C o a t threads of four screws (view C) with sealing compound (item 15,
appendix A). Secure manifold to air cleaner with four coated screws, new
lock washers, and new gasket.
Secure manifold secure bracket to air cleaner with screw and new
Tighten screw to secure manifold secure bracket to manifold secure bracket
Tighten four clamps to secure two hoses to precleaner tubes and manifold
Slide hose (view A) on manifold tube. Secure with two clamps.
Cement new gasket (view B) to housing with adhesive (item 1, appendix C).
Put cover (view A) in position on air cleaner. Secure with ten screws and new
Close top deck grille doors.
6-15. Air Cleaner Filter Elements.
An air cleaner filter clog indicator has been added to each of the air cleaner outlet
elbows to indicate when the filters require servicing (fig. 6-10). When the filters are
clogged the window on the indicator shows red (early model) or indicates a reading of
2 5 or more (late model). Remove filters and clean per para. C. Reset indicator by
pressing reset button. Refer to para. 6-14d for replacement of filter clog indicator.
Care should be taken to keep indicator free from dirt, paint,
and debris for easy detection of filter condition.
Removal (Fig. 6-12).
(1) Kneel on air cleaner door assembly and remove three screws securing door
assembly to air cleaner.
D O not stand on door assembly when it is open.
(2) Open door until it rests on rear fender box.
(3) Slide filter assembly toward front of vehicle and carefully lift filter assembly
from air cleaner (view B). Care must be exercised to prevent dislodging dust from
element (view B). When removing filter assembly, filter seal must be kept clear
of door air sealing surface lip to avoid seal damage.
(4) Cover engine air intake opening to deep out dust.
(5) Wipe out the air filter compartment with a damp cloth.
(6) Check door gasket and replace if necessary (para 6-14a).
When storing, handling, or transporting filter element, take
care not to damage seal. Do not stand element on seal end.
Inspection and Cleaning (Fig. 6-12, View C).
(1) Inspection. Inspect air filter as follows:
(a) Check filter element seal for permanent indentation, excessive harness,
cracks, damage, or missing.
(b) Check filter element frame and both locking pins and springs (if equipped) for
damage or missing parts.