3-10 FUEL SYSTEM
Using a screwdriver, turn out the drain plug [A] a few turns and drain
the carburetor to a suitable container and check to see if water or dirt
If any water or dirt appears during the above inspection, clean the
Tighten the drain plug securely.
Gasoline is extremely ﬂammable and can be explosive under
certain conditions. Always stop the engine and 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
Turn the fuel tap to the OFF position.
Right Shroud [A]
Tubes (carburetor side) [B]
Choke Cable Lower End [C]
Intake Pipe Bolts [D]
Loosen the clamp screw [E].
Remove the carburetor.
Stuff pieces of lint-free, clean cloths into the carburetor holder and
the air cleaner intake duct to keep the dirt out of the engine and air
Unscrew the cap [A] and pull out the throttle cable lower end with the
throttle valve, spring and jet needle as a set.
If dirt or dust allowed to pass through into the carburetor, the
throttle may become stuck, possibly causing an accident.
If dirt gets through into the engine, excessive engine wear and
possibly engine damage will occur.
If the throttle valve is not removed from the cable, wrap clean
cloths around the throttle valve to avoid damaging to it.
Installation is the reverse of removal.
After installing the carburetor, perform the following.
Check fuel leakage from the carburetor.
Fuel spilled from the carburetor is hazardous.
Adjust the following.
Throttle Grip Free Play