Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive under certain con-
ditions, creating the potential for serious burns. Turn the ignition key 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.
Gasoline is a toxic substance. Dispose of gasoline properly. Contact your
local authorities for approved disposal methods.
Empty the fuel system by running the engine at idle speed until the engine stalls
(If left in for a long time, the fuel will break down and could clog the fuel system).
An air/oil mist may be forcibly ejected from the spark plug holes and could
get into your eyes. Do not lean over the engine when performing this
procedure. If you do get oil in your eyes, wash them immediately with
liberal amounts of clean, fresh water and consult a physician as soon as
Reduce tire pressure by about 20%.
Set the motorcycle on a box or stand so that both wheels are raised off the ground.
(If this cannot be done, put boards under the front and rear wheels to keep damp-
ness away from the tire rubber.)