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Topic: Kawasaki Jet Ski

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Most admires:Pamela Anderson
Favorite possession(s):Motorcycle,  SUV,  Lawnmower
Personality:Sporty
Currently has on their coffee table:Car and Driver magazine,  Fast Company
Dream job(s):Truck driver
Favorite TV show(s):Will & Grace
Interest(s):Boating
Favorite sport(s):Skiing,  Motor car racing,  Snowboarding
Likes to wear:Ski gear,  Tank tops,  Leather jacket
Favorite movie(s):The Great Escape,  James Bond
Worst habit(s):Driving too fast
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John Fielding,
CEO

Jet Ski 800 SX-R Commemorating the 30th anniversary of JET SKI watercraft, Kawasaki Motors Corp.
Jet Ski 1100 Zxi The sporty, two-passenger Kawasaki JET SKI 1100 ZXi watercraft boasts top-of-the-line features at a bottom level price.
Zhang Xian Qian,
Ex-Olympic Swimmer

Kawasaki has worked with the Aquatic Center since 1995, providing JET SKI watercraft for the class; in 1998 this class was granted University accreditation.
Mike Enlow,
Internet Marketer

For more information about any of these Kawasaki Jet Skis you may like to visit their Web Site.
Dave Simons,
Internet Entrepeneur

The agency recently received two Kawasaki 900 STX jet skis and trailer for use as search and rescue and recovery.
Kawasaki Jet Skis sales, service and storage at Onekama Marine northwestern Lake Michigan.
JET SKI STX-12F To celebrate the 30th anniversary of JET SKI watercraft, Kawasaki Motors Corp.
Astrid Schuhmann,
Backpacker

Kawasaki's products include a full line of motorcycles, all terrain vehicles, jet skis and other.
Dan Toomey,
Computer Salesman

Watercraft currently fitting into the Ski Division include several Kawasaki Jet Ski and Yamaha SuperJet models.
Keiko Miyisawa,
Receptionist

Kawasaki JET SKI watercraft.
 
 
 User Talk
Comments from our users:
From:
joe
2011-03-26 22:57:46
on my 650 jet mate kawasaki the magneto has 5 wires coming out, 2 yellow, 1 black/red, 1 black/yellow and 1 black. going up to my electrical box the wire colors are, 2 brown going to rectifier, 1 green and 1 purple going to the coil, and 1 black. I dont know how to hook these up. can you help? thanks joe
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roderish jara
2011-03-25 11:16:15
I need the chart torque for the un upper rebuild of an stx 900 '2000 to be able to rebuild the engine I have the whole kit for rebuild but I need the torque for all the components.
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angela robbins
2004-12-02 23:56:08
I own a '99 Kawasaki 900 and I've lost my owner's manual. Can you help me with what I need to do to get my boat winterized? Thank you.
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Loyd Reddig
2005-03-05 21:41:22
I need to know where the "hidden hull number" is so I can get my Ski back. It is a Kawasaki 1998 1100 Sport Tourer. The Texas game warden didn't know where to look for it, so he siezed my Ski. All of the other numbers are right and he had to tear the carbs off to get to the engine number. I have contacted Kawasaki in Ca. and they sent the location to him and he still can't find it. Says a lot about the help they hire. Please help me get my Ski out of the pound. Thanks, Loyd Reddig tcptools@aol.com
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Kenny
2005-04-08 21:50:01
The check engine light is on, on my Kawasaki 1100 jet ski and I can't get it running right. I've misplaced my owners manual. I put a new battery and spark plugs in, and also emptied all the old gas and refilled the tank. Please help!!!
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Kenny
2005-04-08 21:50:52
The check engine light is on, on my Kawasaki 1100 jet ski and I can't get it running right. I've misplaced my owners manual. I put a new battery and spark plugs in, and also emptied all the old gas and refilled the tank. Please help!!! kim77871@aol.com
From:
arnold
2005-04-11 20:49:45
i have a kaw js 550 that got water in the crank case i drained it the best i could it runs should i take the engine apart and clean it ?
From:
Al
2005-04-27 18:02:04
My Kawasaki 2001 1100zxi smokes when idling. What do do?
From:
Ray K
2005-05-24 07:50:21
How can I determine the model year of a Kawasaki Jet ski. It is a 750sx
From:
craig
2005-06-01 21:50:01
My 2000 Kawasaki 900stx fuel level gauge is stuck at almost full.I have emtied the tank and checked the floats on the sending unit but can't figure out wy it is not working
From:
Jay Oney
2005-06-30 13:06:04
The entire bottom came off my 1100 ZXI jet ski, can it be replaced?
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Dave
2005-07-03 19:04:34
Have KW1100ZXI. Motor was under water. Pumped out and initially sparked when turned over but wouldn't keep running. Replaced spark plugs and now it only has a weak spark. What do I do?
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gary
2005-07-16 15:48:40
I have a 1990 650 kawi stand-up. it runs great (stock). last week I was pulling it on my trailer, went over the curb at about 10mph. causing the trailer & ski to hop. now my ski wont start.....did something inside the starter or ignition get disconnected? Where do I start & continue...thanks
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michael
2005-08-04 17:10:02
js550 what do I torque the head bolts at?
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jim
2005-08-10 12:04:39
I have a 2004 stx12f it has a magnetic security key , do I to turn it off every time I get off of it or just when I'm done for the day I am not sure and I don't want to kill the battery
From:
shutterbugp
2005-08-19 16:58:36
where can I get an eploded view of my 1998 kawasaki jet ski engine? Some "friends" worksed on it and now I have to put it back together!
From:
Rukka
2008-06-26 18:26:37
why do I get water into the crank case
From:
corte
2008-06-18 20:47:56
i need to find the owners manuel for a kawasaki 1100 stx.where can i look?
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Sarah
2008-06-09 19:43:44
We are putting together a Kawasaki Jet Ski. There are arrows on the top of the pistons. What direction do the go? They look like they could go either way.
From:
rutts
2008-06-07 20:38:24
i own a 1999 kawasaki stx 900 the ski keep surging at top speed then slowly looses power, i have just had a re build since the no one cylender burnt out and it is still displying the same symptoms. could this be a carby problem?
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mike
2008-05-22 17:49:02
I have 1998 kaws 1100 jet ski it was winterized and stored indoors. It is seized. I don't thik it's the motor. Can another part of the drive be seized?
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Jerry
2008-05-15 08:33:15
I can't find my owners manual for my 1996 Kawasaki STS jet ski. What is the proper procedure for starting the jet ski (i.e., do you pump the accelerator or hold it in) It always seems to take a while to get my started and it's hard on the battery.
From:
Noe
2008-05-11 08:18:23
my 98 jetski becomes hard to start after using it for while, whats the problm?
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dennis
2008-04-12 16:31:14
i have a kawasaki 900zxi. i once owend a service manual, but in the move i was misplaced. i would like to know which way to roll the ski when capsized. thank you so very much. dennis
From:
Chris
2008-07-31 10:37:38
We have a 1998 Kawasaki 900 STX jet ski and can't get it to run. We changed the spark plugs and drained the gas and refilled, but we don't seem to be able to get a spark. The battery is fine. Also to note it was on a lake which is automatically lowered at night. In the morning when the lake came up, the jet ski was partially under the dock with it's nose in the water. It ran fine the evening before and the next morning it had this problem. Can you help please? cmfrier0411@bellsouth.net. thanks!
From:
thom
2008-08-03 07:45:22
We have a 1998 Kawasaki 900 STX jet ski and need to repair / change the starter. It spins when start button pushed, but bendix does not engage flywheel, Removed the exhaust pipe and it appears the manifold must be removed to access the starter. What is the standard approach to this repair? Thanks!
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2008-08-16 18:58:04
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ahmad S
2008-08-21 20:50:16
I have a 96 KAWA ZXI 1100 I can't get it to start. Teake forever. I don't know if you have to push the start button or press and hold the start button. But it seems like the starter is trying to kick in but doesn't kit over. Could it be the starter or starter bendix or what other possibility. ahmad.suleiman@rcn.com
From:

2009-06-16 05:24:00
I have a 98 Kawasaki 1100 Sport Tourer, the fuel gauge goes out and the warning light stays on even after running a short period of time. I know that it is full. Where would you suggest that I start to find the problem?
From:
John
2009-06-15 07:39:19
I have a 99 Kawasaki 1100 Sport Tourer, the fuel gage is out and the warning light stays on even though I know that it is full. What do I need to do to fix this problem?
From:
denniskylepage
2009-06-14 18:22:58
how to put a starter in a 1999 kawasaki jet ski
From:
Tyler S.
2009-06-10 20:54:13
i have an old stand-up that the top and bottom started to come apart. Im wondering if i could just brush on some resin and c-clamp it back together or if there is some other way to fix it
From:
aw
2009-07-07 16:35:32
kawasaki jetmate surges during wide open throttle, then if you idle for a few minutes it run wide open fine for a little wile any ideas
From:
CAH
2009-07-12 09:13:57
I have a 200 Kawasaki ultra 150 jet ski. Went to the beach, rode it just fine. Beached it to swim and then encountered problems. cold flushed it from the top because I thought there was sand lodged in it somewhere. Then found out how to flush it through the back. Haven't started it in over a year and now I'm having problems getting it to even start. It cranks but doesn't do anything else. Replaced the battery with a new one. Any idea's? gr8sk8r10@aol.com
From:
Jim
2009-07-15 09:33:06
I have an older stand-up Kawasaki jet ski. It will run fine for awhile (15-20 min.) and then bogs down when you try to accelerate or run it at higher RPMs. If it idles for while, it is fine again for about another 10 min. before the cycle starts over again. We had the carbs rebuilt but does not seem to help. What is next?
From:
jjj
2009-07-22 10:12:53
kawasaki jet mate 650 head bolt torque? their actually nuts.
From:
Mark
2009-07-25 18:04:59
I have a 2007 and a 2008 Kawasaki 250X. On start I get a "BAe" warning for about 3 seconds. I had a battery issue with one, swapped the batteries between the ski's and the problem has not returned on the first day (today). Any ideas what the error code is. I'm 900 miles away from my owners manual.
From:
Kirk
2009-08-06 19:33:42
my 1999 kawasaki 900 jet ski fuel gauge shows empty all the time and the warning light is flashing any suggestions on how to fix the problem.
From:
donna
2009-08-12 16:28:28
i have a 1995 kawasaki 750 sts i need to change starter how do you get to it to change it?
From:
james wilkins
2009-08-19 09:18:10
Hi, I have a Kawasaki 550 stand up Jet Ski and I've lost my owner's manual, I’m having problems starting it, I have a new fully charged up battery, fresh fuel and had it running the previous week. However this week she is having none of it…..she just won’t start! Last week it was having a little trouble starting but nothing major, while still cold but once it turn over a few time it eventual fire and start up once some fuel got pushed through and it ran fine, (although the tick-over was not perfect at low revs) non the less it was useable, I just needed adjust one the idle setting on the throttle when I could be bothered to get round to it...after getting through a few takes of fuel I called it a day washed it through with some fresh water and took the battery out to put on charge. this week I put the charged up battery back in to start it up and it turned over but wouldn’t start, I tired an tried to get it to start but even with priming it and fethering the throttle it just wouldn’t start? I though at the time that I had flooding it so I left it for some time and then tried again but still no joy…eventually the battery ended up becoming flat so I gave up for the day and I took the battery home to charged it up over night. Once charged I put the battery back in…low and be hold it still wouldn’t start! Grrrrr! It turns over a dozen of so times and then dies…after leaving it a while it turns over once or twice more but it really seems to be struggling to turn over and wont fire, I’ve tried re-charging the battery but the battery charger/ tester says there is nothing wrong with the battery and that it is fully charged…I tried taking one of the spark plugs out and tried to turn it over with out compression but it still struggle….What should I do next… Can someone please give me some/any advice on what to do next because I’m really stuck! Do you think it is the battery that is faulty? Is it the starter motor that is dead? Is it the timing out? Is there anything obvious that I may have over seen? Thank you so much  James.
From:
john
2009-09-04 08:43:53
I have a 1994 750 st and i think the timing needs to be set.How do you set the timing and @ what?
From:
Tina
2009-09-06 18:53:01
I have an 01 Kawasaki 1100 - its really hard to start and often I kill the battery before getting it started. Its got gas, oil, and all the spark plugs are good. Its always been like this - is there an easier way to get it started?
From:
Steve Scott
2009-09-14 22:49:04
We have a 1996 Kawasaki 1100 ZXI jet ski and need to change the bendix. Starter spins when start button pushed, but bendix does not engage flywheel?
From:
MEM
2009-10-12 11:13:51
Kawa STX 12F Works great at times then wont start (like no fire) give it some time hours to days then starts and runs great for days. Doing this for last 6 months on and off.
From:
jerry
2009-10-30 13:23:00
Hi, I have a 2000 kawasaki 1100 stx di that the hull plate has coroded off, that happens here in florida,. where is the secondaty hin plate located? I have the engine number and all of the registrations since new, but would like to head off problems with the missing rear hin. thanks for your help. jerry
From:
David
2009-12-29 18:51:45
My Kawa 1100ZXI is extremely hard to start after winter storage. Battery is charged, turns over but no start. daferg@netspace.net.au
From:
billy in nj
2010-02-11 11:30:47
hi great site - bought a 1996 1100zxi, one friend informed me this was recalled for safety issues -it flips over at high speed. one person at a dealer i spoke with says it is replacement intake shoe with 2 holes in it. a webpage tells of a 'bulb' that is to be added to the hull, but not what it looks like or where it goes... so which is it ,or both or....
From:
Greg
2010-03-14 10:13:42
I have a 2001 Kawasaki JET SKI 1100 ZXi and the gas gauge will not move from empty. Any ideas?
From:
Derek
2010-03-15 12:11:53
I have a 96 1100zxi that does not like to start up unless i put a little fuel in the cylinders to get it going a few times. What could the problem be? If anybody knows please email me derekmcnerney@hotmail.com I appreciate it, thank you!
From:
Cad
2010-03-25 17:47:24
I have a kaw 650sx and i flushed it today, and the ski died, but the hose stayed on for about a second. After this happend I couldnt start it back up. Whats wrong?
From:
heather
2010-04-04 16:26:41
my fuel light is on on my 07 12f jet ski but the fuel tank is full how do i fix this
From:
fred
2010-05-27 21:19:16
what is the plug gap for 2000 stx di (kawasaki)
From:
Liane
2010-06-29 10:21:30
I have a '98 Kawasaki jet ski and I need an owner's manual. Do you know where I can get one for free? Thanks
From:
Jerry
2010-07-13 22:02:23
I have a 1993 Kawasaki 750 sts jet ski and need to change the bendix. Starter spins when start button pushed, but bendix does not engage flywheel? I have removed the starter and exhaust manifold.What fails and what else do I need to remove. THANK YOU
From:
Tess Smith
2010-07-15 19:18:47
Other than the plate on the rear of the jet ski, is there another way to determine the hull identification number of my jet ski?
From:
WMorrow
2010-07-29 18:20:03
surging at top speed and slowly losing power
From:
Greg B
2010-08-07 11:58:15
Hi, I have a 2003 Kawasaki STX 12F jet ski. The battery light comes on atfer running it a minute or so. The battery is new and does not drian down after running it at normal operations for an hour. Also the speedometer stops reading when the light comes on, The light stays on but the ski runs perfect. I checked the voltage on the battery after running it for an hour on the river. The voltage was good at 12.46 volts. Someone told me the voltage regulator but i'm thinking the rectifier. Any ideas on this? Greg
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RICK
2010-08-08 22:44:39
HAVE A 1995 KAWASAKI TS 650, TRY TO START AND IT JUST CLICKS, CHANGED THE BATTERY, CHANGED THE SOLONOID SWITCH AND STILL JUST CLICKS. QUESS ITS THE STARTER. WHAT DOES IT TAKE TO CHANGE THE STARTER. NEW TO THE JET SKI WORLD. STARTER IS UNDER ALOT OF STUFF AND DONT KNOW IF I WILL NEED ANY GASKETS IF I START TAKING IT APART. ANY HELP WOULD BE GREATLY APPRECIATED. THANK YOU
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Tommy
2010-08-14 20:19:07
I have a kawasaki stx 1100 1999 model. The rear hin number is missing which seems to be common with this. Kawasaki should put new ones on with them falling off the way the do. Wheres the hidden one located at and where and how do i go about getting a new hin number on my ski. Thanks Tommy tquick17@cox.net
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Tim
2010-08-25 15:42:49
What spark plug gab should I gap my kawa jet ski at? 1983 440
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brandon
2010-08-29 21:17:56
i have a 99 kawasaki ultra 150 my battery light and oil light on the cluster is flashing what could be causing this any help
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jim
2011-03-10 14:22:51
Is the 2003 STX 12 F a 2 stroke engine or 4 stroke
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Ken
2011-04-19 21:19:50
I have a 2001 Kawasaki Ultra 130di. Runs great on mid to top speed but dies when idling. Ran great last fall before winterizing. After while get en9 code and check engine signal. What's is a check engine en9 code?
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Bobby
2011-05-08 10:39:44
I have a 1999 Kawasaki Ultra 150 jet ski. How do you determine how many hours are on it?
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Kory
2011-05-20 02:34:03
On a 1994 Kawasaki 750st jet-ski, the stud coming out of the electic box, that the positive battery cable attaches to, broke. What needs to be done?
From:
tonya
2011-05-24 12:26:29
i have a 1994 kawasaki 750 ss jet ski everytime i start it, it spits oil out the back is it suppose to do it and everytime?
From:

2011-06-26 15:38:10
I have a 2000 Kawasaki 900 stx jet ski and it was running fine then the rpms were low speed is low and it vibrates what would this problem be
From:
rj
2011-07-10 11:44:50
I have a 1999 kawasaki ultra 150 jet ski my problem is when I take off at any speed and get half a block it shuts down to an idle i have changed the fuel filter and did a compression test all 3 were over 110 this did not change problem jet ski has run in fresh water only what do i do next
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d stevenson
2011-07-24 19:35:20
I have a 2004 kawasaki jet ski, twice now the ? intake water hose has blown off and filled the compartment with water, after several expensive oil changes its ok but then it blows off again, what is wrong with it and how do I fix it?
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Brad
2011-08-25 21:21:34
What's wrong if the LCD (Liquid Crystal Display) instrument panel on my 97 kawasaki 1100 Sport Tourer stops working?
From:
mick
2012-01-18 09:31:08
My 2001 kawasaki sts dumps so much fuel in the engine it wont even turn over. when i pulled the plugs out and turned it over gas started spewing out like mad>what could be the problem?
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Frank
2012-01-21 23:53:51
I have a kawasaki ultra 150 jet ski,when i purchased it i was told it was a 1999 model but are not a 100% confident,i need to replace the spark plugs and are aware that there is a difference between those 2 years,how do i identify if it is a 1999 or 2000 model?
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Jason
2012-04-18 22:08:34
I own a 1995 kawasaki sts that only starts when after i take the plugs out and wipe them (brand new plugs). Then it idles fine but when i accelerate rapidly, it stalls. Any advice? Thank you.
From:
Billy
2012-05-22 12:34:46
While riding 2007 KAWaski 1100 jet ski in full throddle it bogges down than you get power back over and over gotta ride it half throddle..
From:
mark moran
2012-05-23 22:47:41
i have a 1995 stand up jet ski sxi 750 it has less than 50 hours on it,i put a new battery in it and i am not getting any response from the starter. What should i do to trouble shoot this problem.
From:
david
2012-05-24 20:49:56
why is there blck/grey water coiming out my exhast on my 1991 yamaha superjet
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Joe
2012-05-28 17:17:39
1995 STS 750 jet ski Starts and runs, but shuts off while running full throtle after just a few mins. Will restart and run at idle but shuts back off whith increased throtle advancment. After engine cools repearts above. Changed plugs and fuel filter, any other ideas? Thanks
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tyler
2012-05-31 00:14:21
i have a kx 550 stand up jet ski and it runs fine but it has no go it only gose about 5 mph at full throttle and i had to carb looked at and there is nothing wrong with it what could it be
From:
john
2012-06-07 21:08:15
My 98 stx kawasaki 900 isnt getting fuel it will start with starting fluid but won't stay running what is my issue
From:
Daniel
2012-08-03 16:40:32
I have a 2008 Kawasaki ultra 250x and every now and then when I go to start it I get a warning light flashing "bae" with a beepIng sound no one seems to know what this is. Any help would be appreciated
From:
eliza
2012-08-11 16:54:56
96 kawasaki 1100 zxi sat for three years got it running but will only go in circles? Keeps going to the left even if I turn the steering wheel right has KATS system?
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Andy G
2012-08-18 10:09:31
1995 Kawasaki STS Jetski - Starter motor spins but doesn't engage to spin the engine. Is the starter gear supposed to throw out or is there some other feature that engages the starter gear? Removed starter and it spins fine, but does not throw outward when activated. Any help is appreciated!
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thomas
2012-08-28 12:12:01
I have a '98 900 STX and i think its getting way too much oil. I talked to a repair shop who said he doesnt really work on kawasaki but he suggested plugging the oil reservoir and mixing my gas and oil. Is this a viable option?
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scott
2012-08-29 07:27:18
water intake guide on 95 st 750 replacement,should it fit right up tight in the hull or slightly lower against the grate. it has 2 notch marks in the new guide but nothing to line up with in hull.
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Keith
2012-09-01 17:07:00
I 1995 Kawasaki 750 sts jet ski. It will run fine for awhile (15-20 min.) and then bogs down when you try to accelerate or run it at higher RPMs. The next day it will do the same exact thing after about 15 minutes.
From:
matt
2012-11-24 15:25:26
two of my jet skies died in the middle of the water and i dont know wuy they wont start. not even a little click
From:
Bill
2013-05-04 15:07:17
I have a 1995 kawa sts 750 jet ski with a trim issue, as in it went down, now will not come up. I am not certain where the fuse is for this, and if i find the fuse and it is still good, what is my next move? Runs great otherwise, but sorta lost reverse with the trim all the way down. Any help would be appreciated!
From:

2013-05-30 18:59:13
2004 Kawasaki 1200 will only run around 15 mph
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Bernie
2013-06-01 23:49:05
I have a 89 Kawasaki 550 ,I am haveing a hard time starting and keeping it running. My biggest problem is that sometimes when I crank the ski she will turn over fast like normal and then it will crank as if the battery is dead,(which it's not). It cranks slow as can be, as if it was under pressure.The starter is brand new and the wires have been changed. An extra ground was also added. After cranking so much the starter gets extreamly hot.
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Mike
2013-06-02 21:37:32
I have a Kawasaki 750 ss xi... Starts up but Boggs down and stalls after 10 seconds... I spray starting fluid to start... Any ideas?
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debbie
2013-06-19 06:06:12
1990 kawasaski tandem sport 650 wont start,,,have had started this year,will start if i pour gas in carb,diaphran in carb fine also in fuel pump,,gas will travel thru fuel pump when primer bubble is squeezed,,,,HELP
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stan
2013-06-21 08:18:45
1993 550sx jet ski cranks but wont start. I put gas down carb.
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Dick
2013-07-17 09:40:08
I have a 1997 Kawasaki 1100STX jetski. When I push in the starter button, I get one click. If I hold in the starter button and turn on the ignition switch several times, I can start the jetski. Any idea what the problem is?
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2013-08-02 09:44:37
i have 2004 kaw ultra 150 gas light blinking reads no fuel level.trim doesn't work. when I press trim button the battery light comes on. looked in back box grounds clean ground on motor cleaned help
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