3-86 FUEL SYSTEM (DFI)
Fuel Tank Removal
Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be explo-
sive under certain conditions, creating the potential
for serious burns. Make sure the area is well venti-
lated 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. Disconnect the
battery (–) terminal. To avoid fuel spills, draw it from
the tank when the engine is cold. Be prepared for
fuel spillage; any spilled fuel must be completely
wiped up immediately.
Open the fuel tank cap.
Draw the fuel out from the fuel tank with a commercially
Use a soft plastic hose [A] as a pump intake hose in order
to insert the hose smoothly.
Put the hose through the fill opening [B] into the tank and
draw the fuel out.
Spilled fuel is flammable and can be explosive un-
der certain conditions. The fuel can not be removed
completely from the fuel tank. Be careful for re-
mained fuel spillage.
Fuel Injector (see Fuel Injector Removal)
Leg Shield (see Leg Shield Removal in the Frame chap-
Lower Cover (see Lower Cover Removal in the Frame
Disconnect the fuel pump connector [A].