
Precleaning is not necessary.
Remove oil filter as follows:
Prior to installation, clean the filter adaptor with a clean, lint-free cloth.
Install oil filter as follows:
Mechanical tightening is not necessary and will distort or crack the adaptor.