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I have a 2005 FX, it has been in the water a couple of weeks - kept on a jet ski dry dock. It was running well all weekend then when I pushed it into the water it idled fine and pushed water through the back but when I tried to accelrate the RPM's would increase but there was no power and it vibrated substantially. I could barely get enough power to get it back on the dry dock. Any thoughts?

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  • perrotta Jul 20, 2009

    You were exactly right, a piece of rope had been sucked into the impeler - got it out but broke the plate covering it so I need a replacement part still. Thanks for your help!!

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Try draining the gas out of the tank and replace with new gas, there may be water in the system you can also run about 3 ounches of dry gas through the system along with a full tank of gas after draining the tank. A good way to see if there is water in the gas is to drain the gas into a semi clear container and look to see if there is water present, if it is present it will settle to the bottom of the container and be clearly visible. P.S. I may have misunderstood you description, if you said that you can rev it up but you get no acceleration the problem is in the hydrojet pump look under to see if there is any thing such as a length of rope that has been sucked into the intake water port if so you must clear out obstruction in the worst case scenario the shear pin is broke and you must disassemble to service impellar shesr pin.

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