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Yamaha Australia has issued a safety recall for most of its WaveRunner line-up due to a fault with the fuel-filler neck. Affected models include 2021-2022 Yamaha GP1800R, Yamaha FX, and Yamaha VX.
The Kawasaki STX160 Jet Ski has been recalled in Australia for the second time in 18 months to fix the same fault. Owners have been advised not to operate the watercraft until the safety recall has been completed.
Every Jet Ski and personal watercraft has its advantages – and room for improvement. Here, experts identify fact from fiction when it comes to known issues with Sea-Doo, Yamaha, and Kawasaki.
An early batch of 2021 Sea-Doo models equipped with a new IDF debris removal system were held back due to a technical issue, but have since been cleared.
A letter issued by Yamaha to dealers in the USA and Australia has confirmed a batch of 2021 Yamaha GP1800R SVHOs were fitted with the wrong transom plate and the parts will be replaced.
The newest model in the Kawasaki Jet Ski range has been recalled because the front cover could become detached at speed and injure the rider.
An updated recall notice has been issued for a batch of Jet Pilot kids safety vests sold from 2016 to 2018.
Second recall for the same fault on 2019 model-year Sea-Doo GTX 230, GTX 300, RXT 230, RXT-X300, and Wake Pro 230 sold in Australia. The intake grate can detach at speed and unload the rider.
The 2016 and 2017 model-year Yamaha Superjet SJ700B stand-up watercraft sold in Australia are being recalled due to a hand-grip fault.
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