3-114 FUEL SYSTEM (DFI)
Fuel Tank Removal
Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be explo-
sive under certain conditions. Make sure the area
is well-ventilated and free from any source of flame
or sparks; this includes any appliance with a pilot
light. Do not smoke. Turn the ignition switch OFF.
Be prepared for fuel spillage; any spilled fuel must
be completely wiped up immediately.
Turn the ignition switch OFF.
Front Seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chap-
Disconnect the battery (–) terminal.
Wait until the engine cools down.
Fuel Tank Bolt [A]
Fuel Tank Bolts [A] (Both Side)
Fuel Tank Bolt [B]
Fuel Return Hose (Red, California model only)
Fuel Tank Breather Hose (Blue, California model only)
Open the fuel tank cap [A] to lower the pressure in the
Draw the fuel out from the fuel tank with a commercially
available pump [A].
Use a soft plastic hose [B] as a pump inlet hose in order
to insert the hose smoothly.
Put the hose through the fill opening [C] into the tank and
draw the fuel out.
The fuel could not be removed completely from the
fuel tank. Be careful for remained fuel spillage.