Repairing hole in Petrol Tank.

5:14 AM 4/17/2021

Repairing hole in petrol tank is not a simple task. The liquid petrol and its gas can catch fir easily and can make injuries to you. On the motorcycles there are two kinds of petrol tanks which are also called as fuel tanks. They can be either a metal or plastic one.

How to repair a hole in the Fuel tank of a motorcycle is described here. First of all it is your life to secure from a leaking motorcycle petrol tank as it can easily catch fire. First thing is to replace it with a good petrol tank whether it is a new or old one. It is dangerous to ride on a motorcycle with a leaking petrol tank as it can catch fire any time and can make serious injuries to you. So, if you detect a small hole on your petrol tank immediately stop the motorbike. Remove your seat, then close the fuel valve and remove the fuel hose, remove the tanks' safety clip and slowly lift the petrol tank and remove the electric tank level detector under it. If everything is ok, then lift the tank from the mount and place on a safe position to minimize the leakage. Empty the petrol and put it in a safe bottle or tank and close it securely. Now remove the two bolts holding the petrol tank's supply tube. Now clean empty the tank as much as possible. First choice is to take the tank to a Gas welding work shop and ask them to weld the hole after cleaning the Gas tank. If you are on hurry and staying in a remote area, then you can try to fix it yourself for to continue the journey.

Do the repair works in well ventilated areas. Like places where there is no naked fire or heat source is not available.

  • Buy a pack of Multibond Steel Proxy 4 minutes pack..
  • Locate the hole.
  • Clean the area around the hole with sand paper and then clean it with a cloth.
  • If possible keep open the petrol tank lid and the fuel valve for ventilation.
  • Then mix content of the both tubes thoroughly.
  • Quickly apply the paste on the hole.
  • Wait for 10 minutes.
  • Now you are ready to fit back the tank in its position and can go on riding.

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