Air cleaner (filter) lid- Won't go back in...


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Air cleaner (filter) lid- Won't go back in...

Postby redjetty » Tue Oct 04, 2016 6:54 pm



So I changed my filter,,, easy as expected,,, the lid was tight coming out but came out but now I cant for the life of me get it to go back in. Way too tight on each side,, I ram, jam, and cram and still wont go,,,, any suggestions ?? thanks rj



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Re: Air cleaner (filter) lid- Won't go back in...

Postby WingAdmin » Fri Oct 07, 2016 3:30 pm

redjetty wrote:So I changed my filter,,, easy as expected,,, the lid was tight coming out but came out but now I cant for the life of me get it to go back in. Way too tight on each side,, I ram, jam, and cram and still wont go,,,, any suggestions ?? thanks rj


Is it too narrow for the lid to fit on? Did heat warp the box, perhaps?


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