Frequent question: How do you flush a Sea Doo jet ski?

Do you have to flush a Seadoo?

Regardless of whether you ride in fresh or salt water, your PWC should be flushed after every single ride. Flushing removes salt, sand, algae, weeds, and shells (etcetera) from the engine and prevents damage and corrosion. … Simply attach a hose to the connector (hose MUST be turned off) before starting your engine.

How long should you flush a Seadoo?

FLUSHING – Connect your garden hose to the specified connector at the rear of the PWC with the hose TURNED OFF! Connect the lanyard and start the PWC then with the engine running turn the hose on. Allow the engine to idle with the water flowing through for roughly 2 minutes.

How do you flush a jet ski without a hose?

Just fill the bucket with water and put a matching plug on the pump to your vehicle trailer plug. Then you could just plug the pump into your trailer plug and turn the headlights on for example and pump 5 gallons through the ski.

What happens if you don’t flush your jet ski?

Flushing is a simple operation but it is critical that you follow the flushing instructions for your PWC exactly as they are spelled out in the manual. Failure to follow the instructions could result in water getting into the engine, which can lead to expensive repairs.

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Can I run my Seadoo out of water?

Never run the motor of your watercraft out of the water. … The only exception should be after riding in salt water, to flush out the engine, but make sure you don’t run the motor for more than 30 seconds! To keep your engine, exhaust and other components cooled and running properly, never run your craft out of the water.

Can I use my jet ski in salt water?

Yes, every jet ski can be used in saltwater, but beware that the smaller models with lightweight hulls are not recommended for marine use. If you want to regularly ride a jet ski in the ocean it’s highly recommended that you choose a jet ski with a larger, deep V-shaped hull for better stability and more comfort.