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Thread: Jet ski -- possible ways for the water to get in theengine?
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Olin Lathrop wrote:
>> I just called a local dealer, and he told me that there are no such
>> mechanisms ("the watercraft is designed to operate in an upright
>> position") -- there are two air intakes, one in the front and one in
>> the back. The rider is responsible for turning the craft over within
>> 15 seconds to prevent water from entering the engine.
>
> 15 seconds is a surprisingly long time.  So what did they say would happen
> if water did get sucked into the air intake?  You might also show them the
> pictures and as if they think this is consistant with the craft getting
> rolled or some other cause.  The easiest way to get off the hook would be
> for Kawasaki to say the damage is not consitant with rider abuse.

I'm having a hard time finding a local dealer that doesn't also rent the jet
skis out (and is thus openly biased (not in my favor)). Perhaps I'm looking
in the wrong places...

I will try to call Kawasaki proper today, to see if they can point me in the
right direction.

Vitaliy

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