troubleshooting

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    97 GSX (787) electrical troubleshooting

    Hello, This is my first post. I just bought a 97 GSX with the 787 motor and a 93 XP with the 657 motor. Neither of them run. I have mechanical experience but limited electrical experience and I have some questions. For the sake of brevity I’ll be starting another thread regarding the XP soon...
  2. M

    96 GTX Troubleshooting Ski

    Hey, So, I try and keep this short but I am a bit baffled by this machine. We purchased this 96 GTX a month ago for a good price. It fired great out of the water, had to wait a week before putting it on the water and battery was weak and didn't want to start put a fresh battery in and it...
  3. jonjul

    Engine alarm problem

    I have a 2004 SEADOO RX DI with 2t, Rotax engine. The engine starts fine and run ok with low rmp. - when i throttle it to higher rmp. it goes into emergency mode / alarm mode and error light comes on. Anyone know these engines and can give tips on where to start troubleshooting? How can a read...
  4. R

    1996 GTI idles low after warm

    Hello All, New ski owner here. Bought this ski and went through did basic tune up cleaned fuel filter, changed oil injection filter, changed spark plugs, replaced starter relay. Running full tank of non-ethanol premium and seadoo mix oil. Took the ski out on the lake the other day and after...
  5. ww111

    Islandia 430 Flush problem

    Hi all, I hate for the first post to be a "Request for help" but here I am... 2009 Islandia 430 and the LH engine is fine without issue. The RH engine starts, runs and sounds great but when I hook up and start the water to flush the exhaust (I'm on the intercoastal here in Northern FL) I get...
  6. B

    Sporadic beep while running 2004 Sportster DI LE

    Hello, Total boat newb here. I picked up a 2004 Sportster DI LE last summer, and when we have it out on the water, it emits a long, high-pitched beep every few minutes that lasts about two seconds. Note that we'll sometimes go through long periods of time when the beep is completely gone...
  7. A

    1999 GSX Limited electrical issues.

    Hi, So I'm new to these forums and I'm hoping I can get some help. I just bought a 1999 GSX limited that had "electrical issues." When the key is inserted: no beeps, no nothing. I checked the MPEM and found that all fuses were about double the AMPS they should have been. I replaced all fuses...
  8. 3ftDeep

    Jet Ski Troubleshooting (GTX 185 Sea-Doo Fuel Pump Repair)

    While getting Chris' 2005 Sea-Doo GTX 185 ready for the first ride of the season, disaster strikes: it won't start. Unsure which one of the many modifications we made over the winter may be causing the problem, we needed to troubleshoot ...and fast! Here's a link to the CANDooPro URL...
  9. X

    97 XP bogging issue

    Noticed my ski is having some sort of a fuel issue recently. When I first drop it in the water it will do 30-40mph then after one good speed run it seems to bog and not want to do more than 20mph. I replaced the spark plugs, put a fuel system cleaner in and fresh gas and it is still doing...
  10. russellb

    2002 SeaDoo GTX DI Project ski

    A few days ago I bought 2 SeaDoos on a double trailer. One is a running 2005 RXT and the other is a 2002 GTX DI. I feel like I got a decent deal because the trailer and the RXT were worth what I paid. The previous owner told me up front that the GTX DI did not run and it was locked up. If you...
  11. M

    4 Short Beeps... Lanyard NOT On Post

    Hi - I recently purchased a 2004 SeaDoo RXP. After it was sitting in my driveway for about 8-10 hours, all of a sudden it started beeping 4 short beeps followed by a pause, and then 4 short beeps again. It did this continuously. I couldn't get it to stop, so I disconnected the battery. I...
  12. Gamerse

    Unofficial 587,657,717 Mpem troubleshooting guide

    Random Sutdowns: 1.Check all fuses. A.Mpem fuse is blown. Your Mpem may have a shorted diode causing high current draw. Using a DVOM, check for reverse current flow. (black lead to mpem fuse, red to ground) If mpem fails test, repair or replace Mpem and...
  13. M

    1999 seadoo xp limited won't start.

    I am looking to buy a friends seadoo xp. he flipped it last year and ever since then it hasn't started. today I went to go look at it, put the dess key in and I heard no beeps. left my finger on the start/stop button and I heard a 4 second beep followed by 2 beeps moments later.. I checked the...
  14. A

    2004 SeaDoo Bombardier SOB!!

    so today I was out on the lake with the boat and family and having a blast, then all of a sudden when we pulled into a cove, it sounded like the oil rings were grinding on the inside of the piston cylinder and the motor stalled out. We tried to fire it back up, it stalled out again, then...
  15. S

    2000 XP and GT Troubleshooting HELP!

    Hello, My parents recently gave me their old seadoos. One is a 2000 XP and one is a 2000 GT. The XP has been sitting in a garage for a few years and the GT was running last summer. I have changed the batteries and spark plugs. They both sound like they're trying to start but they just won't...
  16. XARiUS

    Trouble with my GTX's * * * HELP PLEASE * * *

    Hello All, I am writing this post in desperation to try and fix some issues me and my brother are having on two GTX's we purchased about a month ago. :cheers: 2000 Sea Doo GTX DI Millennium Edition (5649) 1996 Sea Doo GTX 787 cc (5640) Let me start with the issues on the 96.. We are...
  17. XARiUS

    GTX Problems

    Hello All, I am writing this post in desperation to try and fix some issues me and my brother are having on two GTX's we purchased about a month ago. :cheers: 2000 Sea Doo GTX DI Millennium Edition (5649) 1996 Sea Doo GTX 787 cc (5640) Let me start with the issues on the 96.. We are...
  18. K

    milky oil in my rxp

    hi everyone. i decided this year to try my luck with changing my own oil. the oil i pumped out looked like normal used oil. i pumped out about 3 qts. and replaced the oil with BPR XP-s (it was recommend by the parts department at a seadoo store) but my issue is; i put the ski in the water for...
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