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  • 2008 WaveRunnerFX SHO

    FX Cruiser SHO

    OWNERS/OPERATORS MANUAL

    READ THIS MANUALCAREFULLY BEFORE OPERATION! F1W-F8199-10

    U.S.A. Edition

    LIT-18626-07-87

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  • Important manual informationEJU30180

    To the owner/operatorThank you for choosing a Yamaha watercraft.This owners/operators manual contains in-formation you will need for proper operation,maintenance, and care. A thorough under-standing of these simple instructions will helpyou to obtain maximum enjoyment from yournew Yamaha. If you have any questionsabout the operation or maintenance of yourwatercraft, please consult a Yamaha dealer.Because Yamaha has a policy of continuingproduct improvement, this product may not beexactly as described in this owners/opera-tors manual. Specifications are subject tochange without notice.This manual should be considered a perma-nent part of this watercraft and should remainwith it even if the watercraft is subsequentlysold.In this manual, information of particular impor-tance is distinguished in the following ways:

    The Safety Alert Symbol means ATTEN-TION! BECOME ALERT! YOUR SAFETY ISINVOLVED!

    WARNINGEWJ00070

    Failure to follow WARNING instructionscould result in severe injury or death to themachine operator, passengers, a bystand-er, or a person inspecting or repairing thewatercraft.

    CAUTION:ECJ00090

    A CAUTION indicates special precautionsthat must be taken to avoid damage to thewatercraft.

    NOTE:A NOTE provides key information to makeprocedures easier or clearer.

    EJU30220

    WaveRunner FX SHO/FX Cruiser SHOOWNERS/OPERATORS MANUAL

    2007 by Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

    1st Edition, November 2007All rights reserved.

    Any reprinting or unauthorized use without the written permission of Yamaha Motor Corporation, USA

    is expressly prohibited.Printed in USA

    P/N LIT-18626-07-87

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  • Table of contents

    General and important labels...........1Identification numbers .................... 1

    Primary Identification (PRI-ID) number ........................................... 1

    Hull Identification Number (HIN) ........ 1Engine serial number ........................ 1

    Emission control information .......... 2Approval label of emission control

    certificate ........................................ 2Manufactured date label .................... 3Star labels ......................................... 3

    Important labels .............................. 5Warning labels ................................... 6Other labels ....................................... 8

    Safety information........................... 10Limitations on who may operate

    the watercraft ............................ 10Cruising limitations ....................... 11Operation requirements ............... 13Recommended equipment ........... 15Hazard information ....................... 16Watercraft characteristics ............. 16Water-skiing ................................. 18Rules of the Road ........................ 20To get more boating safety

    information ................................ 24Enjoy your watercraft

    responsibly ................................ 25

    Features and functions...................26Location of main components ...... 26Operation of controls and other

    functions .................................... 30Seats ............................................... 30Hood ................................................ 31Fuel tank filler cap ........................... 31Remote control transmitter .............. 32Engine stop switch .......................... 33Engine shut-off switch ..................... 33Start switch ...................................... 34Right handlebar switches ................ 34Throttle lever ................................... 34

    Cooling water pilot outlets ............... 34Steering system ............................... 35Tilt lever ........................................... 36Shift lever ........................................ 36Quick Shift Trim System (QSTS)

    selector ........................................ 37Handgrip .......................................... 39Reboarding step .............................. 39Bow eye ........................................... 39Stern eyes ....................................... 40Pull-up cleats

    (for FX Cruiser SHO) ................... 40Yamaha Engine Management

    System (YEMS) ........................... 40Yamaha Security System ................ 40No-wake mode ................................ 42Cruise assist .................................... 44Multifunction information center ...... 45Storage compartments .................... 55

    Operation ......................................... 59Fuel and oil .................................. 59

    Gasoline .......................................... 59Engine oil ......................................... 60Filling the fuel tank .......................... 60

    Pre-operation checks ................... 61Pre-operation check list ................... 61Pre-operation check points .............. 63

    Operation ..................................... 71Engine break-in ............................... 71Launching the watercraft ................. 72Starting the engine .......................... 72Stopping the engine ........................ 74Leaving the watercraft ..................... 74

    Operating your watercraft ............ 74Getting to know your watercraft ....... 74Learning to operate your

    watercraft ..................................... 74Riding with passengers ................... 75Starting the watercraft ..................... 76Boarding and starting in

    deep water ................................... 77Capsized watercraft ......................... 80Turning the watercraft ..................... 81

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    Stopping the watercraft ................... 82Beaching the watercraft ................... 83Docking the watercraft ..................... 83Reverse on waterways .................... 83Rough water operation .................... 83

    Post-operation care ...................... 84Transporting ................................. 85

    Maintenance and care..................... 86Storage ......................................... 86

    Flushing the cooling system ............ 86Lubrication ....................................... 87Fuel system ..................................... 87Battery ............................................. 87Cleaning the watercraft ................... 88

    Maintenance and adjustments ..... 89Owners/operators manual and

    tool kit ........................................... 89Periodic maintenance chart ............. 91Checking the fuel system ................ 93Engine oil and oil filter ..................... 93Air filter element .............................. 94Checking the jet thrust nozzle

    angle ............................................ 94Checking the shift cable .................. 94Checking and adjusting the throttle

    cable ............................................ 95Cleaning and adjusting the spark

    plugs ............................................ 96Lubrication points ............................ 98Checking the battery ....................... 99Fuel injection system ..................... 101

    Specifications................................ 102Specifications .............................. 102

    Trouble recovery ........................... 103Troubleshooting ......................... 103

    Troubleshooting chart .................... 103Emergency procedures .............. 106

    Cleaning the jet intake and impeller ...................................... 106

    Jumping the battery ....................... 107Replacing the fuses ....................... 108

    Towing the watercraft .................... 109Submerged watercraft ................... 109

    Consumer information ................. 110Limited warranty ......................... 110YAMAHA EXTENDED SERVICE

    (Y.E.S.) ................................... 112

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  • General and important labels

    1

    EJU30260

    Identification numbers Record the Primary Identification (PRI-ID)number, Hull Identification Number (HIN), andengine serial number in the spaces providedfor assistance when ordering spare parts froma Yamaha dealer. Also record and keep theseID numbers in a separate place in case yourwatercraft is stolen.EJU30281

    Primary Identification (PRI-ID) number The PRI-ID number is stamped on a plate at-tached inside the engine compartment.MODEL:FX1800-G (FX SHO)FX1800A-G (FX Cruiser SHO)

    EJU30300

    Hull Identification Number (HIN) The HIN is stamped on a plate attached to theaft deck.

    EJU30310

    Engine serial number The engine serial number is stamped on aplate attached to the engine unit.

    1 Primary Identification (PRI-ID) number loca-tion

    1

    1 Hull Identification Number (HIN) location

    1 Engine serial number location

    1

    1

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  • General and important labels

    2

    EJU30350

    Emission control information This engine conforms to 2008 U.S. Environ-mental Protection Agency (EPA) and/or Cali-fornia Air Resources Board (CARB)regulations for marine SI engines.This engine is certified to operate on regularunleaded gasoline.

    EJU30400

    Approval label of emission control certificate This label is attached to the top of