T SKI…..MOTOR WILL NOT REV…
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I don’t know much about jet skis, but I did find a web blog that might help you out:
http://www.pwctoday.com/f15/ski-wont-accelerate-279350.html
Good luck, and hope this helps.

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There`s no question that the main reason why a jet ski may be bogging down is fuel delivery issues. Too much or too little fuel can cause various engine malfunctions, and “bogging down” is one of them. These issues are often generated by a fuel line or carburetor/fuel pump issues, or even a clogged air filter.
Make sure there is fresh and the right octane gas in your tank before you hit the water. If the gas in the tank went wrong over time due to the lack of a stabilizer, remove it and refuel with fresh gas. Throttle lever. A damaged throttle lever may also be the reason why your WaveRunner won`t accelerate.
Possible causes could relate to electrical issues like problems with the spark plugs, fuses, battery, wires and connections. Also, the gas could be stale or contaminated, or the fuel line may be clogged. Finally, a faulty starter could also be why you can`t start your Sea-Doo.
You can tell the starter relay is bad if you only get one click or thud from the engine compartment when you press the start button. The gauges will come on when you try to start, but all you get from the jet ski is one click, that is a sign of a bad starter relay.
Your snowmobile regularly loses power

One of the biggest signs your snowmobile has a bad fuel pump is when you routinely lose power whether you`re climbing a hill or going at high speed. In many cases, lost power is actually a sign of another problem such as an engine issue or a pinched fuel line.

Whether you`re looking to buy a new Jet Ski and wondering how long it`ll last or deciding if it`s worthwhile to purchase a used one, generally speaking a 2-stroke engine lasts around 200-300 hours, while a 4-stroke should last around 300-500 hours.
A common issue with a 2-stroke is that if you don`t ride it quite often, the fuel can evaporate from the carburetor leaving the oil behind. When you next start the engine, too much oil may result in oiled spark plugs, which makes starting impossible.
As the first step, try to shut off and restart the engine. If that doesn`t help, disconnect the battery terminals for 5 minutes, then reconnect them and start the engine. This easy trick can often eliminate a Limp Mode message stuck on the dashboard.
The most common cause of poor engine airflow is a clogged or damaged air filter. The air filter in your car protects the engine by catching all kinds of debris before it can enter the cylinder and cause more damage.
Culprits include a dirty fuel filter, clogged fuel tank strainer, clogged or failing fuel injectors, or a defective fuel pump. On most vehicles replacing the fuel filter is a DIY operation.
To keep your engine, exhaust and other components cooled and running properly, never run your craft out of the water. And when in the water, never start your craft in less than three feet of water depth.
To start a jet ski out of the water, make sure it attached to the garden hose. According to the manufacturers, jet skis should be flushed for 2-3 minutes after each ride. If you have a Sea-Doo, never flush it longer than 2 minutes, as the carbon seal is not cooled with the supplying water, which can result in damage!
A 2 stroke snowmobile engine will last around 5,000-10,000 miles while with proper maintenance a 4 stroke will last longer, approximately 10,000-20,000 miles.
A: Flickering lights followed by loss of electrical power is a common problem on Polaris sleds from this era, usually caused by a failed voltage regulator. Voltage regulators are designed to prevent voltage spikes to power-consuming devices like light bulbs or warmers, but if it fails, a spike can damage those parts.
When it comes to 2- stroke jet ski engines, the rule of thumb is that 200 hours are considered high engine hours. Because of this, if you`re looking for a 2 stroke, try to choose a second-hand model with around 100 hours on it, but the less the better.
Oil typically needs to be changed every 50 hours or annually depending on how long your riding season is. The average person puts 30 to 50 hours a year on their PWC which would require an annual oil change. If you live somewhere that gets cold, you`ll also need to do a winterization service.
Multiple reasons can cause this, such as a clogged air or fuel filter, a weak fuel pump, or defective spark plugs. Moreover, in the case of modern cars, an engine misfire can result from sensor problems such as a bad oxygen sensor or a faulty mass air flow sensor.
Slipping Transmission: If you step on the gas and the engine revs high but your car barely moves, your transmission might be slipping. A slipping transmission can produce an audible whining noise, and can feel as if the transmission suddenly changed gears at a time it shouldn`t have.
Jet skis, like other vessels, need regular maintenance and care to stay in good condition. If you neglect the periodical maintenance or don`t ride it carefully, you can cause major damage to your jet ski!
How fast does a car go in limp mode? Limp mode will likely reduce your maximum speed to anywhere between 35 and 45mph, and revs (RPM) will be limited to 2,000 or 3,000. This is to allow you to continue driving at a safe speed until you`re able to stop and seek help.
Speed sensors, the MAF, MPS and TPS; to name just a few of the essential monitors within your engine. All of these send signals to the control units, so as with faulty wiring, if one of these monitoring units is not functioning correctly, then it could send a message that causes the car to enter limp mode.
When a throttle body is not functioning correctly, you`ll usually notice a distinctly poor or very low idle. If the problem is really severe, you might even begin stalling when coming to a stop or when the throttle is quickly pressed.
Also known as `limp home mode`, limp mode is a security feature in cars which activates when the engine or transmission control unit picks up a fault. Once it detects a problem, limp mode will cause the less important parts of the car, such as air conditioning, to switch off, and the speed of the car will be reduced.
Cruise control is a feature that helps reduce such fatigue drivers would feel while driving a long distance. The system imitates the way human drivers drive. But instead of pressing the accelerator pedal, it uses an actuator to control the throttle and helps your car continue cruising at the same speed.

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I have a 2001 Yamaha XL700Z Waverunner. The compression on both cylinders is about 120, it starts and runs fine – dry. Won’t quite idle, but I can start it and rev it up fine (for a short period, of course). However, as soon as it gets in the water, it will barely run – it will start and sputter and you cannot get it to run more than a few seconds or rev up. Take it back out, let it dry, starts & revs fine. It is not getting any water in the casing that I can tell, its almost as if water is getting something wet through the cooling system that I cannot see?
ANSWER : Try cleaning the carbs and the fuel lines, filter

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I have a 1987 mercury 9.9 outboard drive problems
ANSWER : The inside of the prop has a rubber between the prop itself and the inside splines to act as a shock absorber,say if you were to hit a rock. that rubber had spun out and the splines are turning inside the prop. the prop is screwed. seen it 100 times before.

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My 50cc mini bike starts then dies 5 secs after starting. why?
ANSWER : It sounds like you may have 2 problems

Bad gas
dpossible loose spark plug( bad compression) Solutiondump out the gas put new inRemove the spar plug and examine the plug if it is wet and black it is fouledif it is white ad dry it is not getting gasIf you can replace the spark plug if not just clean it with a wire brush put back in and tighten Finally make sure the spark plug wire is not loseBest of luck to you

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HI!
I continually get code 90 (low/NO flow) from my 8111. I have disassembled, cleaned EVERYTHING, including the inlet port AT the pump (remind everybody to check this as stuff gets past the filter basket and will plug the pump inlet).

There is No air in the system and I get superb pressure at the outlet, yet I still get code 90. I again removed the flow sensor and put my ohm meter across the flow sensor terminals and activated the flapper and measured an open circuit. I used a heavier magnet to see if I could get make the internals of the sensor move to get an ohm reading, but I get nothing but an open circuit, ie: no measured resistance.

Can I simply bypass the defective flow sensor to trick the 8111 to think it has full flow without damaging the ‘brain’ of the system.?

Intex corp is useless at these questions. They have been out of stock on this sensor for months and are telling me “two weeks” for two months and now it’s “end of August” which I do not believe. Meanwhile I am making no chlorine while the 90 code is showing.

I love the 8111, this is the first problem I’ve had with it, and I’m frustrated that I can not get such an important part from them.

Thanks for listening!

ANSWER : Have you been able to find a solution to this problem. I am having the same issue.

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I have a problem with my machine, on occasion, not recognizing when I’m starting, and the display will not start. I have to remove one of the batteries or it will stay on forever. When it starts up, it works fine, no complaints whatsoever. But lately, I’ve not been able to use it due to the start-up problem. I put the batteries in, the display comes on, but it will not start up when I begin motion. The control buttons will not work, either. Please inform me what it is I can do to fix this problem. Thank You
ANSWER : Troubleshooting on this model is very limited to anyone but the vendor. I would recommend sharing the symptoms with a representative from fitnessquest here.
Good luck

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Cannot turn engine over to start. Ariens 924 snow blower
ANSWER : Pull spark plugs and see if it will pull over if not fuel may have filled the crank case drain & refill to proper level (starter is stuck in lube shaft & movethe gear up & down by hand to free up)

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I have had two small Coleman ‘Frontier PZ’ propane lanterns for a number of years with no problems. Last year one of them started shutting down for no apparent reason – it would light normally, burn for 4 – 5 minutes and then go out. This summer the second lantern has started doing the same thing. Changing gas cylinders seems to have no effect, nor does a new mantle fix the problem. It’s hard to be certain but as I can’t hear any gas hissing it’s as if the jet gets blocked after a few minutes alight. Turn off the gas, leave the lantern alone for a while and it will relight ok, though it will still only burn for a few minutes before going out again. Any ideas?
ANSWER : There is something in the jets or the piping to the mantels, you my find spider webing there, if you did no cap the port where the tank goes some small friends might have wanted to go camping with you.

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