Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Fuel Tank (see Fuel Tank Removal in the Fuel System
Fuel Hose [A]
Replace the fuel hose with a new one.
Fix the both ends of the fuel hose with the clamps [A]
Start the engine and check the fuel hose for leaks.
Fuel Tap Cleaning
Gasoline and low flash-point solvents can be
flammable and/or explosive and cause severe
burns. Clean the tank in a well-ventilated area, and
take care that there are no sparks or flame any-
where near the working area. Do not use gasoline
or low flash-point solvents to clean the tank.
Remove the fuel tank and drain the fuel (see Fuel Tank
Removal in the Fuel System chapter).
Pour some high flash-point solvent into the fuel tank and
shake the tank to remove dirt and fuel deposits.
Pour the solvent out of the tank.
Remove the fuel tap (see Fuel Tap Removal in the Fuel
Clean the fuel tap and the fuel filter screens [A] in high
flash-point solvent. After cleaning, install the fuel tap.
Dry the tank, filter and tap with compressed air.
Install the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Installation in the Fuel
PERIODIC MAINTENANCE 2-15