So your enjoyment includes a responsibility to treat these other people, and the lands, wa- ters, and wildlife with respect and courtesy. It is recommended to have a Yamaha dealer check the battery voltage and charge the bat- tery. Move the steering pole up and down several times to make sure that operation is smooth and unrestricted throughout the whole range, and that the free play is not excessive. Be alert for conditions that ter, bad weather, or when visibility is poor; limit your visibility or block your vision of this may lead to an accident causing injury others. However, maintenance may need to be performed more frequently depending on your operating conditions. Printed in Japan April 2010—0.
Continuing to operate at higher speeds could result in severe en- gine damage. The engine break-in is essential to allow the various components of the engine to wear and polish themselves to the correct operat- ing clearances. Avoid You will inevitably fall off, so be sure you know areas with submerged objects or shal- how to get back on the watercraft once you low water. See page 23 for hood end removal and installation procedures. Release the throttle lever, and then push the engine stop switch red button to stop the en- gine. Consult a practice maneuvering in, where there is good Yamaha dealer about any control or func- visibility and light boat traffic.
A mirror can also be used as an emergency signal. More throttle produces higher thrust, so alone using just the amount of thrust the watercraft will turn more sharply. You need throttle to steer. Perform the pre-launch checks in the pre-op- eration checklist while the watercraft is on Make sure that there is no damage, leakage, land. Pull interfering with the movement of the han- your body up onto the riding tray and bal- dlebars.
Less throttle produces lower thrust, so D. Take early action to avoid collisions. Most adjustments should be left to a Yamaha dealer who has the professional knowledge and experience to make them. The bilge water can splash into the engine, which can result in severe dam- age. Contact a Yamaha dealer for more information.
To avoid fires and Yamaha does not recommend gasohol con- explosions and to reduce the risk of in- taining methanol because it can cause fuel jury when refueling, follow these in- system damage and engine performance structions. If you have any ques- tions, consult a Yamaha dealer. Scan constantly for people, objects, and Do not operate the watercraft in rough wa- other watercraft. Also, make sure that the steering pole does not have any side play. If the engine is stopped while riding, there the watercraft will turn more gradually. You are applying little or no throttle.
If have any questions, consult a Yamaha dealer. Improper repairs can make the Pre-launch checks watercraft unsafe to operate. If water is not being dis- drain it by loosening the drain screw. It is advisable to have the watercraft serviced by a Yamaha dealer prior to storage. Hood The hood is removable. See page 67 for 1 Position the hood on the deck so that the information on towing the watercraft. Shutting the engine off can cause you to hit an obstacle you are attempting to avoid.
Other- wise, serious engine damage could re- sult. To upright the watercraft: 1 Remove the clip from the engine shut-off switch. The watercraft is down in the water, and there is no wake. However, the following procedures can be Throttle cable throttle lever end performed easily by the owner. If you cannot find the cause, consult a Yamaha dealer.
If you are traveling at from the carburetor. To access the steering cable ball joint han- 2 Loosen the silencer cap and remove it. The bow of the watercraft is slightly up from the water sur- face, but you are still traveling through the water. Operation of the watercraft must be in accordance with the rules and regula- tions governing the waterway on which it is used. If water has collected in the water separator, drain it. Have a Yamaha dealer perform the checks in the following chart.
. If you charge the battery yourself, be sure to read and follow the instructions provid-. Watch A watch is helpful so you will know how long you have been operating the watercraft. Your Yamaha watercraft is legally considered a powerboat. Also, the starter motor could is changed, and the direction of the watercraft be damaged. Re- member, watercraft and other boats do not have brakes.