Evaporative Emission Control System (California Model)
Evaporative Emission Control System Inspection
Inspect the canister as follows.
Left Upper Inner Fairing (see Upper Inner Fairing Re-
moval in the Frame chapter)
Remove the canister [A], and disconnect the hoses from
Visually inspect the canister for cracks or other damage.
If the canister has any cracks or bad damage, replace it
with a new one.
The canister is designed to work well through the motor-
cycle's life without any maintenance if it is used under
Check the liquid/vapor separator as follows.
Left Center Fairing (see Center Fairing Removal in the
Disconnect the hoses from the separator, and remove the
separator [A] from the motorcycle left side.
Visually inspect the separator for cracks and other dam-
If the separator has any cracks or damage, replace it with
a new one.
To prevent the gasoline from flowing into or out of the
canister, hold the separator perpendicular to the ground.
Check the hoses of the evaporative emission control sys-
tem as follows.
Check that the hoses are securely connected and clips
are in position.
Replace any kinked, deteriorated or damaged hoses.
Route the hoses according to Cable, Wire, and Hose
Routing section in the Appendix chapter.
When installing the hoses, avoid sharp bending, kinking,
flattening or twisting, and route the hoses with a minimum
of bending so that the emission flow will not be obstructed.
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