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    RXP Water in Hull

    I drained 4 gallons of lake water out of the RXP hull before beginning jet pump support replacement. Does anyone have suggestions on where to look for the leak? I figure it must be a hose leak.


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    It is most likely a bailer tube hose or the carbon/ss seal on the drive shaft.

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    put plugs on fill hull with garden hosewith h2o check for water coming out of pump area if so your carbon ring on shaft is bad

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    fill it up to the bottom of the sc..WITHOUT getting water in it...Look under the boat where your driveshaft comes out...You will see a seam in the fibreglass...Very slight seam... About 1.5 inches away from the hole the driveshaft comes out of...If it leaks there take it to the dealer for warrenty repair...

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    After hearing about all the RXP's leaking in this location I decided to beef the area up a little bit with some fiberglass while my engine is out.

    The fiberglass on my pump tunnel seemed a bit thin and not very well laid so i used a sander and ground out the rough spots. I'll lay some fresh glass in this area tomorrow. I'll post pics when im done.
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    With RXP in water, I could'nt find any water leaks. I tightened all hoses, ran the ski for a half hour and its dry. I'll keep an eye on it though. Thanks for the advice.

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