Service Fuel Level Inspection


Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain conditions. Turn the Ignition switch OFF. 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 light

•Situate the motorcycle so that it is perpendicular to the ground. •Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Removal).

• Prepare an auxiliary fuel tank and connect the fuel hose to the carburetors.

• Prepare a fuel hose (6 mm in diameter and about 300 mm long). •Connect the fuel level gauge [A] to the carburetor float bowl with the fuel hose.

Special Tool - Fuel Level Gauge: 57001-1017

• Hold the gauge vertically against the side of the carburetor body so that the "zero" line [B] is several millimeters higher than the mark [C] on the carburetor body.

• Feed fuel to the carburetor, then turn the carburetor drain plug [D] out a few turns.

•Wait until the fuel level in the gauge settles.

• Keeping the gauge vertical, align the "zero" line with the mark.

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