3-12 FUEL SYSTEM
Check the fuel level in the gauge.
Service Fuel Level (below the bottom edge of the
3.0 ± 1 mm (0.12 ± 0.04 in.)
Screw the carburetor drain plug.
Turn the fuel tap to the OFF position and remove the fuel
If the fuel level is incorrect, inspect the float, the float valve
needle and the contacting surface between the carburetor
body and its float valve needle. If they are damaged,
replace them with new ones.
This carburetor cannot adjust the fuel level.
Install the carburetor (see Carburetor Installation).
Float Height Inspection
Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be ex-
plosive under certain conditions. Always stop the
engine and do not smoke. Make sure the area is
well-ventilated and free from any source of flame
or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot
Remove the carburetor (see Carburetor Removal).
Drain the fuel of the carburetor.
Remove the screws [A], and take off the float bowl [B].
Measure the height between the float bowl mating surface
[A] (with the gasket removed) and the float upper surface
Standard: 10.7 ± 2 mm (0.421 ± 0.08 in.)
If the float level is incorrect, inspect the float, the float
valve needle and the contacting surface between the car-
buretor body and its float valve needle. If they are dam-
aged, replace them with new ones.
This carburetor cannot adjust the float level.