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My 96 seadoo gtx wont start..pulled plugs off and it turns

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My 96 seadoo gtx wont start..pulled plugs off and it turns over with of the cylinders squirts out a milky oil? And plug is covered in compression is 240
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Submitted: 3 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 3 months ago.

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With the oily substance coming from the cylinder, You are going to need to open up the carbs and do a good cleaning on them. Replacing the needles and the O-rings as you put them back together. Get rid of the old fuel and oil. After you have replaced this, give the ski a test run on a flusher. This should take care of your issue.

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