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How to Replace the Water Pump on a Sea Doo Jet Ski

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If taken care of properly, the Sea-Doo personal water craft is not prone to operational problems. One important part of Sea-Doo maintenance is servicing the water pump regularly. This part pumps water throughout the engine of the Sea-Doo, which in turn, keeps it from overheating. The pump consists of an impeller and gaskets, which need to be changed at least once a season if the Sea-Doo is used regularly.

Step 1

Access the water pump and use a screwdriver to remove all the outflow hoses attached to the pump.

Step 2

Use a screwdriver to remove the screws holding the water pump housing in place. Set them aside and lift the pump housing out.

Step 3

Use the impeller tool to remove the impeller nut from the pump housing. The threads are left-handed threads, so the impeller nut has to be turned to the right for removal and to the left for installation.

Step 4

Remove the old impeller, and place the new impeller from the water pump kit into the pump housing. Place a fresh gasket from the water pump kit onto the seal of the pump housing and then replace the propeller nut by turning it left with the impeller tool.

Step 5

Set the pump housing back in place and replace the mounting screws with the screwdriver.

Step 6

Use the screwdriver to replace the outflow hoses.

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About the Author

Andrea Walk began writing in 2001, authoring user guides for technical software. She holds a Bachelor of Arts in political science from Loyola University, where she was a member of the Dean's Grade Review Committee for English. Walk is a member of the Automotive X-Prize team Global-E.

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