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    Need some help with rxp

    ON the last ride of the year my 08 RXP loss a lot of power. We pulled away from the ramp into a no wake zone and the engine warning light came on. Pulled right back in and looked under the seat and there was no coolant in the holding tank. filled it up and rode for a few with no problems until I lost a lot of power the speedo only read about 50 but I still had 8100 rpm. Pulled it back in and put it up for the winter not wanting to look at it because I have a feeling this will cost a good chunk of change. Also the ski is a little moded with 3" air intake, riva grate and thru hull exhaust. Any advice would be awesome.


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    The ski should still be under warranty????Yes??No???Something like that i would take back to the dealer...Especially if your loosing antifreeze and power..

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    head gasket me thinks...do a pressure test on the head.

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    how easy is it to burn the pistons/rings?

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    It almost sounds like you got some trash in the pump. Slow speed full RPM Blocked cooling line and overheated.

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    Quote Originally Posted by beerdart View Post
    It almost sounds like you got some trash in the pump. Slow speed full RPM Blocked cooling line and overheated.
    Very likely BUT were did all the anti freeze go??

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    Quote Originally Posted by Snoman View Post
    Very likely BUT were did all the anti freeze go??

    Not sure Is there antifreeze in the hull? Loose clamp? Boil over? Just hoping for the easy solution. Then we can go down the head gasket road.

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    No the antifreeze was just gone no water in the bottom of the hull @ all

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    is this a brand new ski??? maybe the dealer didnt fill the cooling system up have you checked the oil?

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    yea i check the fluids frequently and it was the end of my second full season with the ski, just not that last ride and as soon as the engine light came on I pulled it up on shore and checked everything and everything was fine other than the coolant.

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