How do I replace my Honda petcock?
Installing the new petcock is just the reverse of removing it: Remove the bottom piece, screen and o-ring, put the petcock in place and secure the screw, then use pliers to replace the screen and o-ring. Screw on the bottom piece and tighten it with a wrench.
Should you turn off petcock?
The primary reason for shutting off the fuel is safety. On a motorcycle the fuel tank is directly above the engine. If fuel were to leak it would drip directly on the hot engine. This along with the fact that most motorcycles use a rubber supply hose that is exposed to the engine heat and the resulting decomposition.
Where is the Petcock valve located on motorcycle?
Gasoline essential to the proper operation of your motorcycle is controlled by a “Fuel Control Valve” otherwise known as a “Petcock”. This valve is characteristically located at the bottom of the fuel tank and can have a number of different configurations.
How does a motorcycle petcock work?
It uses engine vacuum createdwhen the engine is running to pull back a small piston that allows the fuel to flow. When the engine shuts off, the vacuum is removed and the fuel shuts off. ON is the position for normal operation and the position you return to after refueling the bike.
What is the purpose of a motorcycle petcock?
A petcock, or sometimes referred to as a fuel tap or fuel valve, is a 2 or 3 way valve on the bottom of your fuel tank. It works by directing fuel from your tank to the carburetors or fuel injectors. Fuel is pulled by either gravity or vacuum from the fuel system.
How does a Honda petcock work?
What is the Honda TL125 website?
This website is for owners & enthusiasts of this great little motorcycle! Hondatl125.com is dedicated to the Honda TL125 (and in the near future TL250) motorcycles and to their owners who love to ride, restore, and modify them. All TL125 enthusiasts are welcome here regardless of where you are from.
What kind of carburetor does a TL125 have?
In TL125 the 1st, 2nd and 3rd are very low and close for off road work, 5th is as long as could be accommodated in the space available and 4th just bridges the gap. All TLs have a 20mm Keihin roundslide carburetor (18mm slide).
What’s the difference between TL125 and Showa front forks?
New front forks (Showa). Two piece head, 0.5mm larger bore diameter. In TL125 the 1st, 2nd and 3rd are very low and close for off road work, 5th is as long as could be accommodated in the space available and 4th just bridges the gap.
What is the carburetor size on a Ford TL?
All TLs have a 20mm Keihin roundslide carburetor (18mm slide). Jetting is slightly leaner on the 1976 S model.