Subscribe Today

January 01, 2002  |   Comments (0)   |   Post a comment

Speedy PM lube job


SHARING TOOLS   | Email Print RSS

To simplify and speed up a lube, oil and filter PM, try these easy steps. • Prior to removing the oil filter, puncture a hole in the bottom of it to allow the oil to drain into a drain pan. To do so, take an old screwdriver and sharpen it to a point. Tap on it with a small hammer so that it punctures the filter. • While the oil is draining, use that time to make other visual inspections. • After the visual inspections are completed, remove and replace the oil filter. • Make sure all filters are drained for 24 hours before disposal or crushing. Not only is this method quick, but it also eliminates the problem of having oil run down the side of the oil filter when it is unscrewed. Brad Barker, head mechanic Park City (Utah) School District bbarker@parkcity.k12.ut.us


Post a Comment

Request More Info about this product/service/company

Post a comment





Related Stories

Premium Member

Get bus sales numbers, transportation statistics, bus specifications, industry survey results, bus loading and unloading fatality statistics and more in the School Bus Fleet Research Center. Become a premium member today!
Log in Button Register Button

Newsletter

Get breaking news, industry updates, product announcements and more.