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Yamaha WaveRunner FZR 2012 Owner's/operator's Manual

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2012 WaveRunner
FZR
OWNER'S/OPERATOR'S MANUAL
Read this manual carefully
before operating this watercraft.
F2R-F8199-51-E0

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   Summary of Contents for Yamaha WaveRunner FZR 2012

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    2012 WaveRunner OWNER’S/OPERATOR’S MANUAL Read this manual carefully before operating this watercraft. F2R-F8199-51-E0...

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    Read this manual carefully before operating this watercraft. This manual should stay with the WaveRunner if it is sold.

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    Important manual information EJU30192 EJU40410 To the owner/operator Thank you for choosing a Yamaha watercraft. Because Yamaha has a policy of continuing This owner’s/operator’s manual contains in- product improvement, this product may not be formation you will need for proper operation, exactly as described in this owner’s/opera-...

  • Page 4: Table Of Contents

    Draining the bilge water on land ..50 Remote control transmitter ....25 Draining the bilge water on water ..51 Yamaha Security System ....26 Transporting on a trailer ....52 Engine stop switch ......27 Engine shut-off switch ..... 27 First-time operation ......

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    Table of contents Post-launch checks ......63 Specifications........86 Specifications........ 86 Operation ......... 64 Operating your watercraft ..... 64 Trouble recovery......87 Getting to know your watercraft ..64 Troubleshooting ......87 Learning to operate your Troubleshooting chart ...... 87 watercraft ........

  • Page 6: General And Important Labels

    Hull Identification Number (HIN), and engine serial number in the spaces provided for assistance when ordering genuine parts from a Yamaha dealer. Also record and keep these ID numbers in a separate place in case your watercraft is stolen.

  • Page 7: Emission Control Information

    FUEL : UNLEADED REGULAR GASOLINE VALVE LASH (mm) IN : EX : CERTIFIED COMPONENTS : YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. EJU40490 Manufactured date label This label is attached to the top of the cylinder head. (See page 40 for seat removal and in-...

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    General and important labels stallation procedures and page 82 for engine cover removal and installation procedures.) 1 Manufactured date label location...

  • Page 9: Important Labels

    General and important labels EJU30452 Important labels Read the following labels before using this watercraft. If have any questions, consult a Yamaha dealer.

  • Page 10: Warning Labels

    General and important labels EJU35913 Warning labels If any of these labels are damaged or missing, contact a Yamaha dealer for replacements.

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    General and important labels...

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    General and important labels WARNING WARNING AVERTISSEMENT AVERTISSEMENT (F2R-U41E1-00) (F2R-U41E1-00)

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    General and important labels...

  • Page 14: Other Labels

    General and important labels EJU36411 Other labels (F2R-U41E1-00) The following label indicates the correct direction to upright a capsized watercraft.

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    General and important labels For Canada only Except for Canada The following CE marking is located on the back of the remote control transmitter.

  • Page 16: Safety Information

    The safe use and operation of this water- operate the watercraft craft is dependent upon the use of proper Yamaha recommends a minimum operator riding techniques, as well as upon the age of 16 years old. common sense, good judgment, and ex- Adults must supervise use by minors.

  • Page 17: Cruising Limitations

    Safety information kles, and other bones. Do not jump wakes EJU30761 Cruising limitations or waves. Scan constantly for people, objects, and Do not operate the watercraft in rough wa- other watercraft. Be alert for conditions that ter, bad weather, or when visibility is poor; limit your visibility or block your vision of this may lead to an accident causing injury others.

  • Page 18: Operation Requirements

    Safety information with another boat, which could result in se- EJU30801 Operation requirements vere injury or death. All riders must wear a personal flotation de- vice (PFD) that is approved by the appropri- ate authorities and is suitable for personal watercraft use.

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    Safety information certain kinds of accidents and that it could feet increases the chances of losing your injure you in others. balance, or hitting objects outside the wa- A helmet is designed to provide some head tercraft with your feet. Do not give a ride to protection.

  • Page 20: Recommended Equipment

    A mirror can also Scan carefully for swimmers and stay away be used as an emergency signal. Contact a from swimming areas. Swimmers are hard Yamaha dealer for more information. to see and you could accidentally hit some- Watch one in the water.

  • Page 21: Hazard Information

    Always operate the watercraft in an This model is equipped with the Yamaha open area. Engine Management System (YEMS) that Do not touch the hot muffler or engine dur- includes an off-throttle steering (OTS) sys- ing or immediately after engine operation;...

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    Safety information Reverse can be used to slow down or stop any debris or weeds, which may have col- during slow-speed maneuvering, such as lected around the jet intake. when docking. Once the engine is idling, shift into reverse and gradually increase en- gine speed.

  • Page 23: Safe Boating Rules

    Safety information EJU30970 EJU30991 Safe boating rules Enjoy your watercraft Your Yamaha watercraft is legally considered responsibly a powerboat. Operation of the watercraft must You share the areas you enjoy when riding be in accordance with the rules and regula- your watercraft with others and with nature.

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    Safety information waterways stay open for the enjoyment of a variety of recreational opportunities.

  • Page 25: Description

    The left side of the watercraft when facing forward. Bilge water Water that has collected in the engine compartment. Yamaha Engine Management System (YEMS) YEMS is an integrated, computerized management system that controls and adjusts ignition timing, fuel injection, engine diagnostics, and the off-throttle steering (OTS) system.

  • Page 26: Location Of Main Components

    Description EJU31011 Location of main components Exterior 1 Fuel filler cap (page 47) 2 Hood 3 Handlebars 4 Rear seat (page 40) 5 Front seat (page 40) 6 Footwell 7 Bow eye 8 Cooling water pilot outlet (page 30) 9 Gunwale 10 Sponson...

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    Description 1 Boarding platform 2 Electric bilge pilot outlet 3 Reboarding grip (page 41) 4 Reboarding step (page 41) 5 Jet thrust nozzle 6 Reverse gate (page 31) 7 Ride plate 8 Stern drain plug (page 50) 9 Stern eye (page 42) 10 Speed sensor 11 Intake grate...

  • Page 28

    Description 1 Q.S.T.S. selector (page 32) 2 Q.S.T.S. selector lock lever (page 32) 3 Start switch (page 27) 4 Engine shut-off switch (page 27) 5 Clip (page 27) 6 Engine stop switch (page 27) 7 Engine shut-off cord (lanyard) (page 27) 8 Dual analog meter unit (page 35) 9 Rearview mirror 10 Glove compartment (page 43)

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    Description Engine compartment 1 Engine cover 2 Air filter case 3 Water separator (page 30) 4 Fuel tank 5 Battery (page 57) 6 Flushing hose connector 7 Electrical box 8 Spark plug/Spark plug cap/Ignition coil 9 Engine oil filler cap (page 49) 10 Dipstick...

  • Page 30: Control Function Operation

    Watercraft control functions er, so that it is not lost. EJU41380 Remote control transmitter The Yamaha Security System and Low RPM Mode settings can be selected by operating the remote control transmitter. (See page 26 for Yamaha Security System setting proce- dures and page 33 for Low RPM Mode activa- tion procedures.)

  • Page 31: Yamaha Security System

    EJU37412 Yamaha Security System settings 1 Lock button The Yamaha Security System settings will be 2 “UNLOCK” indicator light confirmed by the number of beeps when the To select the unlock mode: remote control transmitter is operated, and by Push the “L-Mode”...

  • Page 32: Engine Stop Switch

    Control function operation comes on. This indicates the unlock mode is Insert the clip under the engine shut-off switch selected. before starting the engine. L-Mode 1 “L-Mode” (unlock) button 1 Engine shut-off switch 2 “UNLOCK” indicator light 2 Clip 3 Engine shut-off cord (lanyard) EJU31152 Engine stop switch “...

  • Page 33: Throttle Lever

    Lock mode of the Yamaha Security System is changed accordingly. has been selected. (See page 26 for Yamaha Security System setting proce- dures.)

  • Page 34: Telescopic Steering System

    [EWJ01270] always be applied when attempting a turn, ex- cept at trolling speed. This model is equipped with the Yamaha En- gine Management System (YEMS) that in- cludes an off-throttle steering (OTS) system. It will activate at planing speeds should you attempt to steer the watercraft after releasing the throttle lever.

  • Page 35: Cooling Water Pilot Outlets

    Control function operation EJU41800 If water has collected in the water separator, Cooling water pilot outlets drain it by loosening the drain screw. When the engine is running, some of the cool- ing water that is circulated in the engine is dis- charged from the cooling water pilot outlets.

  • Page 36: Watercraft Operation

    Watercraft operation EJU40011 will lower and the watercraft will start Watercraft operation functions moving in reverse at trolling speed. EJU37182 Reverse system EWJ01230 WARNING Do not use the reverse function to slow down or stop the watercraft as it could cause you to lose control, be ejected, or impact the handlebars.

  • Page 37: Quick Shift Trim System (q.s.t.s.)

    Watercraft operation EJU31317 TIP: Quick Shift Trim System (Q.S.T.S.) The watercraft performance characteristics The Q.S.T.S. selector is integrated with the according to the trim angle change depending left handlebar grip and is operated to change on the operating conditions. the vertical angle of the jet thrust nozzle, which adjusts the trim angle of the watercraft.

  • Page 38: Watercraft Operation Modes

    The Low RPM Mode can only be activated when the engine is stopped in the unlock mode of the Yamaha Security System. Activating and deactivating the Low RPM Mode Activation of the Low RPM Mode will be con-...

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    Watercraft operation onds. Once the beeper sounds two times and “L- the “UNLOCK” indicator light blinks two times, Number of Low RPM Mode MODE” beeps operation indicator then comes on, the “L-MODE” indicator light light goes off and the Low RPM Mode is deactivat- Comes ed.

  • Page 40: Instrument Operation

    Instrument operation EJU37432 EJU37441 Dual analog meter unit Speedometer The speedometer shows the watercraft speed The dual analog meter unit displays various against water. watercraft information. The small outer numbers on the meter show the watercraft speed in kilometers per hour “km/h”...

  • Page 41: Information Display

    Voltmeter TIP: The voltmeter shows the battery voltage. The hour meter is selected at the Yamaha When the battery voltage is normal, the volt- factory. meter displays approximately 12 volts. If the battery voltage has dropped significant- ly, “LO”...

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    Instrument operation To switch to the voltmeter from the hour EJU37283 Fuel level warning meter: If the fuel remaining in the fuel tank drops to Push the “Hour Volt” button for at least 1 sec- about 18 L (4.8 US gal, 4.0 Imp. gal), the low- ond.

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    (See page 90 for information on the jet intake.) NOTICE: If you cannot locate and correct the cause of the overheating, con- sult a Yamaha dealer. Continuing to oper- ate at higher speeds could result in severe engine damage.

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    Instrument operation If the check engine warning is activated, im- mediately reduce the engine speed, return to shore, and have a Yamaha dealer check the engine. TIP: Push the “Hour Volt” button to stop the buzz-...

  • Page 45: Equipment Operation

    Equipment operation EJU40333 To install the rear seat: Equipment (1) Insert the projections on the front of the EJU41410 seat into the stays on the deck. Seats The front and rear seats are removable. Remove the seats to access the engine com- partment and watertight storage compart- ment.

  • Page 46: Reboarding Grip

    Equipment operation (3) Pull the seat rearward and remove it. EJU37381 Reboarding grip The reboarding grip is used when boarding the watercraft from the water. To install the front seat: (1) Insert the projections on the front of the seat into the stays on the deck. 1 Reboarding grip EJU34864 Reboarding step...

  • Page 47: Bow Eye

    Equipment operation ing step breaks, the watercraft could fall, towing it in an emergency. (See page 94 for which could result in severe injury. information on towing the watercraft.) [EWJ01211] 1 Reboarding step 1 Bow eye EJU34881 Stern eyes The stern eyes are used to attach a rope to the watercraft when transporting or mooring it.

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    Equipment operation To open the bow storage compartment: To close the bow storage compartment: Push the hood latch, and then lift up the rear Push the rear of the hood down to securely of the hood. lock it in place. 1 Hood latch To drain water from the bow storage compart- ment:...

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    Equipment operation To open the glove compartment: To close the glove compartment: Slide the glove compartment latch toward Push the lid down to securely lock it in place. you, and then lift up the lid. To drain water from the glove compartment: 1 Glove compartment latch (1) Remove the beverage holder.

  • Page 50: Fire Extinguisher Holder And Cover

    Equipment operation (4) Securely install the beverage holder in its (2) Loosen the cap and remove it. original position. EJU41420 Beverage holder The beverage holder is located in the glove compartment. (See page 43 for information on the glove compartment.) The beverage holder is removable.

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    Equipment operation To use the fire extinguisher holder and cover: hood is securely closed before using the (1) Push the hood latch, and then lift up the watercraft. rear of the hood. 1 Hood latch (2) Unhook the band and remove the fire ex- tinguisher cover.

  • Page 52: Operation And Handling Requirements

    Gasoline and gasoline vapors are ex- Yamaha does not recommend gasohol con- tremely flammable. To avoid fires and taining methanol because it can cause fuel explosions and to reduce the risk of in-...

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    Operation and handling requirements (5) Loosen the fuel filler cap and remove it. not leave the watercraft with a full tank in direct sunlight. 1 Fuel filler cap 1 Approximately 50 mm (2 in) from top of the (6) Slowly add fuel to the fuel tank. fuel tank Fuel tank capacity: (8) Wipe up any spilled fuel immediately with...

  • Page 54: Engine Oil Requirements

    If the engine was running, allow the en- Yamaha dealer. If the engine oil level is gine oil to settle by waiting 5 minutes or below the minimum level mark, add en- more before checking the oil level.

  • Page 55: Draining The Bilge Water

    Operation and handling requirements (6) Loosen the engine oil filler cap and re- EJU40021 Draining the bilge water move it. ECJ01301 NOTICE Do not run the engine at full throttle when bilge water remains in the engine compart- ment. The bilge water can splash into the engine, which can result in severe dam- age.

  • Page 56: Draining The Bilge Water On Water

    Operation and handling requirements maining moisture in the engine compart- engine, which can result in severe dam- ment with a dry cloth. age. [ECJ00553] (4) Securely install the stern drain plugs by tightening them until they stop. NOTICE: Before installing the stern drain plugs, clean the drain plug threads to remove any foreign materials, such as dirt or sand.

  • Page 57: Transporting On A Trailer

    Operation and handling requirements EJU33464 Transporting on a trailer When transporting the watercraft on a trailer, secure the tie downs to the trailer through the bow eye and stern eyes. NOTICE: Do not at- tach ropes or tie downs to any part of the watercraft other than the bow eye and stern eyes to secure the watercraft to the trailer.

  • Page 58: First-time Operation

    First-time operation EJU36665 Engine break-in ECJ00431 NOTICE Failure to perform the engine break-in could result in reduced engine life or even severe engine damage. The engine break-in is essential to allow the various components of the engine to wear and polish themselves to the correct operat- ing clearances.

  • Page 59: Pre-operation Checks

    Do not operate the watercraft if you find any prob- lem. If a problem cannot be corrected by the procedures provided in this manual, have the watercraft inspected by a Yamaha dealer. EJU41232 Pre-operation checklist Before using this watercraft, be sure to perform the checks in the following checklist.

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    Pre-operation checks ITEM ROUTINE PAGE Hull and deck Check the hull and deck for damage. Jet intake Check the jet intake for damage and clogging. Check the stern drain plugs for damage and foreign Stern drain plugs material and check that they are securely installed. Hood Check that the hood is securely closed.

  • Page 61: Pre-operation Check Points

    Pre-operation checks EJU32281 EJU34214 Pre-operation check points Fuel system checks EWJ00381 EJU41311 Pre-launch checks WARNING Perform the pre-launch checks in the pre-op- Leaking fuel can result in fire or explosion. eration checklist while the watercraft is on Check for fuel leakage regularly. land.

  • Page 62

    Pre-operation checks EJU40181 EJU32484 Engine unit check Battery checks Check the exterior of the engine unit for dam- Make sure that the battery terminals and age or other problem. breather hose are not damaged and that the battery leads and breather hose are connect- EJU36885 Engine oil level check ed properly.

  • Page 63

    Pre-operation checks Make sure that the battery is securely held in right and left fully turned positions of the jet place. thrust nozzle. EJU32613 Steering system checks Turn the handlebars to the right and left sev- eral times to make sure that operation is smooth and unrestricted throughout the whole range, and that the free play is not ex- cessive.

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    Pre-operation checks locked in place. (See page 29 for telescopic curely locks in place. (See page 32 for steering system operation procedures.) Q.S.T.S. operation procedures.) EJU32644 Quick Shift Trim System (Q.S.T.S.) checks Operate the Q.S.T.S. selector lock lever and the Q.S.T.S. selector several times to make sure that operation is smooth throughout the whole range.

  • Page 65

    Throttle lever free play: 2.0–5.0 mm (0.08–0.20 in) EJU40112 Remote control transmitter check Make sure that the remote control transmitter operates properly. (See page 26 for Yamaha Security System setting procedures and page 33 for Low RPM Mode activation procedures.)

  • Page 66

    4 Engine stop switch 5 Engine shut-off cord (lanyard) To check the operation of the switches: (1) If the lock mode is selected for the Yamaha Security System setting, select EJU32675 the unlock mode. (See page 26 for Switch checks...

  • Page 67

    Always carry a fire extinguisher on board. A fire extinguisher is not standard equipment with this watercraft. If you do not have one, contact a Yamaha dealer or a fire extinguisher dealer to obtain one meeting the proper spec- 1 Stern drain plug ifications.

  • Page 68: Post-launch Checks

    Pre-operation checks EJU41440 EJU37451 Hood check Dual analog meter unit check Push down on the rear of the hood and make Make sure that the dual analog meter unit op- sure that it is securely closed. erates properly. (See page 35 for information on proper operation of the dual analog meter unit.) EJU40144...

  • Page 69: Operation

    Consult a liability. Yamaha dealer about any control or func- Check local laws before operating your water- tion that you do not fully understand. Fail- craft.

  • Page 70: Riding Position

    Water and debris exiting the jet thrust nozzle can cause severe inju- To start the engine: (1) If the lock mode is selected for the Yamaha Security System setting, select the unlock mode. (See page 26 for Yamaha Security System setting proce- dures.)

  • Page 71: Stopping The Engine

    Operation is attached correctly. If the engine avoid. A collision could result in severe in- shut-off cord (lanyard) is not attached jury or death. [EWJ00601] correctly, it may not pull free when the operator falls off, allowing the water- craft to continue to run and cause an accident.

  • Page 72: Turning The Watercraft

    Operation is in the fully closed (idle) position. (See page Water sucked in through the intake grate is 31 for information on operating the shift lever.) pressurized by the impeller in the jet pump. As the pressurized water is expelled from the pump through the jet thrust nozzle, it creates thrust to move and steer the watercraft.

  • Page 73: Stopping The Watercraft

    You need throttle to steer. This model is equipped with the Yamaha En- gine Management System (YEMS) that in- EWJ00744 cludes an off-throttle steering (OTS) system.

  • Page 74: Operating The Watercraft In Reverse

    Operation objects, and other watercraft to give you TIP: time to stop. This model is equipped with a function which Do not shut the engine off when slowing limits the engine speed in reverse. down in case you need engine power to EJU41452 Boarding the watercraft steer away from a boat or other obstacle...

  • Page 75

    Operation EJU37463 (3) Attach the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) Boarding alone to your left wrist, and then attach the clip (1) From the rear of the watercraft, place to the engine shut-off switch. both hands on the boarding platform, pull (4) Grip the handlebars with both hands and yourself up, and then grasp the reboard- place both feet on the floor of the footwell.

  • Page 76

    Operation To board at a standstill: the watercraft together with the passen- (1) Board as noted in the previous section ger. “Boarding alone”. (6) Make sure that the passenger has their (2) Attach the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) feet on the floor of the footwell and is se- to your left wrist, and then attach the clip curely holding on to the operator.

  • Page 77: Starting Off

    Operation To board when it is difficult to balance at a securely hold on to the operator, and bal- standstill: ance there. (1) Have the passenger steady the water- (7) Make sure that the passenger has their craft, and then board as noted in the pre- feet on the floor of the footwell and is se- vious section “Boarding alone”.

  • Page 78: Capsized Watercraft

    Operation throttle lever when trying to steer away (3) Push the watercraft away from the dock, from objects—you need throttle to steer. grip the handlebars with both hands, and place both feet on the floor of the footwell. ECJ01340 NOTICE Never run the engine in water that is less than 60 cm (2 ft) deep from the bottom of the watercraft, otherwise pebbles or sand...

  • Page 79: Beaching And Docking The Watercraft

    Operation craft over counterclockwise, EJU37521 Beaching and docking the watercraft otherwise water can enter the engine, To beach the watercraft: which can result in severe damage. (1) Make sure that there are no boats, swim- [ECJ00541] mers, or obstacles near the beach. (2) Release the throttle lever to reduce speed about 130 m (430 ft) before you reach the intended beaching area.

  • Page 80: After Removing The Watercraft From The Water

    Operation weeded areas is unavoidable, alternately squeeze the throttle lever and relax your grip on the throttle lever to vary the engine speed. Weeds tend to become clogged more when operating at a steady speed and at trolling speed. If weeds may have clogged the intake area, clean the jet intake.

  • Page 81: Care And Storage

    Care and storage EJU37145 (3) Connect the garden hose adapter to a Post-operation care garden hose. EWJ00330 WARNING Always place the watercraft upright in a horizontal position when storing it, other- wise fuel could leak out into the engine or engine compartment, which could create a fire hazard.

  • Page 82: Cleaning The Watercraft

    Care and storage flows out continually from the jet thrust NOTICE: Do not use high-pressure nozzle. water when rinsing the engine or en- gine compartment as severe engine damage could result. [ECJ00571] (3) Drain the water from the engine compart- ment.

  • Page 83

    2 Minimum level mark If distilled water was added, check the battery voltage. It is recommended to have a Yamaha dealer check the battery voltage and charge the bat- tery. If you charge the battery yourself, be sure to read and follow the instructions provid- ed with the battery tester and charger you use.

  • Page 84

    1 Battery terminal (3) Apply Yamaha Marine Grease Yamaha Grease A to the battery termi- nals. Recommended water-resistant grease: Yamaha Marine Grease/Yamaha Grease A (4) Store the battery in a cool, dry place. NOTICE: Storing the battery in an un- charged condition can cause perma- nent battery damage.

  • Page 85: Long-term Storage

    Storage for long periods of time, such as win- ter storage, requires preventive maintenance to ensure against deterioration. It is advisable to have the watercraft serviced by a Yamaha dealer prior to storage. However, the following procedures can be Steering cable (jet thrust nozzle end) and performed easily by the owner.

  • Page 86

    Care and storage Have a Yamaha dealer rustproof the internal engine components.

  • Page 87: Maintenance

    The most important points of watercraft inspection and lubrication are ex- plained on the following pages. See a Yamaha dealer for genuine Yamaha re- 1 Tool bag placement parts and optional accessories de- 2 Screwdriver 3 Garden hose adapter signed for your watercraft.

  • Page 88

    Maintenance (3) Lift up the engine cover to remove it. 1 Engine cover To install the engine cover: (1) Place the engine cover in its original posi- tion, and then push it down. (2) Install the engine cover screws, and then tighten them to the specified torque.

  • Page 89: Periodic Maintenance Chart

    The periodic maintenance chart gives general guidelines for periodic maintenance. Have a Yamaha dealer perform the checks in the following chart. However, maintenance may need to be performed more frequently depending on your operating conditions. If you have any ques- tions, consult a Yamaha dealer.

  • Page 90: Engine Oil And Oil Filter

    Do not run the engine with too much or not enough oil in the engine, otherwise the en- gine could be damaged. It is recommended to have a Yamaha dealer change the engine oil and the engine oil filter. However, if you choose to change the oil and...

  • Page 91: Specifications

    Specifications EJU34542 Spark plug gap: Specifications 0.8–0.9 mm (0.031–0.035 in) Watercraft capacity: Battery capacity: 12 V, 19 Ah Maximum people on board: Charging system: 2 person Flywheel magneto Maximum load capacity: Drive unit: 160 kg (353 lb) Dimensions: Propulsion system: Jet pump Length: Jet pump type:...

  • Page 92: Trouble Recovery

    Troubleshooting If you have any trouble with your watercraft, use the troubleshooting chart to check for the pos- sible cause. If you cannot find the cause, consult a Yamaha dealer. EJU36984 Troubleshooting chart Confirm the possible cause and remedy, and then refer to the applicable page.

  • Page 93

    Fuel Empty Refill as soon as pos- larly or stalls sible Stale or contaminat- Have serviced by — Yamaha dealer Fuel tank Water or dirt present Have serviced by — Yamaha dealer Spark plug Fouled or defective Have serviced by —...

  • Page 94

    Mode mode Cavitation Jet intake clogged Clean Impeller damaged or Have serviced by worn Yamaha dealer Engine over- Engine speed reduc- Clean jet intake and heat warning tion control activated cool engine Oil pressure Engine speed reduc- Add oil...

  • Page 95: Emergency Procedures

    Trouble recovery EJU34623 ways stop the engine before beaching the wa- Emergency procedures tercraft. EJU34634 Cleaning the jet intake and impeller EWJ00782 WARNING Before attempting to remove weeds or de- bris from the jet intake or impeller area, shut the engine off and remove the clip from the engine shut-off switch.

  • Page 96: Jumping The Battery

    If debris is difficult to remove, consult a Yamaha dealer. EJU34641 Jumping the battery If the watercraft battery has run down, the en- gine can be started using a 12-volt booster battery and jumper cables.

  • Page 97

    Trouble recovery (2) Remove the electrical box cover. electrical system damage and possi- ble fire. [EWJ00802] 1 Electrical box cover 1 Electrical box (3) Loosen the cap on the electrical box and 2 Spare fuse remove it. 3 Fuse (4) Replace the blown fuse with the spare 4 Cap fuse of the correct amperage by using the fuse puller on the reverse side of the cap.

  • Page 98: Replacing The Bilge Pump Fuse

    If the fuse immediately blows again, the elec- engine compartment. trical system may be defective. If this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer service the watercraft. EJU41821 Replacing the bilge pump fuse If the fuse is blown, replace it with the proper fuse.

  • Page 99: Towing The Watercraft

    Trouble recovery cap. (See page 91 for information on the fuse If the fuse immediately blows again, the elec- puller.) trical system may be defective. If this occurs, have a Yamaha dealer service the watercraft. EJU34715 Towing the watercraft EWJ00811 WARNING...

  • Page 100: Submerged Watercraft

    (See page 50 for informa- tion on draining the bilge water.) (3) Have the watercraft serviced by a Yamaha dealer as soon as possible. NOTICE: Be sure to have a Yamaha dealer inspect the watercraft. Other- wise, serious engine damage could re- sult.

  • Page 101

    Index Engine serial number ......... 1 After removing the watercraft from the Engine shut-off cord (lanyard) check ..61 water ............. 75 Engine shut-off switch ......27 Approval label of emission control Engine stop switch ........27 certificate ..........2 Engine unit check........

  • Page 102

    Remote control transmitter....... 25 Remote control transmitter check .... 60 Yamaha Security System ......26 Reverse system ........31 Yamaha Security System settings ... 26 Reverse system checks ......59 Riding position.......... 65 Rustproofing..........80 Safe boating rules ........18 Safety equipment check......

  • Page 104

    Printed in U.S.A. August 2011–0.2 × 1 CR...

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