Oil Change

5 replies to this topic
  • Fyrnsmk

Posted July 20, 2004 - 04:15 PM


sup guys.. i am new to the world of 4-strokes and was questioning the amount of times to swap the frame filter... the one behind the skid plate.... i change my oil every 2 rides and have two rides on my new to me 00' 426. Thanks!

  • yz426onNOS

Posted July 20, 2004 - 07:42 PM


I have never changed mine. Just do the copper seal. Unless it starts to look bad then your fine.

  • Satch0922

Posted July 21, 2004 - 11:02 AM


IF your referring to the strainer/screen in the frame I would suggest cleaning at least twice per season. I have never had much in mine to clean out but better safe than sorry.

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  • RJB

Posted July 21, 2004 - 01:12 PM


Never changed/replaced mine and everytime I change the oil, I check it. Have yet to find anything in it

  • jdd123

Posted July 21, 2004 - 01:53 PM


The screen only needs replacing if damaged. I like the twice a season suggestion. I was starting to check the frame screen every other oil change. Neither of my bikes have had any particles caught in the screen.

  • yz426onNOS

Posted July 21, 2004 - 02:19 PM


I belive that screen is just there to filter out big debris that my eneter the system from filling and checking the oil level. I may be wrong though.

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