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This morning I came into the garage and noticed a sharp fuel smell then found a puddle under the bike. I have moved it onto the outdoor driveway with some absorption material. I haven't begun to remove the right hand side covers yet.

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Quickdisconnects failed? Fuel hose tore or ruptured...think easy thoughts first. Won't probably know until you pull the tupperware...just my guess. Hope it's an easy fix.
 

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most likely if your bike has the plastic QD's then one of them has broken. Pull the right covers off, turn the key and that should prime the system where you should notice the leak.
 

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If it is not the quick disconnect connectors on the lower-right side (just in front of your right foot peg), then I'll bet it is a plugged charcoal cannister.

With a full tank, and after riding (building a vaccuum), does it give a "swoosh" sound like opening a can? You may need a cannisterectomy.
 

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Did you maybe over-fill the bike at a station close to home and park it for the night? If so it may just be expansion of the fuel. Common problem in the spring when the ground is still cold. Was the puddle under the right side of the engine or near the rear bag?
 

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The puddle was under the engine. Unsure what side.
 

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I finally replaced the quick disconnects and added some fuel. It began leaking right away. There is a significant drip coming from the bottom of the fuel pump. Do I have a gasket issue?
 

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If you have had a recent fuel filter replacement they may not have gotten it tightend up right. Normally that gasket does not fail undisturbed. May tighten the big ring and stop it but most likely you will have to remove the fuel tank to fix it proper.
 

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The fuel filter was replaced by the dealer during the last service. I called them and the bike is scheduled for next Thursday; it will be trailered in.
 
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