Introduction

This guide will show you how to patch a small hole in dirt bike fuel tank.

Tools

No tools required.

Parts

First, you will need to sand down the rough edges around the hole in fuel tank.
  • First, you will need to sand down the rough edges around the hole in fuel tank.

  • Make sure the hole in the fuel tank and its surrounding is as smooth as possible.

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Once the hole is smooth. Apply fuel patch with q-tip over hole and the surrounding edges.
  • Once the hole is smooth. Apply fuel patch with q-tip over hole and the surrounding edges.

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Make sure that the ointment is spread thickly over the hole.
  • Make sure that the ointment is spread thickly over the hole.

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Avoid having air pockets in the ointment. Air pockets may make the patch less effective or not seal at all.
  • Avoid having air pockets in the ointment. Air pockets may make the patch less effective or not seal at all.

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  • Once the ointment is spread over smoothly, you will need to rub the edges out so there is no edge that can be caught on something.

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Let the patch dry over.
  • Let the patch dry over.

  • Try not to touch patch until completely dry. This may take a couple hours.

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Next, you will need to check the patch after completely dry. Make sure there is no bubbles or edges where there could be another potential leak.
  • Next, you will need to check the patch after completely dry. Make sure there is no bubbles or edges where there could be another potential leak.

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  • Once patch is dry put fuel in the tank.

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  • When tank is full check to see if there are any leaks in the patch. Leaks consist of fuel dripping or even air leak from patch.

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  • If there are leaks scrape off patch and repeat process.

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When there are no leaks start riding. Your tank is now patched. Check up on patch after ride to make sure it is still sealed.
  • When there are no leaks start riding. Your tank is now patched. Check up on patch after ride to make sure it is still sealed.

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Conclusion

To reassemble your device, follow these instructions in reverse order.

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