RT Pilot Posted October 7, 2007 Share Posted October 7, 2007 This morning I fired up the RT for an early morning recon around the county; while donning my riding gear I noticed a puddle forming under the cat converter. As the bike idled I stuck my head underneath and observed a pretty significant stream of fuel running down my rear shock assembly and onto the cat converter. . . THE CAT CONVERTER???!!!! I scrambled to my feet and quickly shutdown before flames erupted. I attempted to track the source of the fuel, but wasn't able to with the tupperware on. I fired the bike back up again and NO FUEL DRIPS this time. I drove about 5 miles around my neighborhood and came back--dry as a bone. Now I'm wondering why it leaked in the first place. . .why it doesn't leak now, and where it's coming from that it would soak the REAR shock assembly. I'm planning on going to Maine later this week and will be going to places that aren't the end of the earth, but you can see it from there! In other words, I need to find the source of this leak and fix it before I go. . .does anyone have any idea what could cause this? I'll be taking the tupperware off this afternoon for a look-see and I'll report back if I notice any "smoking guns" (pardon the pun). I'll be closely inspecting the fuel line quick disconnects for seepage, as well as the connectors for the cannister and overflow vent, as well as anything else you guys suggest. By the way, the tank wasn't over-filled--it's a little less than half full right now. Rob Link to comment
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