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Old 07-11-2018, 09:53 PM   #16
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I'd pull the tank and check for rust then fix that problem with Kreem Coat...

I'd pull the lid off the air box and remove the filter... I keep a squeeze bottle of
gas handy to by pass the whole fuel injection systems... basically hit the starter
while squeezing a fine stream of gas across the bell mouths and note if the
engine fires right up... then you know that the problem is fuel... if it don't fire up
then its spark...
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:20 AM   #17
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The coating was all over the wall and cap inside the tank. Its was fine "metallic-type" dust, not exactly metal pieces, apologies if it was not clear. Basic internet search attributes it to old gas lying around in tank and ethanol-heavy gas.

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Fuel filter is a safe bet given your earlier comment "fine metallic deposits" Where would that possible come from? I seriously doubt from any gas station. How did you discover or see them in a deep dark fuel tank?
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Old 07-12-2018, 07:22 AM   #18
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Good idea. Will try that before removing the tank for cleaning the filter. I also do see a but of rust inside the tank.


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I'd pull the tank and check for rust then fix that problem with Kreem Coat...

I'd pull the lid off the air box and remove the filter... I keep a squeeze bottle of
gas handy to by pass the whole fuel injection systems... basically hit the starter
while squeezing a fine stream of gas across the bell mouths and note if the
engine fires right up... then you know that the problem is fuel... if it don't fire up
then its spark...
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Old 07-12-2018, 09:51 AM   #19
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I had an SV that stalled a couple of times under heavy load, I ended up pulling the pump and hand pumping fuel through it in reverse flow (I pumped fuel into the pumps output). The amount of silt like stuff that came out was shocking. It took a long time using a hand pump though, over an hour. It hasn't stalled under load since.
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Old 07-29-2018, 06:03 PM   #20
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So, I was able to work on the bike today. I took out the fuel tank and fuel pump. There was an incredible amount of rust in the tank, I cleaned the tank with vinegar as much as I could. The fuel pump compartment below the Fuel Pump Strainer was nasty. Unfortunately one of the electrical connection end disintegrated completely which unscrewing and I broke one of the soldered one while cleaning. I am not sure if I try to find new electrical connections or a replacement fuel pump.
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Old 07-30-2018, 09:47 AM   #21
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Muriatic acid will make the tank look like new inside if it was beyond the power of vinegar.
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