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Fuel Tank Inspection; Fuel Tank Cleaning; Fuel Tap Removal - Kawasaki ZR-7S Service Manual

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2-26 FUEL SYSTEM
Fuel Tank
Fuel Tank Inspection
. Remove the hose(s) from the fuel tank, and open the tank
cap.
.
Check to see if the water drain pipe [B] (also the breather
pipe [C] for the California model) in the tank is not clogged.
Check the tank cap breather also.
*If they are clogged, remove the tank and drain it, and then
blow the pipes free with compressed air.
CAUTION
Do not apply compressed air to the air vent holes
[A] in the tank cap. This could cause damage and
clogging of the labyrinth in the cap.
Fuel Tank Cleaning
A. WARNING
Clean the tank in a well-ventilated
area, and take
care that there are no sparks
or flame anywhere
near the working area; this includes any appliance
with a pilot light. Because
of the danger of highly
flammable liquids, do not use gasoline or low flash
-point solvents
to the clean the tank.
.
Remove the fuel tank and drain the gasoline into an ap-
propriate container.
.
Pour some cleaning solvent into the fuel tank and shake
the tank to remove dirt and fuel deposits together with the
solvent.
.
Remove the fuel tap and clean the filter screen in cleaning
solvent.
.
Pour cleaning solvent through the tap in all lever positions.
.
Dry the tank and the fuel tap with compressed air.
.Install the tap on the tank and install the tank in the frame.
Fuel Tap Removal
.
Remove the fuel tank and drain the fuel into an appropri-
ate container.
.
Remove:
Bolts [A]
Nylon Flat Washers [B]
Fuel Tap [C]

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