2016 leaking fuel pump


4 replies to this topic
  • Mick17

Posted July 21, 2016 - 03:39 AM

#1

I always top off my tank during the week before my weekend ride. This past weekend I started my ride and ran out of gas at about a half of lap. Went back to the pits and filled up and it was leaking like crazy from the fuel pump. I had been smelling gas where I keep my bikes for a few days but thought it was something that was pushing fuel through a vent because of the heat (I live in Southern AZ) I took the tank off and removed the fuel pump and attempted to reseat the gasket/oring. In the service manual it says to always use a new one. I ordered one and found out that they are back ordered until August 5th. Does anyone know if this has been an issue? Thanks for any info.



  • Mick17

Posted July 25, 2016 - 05:18 AM

#2

Found the leak!!! Tank has a crack right where the metal ring is that the fuel pump bolts to!!! Could only see it from inside the tank. Had to use a mirror to see it



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  • cowboyona426

Posted July 25, 2016 - 12:58 PM

#3

Any idea what caused it to crack?



  • Mick17

Posted July 28, 2016 - 03:39 AM

#4

No idea.....I did call the Yamaha customer support number and they did ask me to take it to a Yamaha authorized dealer and have a mechanic have a look at it and call the guy I talked to.



  • grayracer513

Posted July 28, 2016 - 08:17 AM

#5

Then at least someone is interested. That's good.







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