This Impeller and pump was damaged from starting the ski in shallow water.
Running a Watercrfaft in Shallow water or near land can suck up debris off the bottom and destroy the pump or wear ring. Always make sure to have atleast 2 ft of water under the ski at idle.
Be carefull in shallow water. This guy almost did not live to tell the story.
found needle bearings inside both front and back oil pumps on the motor. The bend assembly failed and released needle bearings into the stator area of the motor.
Ski was sunk and then left over the winter.
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Video shows how the oil system works on all Seadoo 4 tec engines.
We had a SeaDoo RXT Jet Ski come in this week for a new motor! We found the oil level an inch or more above the high mark on the dipstick. We also observed oil inside the intake boot attached to the supercharger, after removing the intake we found oil inside the intake that was [...]
Seadoo wear ring on a 2006 GTi SE. The owner found an abandon ski rope in the Tennessee river and it found its way into the pump.
In the mid-1990s, SeaDoo began to manufacture jet skis with the DESS Key Security System. The DESS Key Security system, or Digitally Encoded Security System, is a lanyard containing a computer chip with a unique numeric code that the owner connects to the dess post on their jet ski in order to grante access to [...]
Bearing failure on the supercharger caused the impeller shaft to wobble and the impeller to rub against the hausing. The ski had less than 100 hours. :-/
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Do you have any of these symptoms on your Carbureted 2-stroke engine? - No response when applying throttle. - Ski rev's when out of the water but will not in the water. - Bogging when going from idle to full throttle - Surging of revs - Intermittent or sudden cutting out of engine after planning off or applying [...]
Found this little guy in the case of today's build. The supercharger shaft was bent and the gear on the supercharger was missing, flywheel teeth destroyed. The customer claims the supercharger was rebuilt less than 10 hours before with an OEM Seadoo Kit.