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Old 10-18-2013, 09:17 PM   #1
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990 Canisterectomy and SAS Removal..... Problem found..

After having some fueling issue on my 2012 990, I may have just found the problem... I thought now would be a good time to do a valve check and rid the canister and extra plumbing. At times my bike would feel like it was running out of fuel, and flat on power.

This is what I found when I removed the black cover to get to the canister.

As you can see the vent tubing is completely pinch shut. Both line, smashed together... This was a factory error...





So, if your having any issues... Here's a good place to start..

Smitty
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Old 10-18-2013, 10:32 PM   #2
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Your tanks would not be vented and would build a vacuum. It could cause your problems. Good find.
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