HARLEY DAVIDSON BRAIDED OIL HOSES INSTALLATION MANUAL

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INSTALLATION To prevent accidental vehicle start-up, which could cause death or serious injury, disconnect negative (-) battery cable before proceeding. (00048a) 1. Disconnect battery negative cable. 2. Drain engine oil according to Service Manual instructions. 3. Removing the rear exhaust pipe may aid in giving access to the oil lines and fittings. If necessary, remove the rear exhaust pipe according to Service Manual instructions. 4. See Figure 5 and Figure 1 for description and location of the three oil hoses that are replaced with the braided hoses in this kit. Remove the original equipment oil feed, return and vent lines. 5. See Figure 2. Remove and discard the original hex threaded quick disconnect fittings (1), (2) and (3) at the engine for each of the hoses removed in Step 4. To remove the fittings, turn the hex in a counterclockwise direction until free. 6. See Figure 5. Install the threaded adapter from the kit onto the corresponding oil line. The adapters for the return and vent lines are the same size. The adapter for the feed line is larger in size. Coat the male threads of the adapters with Loctite 565 thread sealant. NOTE Be sure to install hoses on the correct fittings. If you mix up the hoses, you will change the direction of the engine oil flow, causing severe engine damage. 2 3 1 is04165 1. Oil Return Hose 2. Oil Feed Hose 3. Oil Vent Hose Figure 1. Installed Oil Hoses