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FUEL SYSTEM 2-9
Drive out the pivot pin [A] and remove the float [B].
Bend the tang [A] on the float arm very slightly to change
the float height. Increasing the float height lowers the fuel
level and decreasing the float height raises the fuel level.
21.1 ±1 mm
Float height [A] is the distance from the float bowl mat-
ing surface [B] of the carburetor body (with the gasket
removed) to the top of the float [C]. Measure the height
with the carburetor upside down.
Do not push the needle rod [D] in during the float height
Assemble the carburetor, and recheck the fuel level.
If the fuel level cannot be adjusted by this method, the
float or the float valve is damaged.
Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be ex-
plosive under certain conditions. Always stop the
engine and do not smoke. Make sure the area is
well ventilated and free from any source of flame
or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot
Turn the fuel tap to the OFF position and pull the fuel hose
off the tap.
Screw in the upper and lower throttle cable adjusters to
give the cable plenty of play (see Throttle Cable Adjust-
Loosen the carburetor clamp screws [A] and remove the
carburetor from the end of the air cleaner duct, and then
pull it out of the carburetor holder from the vehicle left side.