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Air Filter & Pre-Cleaner (Service Part 499486S/273638S) Installation Instructions

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Air Filter Cartridge & Pre-Cleaner Assembly Installation Instructions
For Service Part No. 499486S/273638S / DIY Part No. 5063

Replaces 5069-698754/273638S

18.0-26.0 Gross HP/CV‡ I/C®, Intek™, or Extended Life Series™ V-Twin

1. Unscrew air filter cover knobs
2. Remove air filter cover
3. Remove air filter cartridge
4. Clean any debris from base assembly then install new parts in reverse order. Do not oil the pre-cleaner (if equipped).

NOTICE: Tabs must be visible through slots to ensure proper installation. Improper installation will cause damage to engine.

See operator's manual for air filter maintenance information.

‡All power levels are stated gross horsepower at 3600 rpm per SAE J1940 as rated by Briggs & Stratton

Which goes in first the pre-cleaner or the paper filter?

Asked by: Duff
The paper filter goes closet to the engine with the pre-filter on the outside.
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2014-05-29

Why does the instructions say to saturate in oil for this pre-cleaner, if this B&S site states that you do NOT oil?

Asked by: proheel
Treating the pre-filter with oil will depend on the specific part number. Some need to be oiled, while others do not.
Answered by: Nicole_BriggsStratton
Date published: 2014-04-22

Do you need to oil the foam pre-filter that has a paper air filter also?

Asked by: Larjoy
No you do not need to oil the pre-filter.
Answered by: Nicole
Date published: 2014-05-05

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