Oil screen on XRL?

I bought my 2002 xr650l used,it didn't come with a manual.Can anybody tell me where the screens are that get cleaned?I'm talking about the screens on the oil lines maybe?Thanks

On the bottom of the front down tube of the frame, just below the frame oil drain plug. There is an oil line that goes up to the bottom of the down tube. You will need to loosen the back bolts of the stock "skid plate", remove the front bolts of the skid plate, then swing the skid plate down. Remove the oil line and then unscrew the fitting that goes into the down tube. The screen is attached to that fitting.

And be real careful putting it back. If you twist the lines just a little, it can starve the engine for oil.

There is another screen at the pump, inside the clutch cover.

Dave

like dave said, be very carefull. use a quality 6 point socket or wrench. on mine i dont have to drop the skid pan either. it will come out with a little angling and without damaging it.

Thanks for the help guys

can u pull the clutch cover off without replacing gaskets

can u pull the clutch cover off without replacing gaskets

if you are lucky and the gasket doesnt tear.

can u pull the clutch cover off without replacing gaskets

just make your own gasket out of cardboard...seriously.

just make your own gasket out of cardboard...seriously.

ya this works too.

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