Filling Motor Oiler
The vanes of the starting motor are lubricated with a fine
oil mist from the motor oiler while the motor is operating.
When the oiler jar becomes half empty, remove the oil
filler plug and fill the jar with clean oil. Refer to the
Lubrication and Maintenance Chart for proper oil.
Emptying Oil Collector Jar
Adjusting Oiler Feed
If necessary, adjust the oiler to release approximately
four drops of oil per minute into the starting motor air
Be sure the fuel supply to the engine is turned OFF.
Pull up on the air start control lever and crank the
Count the drops of oil released per minute into the
Turn the valve needle (the uppermost knob is the
oiler) counterclockwise to increase the number of drops
Turn the valve needle clockwise to decrease the
number of drops per minute.
Never allow the jar to become empty. The starting
motor will be damaged by lack of proper lubrication.
The collector jar collects both the oil after it has
lubricated the starting motor vanes, and the moisture
condensation from the compressed air.
Empty the collector jar whenever the jar becomes half