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    Stuff in the Impeller?

    I have been enjoying my running 95 SL 750 for a few trips to the river, when suddenly it starts making a really bad noise. Sounds like rocks stuck inside a fan. So I kill it, and check the nozzle and pull out a small rock and a piece of flat metal. The noise does not go away, so I put it back on the trailer.

    How I sucked up a rock, or anything else, in the middle of a river is beyond me. The bigger question is: did the metal get sucked in, or was it part of the ski? (random metal floating in the Ohio river? my odds are not good)

    So I will be pulling it apart to see what happened as soon as I have the time. The weather is getting chilly here anyway, so I am moving on to Quads anyway.

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    Click avatar for tech links/info K447's Avatar
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    Remove the jet pump, look for damage.

    Also check the pump bearings for any signs of slop, wobble, or grittiness.

    Pump removal info in my signature links.

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