Join Date: Feb 2010
Location: Stony Plain, AB, Canada
Running out of gas
Chapter 7 page 237
bottom right of page. #4
"The fuel pump is cooled and the bearings are lubricated by the fuel passing thru the unit. Do not run the fuel tank dry. If the fuel pump is operated without fuel, its bearings will be damaged.
If damaged the fuel pump must be replaced as a unit."
I believe the person whose bike would not start for four months just went thru this.
Eric von Laue
3Cyl Kawa ( a long time ago)
450 Yamaha Seca ( maybe it was a Maxim )
1100 Honda Magna
650 Honda XR ( to Guatemala and back)
1990 Honda PC800 ( Mountain Mama )
2000 BMW 1200LT ( Maxamillion )
Keep the rubber side down
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