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Old 02-16-2018, 08:28 PM   #20
Tom Wesenberg
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Default Re: Removing an Air Maze filter

Originally Posted by mfarley View Post
How exactly does this work? Wouldn't the oil drain out of the wire mesh and down to fill the lower cover? Is there a specific oil for this? I have a wire mesh filter but it has always been run dry. I tried a paper one, but it messed with the idle, and the fire thing concerns me.

Saturate the screen and let it drip back into the container of oil. After 5 minutes of dripping, install it, and the screen with a light oil coating should trap a lot of dust. Lots of lawn mowers used an oil wetted screen that needed to be rinsed in gas and re oiled.
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