2-10 FUEL SYSTEM
Keeping the gauge vertical, slowly lower the gauge until
the "middle" line is even with the bottom edge of the car-
Do not lower the "middle" line below the bottom edge of
the carburetor body. If the gauge is lowered and then
raised again, the fuel level measured shows somewhat
higher than the actual fuel level. If the gauge is lowered
too far, dump the fuel out of it into a suitable container
and start the procedure over again.
Read the fuel level in the gauge and compare it to the
Screw in the carburetor drain plug.
Service Fuel Level
0.5 ±1 mm (0.02 ±0.04 in.) above the bottom edge of
Turn the fuel tap to the ON position and remove the fuel
Inspect the fuel level in another carburetor in the same
If the fuel level is incorrect, adjust it (see Service Fuel
Service Fuel Level Adjustment
Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be ex-
plosive under certain conditions. Turn the ignition
switch OFF. 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, and drain the fuel into a suitable
Remove the float bowl by taking out the screws with lock-
Slide out the pivot pin [A] and remove the float [B].
Bend the tang [A] on the float arm very slightly to change
the float height. Increasing the float height lowers the fuel
level and decreasing the float height raises the fuel level.
17.0 ±2.0 mm (0.67 ±0.08 in.)