3-80 FUEL SYSTEM (DFI)
Fuel Tank Removal
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
Seat (see Seat Removal in the Frame chapter)
Radiator Shroud (see Radiator Shroud Removal in the
Fuel Tank Bolt [A]
Draw the fuel out from the fuel tank with a commercially
available pump [A].
Use a soft plastic hose [B] as a pump intake hose in order
to insert the hose smoothly.
Put the hose through the fill opening [C] into the tank and
draw the fuel out.
Spilled fuel is flammable and can be explosive un-
der certain conditions. The fuel can not be removed
completely from the fuel tank. Be careful for re-
mained fuel spillage.
Lift up the fuel tank, and remove the fuel pump lead con-
Be sure to place a piece of cloth around the fuel hose joint.
Wipe off the dirt of the surface [A] around the connection
using a cloth or a soft brush.