Boat

Have Boat Questions? Ask a Boat Repair Expert.

Connect one-on-one with {0} who will answer your question

Related Boat Questions
I have a Yamaha EX Sport Jet Ski with a rock wedged at very
I have a Yamaha EX Sport Jet Ski with a rock wedged at very end of impeller. How hard it is to disassemble the end piece to get at it. … read more
Ted G.
Ted G.
Rigger, Diagnostician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
2,678 satisfied customers
Jeremy. I just bought a 2001 1200cc Yamaha wave runner
Hi Jeremy. I just bought a 2001 1200cc Yamaha wave runner off my uncle and we used it every year so I just bought it for my kids. It ran fine then started hesitating and not running at top speed. We c… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
Hi - I am looking at buying a Kawasaki stx1100 99 model with
Hi - I am looking at buying a Kawasaki stx1100 99 model with 211 hrs on the clock - I am going to go and look at it tomorrow and wondered if you had any advise for me on what to look for. Is 211 hrs a… read more
Malta Tech
Malta Tech
Marine Tech
High School or GED
287 satisfied customers
Hi Jeremy. Its Dan again. Well, some things have changed
Hi Jeremy. It's Dan again. Well, some things have changed since I spoke with you last. I have purchased two more jet skis. And of course with more skis, comes more questions. First to say that the '95… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
I have a 1998 Yamaha gp1200 jet ski it has 120comp in all three
I have a 1998 Yamaha gp1200 jet ski it has 120comp in all three cyl runs great but will not go over 45mph check with gps… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
Got a 1989 yamaha waverunner 500 that lost spark after hitting
Got a 1989 yamaha waverunner 500 that lost spark after hitting a big wave of water. Any ideas?… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
Im looking at purchasing a 2003 Polaris MSX 140 jet ski for
I'm looking at purchasing a 2003 Polaris MSX 140 jet ski for $2500 with trailer. It has about 60 hours on the unit. An older gentleman had purchased it new in 04 and it has had little use and is in gr… read more
orcamarine
orcamarine
Proprietor
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
7 satisfied customers
I want to install a tow valve on my 98 yamaha xl1200w. I need
I want to install a tow valve on my 98 yamaha xl1200w. I need to know which hose it goes into and location on jet ski. Photo or diagram if possible please. email me [email protected] Thanks!… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
i have a 2001 yamaha jet ski GP800AZ, which is hard to start
i have a 2001 yamaha jet ski GP800AZ, which is hard to start and dies when ideling. Runs great once it gets started, but it is taking longer and longer to get started and running good each time we sta… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
I am looking at buying a used jet ski - 07 YAMAHA WAVERUNNER
I am looking at buying a used jet ski - 07' YAMAHA WAVERUNNER JETSKI. 110 HORSE POWER 4 STROKE MOTOR. SKI WAS SERVICED EVERY 50 HRS BY CERTIFIED MECHANIC. It was a rental and has 400 hours on it. Pric… read more
Captain Dave
Captain Dave
Marine Mechanic
Master's Degree
2,672 satisfied customers
compression check on a 2004 yamaha waverunner fx high output
compression check on a 2004 yamaha waverunner fx high output 218 ,215 ,195 ,200 ,61 hours on machine ,im concerned about compression drop on 3rd and 4th cylinder ,your thoughts ,thx ,martin new mexico… read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
I have a 2003 Yamaha XLT 1200 jet ski. It is fairly new to
I have a 2003 Yamaha XLT 1200 jet ski. It is fairly new to us so we are not that familiar with it but have got an audible alarm several times that says EXH or something slong those lines. A couple of … read more
Joe
Joe
Owner Kingsland Auto & Marine Services
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,396 satisfied customers
2000 Yamaha 1200 XL supposedly sucked something into the engine
2000 Yamaha 1200 XL supposedly sucked something into the engine and previous owner was told by mechanic that the shaft may have hot spots and may lock up. Was told to remove shaft and trim it down to … read more
Jeremy R.
Jeremy R.
MarineTechnician
9,023 satisfied customers
We are considering a purchase of 2 2003 Polaris Jet Skis (3
We are considering a purchase of 2 2003 Polaris Jet Skis (3 seater - MX140) along with a trailer. They each have about 50 hours on them. These would be our first water toys. The price for both, includ… read more
Joe
Joe
Owner Kingsland Auto & Marine Services
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,396 satisfied customers
i have a polaris hurricane ski 1996 model. iv jus blown it
i have a polaris hurricane ski 1996 model. iv jus blown it up. put a hole in the side of the cylinder...i need to rebuild it. need new piston kit,one barrel. hopefully crank case is ok.have't yet pull… read more
Pappy's Sales and Service
Pappy's Sales and Service
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
586 satisfied customers
hello, i have found in a local yamaha dealer a 2002 waverrunner
hello, i have found in a local yamaha dealer a 2002 waverrunner fx140 jet ski (pwc) this ski was bought back for first service in 2003 with 10 hours on it and never collected again. this ski maybe for… read more
The Man on the Dock
The Man on the Dock
Marina Owner, Operator
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
74 satisfied customers
Im looking to purchase an older (89-2000) two stroke jet ski.
I'm looking to purchase an older (89-2000) two stroke jet ski. I'm a beginner (& senior) so I'm not looking for a rocketship. What should I be looking for mechanically? Check compression? seals? pumps… read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
457 satisfied customers
Hello, I recently bought 2 Yamaha Waverunner GP800R jet skis.
Hello, I recently bought 2 Yamaha Waverunner GP800R jet skis. I took them out for around 3 and a half hours a few days after I bought them with some friends. It wasn't until I was washing the salt wat… read more
RSRBOB
RSRBOB
MC / Pwc Shop Owner
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
457 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Ted G.

Ted G.

Rigger, Diagnostician

2,678 satisfied customers

40 years boating, Safe boating instruct., Offshore Race promoter, Failure Analysis, Expert Witness

Dominick

Dominick

Marine Mechanic

1,009 satisfied customers

25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified

John White

John White

Marine Mechanic

306 satisfied customers

11 years experience working on outboards, inboards, sterndrives & pwcs

Jason

Jason

Marine Mechanic

22,043 satisfied customers

Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.

Tan

Tan

MerCruiser Certified Technician

11,409 satisfied customers

40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.

Jeff G.

Jeff G.

Marine Mechanic

4,730 satisfied customers

42 years experience, Certified Master Technician, All Major Outboards, Sterndrives, Hi-Performance

Captain Dave

Captain Dave

Marine Mechanic

2,672 satisfied customers

USCG Licensed Captain, 20+ Years Boating, Fishing, Maintenance and Repair Experience

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x