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RECOMMENDED MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE FOR VANGUARD™ ENGINES
|First 5 Hours||Change oil|
|Every 8 Hours or Daily||Check engine oil level||Clean area around muffler and controls|
|Every 50 Hours or Annually||Change engine oil||Check muffler and spark arrester|
|Every 100 Hours or Annually|| Clean air filter *
Change engine oil and filter
Check muffler and spark arrester
| Clean pre-cleaner (if equipped) *
Replace spark plug
Check valve clearance **
|Every 400 Hours or Annually|| Change air filter
Clean air cooling system *
| Replace fuel filter
Clean oil cooler fins *
| * In dusty conditions or when airborne debris is present, clean more often.
** Not required unless engine performance problems are noted.
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