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    What kinds of water would you be riding in? ...

    What kinds of water would you be riding in?

    Passengers or solo?

    Yamaha redesigned the VXR for 2015, now it is much better in rough water, overall a more modern hull. And it includes the RiDE...
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    Can it be relocated higher in the hull without...

    Can it be relocated higher in the hull without modifying the wire harness?

    There are holes that allow seawater inside the ECU? :-?
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    Don’t see how/why it would significantly affect fuel tank pressure.
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    Well, 15 per 1000 units is a 1.5% failure rate....

    Well, 15 per 1000 units is a 1.5% failure rate. Certainly not terrific, but even that rate means 98.5% did not have such failures.

    I have been buying and recommending Triton brand welded aluminum...
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    While it requires the fuel tank venting check...

    While it requires the fuel tank venting check valve to be in place and working, whether there is a noticeable difference between internal and outside air pressure also depends on the local weather. ...
  6. Thread: Look normal?

    by K447
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    I use a thin coating of bearing grease, on the...

    I use a thin coating of bearing grease, on the actual o-rings. Just enough to make the o-rings tacky and stay in place.

    The o-rings depend on the groove walls, and the top and bottom faces, to all...
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    Salt water or fresh water? How long do you...

    Salt water or fresh water?

    How long do you hope to keep the same trailer?

    How much towing distance do you expect to do?

    Are you OK with paying more for nicer things?
  8. When the LR-503 module is bypassed; it is not...

    When the LR-503 module is bypassed;
    it is not sensing anything.
    The red button cranks the starter. Even if engine is already running.
    And the lanyard pull is supposed to shut the engine off, by...
  9. Thread: Look normal?

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    Start with a flat sheet of 400 grit (approx). See...

    Start with a flat sheet of 400 grit (approx). See how it looks after the initial rubbing. Look for high or low spots, indications of warp or out of flat.

    If the head is flat then you aren’t...
  10. The Black/Yellow wire with flat tab end is the...

    The Black/Yellow wire with flat tab end is the ignition kill signal. GROUNDING that wire to the black wire group should force the CDI (or EMM) to shut down ignition.


    Edit: The following is just...
  11. Welcome. The factory paint Yamaha uses is...

    Welcome.

    The factory paint Yamaha uses is beyond soft. Just rubbing the paint with a clean micro-fiber cloth can leave micro-scratches :-?

    Right behind the super thin soft paint layer is a much...
  12. Welcome. Did this machine ever run properly...

    Welcome.

    Did this machine ever run properly for you?

    Is the CDI new? If yes, sourced from where?

    Why would you jump from battery + to any yellow/black wire?

    If the engine would not crank...
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    Remove the intake grate, then use knife/tools to...

    Remove the intake grate, then use knife/tools to remove the flag material.

    You can probably evaluate whether any damage occurred while you are in there.

    Did the engine overheat at all? If...
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    Might also consider rigging up a leak down test...

    Might also consider rigging up a leak down test for the engine+exhaust manifold water jacket.

    Cap off the various hose fittings and so on. Then pressurize the water jacket with maybe 10 PSI, close...
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    At this point you need to work through every...

    At this point you need to work through every little thing, make sure it is all perfect. This amount of trouble getting the water jacket to seal properly is not normal.

    I would put each head on a...
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    Is there a known issue with the factory wire...

    Is there a known issue with the factory wire harness on EX models?
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    How often do you expect to be checking fuel...

    How often do you expect to be checking fuel pressure?

    Unscrewing the Schrader valve core before doing a fuel pump pressure test takes maybe 30 seconds.
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    There is a Seadoo part number that is a drop in...

    There is a Seadoo part number that is a drop in upgrade replacement solenoid.

    Click below, search in there for solenoid

    http://polarispwcknowledge.shorturl.com/first-things-to-do
  19. Sticky: You are using ohm measurement mode on the meter,...

    You are using ohm measurement mode on the meter, or circuit continuity mode? They are different measurements, with different units.

    On most digital meters continuity mode the meter beeps when...
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    Check whether all the LR module functions...

    Check whether all the LR module functions actually work.

    Confirm battery charging voltage is correct when engine is running.

    Confirm bilge pump voltage on Orange wire group. Should provide full...
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    HS?
  22. I use a stainless steel snap hook from Wichard...

    I use a stainless steel snap hook from Wichard (#2482, 4 inch) that is just large enough to fit around the chubby Yamaha bow eye.

    Works well, easy to handle even with wet hands.
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    Sticky: I will point out that Lakeside Tech worked a lot...

    I will point out that Lakeside Tech worked a lot of hours and made significant investments to understand and develop repair methods for the Ficht EMM. Specialized methods, hours of experimentation...
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    Replace the battery. Doesn’t matter whether it is causing the Lo warning.

    A watercraft is not something you want to be trusting a marginal battery in. If the battery completely fails while you are...
  25. Thread: Weber MPE-750

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    Did you try contacting Williams directly?

    Did you try contacting Williams directly?
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