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How to drain gas with fuel injection

I want to put my bike in storage and I just want to drain the gas from my 2005 road king. It has fuel injecton, that I'm not familiar with. Due to economics I can not afford a service manual. Can anyone help me?

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Remove the gas line before the fuel injection and let it drain. Make sure that your gas valve is opened though so that it will flow. You can also do it from the gas selector it will drain that way also. If this helped please rate. Thank you

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I actually just posted about this on my blog, rubberontheroad.wordpress.com
I've actually heard that it's better to leave gas in the tank while you're storing and then put some additive in it. I believe it's better for the tank. On the other hand, you probably want to empty the fuel line which involves taking out the fuse for the fuel injector then running the bike (an explanation with pictures is on the site). I did this with my '05 Dyna Wide Glide before putting it into long term storage.

Posted on Nov 15, 2010

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