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Yamaha 2011 WaveRunner FZR Owner's/operator's Manual

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2011 WaveRunner
FZR
OWNER'S/OPERATOR'S MANUAL
U.S.A. Edition
LIT-18626-09-09
Read this manual carefully
before operating this watercraft.
F2R-F8199-12

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   Summary of Contents for Yamaha 2011 WaveRunner FZR

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    2011 WaveRunner OWNER’S/OPERATOR’S MANUAL U.S.A. Edition LIT-18626-09-09 Read this manual carefully before operating this watercraft. F2R-F8199-12...

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

  • Page 3: Lit-18626

    Important manual information EJU30182 EJU40400 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 ..54 Remote control transmitter ....29 Draining the bilge water on water ..55 Yamaha Security System ....30 Engine stop switch ......31 Engine shut-off switch ..... 31 Start switch ........31 Throttle lever ........

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    ........74 Consumer information ....101 Boarding the watercraft ....74 Limited warranty ......101 Starting off ........77 YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE Capsized watercraft ......78 (Y.E.S.) ........103 Beaching and docking the watercraft ....... 79 Operating in weeded areas ..... 79 After removing the watercraft from the water ........

  • 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 44 for seat removal and in-...

  • Page 8: Star Labels

    General and important labels stallation procedures and page 87 for engine Watercraft and Outboard marine engine 2001 cover removal and installation procedures.) exhaust emission standards. Engines meet- ing these standards have 75% lower emis- sions than conventional carbureted two- stroke engines. These engines are equivalent to the U.S.

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    General and important labels these standards have 65% lower emissions than One Star-Low Emission engines. Four Stars - Super Ultra Low Emission The four-star label identifies engines that meet the Air Resources Board’s Sterndrive and Inboard marine engine 2009 exhaust emission standards.

  • Page 10: 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 11: 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...

  • Page 13: Other Labels

    General and important labels EJU35925 Other labels...

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    General and important labels The following label indicates the correct direction to upright a capsized watercraft.

  • Page 15: 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 16: 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 17: Operation Requirements

    Safety information with another boat, which could result in se- EJU30792 Operation requirements vere injury or death. All riders must wear a U.S. Coast Guard (USCG) approved personal flotation device (PFD) that is suitable for personal water- craft use. Wear protective clothing. Severe internal injuries can occur if water is forced into body cavities as a result of falling into the water or being near the jet thrust nozzle.

  • Page 18

    Safety information know that a helmet could help protect you in The operator and passenger should always certain kinds of accidents and that it could keep their feet on the floor of the footwell injure you in others. when the watercraft is in motion. Lifting your A helmet is designed to provide some head feet increases the chances of losing your protection.

  • Page 19

    Safety information tercraft to avoid accidental starting or unau- boating laws also require that the fire extin- thorized use by children or others. guisher be approved by the USCG. Scan carefully for swimmers and stay away from swimming areas. Swimmers are hard to see and you could accidentally hit some- one in the water.

  • Page 20: Recommended Equipment

    A mirror can also be used as an emergency signal. Contact a Yamaha dealer or the U.S. Coast Guard for more information. Watch A watch is helpful so you will know how long you have been operating the watercraft.

  • Page 21: Watercraft Characteristics

    This model is equipped with the Yamaha Keep away from the intake grate while the Engine Management System (YEMS) that engine is on. Items such as long hair, loose...

  • Page 22: Rules Of The Road

    EJU30961 Rules of the Road lected around the jet intake. Your Yamaha watercraft is legally consid- ered a powerboat. Operation of the water- craft must be in accordance with the rules and regulations governing the waterway on which it is used.

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    Safety information Give-way vessel give-way vessels). Both you and the meeting The vessel which does not have the right-of- vessel must alter course to avoid each other. way has the duty to take positive and timely action to stay out of the way of the stand-on vessel.

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    Safety information provided the other vessel gives you the right- Fishing vessel right-of-way All vessels fishing with nets, lines, or trawls of-way as it should. are considered to be “fishing vessels” under the International Rules. Vessels with trolling lines are not considered fishing vessels. Fish- ing vessels have the right-of-way regardless of position.

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    Safety information Many bodies of water used by boaters are en- or advisory information. These markers are tirely within the boundaries of a particular white with black letters and orange borders. state. The Uniform State Waterway Marking They signify speed zones, restricted areas, System has been devised for these waters.

  • Page 26: To Get More Boating Safety Information

    Power Squadron. Watercraft Education and Training The Online Boating Safety Course, available through the watercraft section of the yamaha- motor.com website, is a free, 50 question learning course available to the public. Upon successful completion of 80 percent or better,...

  • Page 27: Enjoy Your Watercraft Responsibly

    Safety information EJU30991 The Online Boating Safety Course: Enjoy your watercraft http://www.boatus.org/ responsibly You share the areas you enjoy when riding your watercraft with others and with nature. So your enjoyment includes a responsibility to treat these other people, and the lands, wa- ters, and wildlife with respect and courtesy.

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

  • Page 29: 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 30: Location Of Main Components

    Description EJU31011 Location of main components Exterior 1 Fuel filler cap (page 51) 2 Hood 3 Handlebars 4 Rear seat (page 44) 5 Front seat (page 44) 6 Footwell 7 Bow eye 8 Cooling water pilot outlet (page 34) 9 Gunwale 10 Sponson...

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    Description 1 Boarding platform 2 Electric bilge pilot outlet 3 Reboarding grip (page 45) 4 Reboarding step (page 45) 5 Jet thrust nozzle 6 Reverse gate (page 35) 7 Ride plate 8 Stern drain plug (page 54) 9 Stern eye (page 46) 10 Speed sensor 11 Intake grate...

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    Description 1 Q.S.T.S. selector (page 36) 2 Q.S.T.S. selector lock lever (page 36) 3 Start switch (page 31) 4 Engine shut-off switch (page 31) 5 Clip (page 31) 6 Engine stop switch (page 31) 7 Engine shut-off cord (lanyard) (page 31) 8 Dual analog meter unit (page 39) 9 Rearview mirror 10 Glove compartment (page 47)

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    Description Engine compartment 1 Engine cover 2 Air filter case 3 Water separator (page 34) 4 Fuel tank 5 Battery (page 61) 6 Flushing hose connector 7 Electrical box 8 Spark plug/Spark plug cap/Ignition coil 9 Engine oil filler cap (page 53) 10 Dipstick...

  • Page 34: Control Function Operation

    Watercraft control functions er, so that it is not lost. EJU41370 Remote control transmitter The Yamaha Security System and Low RPM Mode settings can be selected by operating the remote control transmitter. (See page 30 for Yamaha Security System setting proce- dures and page 37 for Low RPM Mode activa- tion procedures.)

  • Page 35: Yamaha Security System

    EJU37412 Yamaha Security System settings The Yamaha Security System settings will be confirmed by the number of beeps when the remote control transmitter is operated, and by the “UNLOCK” indicator light of the dual ana- log meter unit.

  • Page 36: 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 37: Throttle Lever

    Lock mode of the Yamaha Security System is changed accordingly. has been selected. (See page 30 for Yamaha Security System setting proce- dures.)

  • Page 38: 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 39: Cooling Water Pilot Outlets

    Control function operation If water has collected in the water separator, EJU41800 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 40: Watercraft Operation

    Watercraft operation will lower and the watercraft will start EJU40011 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 41: 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 42: 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 44: 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 45: 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.

  • Page 47

    (See page 95 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 49: Equipment Operation

    Equipment operation To install the rear seat: EJU40333 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 50: 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 51: Bow Eye

    Equipment operation ing step breaks, the watercraft could fall, towing it in an emergency. (See page 99 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.

  • Page 52

    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:...

  • Page 53

    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 54: 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 47 for information on the glove compartment.) The beverage holder is removable.

  • Page 55

    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 56: 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-...

  • Page 57

    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 58: Engine Oil Requirements

    To check the engine oil level: the maximum level mark, consult a (1) Place the watercraft in a precisely level Yamaha dealer. If the engine oil level is position on land with the engine stopped. below the minimum level mark, add en- If the engine was running, allow the en- gine oil.

  • Page 59: 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 60: 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 61: 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 62: 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 63: 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.

  • Page 64

    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 65: 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 66

    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 67

    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.

  • Page 68

    Pre-operation checks locked in place. (See page 33 for telescopic curely locks in place. (See page 36 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 69

    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 30 for Yamaha Security System setting procedures and page 37 for Low RPM Mode activation procedures.)

  • Page 70

    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 30 for Switch checks...

  • Page 71

    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- ifications.

  • Page 72: Post-launch Checks

    Pre-operation checks Securely install the stern drain plugs by tight- To perform the post-launch checks: ening them until they stop. (1) Launch the watercraft. (See page 70 for information on launching the watercraft.) (2) Perform the checks and make sure that there are no malfunctioning items or oth- er problems.

  • Page 73

    Pre-operation checks significantly above or below the specified range. Engine idling speed: 1250 ±100 r/min...

  • Page 74: Operation

    Consult a EJU36242 Learning to operate your watercraft Yamaha dealer about any control or func- Before operating the watercraft, always per- tion that you do not fully understand. Fail- form the pre-operation checks listed on page ure to understand how the controls work 58.

  • Page 75: 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 30 for Yamaha Security System setting proce- dures.)

  • Page 76: 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 77: Turning The Watercraft

    Operation is in the fully closed (idle) position. (See page Water sucked in through the intake grate is 35 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 78: 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 79: 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 80

    Operation (3) Attach the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) EJU37463 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 81

    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 82: 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 83: 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 84: 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 85: 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 86: Care And Storage

    Care and storage (3) Connect the garden hose adapter to a EJU37145 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 87: Cleaning The Watercraft

    NOTICE: Do not supply water to the parts of the hull, deck, and engine with a cooling water passages when the en- rust inhibitor such as Yamaha Silicone gine is not running. The water could Protectant and Lubricant. flow back through the muffler into the...

  • Page 88

    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 1 Negative (–) battery terminal: Black lead...

  • Page 89

    Care and storage Checking the battery bands To install the battery: Make sure that the battery bands are not (1) Place the battery in the battery compart- damaged. ment and hook the battery bands onto the holders. (2) Connect the positive (+) battery lead (red) to the positive (+) battery terminal.

  • Page 90: 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. Steering cable (jet thrust nozzle end) and However, the following procedures can be Q.S.T.S.

  • Page 91: Rustproofing

    Care and storage EJU40261 Rustproofing Spray metallic parts of the hull, deck, and en- gine with a rust inhibitor such as Yamaha Sil- icone Protectant and Lubricant. Have a Yamaha dealer rustproof the internal engine components.

  • Page 92: 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- placement parts and optional accessories de- signed for your watercraft. Remember, failures that are the result of the...

  • Page 93

    Maintenance (3) Slide the engine cover toward the stern, and then lift up the cover to remove it. 1 Engine cover To install the engine cover: (1) Place the engine cover in its original posi- tion, push it down, and then slide it toward the bow.

  • Page 94: 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 95: 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 96: Specifications

    Specifications EJU34542 Spark plug gap: Specifications 0.8–0.9 mm (0.031–0.035 in) Watercraft capacity: Battery capacity: 12 V, 19.0 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 97: 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 98

    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 99

    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 100: Emergency Procedures

    Trouble recovery ways stop the engine before beaching the wa- EJU34623 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 101: 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 102

    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 103: 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. EJU41820 Replacing the bilge pump fuse If the fuse is blown, replace it with the proper fuse.

  • Page 104: Towing The Watercraft

    Trouble recovery cap. (See page 96 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 105: Submerged Watercraft

    (See page 54 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 106: Consumer Information

    Owner’s/Operator’s Manual. The owner of the watercraft shall give notice to an authorized Yamaha dealer of any and all apparent defects within ten [10] days of dis- covery and make the watercraft available at that time for inspection and repairs at the dealer’s place of business.

  • Page 107

    If you should move after you have purchased your new watercraft, please advise us of your new address by sending a postcard listing your Yamaha model name, engine number, dealer number [or dealer’s name] as it is shown on your warranty card, your name and new mailing address.

  • Page 108: Yamaha Extended Service (y.e.s.)

    This excellent Y.E.S. plan coverage is only available to Yamaha owners like you, and only while your Yamaha is still within the Yamaha Limited Warranty period. So visit your authorized Yamaha dealer to get all the facts. He can show you how easy it is to protect your investment with Yamaha Extended Service.

  • Page 109

    Index Engine serial number ......... 1 After removing the watercraft from Engine shut-off cord (lanyard) check ..65 the water ..........80 Engine shut-off switch ......31 Approval label of emission control Engine stop switch ........31 certificate ..........2 Engine unit check........

  • Page 110

    YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE Riding position.......... 70 (Y.E.S.) ..........103 Rules of the Road ........17 Yamaha Security System ......30 Rustproofing..........86 Yamaha Security System settings ... 30 Safety equipment check......66 Seats ............44 Speedometer..........39 Star labels ..........3...

  • Page 112

    YAMAHA MOTOR CORPORATION, USA Printed in USA June 2010–0.4 × 1 CR...

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