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Always drain the recoil housing after operating the vehicle in wet condi-
tions. Drain the housing before storing the vehicle. Make sure the hous-
ing is completely dry before reinstalling the drain plug.
1. Place the transmission in gear.
2. Lock the parking brake.
3. Stop the engine.
4. Remove the drain screw on the
bottom of the recoil housing.
5. Reinstall the drain screw.
NOTE: Do not open the crankcase drain
unless the engine has ingested
water. On 4-cycle engines, some
engine oil will be lost if the crank-
case drain is opened.