Periodic Maintenance Procedures
Fuel Hose Inspection (fuel leak, damage,
If the motorcycle is not properly handled, the high pres-
sure inside the fuel line can cause fuel to leak [A] or the
hose to burst. Remove the fuel tank (see Fuel Tank Re-
moval in the Fuel System (DFI) chapter) and check the
Replace the fuel hose if any fraying, cracks [B] or bulges
[C] are noticed.
Check that the hoses are routed correctly according to
Cable, Wire, and Hose Routing section in the Appendix
Replace the hose if it has been sharply bent or kinked.
Hose Joints [A]
Fuel Hose [B]
Check that the hose joints are securely connected.
Push and pull [A] the hose joint [B] back and forth more
than 2 times, and make sure it is locked.
If it does not locked, reinstall the hose joint.
Leaking fuel can cause a fire or explosion resulting
in serious burns. Make sure the hose joint is in-
stalled correctly on the delivery pipe by sliding the
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