Home Auto Repair 2007-2008 Honda VTX1300C/R/S/T Fuel Valve Diaphragm Replacement

2007-2008 Honda VTX1300C/R/S/T Fuel Valve Diaphragm Replacement

Download 2007-2008 model year VTX1300C/R/S/T motorcycles. The affected units have an improperly manufactured fuel valve diaphragm and the fuel valve may drip fuel. Safety Consequence In the presence of an ignition source, dripping fuel poses a risk of fire. Emission Consequence Fuel evaporating into the atmosphere will result in the motorcycle no longer meeting regulations. The motorcycle may fail a state or local emissions inspection if you do not make these repairs. NOTE: Refer to section 2-7 of the 2003-2008 VTX1300C/R/S/T Service Manual for specific fuel tank removal instructions. 1. Remove the fuel tank using the procedure in the Service Manual. However, do not remove the fuel valve from the fuel tank. 2. Drain the fuel into an approved container. 3. Remove the four screws and diaphragm cover. NOTE: The diaphragm cover is under spring pressure. Do not lose the spring or screws. The countermeasure part has a paint mark near the air vent hole. 4. Replace the diaphragm, spring, cover, and screws with new parts included in the kit. Install the new diaphragm with the plastic retainer facing the diaphragm cover.