FUEL TANK MAINTENANCE
BE SURE to drain the fuel tank before removing it from the engine.
Figure 5-250. Fuel Tank Disassembly
a. Remove and disassemble fuel tank.
Disconnect fuel line from carburetor.
Remove tank retainer straps.
Remove tank from bracket.
Remove bracket from engine.
Remove fuel tank cap.
Remove fuel line from tank valve.
Remove valve from tank.
b. Clean and inspect fuel tank.
(1) Cleaning. Clean the tank with fuel tank cleaning compound MS 36434.
(a) Check fuel tank for leaks.
(b) Check for rust and corrosion.