Image Number 2 for United States Patent #4459208.
A filter system is for a power transmitting device which has an oil pump to draw lubricating oil through an oil passage from an oil sump in the housing thereof. A chamber is provided in the housing to intersect the oil passage and is partially below the normal level of the lubricating oil in the oil sump. A filter device is installed in the chamber for filtering the lubricating oil. An access cover for the chamber is above the normal level of lubricating oil to allow installation, removal and inspection of the filter and verification of the lubricating oil level.