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Tech info and how to guides for ASV users


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191 viewsStart with quality filters. Napa Gold is made by Wix, and is one of the best on the market. The fuel filter will be addressed in a separate how-to.
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160 viewsYou'll need a pan to drain the used oil into.
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207 viewsThis is all you'll need to remove filter if it hasn't been over tightened.
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235 viewsShowing location of filter and oil pan plug. (My "wet look" is from a slow leaking power steering pump. One day that how-to will be in here as well. LOL!)
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212 viewsMake sure your engine has cooled if you've been driving. You will get oil on yourself and if it's hot, it can take your flesh right off.
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208 viewsMake sure you lube the seal on the oil filter.
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189 viewsMake sure once the filter bumps up against the metal, you only turn it a half turn more. If it's too tight it will be a pain to get off at the next oil change.
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215 viewsOpen the cap after you've got the filter off. It will help to drain more oil.
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172 viewsFill with your favorite brand of oil to the required capacity. Run engine up to normal operating temp then recheck dipstick. Make sure you stay within the parameters on your dipstick. Too much or too little can kill your engine.
     
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