Removal

1. Purge the fuel supply line of high pressure gasoline.

a. Disconnect the fuel module connector from the top plate. See 4.2 FUEL PUMP/FILTERS/FUEL LEVEL SENDER ASSEMBLY.

b. Start the engine and allow the vehicle to run. When the engine stalls, operate the starter for 3 second

2. Remove right side cover.

3. See Figure 4-2. Locate and remove maxi-fuse.

4. Unlatch and open seat.

5. Remove the airbox. See 1.4 AIRBOX AND AIR FILTER.

^WARNING

To protect against shock and accidental start-up of vehicle, disconnect the negative battery cable before proceeding. Inadequate safety precautions could result in death or serious injury.

6. Disconnect the negative battery cable.

7. Remove rear wheel and rear fork. See 2.23 REAR WHEEL and 2.33 REAR FORK.

8. Remove the two hex-nuts fastening the mud flap stud plate and the mudflap to the frame fender weldment. Remove the mudflap and the stud plate. See 2.36 REAR FENDER/SUPPORTS.

9. Remove fuel cap and fuel filler boot. Replace fuel cap.

^WARNING

Some gasoline will drain from the fuel lines when disconnected from the fuel tank top plate. Thoroughly wipe up any spilled fuel immediately. Dispose of rags in a suitable manner. Gasoline is extremely flammable and highly explosive. Inadequate safety precautions could result in death or serious injury.

10. See Figure 4-3. At the fuel rail, disconnect the larger pressure fuel line (3) and the smaller return fuel line (4) by pressing blue buttons with thumb and first finger. Then disconnect both fuel lines from the fuel tank top plate.

12. Unbolt the two bolts and their washers on the bracket that holds the fuel tank against the frame.

13. Remove fuel tank from motorcycle.

ikwARNING

Gasoline is extremely flammable and highly explosive. When servicing the fuel system, do not smoke or allow open flame or sparks in the vicinity. Inadequate safety precautions could result in death or serious injury.

14. If the fuel tank is going to be stored prior to service, either drain using a siphon or cap the pressure fuel port, the return fuel port, and the vapor vent port on the fuel tank top plate.

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