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FUEL SYSTEM 2-17
Fuel Tank Remova l
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.
Pull the fuel hose off the fuel tap.
Remove the fuel tank mounting bolt [A] and band [B].
Remove the fuel tank [C].
Drain the fuel tank.
Fuel Tank Installation
Check the rubber damper [A] on the frame.
If the damper is damaged or deteriorated, replace it.
Install the rubber damper [A] noting its installing direction
Be sure the fuel hose is clamped to the fuel tap to prevent
Insert the fuel tank breather hose outlet end into the num-
ber plate hole.
Fuel Tap Removal
Remove the fuel tank and drain it.
Remove the mounting bolts [A] and take out the fuel tap
Fuel Tap Installation
Be sure the O-ring is in good condition to prevent leaks.
Be sure to clamp the fuel hose to the tap to prevent leaks.