How do you start a Kawasaki Jet Ski out of water?

Why is my jet ski not starting?

Dead Battery

A dead battery is the most common reason for a jet ski not starting. … So, if your jet ski won’t start, before doing anything else immediately check the charge on your battery. If you turn the key and nothing happens, then it’s very likely the battery is totally shot and will have to be replaced.

How do you start a jet ski after winter?


  1. Remove the cover and the seat.
  2. Charge and install the battery.
  3. Check the engine and the liquids (oil, coolant, etc.)
  4. Flush the cooling/exhaust systems with fresh water.
  5. Inspect the features and parts.
  6. Lubricate the metallic and moving parts.
  7. Clean the jet ski if needed.
  8. Check the trailer carefully.

Is it OK to start a jetski out of water?

You can start any jet skis out of the water, but just for a short time! If you attach a garden hose to their flush port to cool the engine with running water, the best practice is if you run the engine for around 2 minutes. But without supplying water, it’s safest if you run it for a maximum of 15 seconds!

How do I get my jet ski out of limp mode?

Turn the ignition on. Hold JUST the set button in for 30 seconds. Release the button then tun ignition off. Turn on and start motor.

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How do you fix a flooded jet ski engine?

SeaDoo Water Flooded 2 Stroke Engine

  1. This process requires a lot of cranking the engine over to expel as much water as possible. …
  2. Remove the spark plugs and spray them with starting fluid or carburetor cleaner to expel the water.
  3. Attach the spark plug leads to the grounding post and cover the spark plug holes with a rag.

How do you winterize a jet ski that won’t start?

To winterize a jet ski that won’t start, first remove the spark plugs and spray fogging oil. Next use gravity to force RV antifreeze into the cooling system. After that, spray fogging oil in the carburetor and move the PTO driveshaft. After this is complete, replace the spark plugs and you have a winterized ski.