3-108 FUEL SYSTEM (DFI)
Fuel Tank Removal
Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be ex-
plosive under certain conditions, creating the
potential for serious burns. 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 to
OFF. Disconnect the battery (–) terminal. To avoid
fuel spills, draw it from the tank when the engine is
cold. Be prepared for fuel spillage; any spilled fuel
must be completely wiped up immediately.
Turn the ignition switch to OFF and the engine stop switch
to stop position.
Wait until the engine cools down.
Disconnect the battery (–) terminal (see Battery Removal
in the Electrical System chapter).
Open the fuel tank cap [A] to lower the pressure in the
During tank removal, keep the tank cap open to release
pressure in the tank. This makes fuel spillage less.
Front Seat (see Front Seat Removal in the Frame chap-
Fuel Drain Hose [A]
Fuel Tank Breather Hose [B]
Fuel Tank Bolt [C] and Washer
Ignition Switch Cover [A]
Bolts [B] and Collars (Left and Right)
Fuel Tank Cover [C]