8 mm plug ( 7.8
[B] with a rounded end [C]), and a 7.3
diameter fuel hose [D] (e.g. Part No. 92191–1264).
8 mm plug can be made by cutting the threaded
portion off a 8 mm bolt [F] (e.g. Part No. 92151–1444).
Make a plug hose × L about 100 mm of the fuel hose with
one end tied with a wire [E]. Do not leave the threaded
Check the outer circumference of the
for no threads, no burrs, no sharp edges, and no
rust. Since these defects spoil the O-rings in the
fuel hose joint, causing fuel leak and leading to an
Raise the fuel tank [A] up, and make sure that the shop
towel [B] is around the fuel outlet hose joint #1 [C].
While pinching the hose joint locks [D] with fingers, pull
[E] the joint out along the fuel outlet pipe, and quickly plug
the tank outlet pipe with the plug hose. Plug the joint hole
with the 8 mm plug [G] at once.
Remove the fuel outlet hose, and quickly install the plug
hose, and 8 mm plug.
Immediately wipe up fuel that spills.
Close the fuel tank cap.
Remove the fuel tank from the vehicle, and place it on a
For California model, if gasoline, solvent, water or
any other liquid enters the canister, the canister's
vapor absorbing capacity is greatly reduced. If the
canister does become contaminated, replace it with
a new one.
For California Model, note the following:
Be sure to plug the evaporative fuel return hose to prevent
fuel spilling before fuel tank removal.
For California model, be careful not to spill the
gasoline through the return hose. Spilled fuel is
If liquid or gasoline flows into the breather hose, remove
the hose and blow it clean with compressed air (California
8.0 mm [A] × L 35 mm
7.5 mm inside
FUEL SYSTEM (DFI) 3-105
8 mm plug