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    If it's under warranty then don't bother messing...

    If it's under warranty then don't bother messing with it unless it's something simple and stupid like a battery issue.
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    Maybe he should just wait until 2020. I've read...

    Maybe he should just wait until 2020. I've read Seadoo is going to kill off the 130HP & 155HP 4tec and introduce a turbocharged 900 ACE. However, I've been reading this for the last 3 years....
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    Download the service manual:...

    Download the service manual:
    https://www.manualslib.com/manual/737292/Yamaha-Vx110-Sport.html
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    I ordered a R&D pump seal from them on July 11th...

    I ordered a R&D pump seal from them on July 11th and it shipped early this week. They are most certainly still in business and have a Facebook group page. I will say that I had to send a couple...
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    Other than vibration what would make you think...

    Other than vibration what would make you think your shaft is bent? In my experience a bent shaft is usually the result of sucking up a tow rope and it getting wrapped around the shaft. Take the shaft...
  6. Thanks for sharing the information. That's why I...

    Thanks for sharing the information. That's why I love Green Hulk forums for learning little things that aren't common knowledge.
  7. On my 2009 VX110 when it's security locked the...

    On my 2009 VX110 when it's security locked the start button does nothing. You have all three ingredients air, fuel, spark needed to start the engine. How did you test the spark? Did you test only the...
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    Does your 2002 have the 720cc 2 stroke? My advice...

    Does your 2002 have the 720cc 2 stroke? My advice would be to rebuild the carburetor. I'm not sure whether yours has an accelerator pump or not. Often times what you describe is the result of a worn...
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    Anyone care to guess on why the block cracked?...

    Anyone care to guess on why the block cracked? Since it's from Arizona freezing and salt corrosion can be ruled out.
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    Just looking at the picture this must of been run...

    Just looking at the picture this must of been run in salt water because there appears to be a lot of corrosion. If the block is cracked the fix won't be cheap or easy. The best fix would be to...
  11. To switch from Kph to Mph push the button...

    To switch from Kph to Mph push the button immediately after engine start or with engine off just after tapping the start button.
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    What would cause a single exhaust valve to bend?...

    What would cause a single exhaust valve to bend? On really old automotive engines it's possible to unstick them by soaking the guide with PB Blaster and giving the valve stem a whack. This is when...
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    I've read different people's ideas on why the TR1...

    I've read different people's ideas on why the TR1 maybe more prone to rod breakage. The first is simply the rods are to engineered thin. Secondly, the engine design is more prone to water ingestion...
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    Why did Yamaha discontinue the MR1

    Why did Yamaha discontinue the MR1? The new TR1 doesn't seem as reliable or even fuel efficient. Just casually I've noticed more than a few TR1 engines with a rod through the side of the block. Among...
  15. Solas 18/22 on a VX Deluxe is it worth it?

    My 2009 VX Deluxe impeller is starting to show its age. The leading edges aren't perfect and have some small dings from ingesting lake debris. I can get a refurbished impeller or upgrade to the...
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    The service manual says the test should be...

    The service manual says the test should be performed on a warm engine. I've read I should look for 190 - 200 psi but didn't know if this was on a cold or warm engine. Are the compression numbers...
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    VX110 = 180 Psi on all four

    I had a 2009 VX110 with 93 hours compression tested and all cylinders were equal @ 180 psi. The test was done on stone cold engine straight out of storage. Plugs pulled one at a time and throttle...
  18. Thread: 2009 vx 110

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    2009 vx 110

    I'm considering buying a 2009 VX 110 with 90 hours on in. I'm having pre purchase compression test done at a cycle repair shop. I've read the service manual and it states minimum compression is 165...
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    2008 Waverunner FXHO

    I'm thinking of buying a 2008 FXHO. The machine was purchased new from a dealer in 2010 and now only has 35 hours. Besides doing a compression check what else should I watch out for. The watercraft...
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    Will high gas prices kill PWC?

    I'm along time rider and owner of Seadoos. I also happen to live in British Columbia. BC has the dubious claim to the highest gas prices in North America. Today in Vancouver gas is as high as $1.649...
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    I currently own a Seadoo Spark 3up. However, I...

    I currently own a Seadoo Spark 3up. However, I really wish I had the opportunity to test ride it before buying it. The spark is kinda like a stand up Jetski in the sense it is fun for short periods...
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    STX 15F fuel consumption

    I'm looking for a new watercraft in the spring and the STX 15F is one of the models I'll be checking out. What's the maximum fuel range and what is the most economical speed? If I fill up and just...
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    With all the spark plugs out the engine should...

    With all the spark plugs out the engine should turn over by hand relatively easily. There will always be some resistance when the pistons reach TDC but there should be no binding or unusual noises....
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    2015 VX Deluxe hour meter

    I saw an ad for a 2015 VX Deluxe with very , very few hours. The seller appears to have a couple nearly identical machines also with very low hours. The machines range between a mere 3 hours and the...
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    The driveshaft should be checked if it's still...

    The driveshaft should be checked if it's still straight. Rope can wrap tightly enough to cause deflection in the shaft. The bend is slight so isn't perceptable but the wear ring will wear unevenly...
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