Kymco XCITING 500 - Service Manual > Fuel Filter/Fuel Pump

FUEL FILTER INSPECTION

Visually check the fuel filter. If accumulation of sediment or clogging is found, replace the fuel filter with a new one.

Install the fuel filter with the arrow mark facing forward.

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FUEL PUMP INSPECTION

Measure resistance between the terminals of fuel pump lead wire coupler.

If the measurement is out of specification replace the fuel pump.

Fuel pump resistance: 1-2.5Ω

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

As shown in the right illustration, connect the battery to the fuel pump and measure the pump discharge amount per minute using kerosene.

Battery (+) to Black/Red
Battery (-) to Green

Discharge amount per minute: 370 ml (12.6 US oz, 13 lmp oz)

If the measurement is less than the standard value, replace the fuel pump with a new one.

Do not use gasoline in this test as its is highly combustible.

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

REMOVAL

Remove the floorboard.

Disconnect the fuel hoses.

Disconnect the fuel pump connector.

Remove the fuel pump and filter.

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

FUEL TANK

REMOVAL

Remove the floorboard.

Remove the inner cover.

Remove the front lower cover.

Remove the fuel pump and fuel filter.

Remove the front heat insulation cover.

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

Disconnect the fuel unit connector.

Remove the four nuts from the fuel tank.

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

Disconnect the ground wire connector.

Disconnect the fuel filler cap open cable.

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

Remove the two nuts and left floorboard set holder from the frame.

Remove the AICV control solenoid valve from the left floorboard set holder.

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

Remove the fuel tank from the frame left side.

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

INSTALLATION

Installation is in the reverse order of removal.

Fuel System/Fuel Pump/Fuel Tank/Carburetor

See also:

 Kymco XCITING 500 - Service Manual > Carburetor

REMOVAL Remove the luggage box. Loosen the air cleaner clamp screw. Loosen the carburetor clamp screw. Disconnect the vacuum hose from the carburetor. Pull the carburetor out from the air cleaner and intake manifold.

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