Draining the fuel tank on 2005 RT

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Draining the fuel tank on 2005 RT

Post by jackronner »

I'm sure it's frustratingly difficult, and I'm petrol-fied I'll cock it up.  Can't see the holes at the bottom of the inlet well, and need to know if a thin plastic siphon hose will damage anything if I probe around, or if there's even room to get the hose down to the reservoir's bottom. 
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Re: Draining the fuel tank on 2005 RT

Post by David. »

Here's a couple of videos, one shows the filler neck being removed, the other removing the fuel pump etc.

They might give some indication of what's inside the tank.

BMW R1200RT fuel tank adjustment, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ycNVWW-aBkU

BMW 1200 Series Invisible Fuel Filter Service, https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xdyHT3pGm_A
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