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OIL PRESSURE INSPECTION [LF]

WARNING:

1. Remove the battery cover.
2. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
3. Remove the oil pressure switch.
4. Screw the SSTs into the oil pressure switch installation hole.

5. Connect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
6. Warm up the engine to normal operating temperature.
7. Run the engine at the specified speed, and note the gauge readings.

NOTE:

8. Stop the engine and wait until it is cool.
9. Disconnect the negative battery cable.
10. Remove the SSTs.

CAUTION:

11. Apply silicone sealant to the oil pressure switch threads as shown in the figure.

12. Install the oil pressure switch.
13. Connect the negative battery cable. (See BATTERY REMOVAL/INSTALLATION [LF].)
14. Install the battery cover.
15. Start the engine and confirm that there is no oil leakage.


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