2-12 FUEL SYSTEM
Special Tool- Fuel level Gauge: 57001-1017[A]
Hold the gauge so that the "middle" line [B] is placed
slightly higher than the flange at the bottom of the car-
Turn the fuel tap to the PRI position and loosen the car-
buretor drain screw [C].
Wait untilthe fuel level in the gauge settles.
Hold the gauge vertically and lower it slowly so that the
"middle"line aligns with the mating surface  between
the carburetor body and the float bowl.
000 not align the "middle"line on the gauge lower than
the mating surface between the carburetorbody and the
float bowl. If it is lowered and then raised, the gauge
willshow a fuel level that is higher than the actual level,
Read the fuel level [E].
*If it is out of standard, adjust the fuel level (see Service
Fuel Level adjustment).
Service Fuel Level - (from mating surface)
1.5 mm (0.06 in.) below - 0.5 mm (0.02in.)
. Tighten the drain screw.
Turn the fuel tap ON and remove the gauge.
Repeat the same procedure for the other carburetors.
Service Fuel Level Adjustment
Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be ex-
plosive under certain conditions. Turn the ignition
switch OFF. Do not smoke. Make sure the area is
well-ventilated and free form any source of flame
or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot
Drain the fuel into a suitable container.
Remove the float bowl.
Remove the pin [A]and take out the float [B] with float
valve needle [C].
Bend the tang [A]on the float arm very slightlyto change
the float height.
Olncreasing the float height lowers the fuel level and de-
the floatheight raises the fuel level.
17 :t2 mm (0.67 :1:0.08in.)