Change 11 4-17
AIR VALVE ASSEMBLY.
General. The air valve cap forms an air tight seal for the air valve and also protects the air valve
threads. The Air Valve Assembly consists of a check valve, air filler valve, and cap. The Air Valve
Assembly is a one way valve system allowing air to pass into the gas tank and preventing it from
Removal. Rotate air valve assembly counterclockwise and remove from fuel tank.
Replacement. The air valve assembly can be replaced by reversing the above procedure. Apply anti-
seize compound to threads of air valve before installation.
FILLER CAP ASSEMBLY.
General. The filler cap assembly provides a tight seal for the fuel tank. The cap is also used to release
the pressurized air inside the tank.
(1) Unscrew the filler cap (1) slowly to release air pressure.
(2) Remove key ring (2) from frame.
(1) Replace key ring (2), gasket (3) or filler cap (1) as required.
(2) Reassemble and replace filler cap.