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    Angry 1996 SL 900 Reset button issues

    Before I even had a chance to take my skis out this summer I am finding a issue on my SL 900.

    My master reset button keeps popping up and needs to be reset. At first it would pop us everytime I reset it and I couldn't even get a chance to start the engine and now I can get the jet ski to start and idle (out of water) but one I stop it pops the reset switch. Has anyone had problems with this button and if so how can it be fixed. I don't want to get caught on the water.

    FYI... I have a new battery and spark plugs.


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    Unplug the bilge pump.

    Does that stop the Reset button from popping out?

    If yes, replace bilge pump.

    If not fixed, leave bilge unplugged, open the electrical box, and also unplug the Yellow wire from the LR voltage regulator module.

    Does that stop the Reset button from popping out?

    If not, reconnect the Yellow and unplug the Red/Purple from the same LR module. Problem fixed?

    If not, unplug both Yellow and Red/Purple from the LR module. Problem fixed?

    If any of these solve the problem, then the LR module needs to be replaced.

    If none of these fix the problem, then either the Reset button (actually, it is a 15 Amp circuit breaker) is failing, or you have short in the wiring.

    Disconnect the Red/Purple wire that goes to the magneto stator coil. Problem fixed? If yes, then the magneto stator coil has a short to ground, and needs to be replaced.
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    I would open the eletrical box and make sure it's dry in there .

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    Reset Button

    I think its the Bilge pump as when I am moving the electrial box around I can hear it running and stopping. Where is the power hooked up to it at as I don't see a cord to it?

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    I think its the Bilge pump as when I am moving the electrial box around I can hear it running and stopping. Where is the power hooked up to it at as I don't see a cord to it?

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    Quote Originally Posted by DarrinMaas View Post
    I think its the Bilge pump as when I am moving the electrical box around I can hear it running and stopping.

    Where is the power hooked up to it at as I don't see a cord to it?
    There is a cable to the bilge pump. You just need to hunt around down there to find it.

    If moving the electrical box around makes stuff happen, then you have a loose connection or short somewhere. It could easily be inside the box.

    Open it up (don't short it against the battery posts), and check the wiring inside carefully.

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    Reset Button

    It was some freyed wires in the electrical box. Thanks for all the help!

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