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2017 WaveRunner
EX
EX Sport
EX Deluxe
OWNER'S/OPERATOR'S MANUAL
Read this manual carefully
before operating this watercraft.
F3Y-F8199-70-E0

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  • Page 1 2017 WaveRunner EX Sport EX Deluxe OWNER’S/OPERATOR’S MANUAL Read this manual carefully before operating this watercraft. F3Y-F8199-70-E0...
  • Page 2 Read this manual carefully before operating this watercraft. This manual should stay with the WaveRunner if it is sold.
  • Page 3 Name of PWC Manufacturer: YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. Address: 2500 Shingai, Iwata, Shizuoka 438-8501, Japan Name of Authorised Representative: YAMAHA MOTOR EUROPE N.V. Address: Koolhovenlaan 101, 1119 NC Schiphol-Rijk, The Netherlands Name of Notified Body for exhaust and noise emission assessment: SNCH...
  • Page 4 Important manual information EJU30193 EJU40411 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 formation you will need for proper operation, be exactly as described in this owner’s/oper-...
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    Table of contents Watercraft operation ...... 29 General and important labels... 1 Watercraft operation functions ..29 Identification numbers ....1 Reverse system (EX Sport)....29 Primary Identification (PRI-ID) Shift system (EX Deluxe) ....29 number..........1 Craft Identification Number (CIN) ..1 Instrument operation ......
  • Page 6 Table of contents Operation ......... 63 Specifications........88 Operating your watercraft ..... 63 Specifications ....... 88 Getting to know your watercraft ..63 Learning to operate your Trouble recovery ......89 watercraft........63 Troubleshooting......89 Riding position ......... 64 Troubleshooting chart ...... 89 Launching the watercraft ....
  • Page 7: General And Important Labels

    Craft Identification Number (CIN), and engine serial number in the spaces pro- vided for assistance when ordering spare parts from a Yamaha dealer. Also record and keep these ID numbers in a separate place in case your watercraft is stolen.
  • Page 8: Manufactured Date Label

    A full explana- tion of this information is given in the relevant sections of this manual. 1 Manufactured date label location 1 Builder’s plate location YAMAHA MOTOR CO., LTD. 2500 Shingai, Iwata, Shizuoka, Japan WATERCRAFT DESIGN CATEGORY : C MAXIMUM CAPACITIES Max.
  • Page 9 General and important labels TIP: The significant wave height is the mean height of the highest one-third of the waves, which approximately corresponds to the wave height estimated by an experienced observer. However, some waves will be dou- ble this height.
  • Page 10: Important Labels

    General and important labels EJU30453 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 EJU35914 Warning labels If any of these labels are damaged or missing, contact a Yamaha dealer for replacements.
  • Page 12 General and important labels F1B-U41B1-21 F2S-U41B1-20...
  • Page 13 General and important labels (F3Y-U41E1-10) (F3Y-U41E1-30) (F3Y-U41E1-10) (F3Y-U41E1-30) F0V-U41DB-12...
  • Page 14 General and important labels GJ3-U416H-01 GP8-U416H-01 EX Sport F3K-U41D5-30...
  • Page 15: Other Labels

    General and important labels EJU44221 Other labels F1B-U41F5-11 F1B-U41F5-21 RATED RERSON CAPACITY: 3 MAXIMUM LOAD: 220 kg (485 lb) CAPACITÉ MAXIMALE: 3 personnes CHARGE MAXIMALE: 220 kg (485 lb) (F3Y-U41E1-10) (F3Y-U41E1-30) 6EY-43394-00...
  • Page 16: Safety Information

    Limitations on who may 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.
  • Page 17: Cruising Limitations

    Safety information craft moves in reverse or is in neutral. The EJU44480 Cruising limitations RiDE system assists the operator when Scan constantly for people, objects, and  slowing down and during slow-speed ma- other watercraft. Be alert for conditions neuvering, such as launching, beaching, that limit your visibility or block your vision and docking.
  • Page 18: Operation Requirements

    Safety information Never operate in water that is less than 60 EJU43130  Operation requirements cm (2 ft) deep from the bottom of the wa- All riders must wear a personal flotation de-  tercraft, otherwise you increase your chan- vice (PFD) that is approved by the appro- ce of hitting a submerged object, which priate authorities and is suitable for...
  • Page 19 Safety information in certain kinds of accidents and that it in front of them or to the handgrip provid- could injure you in others. A helmet is designed to provide some head The operator and passengers should al-  protection. Although helmets cannot pro- ways keep their feet on the floor of the foot- tect against all foreseeable impacts, a hel- well when the watercraft is in motion.
  • Page 20: Recommended Equipment

    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 oil tank, muffler, or en- includes an off-throttle steering (OTS) sys- ...
  • Page 22 Safety information EX Sport: Do not use the reverse function slow down or stop the watercraft. Make  to slow down or stop the watercraft as it sure that there are no obstacles or people could cause you to lose control, be eject- behind you before shifting into reverse.
  • Page 23: Wakeboarding And Water-Skiing

    Safety information Normal swimwear does not adequately EJU30957 Wakeboarding and water- protect against forceful water entry into the skiing rectum or vagina. The person being pulled You can use the watercraft for wakeboarding should wear a wetsuit bottom or clothing or water-skiing if it has the seating capacity to that provides equivalent protection.
  • Page 24: Safe Boating Rules

    EJU30971 Safe boating rules and weather conditions. Your Yamaha watercraft is legally considered When preparing to pull a wakeboarder or  a powerboat. Operation of the watercraft water-skier, operate the watercraft at the...
  • Page 25: Enjoy Your Watercraft Responsibly

    Safety information When you ride responsibly, with respect and EJU30992 Enjoy your watercraft courtesy for others, you help ensure that our responsibly waterways stay open for the enjoyment of a You share the areas you enjoy when riding variety of recreational opportunities. your watercraft with others and with nature.
  • Page 26: 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 27: Location Of Main Components

    Description EJU31012 Location of main components Exterior 1 Hood 9 Sponson 2 Handlebar 10 Gunwale 3 Footwell 11 Cooling water pilot outlet (page 27) 4 Seat (page 39) 12 Bow eye (page 40) 5 Boarding platform 6 Fuel filler cap (page 45) 7 Handgrip (page 39) 8 Reboarding grip (page 40)
  • Page 28 Description 1 Cleat (page 41) 2 Reboarding step (EX Sport / EX Deluxe) (page 40) 3 Stern eye (page 41) 4 Stern drain plug (page 48) 5 Intake grate 6 Ride plate 7 Jet thrust nozzle 8 Reverse gate (EX Sport / EX Deluxe) (page...
  • Page 29 Description EX Deluxe EX / EX Sport 1 RiDE lever (EX Deluxe) (page 29) 2 Start switch (page 25) 3 Engine shut-off switch (page 25) 4 Rearview mirror (EX Sport / EX Deluxe) 5 Clip (page 25) 6 Throttle lever (page 26) 7 Multifunction information center (page 33) 8 Shift lever (EX Sport) (page 29) 9 Glove compartment (page 42)
  • Page 30 Description Engine compartment 1 Water separator (page 27) 9 Spark plug/Ignition coil 2 Fuel tank 10 Fire extinguisher holder (page 44) 3 Air filter case 11 Seat storage compartment (page 43) 4 Flushing hose connector (page 77) 5 Oil tank filler cap/Dipstick 6 Oil tank 7 Battery (page 55) 8 Fuse box...
  • Page 31: Control Function Operation

    Control function operation vent accidental starting or unauthorized op- EJU31026 Watercraft control functions eration by children or others. EJU31153 Engine stop switch “ ” The engine stop switch (red button) stops the engine when the switch is pushed. EJU44350 Start switch “ ”...
  • Page 32: Throttle Lever

    Control function operation will not start. Also, the starter motor could in reverse. If the watercraft is moving forward, be damaged. the watercraft gradually slows down until it [ECJ01041] stops, and then the watercraft starts moving in reverse. 1 Start switch The engine will not start under any of the fol- 1 RiDE lever lowing conditions:...
  • Page 33: Cooling Water Pilot Outlet

    92 for information on the jet intake.) except at trolling speed. TIP: This model is equipped with the Yamaha En- It will take about 60 seconds for the water  gine Management System (YEMS) that in- to reach the outlet after the engine is start- cludes an off-throttle steering (OTS) system.
  • Page 34 Control function operation If water has collected in the water separator, drain it by loosening the drain screw. 1 Water separator 2 Drain screw To drain water from the water separator: (1) Place a drain pan or dry cloth under the water separator.
  • Page 35: Watercraft Operation

    Watercraft operation will lower and the watercraft will start EJU40014 Watercraft operation functions moving in reverse at trolling speed. EJU40522 Reverse system (EX Sport) EWJ01231 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 36 Watercraft operation Do not touch the reverse gate while the reverse, and the “R” (reverse) shift indi-  RiDE lever is being operated, otherwise cator will be displayed. you could be pinched. If the RiDE lever and throttle lever are ...
  • Page 37 Watercraft operation and the “N” (neutral) shift indicator will be dis- To shift into forward: played. (1) Release the RiDE lever. (2) Squeeze the throttle lever. The reverse gate will rise completely, the engine speed will increase, the watercraft will start moving forward, and the “F”...
  • Page 38 Watercraft operation TIP: If the RiDE lever is squeezed while the throttle lever is squeezed, the watercraft will slow down, and once stopped, move in reverse. To shift into neutral from forward: (1) Release the throttle lever. (2) Lightly squeeze and release the RiDE le- ver.
  • Page 39: Instrument Operation

    1 Speedometer By switching the display units, the speed can be shown in kilometers per hour “km/h” or miles per hour “MPH”. TIP: “MPH” is selected as the display unit at the Yamaha factory.
  • Page 40 Instrument operation To switch the speedometer display units: EJU44650 Tachometer Start the engine, stop the engine, and then The tachometer shows the engine speed. push the engine stop switch 3 times, pushing the switch for 0.4 seconds or more each time, before the multifunction information center turns off.
  • Page 41 Instrument operation (reverse). (See page 29 for shifting proce- The hour meter and voltmeter are displayed dures.) alternately at 3-second intervals. 1 “F” (Forward position) 1 Hour meter and voltmeter TIP: If the engine is stopped after the check en- gine warning is activated, the hour meter and error code will be displayed alternately at 3- second intervals.
  • Page 42 “WARNING” indicator light “HI” is displayed, immediately return to shore blink, and the buzzer sounds intermittently for and have a Yamaha dealer service the water- 30 seconds. craft. If the fuel level warning is activated, refill the 1 Voltmeter fuel tank as soon as possible.
  • Page 43 (See page 47 for information on checking the engine oil level.) If the oil level is sufficient, have a Yamaha dealer check the watercraft. EJU43901 Engine overheat warning If the engine temperature rises significantly,...
  • Page 44 Instrument operation the hour meter and error code alternately at 3-second intervals. 1 Error code If the check engine warning is activated, im- mediately reduce the engine speed, return to shore, and have a Yamaha dealer check the engine.
  • Page 45: Equipment Operation

    Equipment operation To install the seat: EJU40334 Equipment (1) Insert the projection on the front of the EJU44600 seat into the stay on the deck. Seat The seat is removable. Remove the seat to access the fire extin- guisher holder, seat storage compartment, and engine compartment.
  • Page 46: Reboarding Grip

    Equipment operation breaks, the watercraft could fall, which step breaks, the watercraft could fall, could result in severe injury. which could result in severe injury. [EWJ00022] [EWJ01212] 1 Handgrip 1 Reboarding step EJU37382 Reboarding grip The reboarding grip is used when boarding the watercraft from the water.
  • Page 47: Stern Eyes

    Equipment operation towing it in an emergency. (See page 94 for could fall, which could result in severe in- information on towing the watercraft.) jury. [EWJ01511] 1 Bow eye 1 Cleat EJU34882 EJU31685 Stern eyes Storage compartments The stern eyes are used to attach a rope to This watercraft is equipped with the following the watercraft when transporting or mooring storage compartments.
  • Page 48 Equipment operation To open the bow storage compartment: To close the bow storage compartment: Unhook the hood latches, and then lift up the Return the hood to its original position, and rear of the hood. then hook the hood latches to secure it in pla- 1 Hood latch 1 Hood latch EJU43781...
  • Page 49 Equipment operation To open the glove compartment: To close the glove compartment: Pull the glove compartment latch up, and Push the lid down to securely lock it in place. then lift up the lid. EJU44491 Seat storage compartment 1 Glove compartment latch The seat storage compartment is located un- der the seat.
  • Page 50: Fire Extinguisher Holder

    Equipment operation The storage compartment is removable. EJU44501 Fire extinguisher holder The fire extinguisher holder is located under the seat. (See page 39 for seat removal and installation procedures.) 1 Fire extinguisher holder The fire extinguisher holder is removable.
  • Page 51: Operation And Handling Requirements

    10% ethanol can cause fuel system damage tremely flammable. To avoid fires and or engine performance problems. explosions and to reduce the risk of in- Yamaha does not recommend gasohol con- jury when refueling, follow these in- taining methanol because it can cause fuel structions.
  • Page 52 Operation and handling requirements (4) Loosen the fuel filler cap and remove it. Do not leave the watercraft with a full tank in direct sunlight. 1 Fuel filler cap 1 Top of the fuel tank (5) Slowly add fuel to the fuel tank. 2 Approximately 50 mm (2 in) from top of the fuel tank Fuel tank capacity:...
  • Page 53: Engine Oil Requirements

    Operation and handling requirements To check the engine oil level: EJU40291 Engine oil requirements (1) With the engine stopped, place the wa- EJU44530 tercraft in a precisely level position on Engine oil land or launch the watercraft. ECJ00282 NOTICE (2) Look in all directions, and then start the engine.
  • Page 54: Draining The Bilge Water

    3 Minimum level mark (8) If the engine oil level is significantly above the maximum level mark, consult a Yamaha dealer. If the engine oil level is below the minimum level mark, slowly add engine oil. (9) Repeat steps 6–8 until the engine oil is at the proper level.
  • Page 55: Draining The Bilge Water On Water

    Operation and handling requirements drain plugs could be damaged, allow- engine compartment can splash into the ing water to enter the engine compart- engine, which can result in severe dam- ment. Check the O-rings on the stern age. [ECJ00554] drain plugs and make sure that the plugs are tightened securely before launching the watercraft.
  • Page 56: Transporting On A Trailer

    Operation and handling requirements EJU33465 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 57: First-Time Operation

    First-time operation EJU32786 Engine break-in ECJ00432 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 58: 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. EJU41234 Pre-operation checklist Before using this watercraft, be sure to perform the checks in the following checklist.
  • Page 59 Pre-operation checks ITEM ROUTINE PAGE Hood Check that the hood is securely closed. Seat Check that the seat is securely installed. POST-LAUNCH CHECKS Check that water is discharged from the cooling Cooling water pilot outlet water pilot outlet while the engine is running. Multifunction information Check the multifunction information center for prop- center...
  • Page 60: Pre-Operation Check Points

    Pre-operation checks Make sure that there is no damage inside the EJU32282 Pre-operation check points engine compartment. EJU44550 Pre-launch checks Perform the pre-launch checks in the pre-op- eration checklist while the watercraft is on land. To perform the pre-launch checks: (1) Remove the seat, seat storage compart- ment, and fire extinguisher holder.
  • Page 61 Pre-operation checks water separator, drain it. (See page 27 for in- (See page 47 for information on checking the formation on draining the water separator.) engine oil level.) 1 Water separator 1 Oil tank filler cap/Dipstick EJU40182 Engine unit check Check the exterior of the engine unit for dam- age or other problem.
  • Page 62 Pre-operation checks aged, obstructed, or not connected prop- whole range, and that the free play is not ex- erly. cessive. [EWJ00452] 1 Negative (–) battery terminal: Black lead Turn the handlebars as far as possible to the 2 Positive (+) battery terminal: Red lead right and left to make sure that the jet thrust 3 Breather hose nozzle moves as the handlebars are turned,...
  • Page 63 Pre-operation checks right and left fully turned positions of the jet Operate the shift lever several times to make thrust nozzle. sure that operation is smooth throughout the whole range. Also, make sure that the reverse gate moves up and down according to the operation of the shift lever and that the gate makes contact with the stoppers.
  • Page 64 Pre-operation checks whole range. Also, make sure that the RiDE falls off, allowing the watercraft to conti- lever returns automatically to its fully closed nue to run and cause an accident. [EWJ01221] position when released. EJU40692 Switch checks EJU42181 ECJ01311 Throttle lever checks NOTICE Operate the throttle lever several times to...
  • Page 65 Always keep the fire extin- guisher stored in the holder. 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 extinguish-...
  • Page 66: Post-Launch Checks

    Pre-operation checks flood the engine compartment and cause EJU40146 Post-launch checks the watercraft to submerge. [ECJ00363] Perform the post-launch checks in the pre- operation checklist while the watercraft is in the water and the engine is running. To perform the post-launch checks: (1) Launch the watercraft.
  • Page 67 Pre-operation checks safe distance away from people, objects, EJU43392 Shift system check (EX Deluxe) and other watercraft. [EWJ01860] Operate the throttle lever and RiDE lever, and check that the watercraft moves or does not move according to the displayed shift indica- tor.
  • Page 68 Pre-operation checks Engine idling speed: 1500 ±100 r/min...
  • Page 69: Operation

    Consult a EJU33006 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 52.
  • Page 70: Riding Position

    Operation EJU40212 EJU43580 Riding position Starting the engine on water Operator riding position EWJ01531 WARNING The operator should grip the handlebars firm- ly with both hands and sit astride the seat Do not apply throttle when anyone is at the with both feet on the floor of the footwell.
  • Page 71: Stopping The Engine

    Operation craft to continue to run and cause an to avoid. A collision could result in severe accident. injury or death. [EWJ00582] [EWJ00602] 1 Clip EJU32873 Leaving the watercraft 2 Engine shut-off switch 3 Engine shut-off cord (lanyard) If leaving the watercraft, remove the clip from the engine shut-off switch to prevent acci- (3) With the throttle lever released, push the dental starting or unauthorized operation by...
  • Page 72 Operation throttle lever is in the fully closed (idle) posi- 29 for information on operating the shift le- tion. ver.) 1 Shift lever EX Sport: 2 Forward position When the shift lever is in the forward position and the engine is running, the watercraft will move forward.
  • Page 73: Turning The Watercraft

    Operation page 29 for shift system operation proce- Steering control depends on the combination dures.) of handlebar position and the amount of throttle. Water sucked in through the intake grate is 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 74: Stopping The Watercraft

    1 Reverse gate 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 (see condition C above).
  • Page 75: Operating The Watercraft In Reverse Or Neutral (Ex Sport / Ex Deluxe)

    Operation proximately 90 m (300 ft) after the throttle le- EX Deluxe: To avoid rear-end collisions  ver is released or the engine is stopped, while operating the watercraft, check although this distance will vary depending on behind you before using the RiDE lever many factors, including gross weight, water to slow down or stop the watercraft.
  • Page 76: Boarding The Watercraft

    Operation Operating in reverse (EX Deluxe) (See page 29 for shift system operation pro- When the RiDE lever is squeezed, the “R” (re- cedures.) verse) shift indicator will be displayed in the information display and the watercraft will move in reverse. (See page 29 for shift sys- tem operation procedures.) 1 “N”...
  • Page 77 Operation bles or sand could be sucked into the jet (2) Pull yourself up to a kneeling position on intake, causing impeller damage and en- the boarding platform, and then move to gine overheating. the seat and sit astride. [ECJ00473] 60 cm (2 ft) (3) Attach the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) TIP:...
  • Page 78 Operation holding on to the person in front of them (4) Have the first passenger board using the or to the handgrip provided. same procedure as the operator, place Before boarding the watercraft, make their feet on the floor of the footwell, and ...
  • Page 79: Starting Off

    Operation are securely holding on to the person in from objects—you need throttle to front of them or to the handgrip provided. steer. ECJ01341 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 could be sucked into the jet intake, caus- ing impeller damage and engine overheat-...
  • Page 80: Capsized Watercraft

    Operation EX Deluxe: Do not put your hands in the intake  (1) Launch the watercraft. grate. (2) Attach the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) If the watercraft capsizes, turn it over imme- to your left wrist, and then attach the clip diately.
  • Page 81: Beaching And Docking The Watercraft

    Operation after the engine has been restarted. intake, causing impeller damage and Bilge water in the engine compart- engine overheating. [ECJ00473] ment can splash into the engine, (4) After reaching land, stop the engine, and which can result in severe damage. then get off the watercraft and pull it up on the beach.
  • Page 82: After Removing The Watercraft From The Water

    Operation area, clean the jet intake. (See page 92 for in- formation on the jet intake.) EJU40242 After removing the watercraft from the water ECJ01311 NOTICE Do not run the engine over 4000 r/min on land. Also, do not run the engine for more than 15 seconds without supplying water, otherwise the engine could overheat.
  • Page 83: Care And Storage

    Care and storage (3) Connect the garden hose adapter to a EJU37146 Post-operation care garden hose. EWJ00331 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 84: Cleaning The Watercraft

    Care and storage ter flows out continually from the jet for information on the fire extinguisher thrust nozzle. holder.) (2) If the watercraft will be stored for a week or more, rustproof the internal engine components to help prevent corrosion. (See page 82 for information on rust- proofing the internal engine compo- nents.)
  • Page 85 2 Minimum level mark If distilled water was added, check the bat- tery 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 pro- vided with the battery tester and charger you use.
  • Page 86 (3) Apply water-resistant grease to the bat- tery terminals. Recommended water-resistant grease: YAMALUBE 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. Check the battery periodically.
  • Page 87: 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 EX Sport: Shift cable and ball joint (reverse ...
  • Page 88: Rustproofing

    Care and storage EX Deluxe: Shift rod and ball joint (reverse (3) Release the hooks on the port side of the  gate end) air filter case, and remove the air filter case cover. EJU44790 Rustproofing Rustproofing the hull, deck, and engine Spray metallic parts of the hull, deck, and en- gine with a rust inhibitor.
  • Page 89 Care and storage engine is hot. The sprayed substance or propellants could catch fire. [EWJ00262] 1 Intake opening (5) Place the air filter case cover in its origi- nal position, and then fit the hooks onto the cover. TIP: Make sure that the air filter case cover is se- curely installed.
  • Page 90: Maintenance

    1 Tool bag See a Yamaha dealer for genuine Yamaha re- 2 Screwdriver 3 Garden hose adapter placement parts and optional accessories 4 10/12 mm box wrench designed for your watercraft.
  • Page 91: Periodic Maintenance Chart

    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 questions, consult a Yamaha dealer. This “√” mark indicates items to be checked and serviced by a Yamaha dealer. Initial Thereafter every...
  • Page 92 Maintenance Initial Thereafter every 50 hours hours or hours or Item Operation Page or 12 10 hours months months months Check for damage and √ Air filter element — dirt Check for damage, and √ Air intake hoses — check clamps √...
  • Page 93: 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 94: Specifications

    Specifications Starting system: EJU34543 Specifications Electric Watercraft capacity: Ignition system: T.C.I. Maximum people on board: Spark plug (NGK): 3 person CR9EB Maximum load capacity: Spark plug gap: 220 kg (485 lb) 0.7–0.8 mm (0.028–0.031 in) Dimensions and weight: Battery capacity: Length: 12 V, 19 Ah 3130 mm (123.2 in) (EX)
  • Page 95: Trouble Recovery

    Troubleshooting If you have any trouble with your watercraft, use the troubleshooting chart to check for the possible cause. If you cannot find the cause, consult a Yamaha dealer. EJU44430 Troubleshooting chart Confirm the possible cause and remedy, and then refer to the applicable page.
  • Page 96 Fuel Fuel tank 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 97 Watercraft slow or Cavitation Jet intake clogged Clean loses power 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-...
  • Page 98: Emergency Procedures

    Trouble recovery ways stop the engine before beaching the EJU34625 Emergency procedures watercraft. EJU44590 Cleaning the jet intake and impeller EWJ00783 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 99: Raising The Reverse Gate (Ex Deluxe)

    After raising the reverse gate so that the wa- tercraft can move forward, immediately re- turn to shore and have a Yamaha dealer 1 Reverse gate service the watercraft. 2 Forward position...
  • Page 100: Towing The Watercraft

    The towline should be long enough so  compartment. Then, have a Yamaha dealer that the watercraft will not collide with service the watercraft as soon as possible. the towing boat when slowing down.
  • Page 101 (See page 48 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 result.
  • Page 102: Index

    Index Equipment..........39 After removing the watercraft from the water............. 76 Fire extinguisher check ......59 Fire extinguisher holder......44 Battery care..........78 Fire extinguisher holder checks ....59 Battery checks ......... 55 Flushing the cooling water passages..77 Battery, jumping........93 Fuel ............
  • Page 103 Index Manufactured date label ......2 Steering system ........26 Model information ........2 Steering system checks ......56 Multifunction information center ....33 Stern drain plug checks ......59 Multifunction information center check ... 60 Stern eyes ..........41 Stopping the engine.........
  • Page 104 Printed in U.S.A. September 2016–1.3 × 1 CR...

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