2-14 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Check that the fuel hose clamps are securely installed.
Push and pull [A] the fuel hose [B] back and forth, and
make sure it is locked.
Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting
in serious burns. Make sure the hose clamp is in-
If it does not locked, reinstall the new hose clamp.
Fuel Hose Replacement
Remove the fuel tank cap cover (see Fuel Tank Cap
Cover Removal in the Frame chapter).
Ensure the fuel hose without any pressure, and then
remove the fuel pump.
STEP 1: Disconnect the fuel pump connector.
STEP 2: Turn the ignition switch on. Starting the engine
until the engine stop working.
Be sure to place a piece of cloth [A] around the fuel hose
Wipe off the dirt of the surface [B] around the connection
using a cloth or a soft brush.
Clear the hook [A] of the hose clamp with a suitable tool
[B] and flat tip screwdriver [C], and remove the hose
Insert the flat tip screwdriver under the hook while clamp-
ing the hose clamp with the suitable tool.
Recommend Tool: OETIKER 1098
Fuel is flammable and explosive under certain con-
ditions and can cause severe burns. Be prepared
for fuel spillage; any spilled fuel must be completely
wiped up immediately. When the fuel hose is dis-
connected, fuel spills out from the hose and the
pipe because of residual pressure. Cover the hose
connection with a piece of clean cloth to prevent