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11 Reasons Your Jet Ski Isn’t Reaching Top Speed

Sea-Doo Spark display showing speed

Is your jet ski not reaching the speeds it used to? Is it making odd sounds? Either way, a jet ski not reaching its top speed is very annoying, and I want to help. There are several reasons why you may not be reaching top speed anymore. I want to list off the most common

Jet Ski Cavitation Explained

chewed up and damage jet ski impeller and wear ring

Have you noticed your jet ski feeling a bit shaky when you try to take off? Or it feels like it wants to go, but doesn’t? Well, that could be due to a common issue known as jet ski cavitation. I notice that sometimes, people mistake it for the jet pump “slipping gears.” I find

Top 11 Common Jet Ski Problems I Would Spot At The Shop

Sea-Doo GTI tilted back to let water in footwells out

Before you invest in something like a jet ski, you may be wondering “what kind of problems you’ll run into“? While every model jet ski is not the same, they all tend to share some of the common problems that you should expect. For example, sucking things up is the most notorious issue I see

Jet Ski Won’t Take Off Or Accelerate

jet ski gauge with rpm and hours not taking off

Is your jet ski experiencing issues like slow take-off, vibrations, or loss of speed? Explore potential problems such as debris in the pump, fuel issues, engine trouble, or incorrect settings. Get the inside scoop on troubleshooting.

Jet Ski Full of Water: Steps to Take When Sinking

Discover how water can infiltrate your jet ski and what to do when your watercraft is full of water. Learn common ways water enters your jet ski, why some water is normal, and how to differentiate between normal water levels and potential issues. Find out what steps to take if your jet ski is filled with water, including not starting the engine, towing it to land, and getting professional assistance. Understand the importance of not starting the engine if it’s submerged, and learn about the risks associated with saltwater. Discover the implications for resale value when a jet ski has been sunk and properly repaired.

The Wear Ring: Purpose, Symptoms, And Fixes

chewed up and damage jet ski impeller and wear ring

If they sold a protective cover for your car tires to keep you from getting a nail in your tires, would you buy it? What if it came with your car? Would you get mad that you would need to fix that thing that protected your tire from an expensive repair? That is basically what

22 Reasons Why Your Jet Ski Won’t Start Or Want To Take Off

If this sounds like your jet ski… Then you’ve come to the right place. In this post, I’ll cover all these things that can keep a jet ski from powering on, starting, turning over, taking off, accelerating and more with videos and detailed solutions. I’ve got years of experience with watercraft and seen just about

The Steps to Take When Your Jet Ski Sucks Up Debris Or Rope

Sucked up something in pump wear ring

Learn how to handle common jet ski or jet boat problems caused by sucking up debris into the watercraft’s intake. Discover the do’s and don’ts when you encounter this issue, including how to safely remove debris without causing further damage. Find out the potential costs associated with debris damage and explore tips to prevent future incidents, such as using an Impeller Protector and being mindful of your surroundings when operating your watercraft. Avoid expensive repairs by following these practical guidelines and maintaining the performance of your jet ski or jet boat.

7 Reasons Why The Batteries In Your Jet Skis Keep Dying

Ever find yourself scratching your head, wondering why it seems like you have to swap out the batteries in your jet skis every single year? It’s a common frustration – that feeling when the battery in your Sea-Doo, Yamaha, or Kawasaki jet ski just goes flat and needs constant replacement. Or perhaps you’ve faced the

What To Do When You Suck Up Rope In Your Jet Ski?

jet ski floating tow rope

Learn what to do when you accidentally suck up a rope into your jet ski’s intake. Discover the crucial steps to take, including turning off the engine, avoiding the urge to flip the jet ski, and getting it to a safe location on land. Follow a detailed guide on how to safely remove the rope from the intake, with helpful tips and tools to use. Find out why attempting to remove the intake grate is not recommended and why reversing won’t solve the problem. If all else fails, know when to seek professional assistance. Plus, get a valuable tip to prevent future rope incidents using a pool noodle or shock tube.