Reuse Paper Oil Filter?

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  • eBayThumper

Posted July 20, 2001 - 02:35 PM


I have heard some say they just clean and reuse their regular paper filters. Is this possible/safe?

If do you clean the filter?


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  • az426

Posted July 20, 2001 - 02:54 PM


i asume you are referring to oil filters.if your referring to the oil filter on the 400/426 it is a fine screen mesh that is cleanable(carb cleaner),however i would clean it up to 10 times(max) then replace.a paper filter is not cleanable a safe bet check with a local shop or manual.

  • YZThumpa

Posted July 22, 2001 - 05:23 PM


I've heard many people clean and reuse their paper oil filters. Replace it if it tears, though.

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