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Sucked up a rock lodged all the way thru to the back of the

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sucked up a rock lodged all the way thru to the back of the propeller. We can see but can't seam to loosen anything to get the rock out. Suggestions?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Joe replied 1 year ago.
Hello,
Thank you for allowing me to assist you, my name is ***** ***** I will be happy to assist you with your concern today.
If you cannot get anything in there to remove the rock from the back/exit of the pump or the intake grate then you have 2 options:
Remove intake grate, diagram here: http://fiche.worldofpowersports.com/wps/showmodel.asp?Type=13&make=kawasakipwc&a=208&b=23&c=0&d=-JET-PUMP
Or
Remove jet pump possibly having to take it apart to remove the rock, my advice is that if the rock is that big and or that stuck, pull the pump assembly as you will also want to inspect the pump and impeller for damage from the rock this way you will know all at the same time if repairs are required.
Sometimes you can use something very long like a very long screwdriver to get the rock loose however, doing this can sometimes cause further damage as well so one must be very careful.
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