Lifting the fuel tank (fig. 41 and 42)
Remove the seat (see page 30).
Pull the clip (1, fig. 41) upwards to disengage it from the
Lift the tank and unhook the service rod (2, fig. 42) from
its retainer (3).
Place the tank onto the rod (2) fitting rod end into the
hole in frame cross-member.
When finished, reverse the above procedure to refit all
the parts you have removed.
Make sure the fuel in the tank is less than 4 litres
(the reserve light on the instrument panel should be on)
or fuel may leak out through the filler plug breather.
Lift the tank just enough to pull out service rod. Do not
lift the tank exceedingly or you may damage the fuel
sensor wire and the fuel lines.
When lowering the tank, be sure the fuel lines are not
squeezed and the fuel sensor wire is not pushed too
close to vertical cylinder head.