2-20 PERIODIC MAINTENANCE
Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Check that the primary and secondary fuel hoses are
routed according to Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing sec-
tion in the Appendix chapter.
Replace the hose if it has been sharply bent or kinked.
Hose Joints [A]
Fuel Hose [B]
Check that the fuel hose joints are securely connected.
Push and pull [A] the fuel hose joint [B] back and forth
more than two times, and make sure it is locked.
Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting
in serious burns. Make sure the hose joint is in-
stalled correctly on the delivery pipe by sliding the
If it does not locked, reinstall the hose joint.
Fuel Filter Replacement
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.
Never drop the fuel pump especially on a hard sur-
face. Such a shock to the pump can damage it.
Fuel Pump (see Fuel Pump Removal)
Lead Terminals [A]
Fuel Reserve Switch Bracket [C]