3-22 FUEL SYSTEM
Fuel Hoses and Connections Inspection
Check the fuel hose periodically in accordance with the
Periodic Maintenance Chart, and if the motorcycle is not
properly handled, the inside the fuel line can cause fuel
to leak [A] or the hose to burst. Remove the fuel tank and
check the fuel hose.
Replace the fuel hose if any fraying, cracks [B] or bulges
[C] are noticed.
Check that the hoses are securely connected and clamps
are tightened correctly.
When installing, route the hoses according to Cable, Wire
and Hose Routing section in the Appendix chapter.
When installing the fuel hoses, avoid sharp bending, kink-
ing, flattening or twisting, and route the fuel hoses with a
minimum of bending so that the fuel flow will not be ob-
Replace the hose if it has been sharply bent or kinked.