6.7 Fuel System

Information
Method of Inspection
Reason for rejection
Running the engine
This inspection is to be carried out both with and without the engine running. 1.  Check the following for leaks or insecurity:
a. fuel tank a. fuel leaking
b. all visible fuel hoses, pipes and unions b. a fuel system component insecure.
c. all visible fuel components 
Opening the luggage compartment
It may be necessary to open the luggage compartment to carry out a full inspection of the fuel system. 2. Check fuel tank cap for positive fit and condition of sealing washer and flange.
  a. fuel cap does not fasten sercurely- by a positive means, or- such that pressure is not maintained on the sealing arangement
  b. fuel cap sealing washer torn, deteriorated or missing, or a mounting flange/sealing method defective such that the leakage of fuel is possible
Locking fuel caps
If access cannot be gained to the fuel cap because it is locked and the key is not readily available or because it cannot be opened for some other reason see heading 2 of the introduction of this manual.   
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