Gasoline is extremely flammable and can be explosive 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.

Rear and Front Seats (see Frame chapter) California Fuel Return Hose (left, red) [A] California Fuel Tank Breather Hose (right, blue) [B] Fuel Tank Bolt [C] Drain Hose [D]

• Disconnect the battery (-) terminal.

• Turn both ignition switch, and engine stop switch OFF.

• Wait until the engine cools down.

• Open the fuel tank cap [A] to lower the pressure in the tank.

ODuring tank removal, keep the tank cap open to release pressure in the tank. This makes fuel spillage less.

• Draw the fuel out from the fuel tank with a commercially available pump [A].

OUse a soft plastic hose [B] as a pump inlet hose in order to insert the hose smoothly.

OPut the hose through the fill opening [C] into the tank and draw the fuel out.

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