FAN BELT ADJUSTMENT
Always sho-ten distance between pulley centers so
the belt can be installed without force.
2. Separate screen retainer and magnet. On some
units magnet and screen are one integral unit. Magnet
NOTE: REPLACE BELTS IN COMPLETE SETS
action in filter screen will remove any metal particles that
may enter fuel system.
Tighten fan belts so that the pressure of the index
finger will depress as shown.
3. Clean screen and magnet in cleaning solvent
and dry with compressed air.
4. Reassemble magnet in screen. Install filter
screen assembly in fuel pump with hole down.
5. Replace spring on top of filter screen assembly.
6. Replace cap; tighten to 20/25 foot pounds.
IMPORTANCE OF PROPER OIL
OIL CHECK PROCEDURE
Before checking the oil level, clean
Since the transmission oil cools,
around the end of the fill pipe before
lubricates and transmits power, it is
important that the proper oil level be
removing the dipstick. Dirt or foreign
matter must not be permitted to enter
maintained at all times. If the level is
the oil system because it can cause
too low, the converter and clutches will
not receive an adequate supply. This
valves to stick, cause undue wear of
can result in poor performance or
transmission parts or clog passages.
Check the oil level by the following
transmission failure. If the level is too
high, the oil will foam, causing the
FAN BELT TENSION
transmission to overheat. Check the
oil level at intervals specified in your
Operate the transmission in a
PER FT. OF SPAN
vehicle service instructions, or more
drive range until normal
frequently, if operating conditions
operating temperature (160-
indicate. Report any abnormal oil level
220°F) is reached.
to your maintenance personnel.
Shift through all drive ranges
Park the vehicle on a level
spot, shift to neutral (N) and
apply the parking brake. Let
POWER STEERING PUMP OIL RESERVOIR
the engine run at idle speed.
Check the oil level after
wiping the dipstick clean.
The oil level in the reservoir must be maintained to
The safe operating level is
the "F" mark on the dipstick type indicator attached to
between the FULL and ADD
the filler cap.
marks on the dipstick.
If not within this range, add or
drain oil as necessary to
Only Dexron ® automatic transmission
bring the level to the FULL
fluid is recommended.
ambient temperature is below - 10°F,
an auxiliary preheat is required. Raise
the temperature above -10°F before PROBLEMS FROM BECOMING
operating the transmission.
KEEP OIL CLEAN
By observing the operation of the
transmission and making a few
It is absolutely necessary that the oil
periodic checks, minor mechanical
put into the transmission be clean. Oil
problems can be kept from becoming
must be handled in clean containers,
fillers, etc to prevent foreign material
from entering the transmission.
If one of these conditions occur-
CAUTION: Containers that have been
· Shifting feels odd.
used for anti-freeze (ethylene glycol)
should not be used for oil going into
· Transmission automatically up-
shifts or downshifts at irregular