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◆ SAFETY WARNING
Disregarding any of the safety precautions and instructions contained in
this Operator’s Guide, the Safety Handbook and on Product Warning
Labels could cause injury, including the possibility of death. You, the
operator, have the responsibility to inform passenger(s) of safety
precautions.
This Operator’s Guide, the Safety Handbook and Videocassette should
remain with the watercraft at the time of resale.
AFTER-SALES SERVICE
BOMBARDIER
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
VALCOURT, QC
CANADA J0E 2L0
The following trademarks are property of
Bombardier Inc.:
SEA-DOO®
Bombardier Lube®
Sea-Doo Jet Pump Synthetic Oil
Sea-Doo Synthetic Grease
Litho’d in Canada (SMO-9901 ML)
®*Trademarks of Bombardier Inc.
All rights reserved © Bombardier Inc. 1998
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Doin'it on your new Sea-Doo Watercraft
Congratulations, you are now the proud owner of a Sea-Doo personal watercraft.
Whether you are an experienced boater or are new to the sport of boating, we
ask you to take the time to view the Videocassette provided with the watercraft,
to read this Operator’s Guide, the Safety Handbook and familiarize yourself with
the contents. These Guides contain pertinent information which, if followed, will
provide you with the necessary knowledge to help you fully enjoy the pleasures
of this craft.
We strongly recommend that any watercraft operator complete a safety boating
course. Check with your local Coast Guard or Power and Sail Squadron in your
area for course availability. More serious boaters may want to obtain Chapman
Piloting by Elbert S. Maloney, available at most book stores.
When introducing your family or friends to the sport, be sure they fully understand the controls and operation of the watercraft and the importance of courteous, responsible riding.
Each operator has a responsibility to ensure the passenger safety and the safety
of other water users. Please follow all safety instructions and drive with care.
We encourage you to have an Annual Safety Inspection of your watercraft.
Please contact your dealer for further details.
Finally, we urge you to visit your dealer regularly for regular and safety maintenance as well as any watercraft accessories you may require.
Have fun and... Bon Voyage.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
FOREWORD ................................................................................
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; SAFETY WARNING ..................................................................
LIST OF DISTRIBUTORS .............................................................
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BOMBARDIER LIMITED WARRANTY:
1999 SEA-DOO® WATERCRAFT .................................................. 10
REGISTRATION NUMBER LOCATION ......................................... 12
LOCATION OF THE IMPORTANT LABELS ...................................
WATERCRAFT IDENTIFICATION..................................................
Hull Identification Number.......................................................................
Engine Identification Number ..................................................................
COMPONENTS IDENTIFICATION................................................
COMPONENTS FUNCTIONS .......................................................
1) Handlebar..........................................................................................
2) Throttle Lever....................................................................................
3) Engine Start/Stop Button ..................................................................
4) Choke Lever ......................................................................................
5) Fuel Valve..........................................................................................
6) Safety Lanyard Switch ......................................................................
7) Docking Eyelets ................................................................................
8) Seat Latch .........................................................................................
9) Rear Grab Handle ..............................................................................
10) Boarding Pads ...................................................................................
11) Cooling System Bleed Outlet(s) ........................................................
12) Jet Pump Nozzle ...............................................................................
13) Air Intake Opening ............................................................................
14) Bilge Drain Plugs ...............................................................................
15) Bow and Stern Eyelets .....................................................................
16) Variable Trim System Button ............................................................
17) Floorboard .........................................................................................
18) Variable Trim System Gauge.............................................................
19) Storage Compartment Cover ............................................................
20) Cover Latch .......................................................................................
21) Storage Compartment ......................................................................
22) Boarding Platform .............................................................................
23) Seat Strap .........................................................................................
24) Monitoring Beeper ............................................................................
25) Fuel Gauge/Low Oil Warning Light ...................................................
26) Speedometer ....................................................................................
27) Engine Compartment ........................................................................
28) Oil Injection Tank Cap .......................................................................
29) Tool Kit ..............................................................................................
30) Storage Compartment Cover Hinge/Locking Mechanism.................
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31) Fuel Tank Cap ...................................................................................
32) Jet Pump Water Intake .....................................................................
33) Rear Vent Grills .................................................................................
34) Shift Lever.........................................................................................
35) Rear Seat Latch.................................................................................
36) Rear Storage Basket .........................................................................
37) Glove Box..........................................................................................
38) Reverse Gate ....................................................................................
39) Water Tank Trap Drains ....................................................................
40) Engine Cover Latches .......................................................................
41) Engine Cover.....................................................................................
42) Rear Access Cover............................................................................
43) Tachometer.......................................................................................
44) Info Center Switches ........................................................................
45) Storage Compartment Cover Safety lock .........................................
46) Handlebar Adjustment Knob .............................................................
47) Cargo Cleats......................................................................................
48) Boarding Step ...................................................................................
49) Info Center Gauge.............................................................................
FUEL AND LUBRICATION ...........................................................
Fueling Procedure ...................................................................................
Recommended Fuel ................................................................................
Recommended Oil ..................................................................................
Oil Injection System ................................................................................
BREAK-IN PERIOD ......................................................................
Engine .....................................................................................................
10-Hour Inspection ..................................................................................
PRE-OPERATION CHECKS ..........................................................
Hull ..........................................................................................................
Jet Pump Water Intake ...........................................................................
Bilge ........................................................................................................
Battery.....................................................................................................
Fuel and Oil Tanks ...................................................................................
Engine Compartment ..............................................................................
Fire Extinguisher......................................................................................
Steering and Throttle Systems................................................................
Reverse System (if applicable) ................................................................
Variable Trim System (if applicable).........................................................
Safety Lanyard and Engine Start/Stop Button .........................................
Clothing ...................................................................................................
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ......................................................
Principle of Operation..............................................................................
Boarding from a Dock or in Shallow Water .............................................
Starting the Engine..................................................................................
Boarding in Deep Water ..........................................................................
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Rough/Choppy Water Operation .............................................................
Crossing Waves.......................................................................................
Stopping/Docking ....................................................................................
Beaching..................................................................................................
Shutting Off the Engine...........................................................................
POST-OPERATION CARE ............................................................
General Care............................................................................................
Additional Care for Foul Water or Salt Water ..........................................
Cooling System Flushing and Engine Internal Lubrication.......................
Anticorrosion Treatment..........................................................................
SPECIAL PROCEDURES..............................................................
Engine Overheating .................................................................................
Jet Pump Water Intake and Impeller Cleaning ........................................
Capsized Watercraft ................................................................................
Submerged Watercraft ............................................................................
Towing the Watercraft in Water ..............................................................
Low-charge Battery Condition .................................................................
MAINTENANCE ..........................................................................
Lubrication ...............................................................................................
Periodic Inspection ..................................................................................
Periodic Inspection Chart.........................................................................
Throttle and Choke Cable Inspection.......................................................
Carburetor Adjustment ............................................................................
Fuel and Oil Filters...................................................................................
Steering Alignment..................................................................................
VTS Adjustment.......................................................................................
Vacuum Bailer Pick-Ups...........................................................................
Water Tank Trap Drains ...........................................................................
Fuses .......................................................................................................
General Inspection and Care ...................................................................
TRANSPORTATION, STORAGE
AND PRE-SEASON PREPARATION .............................................
Transportation..........................................................................................
Storage ....................................................................................................
Pre-Season Preparation ...........................................................................
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SI METRIC INFORMATION .......................................................... 101
ABREVIATIONS USED IN THIS MANUAL ................................... 102
OTHER PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE ........................................... 103
CHANGE OF ADDRESS............................................................... 105
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FOREWORD
The Operator’s Guide and Safety
Handbook have been prepared to acquaint the owner/operator or passenger with this personal watercraft and
its various controls, maintenance and
safe riding instructions. Each is indispensable for the proper use of the
product, and should be kept in a waterproof bag with the watercraft at all
times.
For any questions pertaining to the
warranty and its application, consult
the WARRANTY section in this Guide,
or an authorized SEA-DOO dealer.
This Guide uses the following symbols to emphasize particular information.
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WARNING
Identifies an instruction which, if
not followed, might cause serious personal injuries including
the possibility of death.
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CAUTION
Denotes an instruction which, if
not followed, might damage the
watercraft and/or components.
NOTE: Indicates supplementary information needed to fully complete an instruction.
Although the mere reading of such information does not eliminate the hazard, the understanding and application
of the information will promote its correct use.
The information and components/system descriptions contained in this
Guide are correct at the time of publication. Bombardier Inc. however,
maintains a policy of continuous improvement of its products without imposing upon itself any obligation to install them on products previously
manufactured.
Bombardier Inc. reserves the right at
any time to discontinue or change
specifications, designs, features,
models or equipment without incurring obligation.
The illustrations show the typical construction of the different assemblies
and may not represent the full detail or
exact shape of the parts which have
the same or a similar function.
Specifications are given in the SI metric system with the SAE U.S. equivalent in parenthesis. Where precise accuracy is not required, some conversions are rounded off for easier use.
A Shop Manual can be obtained for
complete service, maintenance and
more repair information.
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◆ SAFETY WARNING
To fully appreciate the pleasures, enjoyment and excitement of boating
there are some basic rules that MUST
be observed and followed by any boater. Some rules may be new to you
while others may be common sense
or obvious, irrespective, we ask that
you please take a few minutes of your
time to read these safety instructions
completely before you operate your
craft. Failure to follow this safety information and safe boating rules
could result in injury, including the
possibility of death to you, your
passenger(s), or other water users.
Information in this Guide is limited. It
is strongly recommended that you obtain further boating information from
the local Coast Guard or Power Squadron. We further recommend you take
a boating safety course. Check local
and federal boating laws applicable to
the waterways where you intend to
use the craft. Learn the local rules of
the road.
Become completely familiar with the
controls and operation of the craft before taking on a passenger(s) or embarking on a trip. If you have not had
the opportunity to do so with your
dealer, practice driving solo in a suitable area and feel the response of
each control. Be fully familiar with all
controls before fully advancing the
throttle.
The performance of this craft may significantly exceed that of other craft
you may have operated. Therefore,
use of this craft by a novice or inexperienced operator is not recommended.
Observe and follow all on-product
warning labels and the content of this
Guide.
Always use spark plug cable grounding device when removing spark
plugs.
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Operator and passenger(s) should
wear suitable body protection, as well
as deck shoes or booties. Long hair or
loose clothes should be securely attached to prevent snagging in the water intake.
Coast Guard approved personal flotation devices (PFD) must be worn
when riding the watercraft.
Operation of this craft by a minor or
disabled person is NOT recommended.
Do not operate the craft after consuming alcohol or drugs.
Always perform the pre-operation
checks as specified in this Guide. This
includes:
– Attaching the safety lanyard.
– Verification of throttle lever and
steering movement.
– Verification of start/stop button operation.
– Oil and fuel levels.
– Adequate water depth.
– Required boating equipment. (Know
how to use each).
The operator and passenger(s) must
be properly seated before starting or
moving the craft.
Wave or wake jumping can be dangerous and in many regions illegal.
Most boating accidents result from
the failure of the operator to keep a
lookout for other water users or other
potential hazards. Keep a safe distance from other boats. Do not attempt to splash others with your
wake. Do not ride on the surf line.
To prevent accidental starting or unauthorized use, always detach the safety
lanyard from the boat, especially during maintenance, cleaning of the intake grate, or when swimmers are
nearby.
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Ensure that all passengers know how
to reboard the craft from the water.
Always have an observer while towing
a skier.
Know the waters in which the craft is
to be operated. Current, tides, rapids,
shallow water, hidden obstacles etc.,
can affect safe operation.
When boating, apply the principle of
1/3 fuel to destination, 1/3 back and
1/3 reserve fuel supply.
Maintain the craft and equipment in
top condition at all times. Adhere to
the prescribed maintenance schedules.
The bilge must be kept clean of oil,
water or other foreign materials. Do
not carry spare fuel and inflammable
liquids in any of the storage or engine
compartments.
Avoid adding on accessories, or equipment which may alter the craft's configuration or balance.
Only perform servicing procedures
which are detailed in this Guide. Further assistance or information can be
obtained from your dealer. In many instances proper tools and training is required for certain servicing or repair
procedures.
Gasoline fumes are inflammable and
explosive. Always adhere to the fueling procedure contained in this Guide
and those given to you by the marina.
Always keep in mind that as the
throttle lever is released to idle position, less directional control is
available. To turn the craft, both
steering and throttle are necessary.
This craft has the capability of turning more sharply than other boats,
however, unless in an emergency,
do not negotiate sharp, high speed
turns.
Like any other boat, this craft has no
brake. Stopping distance will vary depending on initial speed, load, wind,
and water conditions. Practice stopping and docking in a safe area to have
an idea of how long it will take to stop
the craft under varying conditions.
Prolonged exposure to the sun, wind,
etc., causes fatigue and may affect
your reaction time.
Do not overload the craft or take on
more passengers than designated for
the intended type of boating. Load and
altitude will also affect craft performance.
Riding with a passenger(s) makes the
craft handle differently and requires
greater skill.
Proceed with caution and at very low
speeds in shallow water. Grounding or
abrupt stops may result, or debris may
be picked up and be jettisoned rearward to people or property.
As the “skipper” of a boat you are responsible for damage to other boats
caused by the wake of your craft. Respect no wake zones.
Respect the rights of other water users and the environment. Allow no
one to throw refuse overboard.
Do not operate the craft in inclement
weather.
This watercraft is not designed for
night-time operation.
Lifting the craft requires special equipment and experience. Do not attempt
to lift the craft without such experience or equipment.
Respect the safety and comfort of
your passenger(s) and persons being
towed on skis or other water toys.
Always carry the regulatory required
safety items on board. Check with local regulations or your dealer.
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Due to the close proximity of other
racers, it is recommended that an approved personal watercraft helmet be
used during racing events. Read and
follow all instructions and warnings
provided with the helmet.
The engine and the corresponding
components identified in this guide
should not be utilized on product(s)
other than those they were designed
for. Maintenance procedures and
specified tightening torques must be
strictly adhered to. Never attempt repairs unless the appropriate tools are
available. These watercraft are designed with parts dimensioned in both
the metric and the imperial systems.
When replacing fasteners, make sure
to use only those recommended by
Bombardier.
The forces generated on the body of
watercraft riders while turning, negociating waves, choppy waters,
wakes or falling off the watercraft
may cause injury including the possibility of broken legs and bones.
Remain flexible and avoid sharp
turns.
Ride prudently and have fun.
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CAUTION
This vehicle is not designed for
underwater operation. Combustion engine needs air to operate;
consequently this vehicle can not
be totally watertight. Any manouvers that keep the upper deck
under water may cause severe
engine problems due to water ingestion. Refer to the Limited Warranty further in this guide.
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LIST OF DISTRIBUTORS
NORTH AMERICA
U.S.A.
(Except Puerto Rico)
BOMBARDIER MOTOR CORPORATION
OF AMERICA
7575 BOMBARDIER COURT
P.O. BOX 8035
WAUSAU, WI
54402-8035
Phone: (715) 842-8886
FAX: (715) 848-3455
CANADA
Alberta
British Columbia
Manitoba
North West Territories
Ontario
Quebec
Saskatchewan
Yukon
New-Brunswick
Nova Scotia
Prince Edward Island
BOMBARDIER
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
726, ST-JOSEPH ST.
VALCOURT, QC
J0E 2L0
Phone: (450) 532-2211
FAX: (450) 532-5077
Newfoundland
CHARLES R. BELL
P.O. BOX 1050
RIVERSIDE DRIVE
CORNER BROOK, NFLD
A2H 6J3
Phone: (709) 634-3533
FAX: (709) 634-2444
If your SEA-DOO watercraft requires warranty service, you must take it to any
authorized SEA-DOO dealer. Be sure to bring your warranty registration card or
other valid proof of the original date of purchase. If a question or problem arises
regarding warranty, first contact the service manager or owner of the SEA-DOO
dealership.
To find the nearest authorized Sea-Doo dealer, dial: 1-800-882-2900.
NOTE: If outside North America, consult the local distributor.
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BOMBARDIER LIMITED WARRANTY:
1999 SEA-DOO® WATERCRAFT
1. WARRANTY COVERAGE PERIOD
BOMBARDIER INC. (“Bombardier”), as manufacturer, warrants FROM THE
DATE OF DELIVERY TO THE FIRST CONSUMER that each 1999 SEA-DOO watercraft sold, as NEW and UNUSED and PREDELIVERED by an authorized North
American SEA-DOO watercraft dealer, will be free from any defects in material
and/or workmanship for a PERIOD of:
TWELVE (12) CONSECUTIVE MONTHS, for private use owners, or
FOUR (4) CONSECUTIVE MONTHS for commercial use owners.
All genuine Bombardier accessories, installed by an authorized SEA-DOO dealer
at the time of delivery of the new and unused SEA-DOO, carry the same Warranty Coverage Period as for the SEA-DOO watercraft.
2. WHAT BOMBARDIER WILL DO
BOMBARDIER will repair or replace, at its option, all genuine BOMBARDIER
parts found defective in material and/or workmanship, under normal use, maintenance and service, with a genuine BOMBARDIER part without charge for parts
and labor, at any authorized SEA-DOO dealer during the Warranty Coverage Period.
3. CONDITION TO HAVE WARRANTY WORK VALIDATED
The customer must notify an authorized SEA-DOO watercraft dealer within two
(2) days of the appearance of the defect in material and/or workmanship and
present to the servicing authorized SEA-DOO dealer the SEA-DOO Warranty
Registration Card or a proof of purchase of the NEW and UNUSED 1999 SEADOO watercraft and must sign the repair/work order prior to the start of the
repair in order to validate a warranty repair. All parts replaced under this limited
warranty become the property of BOMBARDIER.
4. EXCLUSIONS - ARE NOT WARRANTED
• Normal wear and tear items;
• Labor, parts and lubricant costs of all maintenance services;
• Damage caused by failure to provide proper maintenance and/or storage, as
described in the “1999 SEA-DOO watercraft Operator's Guide”;
• Damage resulting from improper repairs, modifications or use of non-approved
parts or, repairs done by a non-authorized SEA-DOO dealer;
• Damage resulting from abuse, misuse, neglect, racing;
• Damage resulting from accident, fire, theft, vandalism or any act of God;
• Incidental or consequential damages, or damages of any kind as but not limited to towing charges, telephone calls or taxi;
• Water damages caused by water ingestion;
• Damage related to gel coat finish including but not limited to cosmetic gel coat
finish, blisters or fiberglass delamination caused by blisters, crazing, spyder or
hairline cracks; and
• Damages resulting from improper service or maintenance.
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5. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
This warranty gives you specific rights, and you may also have other legal rights
which may vary from state to state, or province to province. WHERE APPLICABLE, THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY GIVEN AND ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF
ANY AND ALL OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR
FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE.
Neither the distributor, any authorized SEA-DOO dealer nor any other person has
been authorized to make any affirmation, representation or warranty other than
those contained in this warranty, and if made, such affirmation, representation or
warranty shall not be enforceable against BOMBARDIER or any other person.
In no event shall BOMBARDIER be liable for special, consequential or incidental
damages, including but not limited to loss of use and transportation costs. Some
states or provinces do not allow the exclusion or limitation of incidental or consequential damages, or limitations on how long an implied warranty lasts, so the
above limitation or exclusion may not apply.
BOMBARDIER reserves the right to modify this warranty at any time, being understood that such modification will not alter the warranty conditions applicable
to the SEA-DOO watercraft sold while this warranty is in effect.
6. CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
a) In the event of a controversy or a dispute arising in connection with this BOMBARDIER LIMITED WARRANTY, BOMBARDIER suggests that you try to resolve the issue at the dealership level. We recommend discussing the issue
with the authorized dealer's service manager or owner.
b) If further assistance is required, the DISTRIBUTOR's service department
should be contacted in order to resolve the matter. In the USA, SEA-DOO
Products are distributed by B.M.C.A.
c) If the issue has still not been resolved, please submit in writing your complaint
to:
In Canada:
In USA:
BOMBARDIER
BOMBARDIER MOTOR
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
CORPORATION OF AMERICA
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
VALCOURT QC J0E 2L0
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER
Tel: (450) 532-5000
P.O. BOX 8035
7575 BOMBARDIER COURT
WAUSAU WI 54402 8035
Tel: (715) 848-4957
BOMBARDIER
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
JUNE 1998
® Registered trademark of Bombardier Inc. and/or affiliates.
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REGISTRATION NUMBER LOCATION
All personal watercraft are required by federal law to be registered and legally
numbered.
Due to space availability for proper display of registration number, refer to following illustration for location. The registration number must appear on each side of
the watercraft.
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TYPICAL
1. Registration number location
NOTE: The registration number must be above the water line. Ensure also that
the numbers are of the correct size and color. Check with local regulations.
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LOCATION OF THE IMPORTANT LABELS
Please read the following labels carefully before operating this watercraft.
SP Series
3-7
2-6-11
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TYPICAL
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GS Series
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TYPICAL
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XP Series
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2-11
TYPICAL
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GTS Series
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2-11
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6
TYPICAL
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GT Series
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F07L0TM
TYPICAL
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WARNING
Read all warning label, Operator Guide & safety documents before operating.
Severe injury or death can result from ignoring such information or improper use of the watercraft.
Check throttle & steering operation before starting engine.
Directional control is lost when throttle is released or engine shut off.
Do not splash others or jump waves or wakes with this watercraft.
Properly attach safety tether to your PFD.
Keep a safe distance from other water users. Observe boating regulations.
This watercraft is not design for night-time operation.
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"THIS BOAT IS NOT REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE
FOLLOWING U.S. COAST GUARD SAFETY STANDARDS
IN EFFECT ON THE DATE OF CERTIFICATION:
• CAUTION
USE BOMBARDIER-ROTAX INJECTION OIL OR
HIGHER QUALITY LOW ASH API TC INJECTION
OIL FOR 2 CYCLES ENGINES.
Safe Loading
Flotation
Powered Ventilation
Fuel System
Display of Capacity
Information
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AS AUTHORIZED BY U.S. COAST GUARD GRANT OF
EXEMPTION (CGB 88-001)."
Bombardier Corp.
NEVER USE NMMA TC-W, TC-WII or TC-W3 outboard motor oils.
7575 Bombardier Court, Wausau, WI 54401
Made in Canada/Fabriqué au Canada
Bombardier Inc. Rd./Enr.,1988
F02L2DZ
F00L06Z
SPX, GS, GTS AND GTI MODELS
4
TO CLOSE / POUR FERMER
- CAUTION
2
USE ONLY BOMBARDIER ROTAX SYNTHETIC
TWO-STROKE OIL.
ASH FREE-BIODEGRADABLE SPEC. CEC L-33A-82.
F01L83Z
GSX LIMITED, XP LIMITED, GTX LIMITED,
GSX RFI AND GTX RFI
F06A03Y
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5
WARNING
WHILE FUELING, STOP ENGINE. FUEL TANK MAY BE
PRESSURIZED, SLOWLY TURN CAP WHEN OPENING.
KEEP WATERCRAFT LEVEL. DO NOT OVERFILL. CHECK
OIL LEVEL. PERIODICALLY, VERIFY FUEL SYSTEM.
F01L6VY
6
F02L3FY
• WARNING
GTS MODEL
DO NOT BOOST BATTERY
WHILE INSTALLED.
9
WARNING
F00L05Y
NOT A GRAB HANDLE
USE REVERSE ONLY AT VERY LOW SPEED
1
2
CAUTION
TO AVOID POSSIBLE ENGINE FLOODING WHEN ROLLED OVER :
MAKE SURE ENGINE IS OFF
7
GRAB INLET GRATE AND STEP
ON BUMPER RAIL
F02L2G0
REVERSE
GTS MODEL
ROLL BOAT CLOCKWISE
F02L2EY
10
GS, GTS AND GTI MODELS
7
WARNING
CAUTION
TO AVOID POSSIBLE ENGINE FLOODING WHEN ROLLED OVER:
MAKE SURE ENGINE IS OFF
GRAB INLET GRATE AND STEP
ON BUMPER RAIL
ENGINE MUST BE OFF WHEN USING BOARDING STEP.
KEEP AWAY FROM JET OR INTAKE GRATE. STAY ON
CENTER OF THE STEP. ONLY ONE PERSON AT THE
TIME ON THE STEP. NEVER USE THE STEP FOR
PULLING, TOWING, DIVING OR JUMPING, BOARDING
A PWC THAT IS OUT OF WATER OR ANY OTHER
PURPOSE FOR WHICH IT WAS NOT DESIGNED.
F07L11Y
ROLL BOAT COUNTERCLOCKWISE
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F06L0DY
GSX LIMITED, XP LIMITED, GTX LIMITED,
GTX RFI AND GSX RFI MODELS
Emission Control Information
BOMBARDIER
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
THIS ENGINE IS CERTIFIED TO OPERATE ON UNLEADED GASOLINE AND CONFORMS
TO 1999 U.S. EPA REGULATIONS FOR MARINE SI ENGINES.
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AFTER ROLL OVER
ALWAYS TIP
WATERCRAFT
AS SHOWN
BEFORE
RESTARTING
ENGINE
ENGINE FAMILY: ........................................................................
FEL: ...............................................................................................
ENGINE DISPLACEMENT: ........................................................
EXHAUST EMISSION CONTROL SYSTEM: ............................
XBCXM 58.011 C
XXX GM/KW-HR HC + NOX
951.2 CC
CARB
TUNE-UP SPECIFICATIONS
IDLE SPEED: ................................................................................ 1500 RPM ± 200
SPARK PLUG TYPE: ................................................................... NKG-BR8ES
SPARK PLUG GAP: ..................................................................... 0.020 IN.
F00L0JY
F01L6U0
SPX MODEL
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WATERCRAFT IDENTIFICATION
The main components of the watercraft (engine and hull) are identified by
different serial numbers. It may sometimes become necessary to locate
these numbers for warranty purposes
or to trace the watercraft in the event
of theft.
It is composed of 9 digits:
ZZN12345L495
Model year
Serial
number*
Year of production
Month of production
Hull Identification Number
F00A0CY
SPX and GTS Models
The Hull Identification Number (H.I.N.)
is located at right hand rear side of
hull.
*A letter may also be used as a digit.
Engine Identification
Number
717 Engine
The Engine Identification Number
(E.I.N.) is located on the upper side of
the magneto housing.
1
1
F01L8XY
1. Hull Identification Number (H.I.N.)
All Other Models
The Hull Identification Number (H.I.N.)
is located on floorboard at the rear of
watercraft.
F01D01Y
TYPICAL
1. Engine Identification Number (E.I.N.)
F08L0QY
1
1. Hull Identification Number
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787 Engine
The Engine Identification Number
(E.I.N.) is located on the upper crankcase on PTO side.
F01D87Y
1
1. Engine Identification Number
947 Engine
The Engine Identification Number
(E.I.N.) is located on the upper crankcase on MAGNETO side.
F06D15Y
1
1. Engine Identification Number
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COMPONENTS IDENTIFICATION
NOTE: Some components do not apply or are optional on some models.
SPX Model
19
20
1
17 23
8
10-22
5
13
12
9
17 27 28
13
24 31 29 21
11
15
14
15
32
25
18
3
16
7
4
6
2
F01L91L
TYPICAL
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GS Series
19
20
1
13
17
23
8
10-22
31
12
9
27
17
28 24 29 21 30
37
11
15
14
15
32
49
26
44
3
16
7
6
2
7
4
5
F06L0ZL
TYPICAL — GS, GSX LIMITED AND GSX RFI MODELS
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XP Limited
41
37
24
1
5
17
9 42
10-22
13
7
12
11
23
17
29 21-27
40
13
28
7
15
15
14
32
26
25
43
18
3
16
2
6
4
31
F08L0SM
TYPICAL
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GTS Model
20
19
1
17
23
8
33 10-22
13
12
38
9
17 27
28
24
11
15
29
31 21
30
39
15
14
32
25
3
2
34
4
6
5
F02L3IL
TYPICAL
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GT Series
19
45 20
1 34
17
23
8 47
35
15
10
22
31
48
15
13
14
36
47
27
17
46
24
28 29 21
9
37
12
38
13
14
32
49
45 26 44
3
7
2
6
46
F07L1CL
TYPICAL — GTI, GTX LIMITED AND GTX RFI MODELS
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1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
6.
7.
8.
9.
10.
11.
12.
13.
14.
15.
16.
17.
18.
19.
20.
21.
22.
23.
24.
25.
26.
Handlebar
Throttle Lever
Start/Stop Button
Choke Lever
Fuel Valve
Safety Lanyard Switch
Docking Eyelets
Seat Latch
Rear Grab Handle
Boarding Pads
Cooling System Bleed Outlet(s)
Jet Pump Nozzle
Air Intake Opening
Bilge Drain Plug(s)
Bow and Stern Eyelets
Variable Trim System Button
Floorboard
Variable Trim System Gauge
Storage Compartment Cover
Cover Latch
Storage Compartment
Boarding Platform
Seat Strap
Monitoring Beeper
Fuel Gauge/Low Oil Warning Light
Speedometer
27.
28.
29.
30.
31.
32.
33.
34.
35.
36.
37.
38.
39.
40.
41.
42.
43.
44.
45.
46.
47.
48.
49.
Engine Compartment
Oil Injection Tank Cap
Tool Kit
Storage Compartment Cover
Hinge/Locking Mechanism
Fuel Tank Cap
Jet Pump Water Intake
Rear Vent Grills
Shift Lever
Rear Seat Latch
Rear Storage Basket
Glove Box
Reverse Gate
Water Tank Trap Drains
Engine Cover Latches
Engine Compartment Cover
Rear Access Cover
Tachometer
Info Center Switches
Storage Compartment Cover Lock
Handle Bar Adjustment knob
Cargo Cleats
Boarding Step
Info Center Gauge
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COMPONENTS FUNCTIONS
1) Handlebar
The handlebar controls the direction of
the watercraft. Turning the handlebar
to the right steers the watercraft to
the right and inversely.
◆
WARNING
Check handlebar and corresponding steering nozzle operation before starting.
2) Throttle Lever
It controls the speed of the engine and
therefore, the speed of the watercraft.
When squeezed, watercraft accelerates. When fully released, engine automatically returns to idle speed and
watercraft is gradually stopped by water drag.
◆
◆
WARNING
When the engine is stopped, watercraft directional control is not
available.
1
START
STOP
F01L63Y
Do not depress lever unnecessarily. A
fuel accelerator pump delivers fuel to
the engine each time throttle lever is
applied.
CAUTION
Engine can be flooded if throttle
lever is applied several times. If
engine is flooded, it will not start.
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To start engine, depress and hold the
button. Release immediately after engine is started.
To stop engine, fully release throttle lever then depress the button and disconnect safety lanyard from the switch.
WARNING
Check throttle lever operation before starting the engine.
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3) Engine Start/Stop
Button
1. Engine start/stop button
With the Digitally Encoded Security
System, leaving the safety lanyard for
more than 10 minutes after stopping
the engine will require the removal
and reinstallation of the safety lanyard
on the switch to allow engine starting.
4) Choke Lever
All Models except GSX RFI and
GTX RFI
The choke is provided to supply a richer fuel/air mixture when starting a cold
engine. When the lever is completely
pulled, the choke is fully applied. The
use of the choke is not recommended
with a warm engine.
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5) Fuel Valve
All Models except GTX RFI and
GSX RFI
A 3-position rotating valve: OFF, ON
and RESERVE:
OFF: Stop fuel supply to carburetor(s).
-
CAUTION
Turn valve to OFF position when
watercraft is not operated.
ON: Allows fuel to flow to carburetor(s). This is the normal position
for operation of watercraft.
-
CAUTION
A partially open fuel valve will
lead to fuel starvation and possible engine damage.
RES: Use when the watercraft has run
out of fuel in the ON position.
Always refill the fuel tank at the first
opportunity. After refueling, turn the
fuel valve to the ON position to continue operation.
6) Safety Lanyard Switch
The safety lanyard cap must be securely snapped onto its switch to be
fully operational.
Pulling the safety lanyard cap from the
switch stops the engine operation. Attach the safety lanyard to the operator's Personal Flotation Device and
snap the cap to the switch to be able
to start the engine.
◆
WARNING
Should the safety lanyard cap become loose or fails to remain on
its switch, replace it immediately.
1
F00L07Y
2
1. Safety lanyard cap on the switch
2. Safety lanyard secured on operator’s PFD
◆
WARNING
Should the engine be stopped,
watercraft directional control is
not available. Always disconnect
safety lanyard when leaving watercraft.
Digitally Encoded Security System
This system allows an anti-start protection against unauthorized use of
the craft. Dealer programmed, the
safety lanyard provided with your watercraft is the only one that allows engine starting.
NOTE: Two short beeps must be
heard when installing the safety lanyard cap on the switch. Otherwise, refer to the TROUBLESHOOTING section.
The watercraft micro-processor can
be programmed to allow the use of up
to 8 safety lanyards. For your convenience, we recommend the purchase
of additional safety lanyards from your
authorized dealer. It will prove to be
useful in case of loss as well as for additional operators.
With the DESS, leaving the safety lanyard for more than 10 minutes after
stopping the engine will require the removal and reinstallation of the safety
lanyard on the switch to allow engine
starting.
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To find out the meaning of the monitoring beeper coded signals, refer to
TROUBLESHOOTING section.
7) Docking Eyelets
All Models Except XP Limited
These eyelets can be temporarily
used for docking, while refueling for
example.
1
F01L8XZ
TYPICAL
1. Seat latch
F00L0DY
To remove seat, pull the latch lever upward and hold. Lift and pull the seat
rearward.
NOTE: On the GTI, GTX Limited and
GTX RFI models, it is necessary to remove the rear seat first.
When reinstalling the seat, insert seat
front tab into body hook.
1
1. Docking eyelets
XP Limited
F08L0TZ
1
F01L92Y
1. Docking eyelets
8) Seat Latch
Removing the seat allows access to
the engine compartment and to oil
tank cap/dipstick.
The seat latch is located at the rear
end and underneath the seat.
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1 2
SPX AND GTX MODELS
1. Insert this tab in hook
2. Hook
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11) Cooling System Bleed
Outlet(s)
All Models Except XP Limited
F06L12Y
2
1
ALL MODELS EXCEPT SPX AND GTX
Pull latch lever to insert it over the rear
lock pin. Release latch lever then firmly push on rear of the seat to relatch.
◆
WARNING
Periodically verify the seat lock
pin and tighten if needed. Make
sure seat is securely latched.
1
F01L94Y
9) Rear Grab Handle
Provides a handhold for boarding
when needed and a handhold for the
passenger.
-
1. Bleed outlet
XP Limited
CAUTION
Never use the grab handle to tow
anything or to lift the watercraft.
10) Boarding Pads
Provide a cushioned surface for the
knees when boarding from rear of watercraft.
F08L0TY
1
1. Bleed outlet
When engine is running, water must
flow from the outlet(s). This allows air
in engine cooling system to escape. It
also indicates that water is circulating
in the cooling system.
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NOTE: It may be required to increase
slightly the engine RPM to see the water flowing out.
-
2
CAUTION
Should water not flow from outlet a few seconds after engine
starts, immediately stop engine
and refer to POST-OPERATION
CARE and look for cooling system flushing or refer to an authorized Sea-Doo dealer for servicing.
12) Jet Pump Nozzle
It is turned from side to side via rider
input at the handlebar. This provides
watercraft directional control when
engine is running.
Never use nozzle as a supporting point
to board the watercraft or to lift it.
13) Air Intake Opening
This is where air enters to supply the
engine and ventilate the engine compartment. If the air intake opening is
kept under water for a long period water will get inside bilge.
-
1
F02L2FY
1. Unscrew
2. Tighten
Tilt the watercraft slightly to the rear
so that the water can completely flow
out of the bilge.
◆
WARNING
Always make sure bilge drain
plugs are properly tightened.
15) Bow and Stern Eyelets
Bow Eyelet
Eyelets can be used for mooring, towing and as a tie-down point during
transportation.
CAUTION
If the air intake opening is kept
under water for a long period,
such as turning constantly in
tight circles, water will get inside
bilge, which may cause severe
damage to internal parts of the
engine.
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14) Bilge Drain Plugs
Should water be found in the bilge, it
can be easily drained by unscrewing
the drain plugs.
-
CAUTION
Make sure drain plugs are properly secured prior launching the
watercraft in water.
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F00L0EY
1. Bow eyelet
This eyelet allows a rope with a hook,
a closes end or an open end to be attached.
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18) Variable Trim System
Gauge
Stern Eyelet
1
VTS
2
Bombardier
1
F07L0YY
F01H4RY
1. Stern eyelet
16) Variable Trim System
Button
Located just below engine start/stop
button, this button is used to change
pump nozzle position and to adjust
ride to suit boat load and water conditions.
START
STOP
VTS
F01L62Y
TYPICAL
1. Bow up
2. Bow down
The VTS gauge shows the riding angle
of the watercraft.
19) Storage Compartment
Cover
It gives access to the storage compartment. Always relatch cover after
closing.
20) Cover Latch
1
1. VTS button
17) Floorboard
User’s feet should rest on the floorboard when riding.
Pull the latch lever upward in order to
open the storage compartment cover.
Always relatch.
NOTE: Verify periodically the lock pin
tightness of storage cover. Tighten if
needed and make sure storage cover
latches properly.
21) Storage Compartment
A convenient watertight, removable
basket to carry personal articles. Ideal
location for spare spark plugs, towrope, first aid kit, etc.
◆
WARNING
Never leave any heavy or breakable objects in the storage basket. Never store or carry anything
below basket.
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All Models Except XP Limited
The basket is provided with a holder to
store an approved fire extinguisher
and tool kit. A second holder contains
Operator’s Guide and can be used to
carry personal articles. Fire extinguisher (sold separately) should not be
loose in the storage compartment.
1
2
2
1
1
F08L0UY
1. Tool kit and fire extinguisher
2. Retaining strap
22) Boarding Platform
Provides a large surface for easy
boarding from rear of watercraft.
23) Seat Strap
The seat strap provides a handhold
when needed for boarding and is used
as a handhold for the passenger.
F04L0PY
TYPICAL
Step 1 : Turn cover counterclockwise
Step 2 : Lift
1. Extinguisher and tool kit holder
XP Limited
The basket is provided with separate
compartments.
One of the compartment is designed
to accommodate the tool kit and an
approved fire extinguisher (sold separately). A strap secures the fire extinguisher.
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24) Monitoring Beeper
The beeper may send different coded
signals whenever a particular situation
occurs. Refer to TROUBLESHOOTING
section for signal description and their
signification.
25) Fuel Gauge/Low Oil
Warning Light
Analog gauge indicates the amount of
fuel in the fuel tank and a warning light
when level is low in oil tank.
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1
0
1
Bombardier
F01G07Y
F01L95Y
1. Low oil warning light
NOTE: With the safety lanyard disconnected, electrical system can be activated for approximately 33 seconds
by depressing the engine start/stop
button.
26) Speedometer
Analog speedometer indicates the
speed of watercraft in miles per hour
(MPH) and kilometers per hour (km/h).
The speed sensor mounted on the
ride plate sends the signal to the
speedometer.
27) Engine Compartment
This is where the mechanical, electrical and fuel/oil systems are located.
◆
WARNING
When starting or operating the
engine, do not touch any electrical part. Never leave any object,
rag, tool, etc., in the engine compartment or in the bilge.
28) Oil Injection Tank Cap
1
1. Dipstick
The dipstick indicates the amount of
oil to be added in the tank. Oil level
should be maintained between FULL
and ADD marks. Before checking oil
level, place the watercraft level, then
wipe the dipstick and insert it in the
tank neck. Do not screw cap. Remove
dipstick and read the level.
To add injection oil in the tank, unscrew the cap counterclockwise. Fully
tighten when finished.
Do not overfill.
GS, GSX Limited and GSX RFI
Models
The oil cap is located on the right hand
side of the watercraft.
To add injection oil in the tank, unscrew the cap counterclockwise. Fully
tighten when finished.
XP Limited
Open engine cover and remove storage basket.
To add injection oil in the tank, unscrew the cap counterclockwise. Fully
tighten when finished.
SPX and GTS Models
Unscrew the cap counterclockwise
then pull to expose the dipstick.
NOTE: Seat has to be removed to expose oil cap.
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31) Fuel Tank Cap
Unscrew the cap counterclockwise to
allow fuel tank filling. Fully tighten
when finished.
◆
WARNING
Never use a lit match or open
flame to check fuel level.
32) Jet Pump Water Intake
The water is drawn up by the impeller
through this opening. The impeller and
the drive shaft are protected by a
grate.
F08L0VZ
TYPICAL
1. Oil injection tank cap
GTI, GTX Limited and GTX RFI
Models
Open the storage compartment cover
to expose oil cap.
The oil cap is located on the right hand
side of the watercraft.
To add injection oil in the tank, unscrew the cap counterclockwise. Fully
tighten when finished.
Do not overfill.
29) Tool Kit
Contains tools needed to perform basic watercraft maintenance.
30) Storage Compartment
Cover Hinge/Locking
Mechanism
GS, GSX Limited and GSX RFI
Models
Hinge is provided with a locking mechanism to hold storage compartment
cover when fully open. To close cover,
pull tab.
GTS Model
Hinge is provided with a locking mechanism to hold storage compartment
cover when fully open. To close cover,
pull side pins.
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1
F01J3ZY
TYPICAL
1. Water intake
33) Rear Vent Grills
Allows air to get in or out depending
on engine operation.
-
CAUTION
If grills are kept below water level
for a long period (e.g.: when
boarding 2 passengers) water
will enter the bilge.
34) Shift Lever
A 3-position lever:
– forward
– neutral
– reverse
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◆
WARNING
Shift lever should only be used
when the engine is idling and watercraft is completely stopped.
Never rev the engine at high RPM.
GTS Model
When pushed in, the watercraft is in
forward. To obtain neutral, unlock lever by turning it counterclockwise,
then pull lever until neutral mark appears on rod. To engage reverse, repeat same procedure as for neutral,
but pull lever until reverse mark appears on rod. Lever locks in forward
and in neutral positions only.
35) Rear Seat Latch
Removing the rear seat allows access
to the rear storage basket. It also gives
access to the seat latch of the front
seat.
36) Rear Storage Basket
A convenient watertight, removable
basket to carry personal articles.
37) Glove Box
A small, convenient watertight storage compartment for keys, wallet,
maps, etc.
38) Reverse Gate
When selecting the neutral or reverse
position with the shift lever, the reverse gate moves up or down to obtain the desired position.
◆
WARNING
Never use gate as a supporting
point to board the watercraft.
39) Water Tank Trap
Drains
If water enters the air intake opening,
a water tank trap with a baffle separates water from the air then evacuates the water through the front of
storage cover.
-
CAUTION
Unusual maneuvers such as circles with the nose of the watercraft
under water will fill the bilge.
40) Engine Cover Latches
Pull both latch levers upward in order
to open the engine cover. Always
relatch engine cover on both sides.
NOTE: Verify periodically the lock pins
tightness. Tighten if needed and make
sure engine cover latches properly.
41) Engine Cover
It gives access to the engine compartment.
Always relatch engine cover after closing.
42) Rear Access Cover
It gives access to the drive system,
suspension, exhaust system and bailer pick-ups. Always relatch cover.
43) Tachometer
An analog tachometer indicates the
revolutions per minute (RPM) of the
engine. Multiply by 1000 to obtain the
actual revolutions.
44) Info Center Switches
The MODE button is used to change
display functions.
The SET button is used to set or reset
a function.
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45) Storage Compartment
Cover Safety lock
46) Handlebar Adjustment
Knob
A convenient lock is provided to protect personal articles when the watercraft is unattended.
The handlebar height can be adjusted
to suit rider preferences.
To perform this adjustment, turn the
knob underneath the handlebar.
1
F07L1IY
TYPICAL
1. Safety lock
1
F07L0WY
To lock the storage compartment cover, insert key and rotate it 1/2 turn.
1
TYPICAL
1. Adjustment knob
47) Cargo Cleats
These cleats are provided for securing
baggage.
-
CAUTION
Do not use the cleats as a tiedown point for transportation or
mooring.
F07L1JY
TYPICAL
1. Insert key and rotate it 1/2 turn to lock cover
To unlock the storage compartment
cover, turn key in the opposite direction.
F07L0XY
1
1. Cargo cleats (each side)
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48) Boarding Step
49) Info Center Gauge
A convenient step to help reboarding
the watercraft.
This is a LCD multifunction gauge. It
features the following functions:
◆
WARNING
Engine must be OFF when using
boarding step. Keep away from
jet or intake grate. Stay on center
of the step. Only one person at
the time on the step. Never use
the step for pulling, towing, diving or jumping, boarding a PWC
that is out of water or any other
purpose for which it was not designed.
F07L1HY
1
1. Boarding step
GSX Limited and GSX RFI Models
– clock
– tachometer
– speedometer
– peak speed
– average speed
– trip meter
– engine hourmeter
– water temperature
– chronometer
– VTS (except GSX RFI)
– fuel level
– low fuel
– low oil
– low voltage
– overheating
– maintenance information
GTX Limited and GTX RFI Models
– clock/compass
– tachometer
– speedometer
– peak speed
– average speed
– trip meter
– engine hourmeter
– water temperature
– exterior temperature
– chronometer
– fuel level
– low fuel
– low oil
– low voltage
– overheating
– maintenance information
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MULTIFUNCTION GAUGE
OPERATION
DISPLAY PRIORITIES
The clock/compass function is the basic mode of the Info Center gauge.
Use the compass as a guide only.
Not to be used for navigation purposes.
The chronometer, tachometer and
speedometer are the only other
modes that may be chosen to replace
the clock/compass mode.
If another mode is chosen, the clock/
compass mode will be displayed again
after 4 seconds.
The Info Center also features a red
warning LED which blinks whenever
one of the following circumstances
occur: engine overheating, low fuel,
low oil and low voltage.
For example, if the fuel level is low, the
LED and the message LOW FUEL will
blink.
As a self test, all LCD segments and
the LED will turn on for 3 seconds
each time the watercraft is started.
In the event of a warning message
such as low fuel, hi-temp, etc., the
message will blink and override all other display functions.
If more than one warning message occurs, the messages will blink and reappear every 4 seconds.
SCROLLING FUNCTIONS
Press the MODE button until the desired function is displayed on the Info
Center gauge.
RESET A FUNCTION
To reset a function such as the chronometer, peak speed, distance, etc.,
press and hold the SET button for 2
seconds while in the appropriate mode.
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LANGUAGE OPTION
While in the clock/compass mode,
press and hold the SET button for at
least 2 seconds. Language option will
be displayed.
Press the MODE button to scroll language (English, French and Spanish).
Press the SET button to confirm the
desired language and return to the
clock/compass mode.
ENGLISH/METRIC OPTION
Press and hold both MODE and SET
buttons for at least 2 seconds. The
system will be automatically changed.
CHRONOMETER
While in the chronometer mode,
press the SET button to start and stop
the chronometer.
Press the SET button for 2 seconds to
reset the chronometer.
CLOCK ADJUSTMENT
While in the clock/compass mode,
press and hold the MODE and SET
buttons for 2 seconds.
Press the MODE button to adjust the
hours and the SET button to adjust the
minutes.
Press again on the MODE and SET
buttons to return to the normal mode
(or it will return to the normal mode after 10 seconds).
MAINTENANCE INFORMATION
When the watercraft is due for a maintenance inspection, the message
MAINT will blink.
To clear the warning message, press
the SET button for 2 seconds during
the message blinking.
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FUEL AND LUBRICATION
Fueling Procedure
◆
Recommended Fuel
WARNING
Follow these safe boating fueling
instructions explicitly.
Do not allow anyone to remain on the
watercraft.
Do not smoke or allow open flames in
the vicinity.
Have a fire extinguisher close at hand.
Do not insert the spout too far in filler
neck.
Pour fuel slowly so that air can escape
from the tank and prevent fuel flowback.
Do not lean watercraft while fueling.
Fill fuel tank to bottom of filler neck.
Do not overfill. Fully tighten fuel tank
cap and wipe off any fuel spillage.
◆
WARNING
Do not lean the watercraft to allow more fuel to fill the fuel tank.
The tank design makes provision
for fuel expansion of about 5%. If
this area is filled, fuel will expand
and may come out through fuel
vent. Always stop the engine before refueling. Fuel is inflammable and explosive under certain
conditions. Always work in a well
ventilated area. Do not smoke or
allow open flames or sparks in
the vicinity. Never top off the fuel
tank and leave watercraft in the
sun. As temperature increases,
fuel expands and might overflow.
Always wipe off any fuel spillage
from the watercraft.
Use regular unleaded gasoline with 87
octane (Ron + Mon)/2 specification.
NOTE: Look on service station pump
sticker for octane specification. Do not
mix oil with fuel except at engine
break-in. Refer to BREAK-IN PERIOD.
Always check injection oil tank level
when refueling.
The use of good quality fuel is necessary. A well known fuel brand is highly
recommended.
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CAUTION
Never experiment with other fuels or fuel ratios. Never use fuel
containing more than 10% alcohol, (ethanol or methanol). The
use of non-recommended fuel can
result in watercraft performance
deterioration and damage to critical parts in the fuel system and
engine components.
Recommended Oil
SPX, GS, GTS and GTI Models
Use BOMBARDIER-ROTAX injection
oil which is available from authorized
dealers. It is a blend of specially selected base oils and additives which
provides proper lubrication, engine
cleanliness and minimum spark plug
fouling.
NOTE: High quality low ash API TC injection oil for 2-cycle engines can be
used if BOMBARDIER-ROTAX injection oil is not available.
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Oil Injection System
CAUTION
Never use 4-cycle petroleum or
synthetic motor oil and never mix
these with outboard motor oil.
Do not use NMMA TC-W, TC-W2
or TC-W3 outboard motor oils or
other ashless type 2-cycle oil.
Avoid mixing different brands of
API TC oil as resulting chemical
reaction may cause severe engine damage.
XP Limited, GSX Limited,
GTX Limited, GSX RFI and GTX RFI
Models
Use BOMBARDIER-ROTAX Formula
XP-S synthetic injection oil (or the
equivalent synthetic oil).
This fully synthetic oil will provide outstanding lubrication and cleanliness,
less friction and wear for greater engine performance and durability.
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This watercraft features an oil injection system which does not require
manual fuel/oil mixing.
A sufficient amount of injection oil
should be maintained in the tank.
NOTE: Always carry a 1 L of injection
oil.
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Always maintain a sufficient
amount of injection oil in the oil
tank. Check and refill every time
you refuel. Do not overfill. If the
engine runs out of oil, severe engine damage will occur. If the oil
tank is found almost empty, air
can enter in the system and it
must be bled. Immediately refer
to an authorized Sea-Doo dealer
to have the oil injection system inspected.
CAUTION
The 947 engine and the 787 RFI
engine requires the use of BOMBARDIER-ROTAX Formula XP-S
synthetic injection oil (or the
equivalent synthetic oil).
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CAUTION
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BREAK-IN PERIOD
Engine
With Bombardier-Rotax® watercraft
engines, a break-in period is required
before operating the engine at full
throttle. Engine manufacturer recommendation is about 10 operating hours.
During this period, maximum throttle
should not exceed 3/4, however, brief
acceleration and speed variations contribute to a good break-in. Continued
wide open throttle accelerations, prolonged cruising speeds and overloading the engine are detrimental during
the break-in period.
To assure additional protection during
the initial engine break-in, BOMBARDIER-ROTAX injection oil should be
added in the fuel tank for the first full
fuel tank filling only.
MODELS
QUANTITY
SPX
700 mL
(24 oz)
GS, GSX Limited,
GTI, GTX Limited
GSX RFI and
GTX RFI
1L
(1.05 qt)
XP Limited
and GTS
900 mL
(30 oz)
To add injection oil in the fuel tank, proceed as follows:
Fill fuel tank with approximately 15 liters (4 gal) of gasoline; then, add the
required quantity of injection oil in the
fuel tank.
Fill up fuel tank with gasoline. Do not
overfill.
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CAUTION
It is important to proceed in this
order to allow a proper mixing of
the oil in the gasoline.
10-Hour Inspection
It is highly recommended that after
the first 10 hours of operation, the watercraft be checked by an authorized
dealer. This inspection will also provide the opportunity to discuss the unanswered questions you may have encountered during the first hours of
operation.
The 10-hour inspection is at the
expense of the watercraft owner.
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10-HOUR INSPECTION CHECK LIST
Engine ignition timing if required
Spark plug inspection, cleaning and adjustment
Fuel system lines and fasteners/pressurization test
Carburetor adjustment including throttle/choke cables if required
Oil lines and filter
Oil injection pump adjustment if required
Engine support and engine rubber mounts
Muffler, battery and reservoir fastening devices
Exhaust system hose clamps
Throttle body and flame arrester base (RFI)
Carburetor flange nuts (or screws) and flame arrester bracket
Steering system inspection
Steering cable adjustment if required
Reverse cable adjustment if required (if applicable)
VTS adjustment if required (if applicable)
Cooling system hose condition and fasteners
Bailer pick-ups, check for obstructions
Fuel injection sensors verification (RFI)
Digitally Encoded Security System
Monitoring beeper
Electrical connections (starter, battery, etc.)
Jet pump oil replacement
PTO flywheel and seal carrier lubrication (if applicable)
Inspection of fasteners for tightness
Inspect/clean engine drain tube
Hull inspection
We recommend that this inspection chart be signed by an authorized dealer.
Date of 10-hour inspection
Authorized dealer signature
Dealer code
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PRE-OPERATION CHECKS
Some of the following items may not have been previously covered in this Guide,
however they will be described in the MAINTENANCE or SPECIAL PROCEDURES section. Please refer to these sections to have more detailed information.
Prior to your daily ride, verify the following:
◆
WARNING
Safety lanyard must always be removed from switch prior to verifying
any of the following.
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ITEM
OPERATION
Hull
Inspect.
Jet pump water intake
Inspect/clean.
Bilge
Drain. Ensure plugs are secured.
Battery
Inspect tightness of cables and retaining
strap(s).
Fuel and oil tanks
Refill.
Engine compartment
Verify for any fuel leak/odor.
Fire extinguisher
Inspect condition/mounting.
Steering and throttle systems
Check operation.
Reverse system (if applicable)
Check operation.
VTS (if applicable)
Check operation.
Safety lanyard, engine start/stop
button
Check operation.
Hull
Inspect hull for cracks or damage.
Jet Pump Water Intake
Remove weeds, shells, debris or anything else that could restrict the flow
of water and damage cooling system
or propulsion unit. Clean as necessary.
If any obstruction can not be removed,
refer to an authorized dealer for servicing.
F01J3ZY
1
TYPICAL
1. Inspect this area
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Inspect leading edges of the impeller,
if they have nicks or bends performance will be greatly reduced.
Bilge
Should water be present in the bilge,
tilt the watercraft to the rear and unscrew drain plugs to completely empty the bilge.
Secure bilge drain plugs.
Battery
◆
WARNING
Verify tightness of battery cables
and retaining strap(s).
Fuel and Oil Tanks
With the watercraft horizontal, fill the
fuel tank to specified level with fuel.
Check the oil level and refill tank as
necessary.
Check fuel/oil tank retaining straps.
Engine Compartment
◆
WARNING
Should any leak or gasoline odor
be present, do not start the engine or operate the watercraft.
Refer to an authorized dealer immediately.
Assisted by another person, check
steering operation for free movement.
When the handlebar is horizontal, the
jet pump nozzle should be in the
straight ahead position. Ensure the jet
pump nozzle pivots easily while handlebar is turned.
Check throttle lever ONCE for free and
smooth operation. It must return to its
initial position immediately after it is
released.
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CAUTION
Engine can be flooded if throttle
lever is applied several times. If
engine is flooded, it will not start.
Reverse System
(if applicable)
Check reverse gate operation for free
movement. With the shift lever in forward position, the gate should be in
upward position. Ensure the reverse
gate moves easily while shift lever is
pulled.
◆
WARNING
Verify the reverse gate locking
operation before starting the engine.
Variable Trim System
(if applicable)
Fire Extinguisher
Make sure it is full, in good condition
and well secured.
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Steering and Throttle
Systems
Push on arrows on VTS button to
check nozzle movement.
NOTE: With the safety lanyard disconnected, electrical system can be activated for approximately 33 seconds
by depressing the engine start/stop button.
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Safety Lanyard and Engine
Start/Stop Button
Ensure that both switches operate
properly. Start engine and stop it using
each switch individually.
◆
WARNING
If engine does not shut-off when
pushing engine start/stop button
or by disconnecting the safety
lanyard, stop the engine by applying the choke and turning fuel
valve to OFF position. Do not operate the watercraft further, see
an authorized Sea-Doo dealer.
Clothing
◆
WARNING
Always wear a Coast Guard approved PFD. It is also recommended that gloves, wet suit, and deck
shoes/booties be worn when operating the watercraft. In some
instances, for example racing or
buoy courses, an approved helmet should be worn.
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
◆
WARNING
Always perform the PRE-OPERATION
CHECKS before operating the
watercraft. Become thoroughly
familiar with all controls and the
function of each. Should any control or instruction not be fully understood, refer to an authorized
Sea-Doo dealer.
Neutral and Reverse
(if applicable)
Neutral and reverse are obtained by
moving a reverse gate, which deviates
the thrust of water.
To obtain neutral position, pull shift lever halfway. The reverse gate will be
in the middle position, deviating half of
the thrust to minimize watercraft movement.
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Principle of Operation
Propulsion
The engine is directly coupled to a
drive shaft which, in turn, rotates an
impeller. This impeller is accurately adjusted in a housing where the water is
drawn up from underneath the watercraft. Then the water flows through
the impeller to a venturi. The venturi
accelerates the water and produces
thrust to move the watercraft. Depressing the throttle lever increases
engine speed and therefore watercraft speed.
WARNING
When the watercraft is in neutral
position, the drive shaft and impeller are turning.
F02L3LY
1
GTS MODEL
1. Shift lever in neutral position
F01J3YY
TYPICAL
◆
WARNING
Whenever the engine is to be started, the operator and any passenger(s) should always be sitting on
the watercraft.
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F07L0RY
1
GTI, GTX LIMITED AND GTX RFI MODELS
1. Shift lever in neutral position
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F07J0NY
1
F07J0OY
TYPICAL
1. Reverse gate in middle position
TYPICAL
1. Reverse gate in downward position
To obtain reverse position, pull shift lever completely. The reverse gate will
be in downward position, deviating all
the thrust toward the front of the watercraft.
NOTE: To get maximum efficiency and
control from the reverse, increase engine speed to just above idle.
In reverse position, turn the handlebar
the opposite direction that you want
to move the rear of the watercraft.
For example, to steer the rear of the
watercraft to the left side, turn the
handlebar to the right side.
1
F02L3MY
2
1
GTS MODEL
1. Shift lever in reverse position
F07A0CY
1. Handlebar turned to the right side
2. Rear of watercraft moving to the left side
◆
WARNING
Shift lever should only be used
when the engine is idling.
F07L0SY
1
GTI, GTX LIMITED AND GTX RFI MODELS
1. Shift lever in reverse position
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Variable Trim System
(if applicable)
The variable trim system (VTS) changes the angle of the jet pump nozzle to
provide the operator with a fast, effective system to compensate for load,
thrust, riding position and water conditions. Correctly adjusted, it can improve handling, reduce porpoising,
and position the watercraft at its best
riding angle to attain maximum performance.
When first using the craft, the operator should become familiar with the
use of the variable trim system (VTS)
at varying speeds and water conditions. A mid-range trim is generally
used when cruising. Experience alone
will dictate the best trim for the conditions. During the watercraft break-in
period, when lower speeds are recommended, it is an excellent opportunity to gain familiarity of trim adjustment and its effects.
When the nozzle is positioned in an
upward angle, the water thrust directs
the bow of the watercraft upward.
This position is used to optimize high
speed.
1
START
STOP
VTS
Bombardier
2
RES
3
8°
F01J4VY
TYPICAL
1. Push on arrow pointing upward on VTS
button
2. Bow up
3. Nozzle up
NOTE: Models equipped with an Info
Center, VTS position is indicated on a
bar graph.
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When the nozzle is directed downward, the bow is forced downward
and enhances the craft turning capabilities. As with any watercraft, speed
and operator body position and movement (body English), will determine
the degree and sharpness of the craft
turn. Porpoising can be reduced or
eliminated if the nozzle is downward
and speed adjusted proportionately.
1
Steering
F07A0AY
START
STOP
Turning the handlebar pivots the jet
pump nozzle which controls the watercraft direction. Turning the handlebar to the right will turn the watercraft
to the right and inversely. The throttle
must be applied to turn the watercraft.
VTS
Bombardier
◆
WARNING
RES
2
Directional control is lost when
the throttle is closed. Throttle
must be applied and handlebar
turned to change the direction of
the watercraft. Steering efficiency will differ with carrying loads
and water conditions.
3
8°
F01J4WY
TYPICAL
1. Push on arrow pointing downward on VTS
button
2. Bow down
3. Nozzle down
The more the throttle is applied while
turning the handlebar, the sharper the
turn will be.
Unlike a car, a watercraft needs some
throttle to turn. Practice in a safe area
applying the throttle and turning away
from an imaginary object. This is a
good collision avoidance technique.
The watercraft behaves differently
with a passenger and requires greater
skill. The passenger should always
grip the seat strap or grab handle. Reduce speed and avoid sharp turns.
Avoid choppy water conditions when
carrying a passenger.
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Boarding from a Dock or
in Shallow Water
As with any craft, getting aboard
should be done carefully.
When boarding from a dock, slowly
place one foot on the watercraft floorboard nearest the dock and, at the
same time, transfer the body weight
to the other side in order to balance
the watercraft while holding the handlebar. Then, bring the other foot over
the seat and put it on the other floorboard. Push the watercraft away from
the dock.
In shallow water, board the watercraft
either from the side or the rear.
◆
WARNING
An inexperienced operator should
practice how to get aboard close
to the shore to simulate deep water boarding. See Boarding in Deep
Water in this section.
Starting the Engine
SPX, GS, GTS, and GTI Models
Before unloading the watercraft from
the trailer, it can be started for about
10 seconds to verify proper operation.
◆
WARNING
Do not touch electrical parts or jet
pump area when engine is running.
Attach the safety lanyard to the operator’s PFD and snap the cap to the
switch before starting the engine.
F07A0BY
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◆
CAUTION
The engine should be started
with at least 90 cm (3 ft) of water
below the hull.
WARNING
Only start the watercraft once all
controls have been checked and
operate properly. Operator and
passenger (if applicable) should
be sitting on the watercraft seat
prior to starting the engine.
Cold Engine
Turn the fuel valve to ON position.
Firmly grip handlebar with your left
hand and place both feet on the floorboard.
Fully pull the choke lever with your
right hand and depress the start/stop
button.
A
F01L4WY
A. 90 cm (3 ft)
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GSX RFI, GTX RFI Models
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Cold and Warm Engine
Firmly grip handlebar with both hands
and place both feet on the floorboard.
To start engine, depress and hold the
start button. Release immediately after engine is started.
NOTE: Do not depress the throttle lever to start either a cold or warm engine.
All Models
Slowly accelerate to reach deeper
water. Do not apply full throttle until
the engine is warm.
F02L3JY
TYPICAL
1. Fully pulled
Immediately after engine is started,
release start/stop button and release
choke lever half way.
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CAUTION
To avoid starter motor overheating, the cranking period should
not exceed 5-10 seconds and a
rest period should be observed
between cranking cycles to let
the starter cool down and its
mechanism disengage.
A few seconds after, release the
choke lever and if necessary, slightly
apply throttle to keep engine running.
Warm Engine
The same procedure as a cold engine
applies, except the choke does not
need to be applied and throttle lever
has to be slightly depressed.
Cold and Warm Engine
To start engine, depress and hold the
start/stop button.
If engine fails to start after 10 seconds, wait a few seconds then repeat
procedure.
Release start/stop button immediately
after engine is started.
F07A0DY
◆
WARNING
In shallow water, shells, sand,
pebbles or other objects could be
drawn up by the jet pump and
damage impeller, components or
clog the cooling system. Also, debris could be thrown rearward
into bystanders.
Obstacles
Verify that the path ahead of the watercraft is clear of other craft or obstacles. Avoid riding close to swimmers.
Check local boating laws for safe operation.
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Boarding in Deep Water
◆
WARNING
Inexperienced riders should practice how to get aboard close to
shore first before venturing into
deep water.
Operator Alone
Swim to the rear of the watercraft.
F01L4KY
Sit astride the seat.
Attach the safety lanyard to the operator’s PFD and snap the cap to the
switch before starting the engine.
Start the engine.
F01L5JY
Grip the grab handle and pull yourself
upward until your knee can reach the
boarding platform then grip the seat
strap.
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Operator with a Passenger
The operator climbs on the watercraft
the same way as explained previously.
In choppy water, the passenger, while
in the water, may hold the watercraft
to help the operator in climbing aboard.
CAUTION
Never use jet pump components
as a supporting point to board
the watercraft.
F01L4MY
The passenger then climbs on the watercraft while the operator maintains
balance by sitting as close as possible
to the console.
F01L4JY
Bring your feet on the floorboard while
maintaining balance using the handlebar (except GT models).
F01L4NY
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Stopping/Docking
The watercraft is slowed by water
drag. The stopping distance will vary
depending on the watercraft size, carrying weight, water condition, wind
and current.
F01L4OY
Attach the safety lanyard cap to the
switch before starting the engine.
◆
WARNING
Do not start engine until the passenger(s) are properly seated. Do
not accelerate fast.
Rough/Choppy Water
Operation
Avoid operation in these conditions. If
you must do so, proceed with caution
using minimum speed.
Crossing Waves
Reduce speed.
Always be prepared to steer and balance as necessary.
When crossing wakes, always keep a
safe distance from boat ahead.
◆
WARNING
When crossing wakes, slow down.
Operator and passenger(s) can
brace themselves by posting. Do
not jump waves or wakes.
F01L50Y
The operator should familiarize himself with the stopping distance under
different conditions.
Release the throttle at a sufficient distance before the expected landing area, water resistance slows down the
watercraft.
Reduce speed when approaching a
dock then shut off the engine just before coming alongside.
On models equiped with neutral/reverse system, you may change the
position of the shifter to neutral and
reverse to perform docking maneuvers.
◆
WARNING
No directional control is available
when the throttle is closed or engine is shut off.
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Beaching
Proceed the same way as for docking
except for the following:
Approach the beach slowly and shut off
the engine when there is about 90 cm
(3 ft) of water under the hull.
F07A0EY
◆
WARNING
In shallow water, shells, sand,
pebbles or other objects could be
drawn up by the jet pump and
damage impeller, components or
clog cooling system. Also, debris
could be thrown rearward into
bystanders.
Get off watercraft and pull it to the
beach.
Shutting Off the Engine
To keep watercraft directional control,
the engine should be running until the
watercraft is at idle.
To shut off the engine, completely release throttle lever and press the engine start/stop button. Remove safety
lanyard from watercraft.
◆
WARNING
Should the engine be shut off,
watercraft directional control is
not available. Never leave the
safety lanyard on an unattended
watercraft.
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POST-OPERATION CARE
General Care
Remove the watercraft from the water every day to prevent marine organisms growth.
Should any water be present in the
hull, unscrew the drain plugs and tilt
the watercraft to the rear in order to
allow water to flow out.
Wipe up any remaining liquid in the engine compartment (bilge, engine, battery, etc.) with clean dry rags (this is
particularly important in salt water
use).
Additional Care for Foul
Water or Salt Water
When the watercraft is operated in
foul water and particularly in salt water, additional care must be taken to
protect the watercraft and its components. Rinse bilge area with fresh water.
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CAUTION
Failure to perform proper care
such as: watercraft rinsing, cooling system flushing and anticorrosion treatment, when watercraft is used in salt water, will result in damage to the watercraft
and its components. Never leave
the watercraft stored in direct sunlight.
Engine lubrication and flushing should
be performed when the watercraft is
not expected to be used further the
same day or when the watercraft is
stored for any extended time.
Proceed as follows:
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Perform this operation in a well
ventilated area.
Clean jet pump by spraying water in its
inlet and outlet and then BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant.
SPX and GTS Models
Remove seat to allow access to cooling system.
Remove dust cap from fitting spigot
and attach coupler hose (P/N 295 500
258). Make sure coupler hose is properly locked to fitting spigot.
Install a hose pincher on water outlet
hose.
NOTE: This prevents water from directly exiting cooling system.
Cooling System Flushing
and Engine Internal
Lubrication
F01E28Y
Flushing the cooling system with
fresh water is essential to neutralize
corroding effects of salt or other chemical products present in water. It will
help to clean up sand, salt, shells or
other particles in water jackets (engine, exhaust manifold, tuned pipe)
and/or hoses.
WARNING
3
1
2
SPX MODEL
1. Fitting spigot
2. Coupler hose
3. Hose pincher
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All Models
Start the engine then immediately
open the water tap.
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WARNING
Do not touch any electrical parts
or jet pump area when engine is
running.
1
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2
-
3
GTS MODEL
1. Fitting spigot
2. Coupler hose
3. Hose pincher
Attach other end of coupler hose to a
garden hose. Do not open water tap
yet.
All Models Except SPX and GTS
To flush engine, connect a garden
hose to connector located at the rear
of watercraft near the jet pump.
NOTE: A quick connect adapter can
be used (P/N 295 500 473). No hose
pincher is required to flush engine.
CAUTION
Never flush a hot engine. Always
start the engine before opening
the water tap. Open water tap immediately after engine is started
to prevent overheating.
Run the engine about 3 minutes at a
fast idle around 3500 RPM.
Spray BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant
into air intake silencer keeping engine
at fast idle.
2
1
3
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3
2
1
TYPICAL
1. Hose adapter
2. Quick connect adapter (not mandatory)
3. Garden hose
NOTE: The quick connect adapter is
supplied with GSX RFI and GTX RFI
models.
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SPX, GS, GTS, GTI, GTX RFI AND GSX RFI
MODELS
1. Air intake silencer
2. Pull plug
3. Spray BOMBARDIER LUBE here
NOTE: Lubrication of engine should
be done for at least 1 minute. After approximately half a minute, close fuel
valve to run engine out of fuel while
lubricating.
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CAUTION
When engine begins to run irregularly because of fuel starvation,
immediately stop water flow before engine dies.
Close the water tap then stop the engine.
-
CAUTION
Always close the water tap before stopping the engine.
1
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GTS MODEL
1. Spark plug cables on grounding device
Disconnect the garden hose.
SPX and GTS Models
Unlock and remove coupler hose. Reinstall dust cap over fitting spigot.
Remove hose pincher from water outlet hose.
-
CAUTION
Serious engine damage can occur if hose pincher is not removed.
All Models
Wipe up any residual water from the
engine.
Remove spark plug cables and connect them on the grounding device.
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1
SPX, GS AND GTI MODELS
1. Spark plug cables on grounding device
WARNING
Always use spark plug cable
grounding device when removing spark plugs.
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1
GSX LIMITED
1. Spark plug cables on grounding device
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GSX RFI and GTX RFI Models
Fully apply throttle lever then install
safety lanyard on the switch.
Depress start/stop button to crank engine a few turns.
NOTE: Proceeding in this order, no
fuel will be injected into the engine.
Apply anti-seize lubricant on spark
plug threads then reinstall them.
Reinstall plug on air intake silencer
cover.
NOTE: Engine fogging should be done
with BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant
whenever the watercraft is to be
stored for few days or a long period.
1
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GTX LIMITED
1. Grounding device
Anticorrosion Treatment
To prevent corrosion, spray a corrosion inhibitor (salt water resistant)
such as BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant or equivalent over metallic components in engine compartment.
Apply dielectric grease (salt water resistant) on battery posts and cable
connectors.
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-
1
GTX RFI AND GSX RFI MODELS
1. Grounding device
Remove both spark plugs and spray
BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant into
each cylinder.
Install safety lanyard on the switch.
Fully apply throttle lever then depress
start/stop button to crank the engine a
few turns to distribute the oil onto cylinder wall.
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CAUTION
Never leave rags or tools in the
engine compartment or in the
bilge.
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SPECIAL PROCEDURES
Engine Overheating
If the monitoring beeper sounds continuously, stop engine immediately.
Perform Jet Pump Water Intake and
Impeller Cleaning procedure shown
in this section.
Flush cooling system, refer to POSTOPERATION CARE.
If engine still overheats, refer to an authorized Sea-Doo dealer for servicing.
Jet Pump Water Intake
and Impeller Cleaning
Weeds, shells or debris can get
caught on the intake grate, drive shaft
and/or impeller. A clogged water intake may cause troubles such as:
1. Cavitation: Engine speed is high
but watercraft moves slowly due to
reduced jet thrust, jet pump components may be damaged.
2. Overheating: Since the jet pump
operation controls the flow of water
to cool the engine, a clogged intake
will cause the engine to overheat
and damage engine internal components.
A weed clogged area can be cleaned
as follows:
GTS, GTI, GTX Limited and GTX RFI
Models
If the aforementioned method does
not work, the following can be performed:
– With engine running, put shift lever
in reverse position and vary throttle
quickly several times.
– Repeat procedure if necessary.
On Beach Cleaning
Place a cardboard or a carpet beside
the watercraft to prevent scratching
when turning the watercraft for cleaning.
◆
WARNING
Always remove safety lanyard
cap from switch to prevent accidental engine starting before
cleaning the jet pump area.
SPX, GS, GTS and GTI Models
Rotate the watercraft counterclockwise (seen from rear) to its left side
for cleaning. Rotating watercraft counterclockwise eliminates the possibility
of residual water in the tuned pipe entering the engine and causing engine
damage.
In Water Cleaning
Rock the watercraft several times
while repeatedly pressing start/stop
button for short period without starting engine. Most of the time, this will
result in letting the weeds fall from the
intake area. Start engine and make
sure water flows out from bleed outlet(s) and watercraft operates properly.
Max. 90°
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GSX Limited, XP Limited,
GTX Limited, GSX RFI and GTX RFI
Models
Rotate the watercraft clockwise (seen
from rear) to its right side for cleaning.
Rotating watercraft clockwise eliminates the possibility of residual water
in the tuned pipe entering the engine
and causing engine damage.
max. 90°
SPX Model
The watercraft is designed so that if it
is turned over, it should not remain
capsized due to its self-righting capability.
After roll over, always tip watercraft
counterclockwise (maximum 90°) before restarting engine.
All Models Except SPX
The watercraft is designed so that it
should not turn over easily, due to its
longer and larger dimensions. Also
two sponsons mounted on the side of
the hull assist watercraft stability. If it
turns over, it will remain capsized due
to its non self-righting capability.
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All Models
Clean the water intake area. If the system is still clogged, refer to an authorized Sea-Doo dealer for servicing.
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Capsized Watercraft
GS, GTS and GTI Models
To return the watercraft upright, grab
the inlet grate, step on bumper rail and
use your weight to rotate it clockwise
(seen from rear).
-
CAUTION
Always refer to decal located on
stern of watercraft.
CAUTION
Inspect water intake grate for
damage. Refer to an authorized
Sea-Doo dealer for repair as necessary.
CAUTION
TO AVOID POSSIBLE ENGINE FLOODING WHEN ROLLED OVER :
MAKE SURE ENGINE IS OFF
GRAB INLET GRATE AND STEP
ON BUMPER RAIL
-
CAUTION
ROLL BOAT CLOCKWISE
Avoid watercraft operation in
weeded areas. If unavoidable,
vary watercraft speed. Weeds
tend to entangle more at steady
speed and at slow speed.
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GSX Limited, XP Limited,
GTX Limited, GSX RFI and GTX RFI
Models
To return the watercraft upright, grab
the inlet grate, step on bumper rail and
use your weight to rotate it counterclockwise (seen from rear).
-
CAUTION
Always refer to decal located on
stern of watercraft.
CAUTION
TO AVOID POSSIBLE ENGINE FLOODING WHEN ROLLED OVER:
MAKE SURE ENGINE IS OFF
GRAB INLET GRATE AND STEP
ON BUMPER RAIL
Spray BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant
into spark plug holes.
Crank engine again.
Reinstall spark plugs.
Towing the Watercraft in
Water
Special precautions should be taken
when towing a Sea-Doo watercraft in
water.
Maximum recommended towing speed
is 24 km/h (15 MPH).
When towing your watercraft in water, pinch the water supply hose
from the impeller housing to the engine with a large hose pincher (P/N
529 030 400) shown in the following
illustration.
ROLL BOAT COUNTERCLOCKWISE
F06L0DZ
Submerged Watercraft
If the watercraft is submerged and engine is water-flooded, it is strongly recommended that the watercraft be serviced by an authorized Sea-Doo dealer
immediately.
In the event the engine cannot be serviced within a few hours, remove
spark plug cables and connect them
on the grounding device.
◆
WARNING
Never crank engine with spark
plugs removed unless spark plug
cables are connected to the
grounding device.
Remove spark plugs and dry them
with a clean and dry cloth.
Cover spark plug holes with a rag.
Crank engine for approximately 10
seconds to allow water to escape
from spark plug openings.
F01B23Y
This will prevent the cooling system
from filling which may lead to water
being injected into and filling the exhaust system. Without the engine running there isn’t any exhaust pressure
to carry the water out the exhaust outlet.
-
CAUTION
Failure to do this may result in
damage to the engine. If you
must tow a stranded watercraft in
water and do not have a hose
pincher be sure to stay well below the maximum towing speed
of 24 km/h (15 MPH).
Snugly install the hose pincher on the
water supply hose as shown.
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1
1
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GSX LIMITED AND GTX LIMITED
1. Hose pincher
GS, GTS AND GTI MODELS
1. Hose pincher
1
1
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GSX RFI AND GTX RFI MODELS
1. Hose pincher
SPX MODEL
1. Hose pincher
1
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CAUTION
When finished towing the watercraft, hose pincher must be removed before operating it.
Low-charge Battery
Condition
See your Sea-Doo dealer to have it
charged or replaced.
F08E03Y
XP LIMITED
1. Hose pincher
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◆
WARNING
Do not charge or boost the battery while installed on the watercraft.
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Flooded Engine
If the engine does not start and it is
suspected to be flooded, proceed as
follows:
Remove spark plug cables and connect them on the grounding device.
◆
WARNING
Always use spark plug cable
grounding device when removing spark plugs.
Remove spark plugs and dry them using a rag.
Cover spark plug holes with a rag.
All Models Except GTX RFI and
GSX RFI
Install the safety lanyard cap on the
switch.
Ensure choke lever is completely
pushed in.
Depress and hold the throttle lever at
full throttle position.
Depress the start/stop button to crank
the engine approximately 10 seconds
to expell water from engine.
Reinstall spark plugs and connect cables.
Start engine normally.
GTX RFI and GSX RFI Models
Depress and hold the throttle lever at
full throttle position.
Install the safety lanyard cap on the
switch.
Depress the start/stop button to crank
the engine approximately 10 seconds.
Proceeding in this order, no fuel is injected and the accumulated fuel in the
engine will be expelled.
Reinstall spark plugs and connect cables.
Start engine normally without applying
the throttle.
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MAINTENANCE
◆
2
WARNING
Only perform procedures as detailed in this Guide. It is recommended that the assistance of an
authorized dealer be periodically
obtained on other components/
systems not covered in this Guide.
Unless otherwise specified, engine must not be running and the
safety lanyard must be removed
for all maintenance procedures.
1
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Lubrication
Use SEA-DOO synthetic grease and
lubricate PTO flywheel every 10
hours. Proceed as follows:
Remove seat(s) to expose engine
compartment (for the XP Limited, remove rear access panel).
On SPX, GS and GSX Limited, remove
vent tube support.
GS, GTS AND GTI MODELS
1. Flywheel guard
2. Wing nuts
2
PTO Flywheel
All Models Except XP Limited
Remove the wing nuts, washers and
pull out PTO flywheel guard.
◆
WARNING
Always remove safety lanyard
cap from its receptacle to prevent
accidental engine starting before
removing the PTO flywheel guard.
1
F01I0AY
SPX, GSX LIMITED, GTX LIMITED,
GSX RFI AND GTX RFI MODELS
1. Flywheel guard
2. Wing nuts
Using a grease gun, carefully lubricate
PTO flywheel at grease fitting until
boot is just beginning to expand.
-
CAUTION
Immediately stop lubricating as
soon as boot begins to expand.
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Electrical Connections
As necessary, apply anticorrosion
product such as dielectric grease on
battery posts and all exposed cable
connectors.
-
Do not lubricate connectors of
the Multi-Purpose Electronic
Module.
1
F01I0BY
CAUTION
1. Grease PTO flywheel
Secure PTO flywheel guard.
Seal Carrier
XP Limited
Using a grease gun, carefully lubricate
seal carrier of mid bearing until grease
is just coming out of seal.
Additional Lubrication
BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant will
help to prevent corrosion and keep
proper operation of moving mechanisms.
Lubrication of the following items
should be performed every 50 hours
in fresh water use but every 10 hours
in salt water use.
Choke Lever
Fully pull choke lever and lubricate the
metallic portion.
Seat Opening Mechanism, Tab,
Hook and Lock Pin
All Models Except XP Limited
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1
1
1. Grease seal carrier of mid bearing
Anticorrosion Protection
Throttle/Choke Cables
Lubricate the throttle and choke cables with BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant every 25 hours (or every 10 hours
in salt water use).
2
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1. Front tab
2. Rear mechanism
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Reverse System
GTS Model
Lubricate support plate sliding area of
sliding block and triangular lever with
synthetic grease.
Also lubricate sliding washer and shift
lever stem.
START
STOP
1
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2
TYPICAL
Carburetor and Oil Injection Pump
Lubricate springs, shafts and exposed
portion of cables.
NOTE: Grease carburetor linkage with
synthetic grease (twin carbs).
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3
1. Sliding block
2. Sliding washer
3. Support plate
Periodic Inspection
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TYPICAL
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Routine maintenance is necessary for
all mechanized products. A periodic inspection contributes to the product’s
life span.
The following maintenance chart
gives guidelines for regular watercraft
servicing scheduled to be performed
by you and/or by an authorized SeaDoo dealer. The schedule can be adjusted according to operating conditions and use.
IMPORTANT: Schedule for watercraft
rental operations or higher number of
hour use, will require greater frequency of inspection and maintenance.
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Periodic Inspection Chart
FREQUENCY
every
100
hours or
seasonally
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
every every every
10
25
50
hours hours hours
DESCRIPTION
Lubrication/corrosion protection
Engine ignition timing
Spark plug replacement
Fuel injector cleaning (RFI)
Fuel injector sensors verification (RFI)
Throttle/choke cables, inspection/lubrication
Carburetor adjustment including choke/throttle cable
adjustments
Oil injection pump adjustment
Fuel filter and oil filter inspection
Fuel filter and oil filter replacement
Fuel tank straps
Oil tank straps
Engine head bolts, retorque
Engine counterbalance shaft oil level (if applicable)
Steering system
Reverse system/reverse cable adjustment (if applicable)
Variable Trim System (if applicable)
Fastener tightening (flame arrester, carburetor(s),
engine mount, exhaust system, etc.)
Muffler, battery and reservoir fastening devices
Fuel lines, check-valve and fuel system pressurization
Fuel vent line pressure relief valve inspection
Inspect/clean engine drain tube
Water tank trap drains inspection (GTS model)
Battery condition
Electrical connections (battery, starter, etc.)
Monitoring beeper
Jet pump reservoir oil level/oil condition
Jet pump cover pusher inspection
Impeller condition and impeller/wear ring clearance
Drive shaft boot and spline condition (if applicable)
PTO flywheel and seal carrier lubrication (if applicable)
Water intake grate condition
Hull condition
Cooling system flushing
➀
➀
✔
DEALER
✔
✔
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
OPERATOR
OPERATOR
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
✔
DEALER
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
➀
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
✔
Replace
✔
✔➁
✔➁
✔
✔➁
✔
✔➂
OPERATOR
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
OPERATOR
✔
✔
✔
To be
performed
by
OPERATOR
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
OPERATOR
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
DEALER
OPERATOR
OPERATOR
OPERATOR
OPERATOR
NOTE: Some items are included in the PRE-OPERATION CHECKS and not necessarily repeated in this chart.
➀ Every 10 hours in salt water use.
➁ These items have to be initially checked after 25 hours. Thereafter, servicing
to be made as specified in this chart.
➂ Daily flushing in salt water or foul water use.
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Throttle and Choke Cable
Inspection
Throttle Cable
Depress and release the throttle lever
ONCE. It must operate smoothly and
return to its initial position without any
hesitation. Refer to an authorized SeaDoo dealer if necessary.
◆
WARNING
If throttle lever does not automatically return, do not operate watercraft and see your Sea-Doo
dealer.
-
CAUTION
Serious engine damage can occur with improper carburetor adjustment.
Fuel and Oil Filters
These filters should be replaced annually by an authorized Sea-Doo dealer.
Fuel system pressurization should
be conducted at the same time.
-
CAUTION
An obstructed oil filter will cause
oil starvation resulting in serious
engine damage.
Steering Alignment
When the handlebar is aimed in
straight ahead position, the jet pump
nozzle should be in the same direction
allowing the watercraft to run in a
straight line.
Refer to an authorized Sea-Doo dealer
if an adjustment is necessary.
1
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1. Must move freely
Choke Cable Inspection
All Models except GSX RFI and GTX
RFI
Ensure it operates smoothly and without any hesitation from fully open to
fully closed. When the choke lever is
fully pulled, choke must be fully applied. Refer to an authorized Sea-Doo
dealer if necessary.
Carburetor Adjustment
All Models Except GSX RFI and GTX
RFI
Carburetor adjustment is very important to allow good engine operation
and therefore watercraft performance. Carburetor adjustment requires technical knowledge and experience to have the correct mixture
supplied to the engine. This critical adjustment must be performed by an authorized Sea-Doo dealer once a year or
more often if necessary.
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◆
WARNING
Ensure the handlebar/jet pump
nozzle operate freely from side to
side and are not stressing the
steering cable and/or bracket.
Steering system should be inspected
every 50 hours by an authorized SeaDoo dealer.
VTS Adjustment
SPX, GSX Limited, GSX RFI and
XP Limited
Push on arrow pointing upward on
VTS button until the VTS stops. The
nozzle should be up without interfering with the venturi.
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Vacuum Bailer Pick-Ups
2
START
STOP
3
They are located each side of the drive
shaft tunnel.
Two pick-ups use a low pressure area
in the jet pump to siphon the water
out of the bilge when the watercraft in
moving forward.
Inspect each pick-up screen for obstructions, clean as necessary.
1
F01J5CY
TYPICAL
1. Push on arrow pointing upward on VTS
button
2. No interference
3. Nozzle up
Push on arrow pointing downward on
VTS button until VTS stops. The nozzle
must be down and it must not interfere with the venturi.
F01L7RY
1
TYPICAL
1. Vacuum bailer pick-ups
START
STOP
Water Tank Trap Drains
3
1
GTS Model
Open storage cover and check for
possible obstructions at drain outlets.
2
1
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1. Push on arrow pointing downward on VTS
button
2. No interference
3. Nozzle down
If VTS needs to be readjusted, refer to
an authorized Sea-Doo dealer.
-
CAUTION
Trim ring and/or nozzle must not
interfere at any position.
F02L3KY
1. Outlets
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Fuses
◆
3
2
WARNING
I f w ir es o r co n n ec ti o n s a r e
frayed, squeezed or broken, see
an authorized Sea-Doo dealer immediately.
SPX Model
The electrical system is protected with
4 fuses.
Two 15 A fuses protect the charging
system. One fuse is mounted on the
MPEM located in the front electrical
box and the other one is in the rear
electrical box. If the battery is regularly
discharged, check fuses.
A 5 A fuse protects the MPEM, accessories and controls. The fuse is
mounted on the MPEM located in the
front electrical box. If the starter does
not operate, check condition of this
fuse.
A 7.5 A fuse protects the variable trim
system (VTS). The fuse is located in
the rear electrical box.
To access fuses in the front electrical
box, open storage compartment cover
and remove basket.
Unplug connectors of the front electrical box.
Unclip the electrical box from its seat
and remove it.
Open the electrical box.
F01H79Y
1
FRONT ELECTRICAL BOX OPENED
1. MPEM
2. Spare fuse holder
3. Fuse caps
Remove fuse caps to check fuse condition.
To access fuses in the rear electrical
box, remove seat and vent tube support.
Unclip cover of rear electrical box and
move cover beside box.
1
F01H5KY
REAR ELECTRICAL BOX OPENED
1. Fuse holders
Unclip and pull out fuse connector to
check fuse condition.
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GTS Model
The electrical system is protected with
2 fuses.
A 15 A fuse protects the MPEM. If the
battery is regularly discharged, check
fuse condition.
A 5 A fuse protects the starting system, accessories and controls. If starter does not operate, check fuse condition.
Fuses are located in the electrical box,
mounted on the MPEM.
To access fuses, unclip and move
away electrical box from its seat.
Open the electrical box.
Remove fuse caps.
3
2
1
F01H5IY
GSX RFI and GTX RFI Models
The electrical system is protected
with 6 fuses.
Three fuses are located on the MultiPurpose Electronic Module (MPEM)
and the other three fuses are in the
rear electrical box.
Two fuses protect the charging system. If the battery is regularly discharged, check the 15 A fuse on the
MPEM and the 20 A fuse in the rear
electrical box.
A 5 A fuse protects the power supply
of the MPEM. If the starter does not
operate, check the 5 A fuse on the
MPEM.
The second 20 A fuse in the rear electrical box protects the power supply of
the Electronic Control Unit (ECU).
The 10 A fuse on the MPEM protects
the fuel pump. If the engine does not
start, check this fuse.
The 1 A fuse in the rear electrical box
protects the info center.
To access fuses on the Multi-Purpose
Electronic Module, open storage compartment cover and remove basket.
Locate MPEM on the left side of watercraft.
Unclip the fuse cover from the MPEM.
1. Fuse caps
2. Spare fuse holder
3. MPEM
1
If defective, replace the fuse by one of
the same rating. Make sure to properly close the fuse cap.
Properly close the electrical box cover
making sure its seal is well positioned.
F06H1SY
2
TYPICAL
1. MPEM
2. Fuse cover
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Use the tabs of the fuse cover to remove and reinstall fuses.
1
F06H1TY
2
NOTE: There are 3 spare fuses on the
MPEM.
To access the 20 A fuses in the rear
electrical box, remove seats.
Remove basket.
Unclip and remove cover of the rear
electrical box.
1. Rear electrical box
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F07H0HY
2
REAR ELECTRICAL BOX OPENED
1. Fuse holders (20 A)
2. Fuse holder (1 A)
1. Fuse cover
2. Fuse tabs
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1
1
Unclip and pull out fuse holders to
check fuse condition.
All Models Except SPX and GTS
Two 15 A fuses protect the charging
system. One fuse is mounted on the
MPEM located in the front of the watercraft and the other one is in the
electrical box. If the battery is regularly
discharged, check fuses.
A 5 A fuse protects the MPEM, accessories and controls. The fuse is
mounted on the MPEM located in the
front of the watercraft. If the starter
does not operate, check condition of
this fuse.
A 7.5 A fuse protects the variable trim
system (if applicable). The fuse is
mounted on the MPEM.
On the XP Limited, a 3 A fuse located
in the electrical box protects the bilge
pump.
To access fuses on the MPEM, open
storage compartment cover (engine
cover for the XP Limited) and remove
storage basket.
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Locate MPEM on the left side of watercraft.
Remove fuse cover from the MPEM.
1
1
F06H1UY
GS AND GTI MODELS
1. Fuse holder
F06H1SY
1
2
TYPICAL
1. MPEM
2. Fuse cover
Use the tabs of the fuse cover to remove and reinstall fuses.
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GSX LIMITED, GTX LIMITED AND
XP LIMITED
1. Fuse holder
All Models
If defective, replace the fuse by one of
the same rating.
F06H1TY
1
2
1. Fuse cover
2. Fuse tabs
To access fuse in the electrical box,
proceed as follows:
Open the engine cover and remove
storage basket (XP Limited).
Remove seat (except XP Limited).
Remove vent tube support (GS and
GSX Limited).
Locate the electrical box.
Unclip and remove cover of the electrical box.
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CAUTION
Do not use a higher rated fuse as
this can cause severe damage.
Refer to SPECIFICATIONS section
for recommended fuse rating. If a
fuse is regularly burnt, refer to an
authorized dealer.
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WARNING
If any water is found in the electrical box(es), immediately refer
to an authorized Sea-Doo dealer
before operating the watercraft.
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General Inspection and
Care
Inspection
Check engine compartment for any
damage and fuel/oil injection systems
for leaks. Ensure all hose clamps are
properly secured and no hose is
cracked, kinked or presenting any other damage.
◆
WARNING
If any gasoline leak or odor is
found, do not start the engine.
Have the watercraft serviced by
an authorized Sea-Doo dealer immediately.
Inspect muffler, battery and fuel/oil
tank fastening devices. Check electrical connections for corrosion and
tightness.
Inspect hull and jet pump water intake
grate for damage. Replace or have
damaged parts repaired. It is recommended that an authorized Sea-doo
dealer annually inspect the hull condition.
Care
Twice a year, the bilge should be
cleaned with hot water and detergent
or bilge cleaner to remove any possible fuel/oil/electrolyte deposits and
mildew.
Occasionally, wash the body with water and soap (only use mild detergent).
Remove any marine organisms from
engine and/or hull. Apply non-abrasive
wax such as silicone wax.
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CAUTION
Never clean apparent fiberglass
and plastic parts with strong detergent, degreasing agent, paint
thinner, acetone, etc.
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TRANSPORTATION, STORAGE
AND PRE-SEASON PREPARATION
Transportation
◆
Storage
WARNING
Always turn the fuel valve to OFF
position when transporting or
docking the watercraft.
Tie the watercraft to both bow and
stern (front/rear) eyelets so that it is
firmly retained on the trailer. Use additional tie-downs if necessary.
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CAUTION
Do not route ropes or tie-downs
over the seat as they could produce permanent damage. Wrap
ropes or tie-downs with rags or
similar protectors where they can
touch the watercraft body.
All Models Except XP Limited
Ensure seat and storage cover are
properly latched.
XP Limited
Ensure engine cover is properly
latched.
All Models
A SEA-DOO cover should protect the
watercraft, particularly before driving
on dirt roads, to prevent dirt entry
through the air intake opening(s).
Observe trailering safety precautions.
It is recommended that the watercraft
be serviced by an authorized Sea-Doo
dealer for storage but the following
operations can be performed by you
with a minimum of tools.
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CAUTION
Do not run the engine during the
storage period.
Engine Draining
All Models Except GSX RFI and
GTX RFI
Check engine drain hose (lowest hose
of engine). Make sure there is no sand
or other particles in it and that it is not
obstructed so that water can leave the
engine. Clean hose and fitting as necessary.
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CAUTION
Water in engine drain hose must
be free to flow out, otherwise water could be trapped in engine.
Should water freeze in engine,
severe damage will occur. Check
engine drain hose for obstructions.
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F02E05Y
1
1
F07E06Y
1
TYPICAL
1. Engine drain hose
1. Make sure water flows out of fitting and
hose
GSX RFI and GTX RFI Models
Disconnect the water supply hose
used to cool the magneto. It features
a quick connect fitting. Press both
tabs and pull fitting in order to disconnect hose.
This hose is located at the bottom of
the magneto cover beside the engine
support.
Watercraft Rinsing
Thoroughly rinse the watercraft hull,
bilge, engine compartment, with
fresh water.
Propulsion System
Lubricant in jet pump reservoir should
be drained and reservoir cleaned. Refill with SEA-DOO synthetic polyolester oil (75W90 GL5 type C gear lube).
Refer to an authorized dealer for this
operation.
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CAUTION
Use only SEA-DOO jet pump oil
or equivalent synthetic gear oil,
otherwise component service life
could be reduced. Do not mix oil
brands or types.
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1
Grease lubrication point(s) of propulsion system as explained in MAINTENANCE section.
1. Disconnect this hose
Water should flow out of the fitting
(magneto cooling circuit) and hose
(crankcase heat exchanger).
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Fuel System
SEA-DOO fuel stabilizer (or equivalent), can be added in fuel tank to prevent fuel deterioration and carburetor
gumming. Follow manufacturer’s instructions for proper use.
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CAUTION
Fuel stabilizer should be added
prior to engine lubrication to ensure carburetor protection
against varnish deposits.
◆
WARNING
Fuel is flammable and explosive
under certain conditions. Always
work in a well ventilated area. Always wipe off any fuel spillage
from the watercraft. Always turn
the fuel valve to OFF position
when storing the watercraft.
Cooling System Flushing and
Engine Internal Lubrication
Refer to procedure in POST-OPERATION
CARE.
Additional Recommended
Protection
In cool regions (where freezing point
may be encountered), cooling system
should be filled with an equal part of
water and antifreeze solution.
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CAUTION
During winter storage in cold climates (where freezing may occur), always add antifreeze and
water solution to cooling system.
Mix in equal parts.
Always use ethylene glycol antifreeze
containing corrosion inhibitors specifically recommended for aluminum engines.
SPX and GTS Models
Install a hose pincher to engine drain
hose near the PTO flywheel guard.
Battery
Contact your authorized Sea-Doo dealer or refer to the appropriate Shop
Manual for proper storage procedure.
Anticorrosion Treatment
Wipe off any residual water in the engine compartment.
Spray BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant
over metallic components in engine
compartment.
Lubricate the throttle cable with BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant.
The front seat should be partially left
opened during storage. This will avoid
engine compartment condensation
and possible corrosion.
F02E06Y
1
TYPICAL
1. Hose pincher installed on engine drain hose
Install coupler hose to fitting spigot.
Install a hose pincher to engine water
outlet hose (beside fitting spigot).
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1 3
2
1
F06E0EY
717 AND 787 ENGINES
1. Disconnect engine water outlet hose
F01E1EY
1. Coupler hose
2. Hose pincher
3. Fitting spigot
Pour the antifreeze slowly mixed with
water in coupler hose until the colored
solution appears in the engine drain
hose.
Remove hose pincher.
All Models Except SPX and GTS
Install a hose pincher to engine drain
hose.
F06E05Y
1
947 ENGINE
1. Disconnect engine water inlet hose
Install a hose pincher to engine water
inlet hose (except the 947 engine).
F06E0DY
1
TYPICAL
1. Hose pincher installed on engine drain hose
Disconnect engine water outlet hose.
F06E0FY
1
717 AND 787 ENGINES
1. Hose pincher installed on the engine water
inlet hose
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Temporarily install a short piece of
hose to engine water outlet at cylinder
head.
Insert a funnel into hose and pour antifreeze mixed with water in engine
until the colored solution appears in
the engine drain hose.
GTX RFI and GSX RFI Models
Install a hose pincher to water return
hose of the magneto cooling circuit.
F07E07Y
1
1. Hose pincher to water return hose
Insert a funnel into hose and pour antifreeze mixed with water in engine
until the colored solution appears in
the water return hose of the magneto
cooling circuit.
Remove temporary hose and reconnect engine water outlet hose.
Remove hose pinchers.
All Models
Most of the antifreeze will drain out
when removing the hose pincher(s).
Use a container to recover it. DISPOSE OF ANTIFREEZE AS PER YOUR
LOCAL LAWS AND REGULATIONS.
NOTE: Although antifreeze will mainly
drain out, the antifreeze has mixed with
the water that was possibly trapped in
the cylinder water jackets and thus preventing freezing problems.
On GSX RFI AND GTX RFI models, the
antifreeze will mix with water trapped
in the crankcase heat exchanger and
in the magneto cooling circuit.
At pre-season preparation, drain the
remaining antifreeze from cooling system prior using the watercraft.
The following steps should be performed to provide the watercraft enhanced protection.
Lubricate the throttle cable with BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant.
Clean the bilge with hot water and detergent or with bilge cleaner. Rinse
thoroughly. Lift front end of watercraft
to completely drain bilge. If any repairs
are needed to body or to the hull contact your dealer. For paint touch up to
mechanical parts use Bombardier
spray paint. For small gelcoat repairs,
a Bombardier repair kit is available.
See ACCESSORIES AND SERVICE
PRODUCTS section. Replace damaged labels/decals.
NOTE: Bilge cleaning should be done
prior to anticorrosion treatment.
Wash the body with soap and water
solution (only use mild detergent).
Rinse thoroughly with fresh water. Remove marine organisms from the hull.
Apply a good quality marine wax.
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CAUTION
Never clean apparent fiberglass
and plastic parts with strong detergent, degreasing agent, paint
thinner, acetone, etc.
If the watercraft is to be stored outside, cover it with an opaque tarpaulin
to prevent sun rays and grime from affecting the plastic components, watercraft finish as well as preventing
dust accumulation.
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CAUTION
The watercraft must never be left
in water for storage. Never leave
the watercraft stored in direct
sunlight.
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The seat should be partially left opened
during storage (rear access cover for the
XP Limited). This will avoid engine compartment condensation and possible
corrosion.
Pre-Season Preparation
Use the following chart.
Since technical skills and special tools
are required, some operations should
be performed by an authorized dealer.
◆
WARNING
Observe all WARNINGS and
CAUTIONS mentioned throughout this guide which are pertinent
to the item being checked. When
component conditions seem less
than satisfactory, replace with
genuine BOMBARDIER parts or
approved equivalents.
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Pre-Season Preparation Chart
NOTE: It is highly recommended that the dealer perform the annual safety inspection and factory campaigns in addition to the pre-season preparation all at
the same time.
OPERATIONS
Lubrication/corrosion protection
To be performed by
OPERATOR
Battery condition/charging and reinstallation
DEALER
Battery, starter connections and routing ➁
DEALER
Spark plug replacement ➀
OPERATOR
Jet pump oil inspection
DEALER
Propulsion system inspection
DEALER
Oil filter replacement
DEALER
Fuel tank straps
OPERATOR
Oil tank straps
OPERATOR
Oil injection tank filling
OPERATOR
Flame arrester inspection ➁
DEALER
Fuel filter replacement
DEALER
Fuel line condition ➁
DEALER
Filler neck, fuel tank and fuel cap condition ➁
DEALER
Check valves, fasteners, fuel system pressurization ➁
DEALER
Throttle ➁ and choke cable inspection/adjustment
DEALER
Oil injection pump adjustment and bleeding
DEALER
Engine ignition timing
DEALER
Fuel injection sensors verification (RFI)
DEALER
Carburetor adjustment
DEALER
Steering system adjustment/inspection ➁
DEALER
Reverse cable adjustment (if applicable)
DEALER
Inspection of bailer pick-ups
DEALER
Inspection of cooling system hoses
DEALER
Monitoring beeper
DEALER
Digitally encoded security system
DEALER
➀ Before installing new spark plugs, it is suggested to burn the excess BOMBARDIER LUBE lubricant by starting the engine using the old spark plugs.
➁ Safety item covered in the annual safety inspection.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
All Models Except GTX RFI and GSX RFI
The following chart is provided to help in diagnosing the probable source of simple troubles. You may be able to solve many of these problems rather quickly, but
others may require the skills of a mechanical technician. In such cases, consult
an authorized Sea-Doo dealer for servicing.
Monitoring Beeper Coded Signals
CODED SIGNALS
2 short beeps (while
installing safety lanyard on
switch).
1 long beep (while
installing safety lanyard on
craft switch or when
pressing start/stop button).
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Confirms safety lanyard
signal operation.
REMEDY
Engine can be started.
• Safety lanyard on switch
for more than 10 minutes
without starting engine.
• Bad connection.
Remove and reinstall safety lanyard
on switch.
• Wrong safety lanyard.
• Defective safety lanyard.
8 short beeps.
Continuously beeps.
• Salt water in safety lanyard
cap.
• Improper operation of
MPEM or defective wiring
harness.
• Defective MPEM.
• Engine overheats.
Reinstall safety lanyard cap correctly
over switch.
Use a safety lanyard that has been
programmed for the craft.
Use another programmed safety
lanyard.
Clean safety lanyard cap to remove
salt water.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
See ENGINE OVERHEATING.
Engine Will Not Start
OTHER OBSERVATION
Engine does not turn over.
Engine turns slowly.
Engine turns normally.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Safety lanyard removed.
• Burnt fuse.
• Discharged battery.
• Battery connections,
corroded or loose.
• Water flooded engine.
• Discharged or weak battery.
• Close fuel valve.
• Fuel tank empty or watercontaminated.
• Fuel filter clogged or
water-contaminated.
• Fouled/defective spark
plugs.
• Misuse of choke.
• Fuel flooded engine.
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REMEDY
Install cap over switch.
Check wiring then replace fuse.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refer to Submerged Watercraft in
SPECIAL PROCEDURES.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Turn fuel valve to ON position.
Refill. Siphon and fill with fresh fuel.
Clean, check fuel tank for water.
Replace.
Use only with cold engine. Replace
spark plugs.
Replace spark plugs.
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Engine Misfires, Runs Irregularly
OTHER OBSERVATION
Weak spark.
Lean fuel mixture.
Rich fuel mixture
(high fuel consumption).
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Fouled/defective/worn
spark plugs.
• Faulty rev limiter.
• Too much oil supplied to
engine.
• Fuel: Level too low, stale
or water-contaminated.
• Fuel filter, clogged or
water-contaminated.
• Fuel valve partially open.
• Flame arrester
dirty/clogged.
• Partially closed choke.
REMEDY
Replace.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Clogged jet pump water
intake.
• Clogged coolant system.
REMEDY
Clean.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Improper oil pump adjustment, refer
to an authorized dealer.
Siphon and/or refill.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Turn fuel valve to ON position.
Clean or replace.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Engine Overheats
OTHER OBSERVATION
Monitoring beeper sounds
continuously.
Flush cooling system with coupler
hose.
Engine Continually Backfires
OTHER OBSERVATION
Weak spark.
Overheated engine.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Fouled/defective/worn
spark plugs.
• See ENGINE
OVERHEATS.
• Faulty rev limiter.
REMEDY
Replace.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Engine Pinging or Knocking
OTHER OBSERVATION
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Poor quality gasoline/low
octane.
• Spark plug heat range too
high.
• Ignition timing.
REMEDY
Use well known quality and
recommended gasoline.
Use recommended spark plugs.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Engine Lacks Acceleration or Power
OTHER OBSERVATION
Overheated engine.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Weak spark/incorrect fuel
mixture.
• Water in fuel or injection
oil.
• See ENGINE OVERHEATS.
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REMEDY
Refer to ENGINE MISFIRES, RUNS
IRREGULARLY.
Siphon and replace.
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Watercraft Can Not Reach Top Speed
OTHER OBSERVATION
Cavitation.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Jet pump water intake
clogged.
• Damaged impeller.
REMEDY
Clean.
Replace. Refer to an authorized dealer.
Abnormal Noise From Propulsion System
OTHER OBSERVATION
Cavitation.
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POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Weeds or debris jammed
around impeller.
• Damaged impeller shaft
or drive shaft.
REMEDY
Clean and check for damage.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
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GTX RFI and GSX RFI Models
Monitoring Beeper Coded Signals
CODED SIGNALS
2 short beeps (while
installing safety lanyard on
switch).
1 long beep (while
installing safety lanyard on
craft switch or when
pressing start/stop button).
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Confirms safety lanyard
signal operation.
REMEDY
Engine can be started.
• Safety lanyard on switch
for more than 10 minutes
without starting engine.
• Bad connection.
Remove and reinstall safety lanyard
on switch.
• Wrong safety lanyard.
• Defective safety lanyard.
4 short beeps.
A 2 seconds beep every 60
seconds intervals.
8 short beeps.
Continuously beeps.
• Salt water in safety lanyard
cap.
• Improper operation of
MPEM or defective wiring
harness.
• Discharged battery.
Reinstall safety lanyard cap correctly
over switch.
Use a safety lanyard that has been
programmed for the craft.
Use another programmed safety
lanyard.
Clean safety lanyard cap to remove
salt water.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
• No communication
between ECU and MPEM.
• Fuel tank level is low.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
• Defective MPEM.
• Engine overheats.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
See ENGINE OVERHEATING.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Safety lanyard removed.
• Burnt fuse.
• Discharged battery.
• Battery connections,
corroded or loose.
• Water flooded engine.
REMEDY
Install cap over switch.
Check wiring then replace fuse.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refill.
Engine Will Not Start
OTHER OBSERVATION
Engine does not turn over.
Engine turns slowly.
Engine turns normally.
• Discharged or weak battery.
• Fuel flooded engine.
• Fuel tank empty or watercontaminated.
• Burnt fuel pump fuse
• Fouled/defective spark
plugs.
• Electrical problem.
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SPECIAL PROCEDURES.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refer to Flooded Engine in
SPECIAL PROCEDURES.
Refill. Siphon and fill with fresh fuel.
Check wiring then replace fuse.
Replace.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
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Engine Misfires, Runs Irregularly
OTHER OBSERVATION
Weak spark.
Lean fuel mixture.
Rich fuel mixture
(high fuel consumption).
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Fouled/defective/worn
spark plugs.
• Faulty rev limiter.
• Fuel: Level too low, stale
or water-contaminated.
• Clogged fuel injectors.
• Defective sensor or ECU.
• Flame arrester
dirty/clogged.
• Defective sensor or ECU.
REMEDY
Replace.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Clogged jet pump water
intake.
• Clogged coolant system.
REMEDY
Clean.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Siphon and/or refill.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Clean or replace.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Engine Overheats
OTHER OBSERVATION
Monitoring beeper sounds
continuously.
Flush cooling system.
Engine Continually Backfires
OTHER OBSERVATION
Weak spark.
Overheated engine.
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Fouled/defective/worn
spark plugs.
• See ENGINE
OVERHEATS.
REMEDY
Replace.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Engine Pinging or Knocking
OTHER OBSERVATION
POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Poor quality gasoline/low
octane.
• Spark plug heat range too
high.
• Ignition timing.
REMEDY
Use well known quality and
recommended gasoline.
Use recommended spark plugs.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Engine Lacks Acceleration or Power
OTHER OBSERVATION
Overheated engine.
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POSSIBLE CAUSE
• Clogged fuel injectors.
• Low fuel pressure.
• Stick RAVE valves.
• See ENGINE OVERHEATS.
REMEDY
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
Refer to an authorized dealer.
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SPECIFICATIONS
ENGINE
Engine type
Induction type
Exhaust system
Exhaust valve
Lubrication
SPX (5828/5636)
Rotax 787, 2-stroke
Rotary valve
Water cooled/water injected with regulator
RAVE
Oil injection
BOMBARDIER-ROTAX injection oil
2
781.6 cm3 (47.7 in3)
Type
Oil type
Number of cylinders
Displacement
Rev limiter setting
COOLING
7200 RPM ± 50
Open circuit.
Direct flow from propulsion unit
Type
ELECTRICAL
Magneto generator output
Ignition system type
Make and type
Spark plug
Gap
180 W @ 6000 RPM
Digital DC-CDI
NGK, BR8ES
0.5 - 0.6 mm
(.020 - .024 in)
Electric starter
12 V, 19 A•h
5A
2 x 15 A
7.5 A
Starting system
Battery
Fuse
CARBURETION
Fuel type
Carburetor
MPEM
Electrical system
VTS system
Regular unleaded gasoline
BN 40i (diaphragm).
Fuel accelerator pump.
Quantity: 2
N.A.: Not Applicable.
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PROPULSION
Propulsion system
Jet pump type
Transmission
Jet pump oil type
Pivoting angle of direction (nozzle)
Minimum required water
level for jet pump
DIMENSIONS
Number of passengers ➀
Overall length
SPX (5828/5636)
Bombardier Formula pump
Axial flow, single stage
Direct drive
SEA-DOO synthetic
polyolester oil SAE 75W90 GL5
~26°
Overall width
Overall height
Weight
Load limit
(passengers + luggage)
CAPACITIES
Fuel tank
Oil injection tank
Capacity
Impeller shaft
reservoir
Oil level
90 cm (3 ft)
2
254 cm (100 in)
105 cm (41.5 in)
92 cm (36.2 in)
197 kg (434 lb)
159 kg (351 lb)
34 L (9 U.S. gal)
4.5 L (1.2 U.S. gal)
80 mL (2.7 U.S. oz)
Up to plug
➀ Refer to load limit.
N.A.: Not Applicable.
BOMBARDIER INC. reserves the right to make changes in design and specifications and/or to make additions to, or improvements in its products without imposing any obligation upon itself to install them on its products previously manufactured.
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ENGINE
Engine type
Induction type
GS (5847)
GSX LIMITED (5849)
Rotax 717, 2-stroke
Rotax 947, 2-stroke
Rotary valve
Reed valve
Water cooled/water
Water cooled/water
injected
injected with regulator
N.A.
RAVE
Oil injection
BOMBARDIER-ROTAX
XP-S
injection oil
synthetic injection oil
2
3
3
718.2 cm (43.81 in )
951.2 cm3 (58 in3)
7000 RPM ± 50
7200 RPM ± 50
Exhaust system
Exhaust valve
Type
Lubrication
Oil type
Number of cylinders
Displacement
Rev limiter setting
COOLING
Open circuit.
Direct flow from propulsion unit.
Type
ELECTRICAL
Magneto generator output
Ignition system type
Make and type
Spark plug
Gap
Starting system
Battery
Fuse
MPEM
Electrical system
VTS system
CARBURETION
Fuel type
Carburetor
160 W @ 6000 RPM
180 W @ 6000 RPM
Digital CDI
Digital DC-CDI
NGK, BR8ES
0.5 - 0.6 mm
(.020 - .024 in)
Electric starter with
Electric starter
reduction gear
12 V, 19 A•h
5A
2 x 15 A
N.A.
7.5 A
Regular unleaded gasoline
BN 40i (diaphragm).
BN 46i (diaphragm).
Fuel accelerator pump. Fuel accelerator pump.
Quantity: 1
Quantity: 2
N.A.: Not Applicable.
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PROPULSION
Propulsion system
Jet pump type
Transmission
Jet pump oil type
GS (5847)
GSX LIMITED (5849)
Bombardier Formula pump
Axial flow, single stage
Direct drive
SEA-DOO synthetic polyolester oil
SAE 75W90 GL5
Pivoting angle of direction
(nozzle)
Minimum required water
level for jet pump
DIMENSIONS
Number of passengers ➀
Overall length
Overall width
Overall height
Weight
Load limit
(passengers + luggage)
CAPACITIES
Fuel tank
Oil injection tank
Impeller shaft Capacity
reservoir
Oil level
~23°
90 cm (3 ft)
2
267 cm (105 in)
116 cm (45.7 in)
94 cm (37 in)
215 kg (474 lb)
241 kg (531 lb)
159 kg (351 lb)
56.5 L (15 U.S. gal)
6 L (1.6 U.S. gal)
100 mL (2.7 U.S. oz)
120 mL (4.0 U.S. oz)
Up to plug
➀ Refer to load limit.
BOMBARDIER INC. reserves the right to make changes in design and specifications and/or to make additions to, or improvements in its products without imposing any obligation upon itself to install them on its products previously manufactured.
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ENGINE
Engine type
Induction type
XP LIMITED (5869/5868)
Rotax 947, 2-stroke
Reed valve
Water cooled/water
injected with regulator
RAVE
Oil injection
XP-S
synthetic injection oil
2
951.2 cm3 (58 in3)
7200 RPM ± 50
Exhaust system
Exhaust valve
Type
Lubrication
Oil type
Number of cylinders
Displacement
Rev limiter setting
COOLING
Open circuit.
Direct flow from propulsion unit
Type
ELECTRICAL
Magneto generator output
Ignition system type
Make and type
Spark plug
Gap
Starting system
Battery
Fuse
CARBURETION
Fuel type
Carburetor
MPEM
Electrical system
VTS system
Bilge pump
180 W @ 6000 RPM
Digital DC-CDI
NGK, BR8ES
0.5 - 0.6 mm
(.020 - .024 in)
Electric starter with reduction gear
12 V, 19 A•h
5A
2 x 15 A
7.5 A
3A
Regular unleaded gasoline
BN 46i (diaphragm).
Fuel accelerator pump.
Quantity: 2
N.A.: Not Applicable.
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PROPULSION
Propulsion system
Jet pump type
Transmission
Jet pump oil type
Pivoting angle of direction
(nozzle)
Minimum required water
level for jet pump
DIMENSIONS
Number of passengers ➀
Overall length
Overall width
Overall height
Weight
Load limit
(passengers + luggage)
CAPACITIES
Fuel tank
Oil injection tank
Capacity
Impeller shaft
reservoir
Oil level
XP LIMITED (5869/5868)
Bombardier Formula pump
Axial flow, single stage
Direct drive/split FR and RR
SEA-DOO synthetic
polyolester oil SAE 75W90 GL5
~23°
90 cm (3 ft)
2
272 cm (107 in)
111 cm (43.7 in)
103 cm (40.6 in)
250 kg (551 lb)
159 kg (351 lb)
54 L (14 U.S. gal)
4 L (1.1 U.S. gal)
120 mL (4.0 U.S. oz)
Up to plug
➀ Refer to load limit.
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ENGINE
Engine type
Induction type
Exhaust system
GTS (5883)
Rotax 717, 2-stroke
Rotary valve
Water cooled/water injected
Oil injection
BOMBARDIER-ROTAX
injection oil
2
718.2 cm3 (43.81 in3)
7000 RPM ± 50
Type
Lubrication
Oil type
Number of cylinders
Displacement
Rev limiter setting
COOLING
Open circuit.
Direct flow from propulsion unit
Type
ELECTRICAL
Magneto generator output
Ignition system type
Make and type
Spark plug
Gap
160 W @ 6000 RPM
Digital CDI
NGK, BR8ES
0.5 - 0.6 mm
(.020 - .024 in)
Electric starter
12 V, 19 A•h
5A
15 A
Starting system
Battery
Fuse
CARBURETION
Fuel type
Carburetor
MPEM
Electrical system
Regular unleaded gasoline
BN 40i (diaphragm).
Fuel accelerator pump.
Quantity: 1
N.A.: Not Applicable.
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PROPULSION
Propulsion system
Jet pump type
Transmission
Jet pump oil type
Pivoting angle of direction (nozzle)
Minimum required water
level for jet pump
DIMENSIONS
Number of passengers ➀
Overall length
GTS (5883)
Bombardier Formula pump
Axial flow, single stage
Direct drive
SEA-DOO synthetic
polyolester oil SAE 75W90 GL5
~26°
Overall width
Overall height
Weight
Load limit
(passengers + luggage)
CAPACITIES
Fuel tank
Oil injection tank
Capacity
Impeller shaft
reservoir
Oil level
90 cm (3 ft)
3
302 cm (119 in)
119 cm (46.9 in)
95 cm (37.4 in)
217 kg (478 lb)
224 kg (494 lb)
47 L (12 U.S. gal)
4.5 L (1.2 U.S. gal)
80 mL (2.7 U.S. oz)
Up to plug
➀ Refer to load limit.
N.A.: Not Applicable.
BOMBARDIER INC. reserves the right to make changes in design and specifications and/or to make additions to, or improvements in its products without imposing any obligation upon itself to install them on its products previously manufactured.
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ENGINE
GTI
GTX LIMITED
(5885/5884)
(5889/5888)
Rotax 717, 2-stroke
Rotax 947, 2-stroke
Rotary valve
Reed valve
Water cooled/water
Water cooled/water
injected
injected with regulator
N.A.
RAVE
Oil injection
BOMBARDIER-ROTAX
XP-S
injection oil
synthetic injection oil
2
718.2 cm3 (43.81 in3)
951.2 cm3 (58 in3)
Engine type
Induction type
Exhaust system
Exhaust valve
Type
Lubrication
Oil type
Number of cylinders
Displacement
Rev limiter setting
COOLING
7000 RPM ± 50
7200 RPM ± 50
Water cooled, total loss type.
Direct flow from propulsion unit
Type
ELECTRICAL
Magneto generator output
Ignition system type
Make and type
Spark plug
Gap
Starting system
Battery
Fuse
MPEM
Electrical system
VTS system
CARBURETION
Fuel type
Carburetor
160 W @ 6000 RPM
180 W @ 6000 RPM
Digital CDI
Digital DC-CDI
NGK, BR8ES
0.5 - 0.6 mm
(.020 - .024 in)
Electric starter with
Electric starter
reduction gear
12 V, 19 A•h
5A
2 x 15 A
N.A.
Regular unleaded gasoline
BN 40i (diaphragm).
BN 46i (diaphragm).
Fuel accelerator pump. Fuel accelerator pump.
Quantity: 1
Quantity: 2
N.A.: Not Applicable.
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PROPULSION
Propulsion system
Jet pump type
Transmission
Jet pump oil type
GTI
GTX LIMITED
(5885/5884)
(5889/5888)
Bombardier Formula pump
Axial flow, single stage
Direct drive
SEA-DOO synthetic polyolester oil
SAE 75W90 GL5
Pivoting angle of direction
(nozzle)
Minimum required water
level for jet pump
DIMENSIONS
Number of passengers ➀
Overall length
Overall width
Overall height
Weight
Load limit
(passengers + luggage)
CAPACITIES
Fuel tank
Oil injection tank
Impeller shaft Capacity
reservoir
Oil level
~23°
90 cm (3 ft)
3
316 cm (124.4 in)
119 cm (47 in)
94 cm (37 in)
266 kg (586 lb)
291 kg (641 lb)
242 kg (534 lb)
56.5 L (15 U.S. gal)
6 L (1.6 U.S. gal)
100 mL (2.7 U.S. oz)
120 mL (4.0 U.S. oz)
Up to plug
➀ Refer to load limit.
BOMBARDIER INC. reserves the right to make changes in design and specifications and/or to make additions to, or improvements in its products without imposing any obligation upon itself to install them on its products previously manufactured.
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ENGINE
Engine type
Induction type
Exhaust system
Exhaust valve
GTX RFI (5887/5886) GSX RFI (5637/5638)
BOMBARDIER-ROTAX 787, 2-stroke
Rotary valve
Water cooled/water injected with regulator
Rotax Adjustable Variable Exhaust (RAVE)
Oil injection
XP-S
synthetic injection oil
2
781.6 cm3 (47.7 in3)
7100 (± 50) RPM
Type
Lubrication
Oil type
Number of cylinders
Displacement
Rev limiter setting
COOLING SYSTEM
Open curcuit.
Direct flow from propulsion unit
Type
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Magneto generator output
Ignition system type
Make and type
Spark plug
Gap
Starting system
Battery
MPEM
Electrical
system
Fuse
Fuel pump
Info center
FUEL SYSTEM
Fuel type
Fuel injection
270 W @ 6000 RPM
Digital inductive type
NGK, BR8ES
0.7 mm (.039 in)
Electric starter
12 V, 19 A•h
5A
2 x 20 A (1)
1 x 15 A
10 A
1A
Regular unleaded gasoline
Rotax Fuel Injection,
single throttle body (46 mm)
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PROPULSION
Propulsion system
Jet pump type
Transmission
Impeller shaft reservoir oil type
Pivoting angle of direction (nozzle)
Minimum required water
level for jet pump
DIMENSIONS
Number of passengers ➀
Overall length
Overall width
Overall height
Weight
Load limit
(passengers + luggage)
CAPACITIES
Fuel tank
Capacity
Impeller shaft
reservoir
Oil level
Oil injection reservoir
GTX RFI (5887/5886) GSX RFI (5637/5638)
Bombardier Formula pump
Axial flow, single stage
Direct drive
SEA-DOO jet pump synthetic
polyolester oil SAE 75W90 GL5
~ 23°
90 cm (3 ft)
3
316 cm (124.4 in)
2
267 cm (105.1 in)
119 cm (47 in)
116 cm (45.7 in)
94 cm (37 in)
293 kg (645 lb)
241 kg (531 lb)
242 kg (534 lb)
159 kg (350 lb)
56.5 L (15 U.S. gal)
100 mL (4.0 U.S. oz)
Up to plug
6 L (1.6 U.S. gal)
➀ Refer to load limit.
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SI* METRIC INFORMATION
BASE UNITS
DESCRIPTION
UNIT
length ................................................. meter .................................
mass ................................................... kilogram .............................
force ................................................... newton ..............................
liquid ................................................... liter.....................................
temperature........................................ Celsius ...............................
pressure.............................................. kilopascal ...........................
torque ................................................. newton-meter....................
land velocity........................................ kilometer per hour .............
navigation velocity .............................. knot....................................
PREFIXES
PREFIX
SYMBOL
MEANING
k ........................ one thousand.....................
kilo ......................
centi....................
c ........................ one hundredth of ...............
milli .....................
m....................... one thousandth of .............
micro...................
µ........................ one millionth of ..................
CONVERSION FACTORS
TO ➀
TO CONVERT
in......................................................... mm ....................................
in......................................................... cm......................................
in² ....................................................... cm² ....................................
in³ ....................................................... cm³ ....................................
ft ......................................................... m .......................................
oz ........................................................ g.........................................
lb......................................................... kg .......................................
lbf ....................................................... N ........................................
lbf•in .................................................. N•m ...................................
lbf•ft ................................................... N•m ...................................
lbf•ft ................................................... lbf•in .................................
PSI ...................................................... kPa.....................................
imp. oz ................................................ U.S. oz ...............................
imp. oz ................................................ mL .....................................
imp. gal ............................................... U.S. gal ..............................
imp. gal ............................................... L.........................................
U.S. oz ................................................ mL .....................................
U.S. gal ............................................... L.........................................
knot .................................................... MPH ..................................
MPH ................................................... km/h...................................
Fahrenheit........................................... Celsius ...............................
Celsius ................................................ Fahrenheit..........................
hp ....................................................... kW .....................................
SYMBOL
m
kg
N
L
°C
kPa
N•m
km/h
kn
VALUE
1000
0.01
0.001
0.000001
MULTIPLY BY
25.4
2.54
6.45
16.39
0.3
28.35
0.45
4.4
0.11
1.36
12
6.89
0.96
28.41
1.2
4.55
29.57
3.79
1.15
1.61
(°F - 32) ÷ 1.8
(°C x 1.8) + 32
.75
* The international system of units abbreviates SI in all languages.
➀ To obtain the reverse sequence, divide by the given factor. Example: to convert millimeters to inches, divide by 25.4.
NOTE: Conversion factors are rounded off to 2 decimals for easier use.
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ABBREVIATIONS USED IN THIS MANUAL
AC
CDI
DC
DESS
E.I.N.
ECU
HP
LED
MAG
MPEM
MPH
102
DESCRIPTION
Alternate Current
Capacitor discharge ignition
Direct current
Digitally encoded security
system
Engine identification number
Electronic control unit
Horse power
Light emitting diode
Magneto
Multi-purpose electronic
module
Mile per hour
N/A
OPT
P/N
PFD
PTO
RAVE
DESCRIPTION
Not applicable
Optional
Part number
Personal flotation device
RFI
RPM
STD
VROI
Power take off
Rotax adjustable variable
exhaust
Rotax fuel injection
Revolution per minute
Standard
Variable rate oil injection
VTS
Variable trim system
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OTHER PUBLICATIONS AVAILABLE
PUBLICATION
P/N
Shop Manual
219 100 094
Sea-Doo Racing Handbook
219 000 094
Specification Booklet
219 100 100
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WATERCRAFT MODEL No. ________________________________________
HULL
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (H.I.N.) ________________________________
ENGINE
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (E.I.N.) _________________________________
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (E.I.N.)
Purchase Date
year
month
day
year
month
day
Warranty Expiry Date
To be completed by the dealer at the time of the sale
DEALER IMPRINT AREA
Please verify with your selling dealer to ensure your SEA-DOO watercraft
has been registered with Bombardier.
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CHANGE OF ADDRESS
If your address has changed, be sure to fill out and mail the card provided on this
page.
Such notification is likewise necessary for your own safety even after expiration
of the original warranty, since Bombardier will be in a position to contact you if
correction to your watercraft becomes necessary.
NOTE: This card is strictly for change of address only.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
WATERCRAFT
IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS
Model Number
Hull Identification Number (H.I.N.)
OLD ADDRESS: ______________________________________________
NAME
________________________________________________________________
NO.
STREET
APT
________________________________________________________________
CITY
STATE/PROVINCE
ZIP/POSTAL CODE
NEW ADDRESS: ______________________________________________
NAME
________________________________________________________________
NO.
STREET
APT
________________________________________________________________
CITY
STATE/PROVINCE
ZIP/POSTAL CODE
STOLEN UNITS
In the event that your watercraft is stolen, you should notify your area’s distributor
warranty department of such.
Please provide your name, address, phone number, Hull Identification Number and
date it was stolen.
Bombardier will provide a list of stolen units to all watercraft dealers on a monthly
basis to aid in recovery of such units to their owners.
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CHANGE OF ADDRESS
If your address has changed, be sure to fill out and mail the card provided on this
page.
Such notification is likewise necessary for your own safety even after expiration
of the original warranty, since Bombardier will be in a position to contact you if
correction to your watercraft becomes necessary.
NOTE: This card is strictly for change of address only.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
✁
STAMP
BOMBARDIER
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
SEA-DOO WARRANTY
VALCOURT, QUEBEC
CANADA J0E 2L0
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