Evaporative Emission Control System
Separator Inspection (Periodic Inspection)
Disconnect the hoses from the liquid/vapor separator, and
remove the separator from the motorcycle.
Visually inspect the separator for cracks and other dam-
If the separator has any cracks or damage, replace it with
a new one.
Separator Operation Test
Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be explo-
sive under certain conditions. Make sure the area
is well-ventilated and free from any source of flame
or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot
light. Do not smoke. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
Remove the front seat and left side cover (see Frame
Connect the hoses to the separator.
Disconnect the breather hose from the separator, and in-
ject about 20 mL (0.68 US oz) of gasoline [A] into the
separator [B] through the hose fitting.
Disconnect the fuel return hose [C] from the fuel tank [D]
Run the open end of the return hose into the container
level with the tank top [E].
Start the engine, and let it idle.
If the gasoline in the separator comes out of the hose, the
separator works well. If it does not, replace the separator
with a new one.
FUEL SYSTEM (DFI) 2-43