Yamaha 210 FSH Sport, 210 FSH Deluxe 2021 Owner's Manual PDF

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Summary of Content for Yamaha 210 FSH Sport, 210 FSH Deluxe 2021 Owner's Manual PDF

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data This data will be uploaded only when a spe- cial Yamaha diagnostic tool is attached to the engine, such as when maintenance checks or service procedures are performed... Yamaha will not disclose this data to a third party except in the following cases... In addi- tion, Yamaha may provide engine data to a contractor in order to outsource services re- lated to the handling of the engine data... Even in this case, Yamaha will require the contrac- tor to properly handle the engine data we provided and Yamaha will appropriately manage the data... With the consent of the boat owner Where obligated by law For use by Yamaha in litigation For general Yamaha-conducted research

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Because Yamaha has a policy of continuing product improvement, this product may not be exactly as described in this owners/oper- ators manual... Specifications are subject to change without notice... This manual should be considered a perma- nent part of this boat and should remain with it even if the boat is subsequently sold...

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recommendations ... 13 Hazard information... 14 Boat characteristics ... 14 Night operation ... 15 Wakeboarding and water-skiing ... 16 Rules of the road... 17 To get more boating safety

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Pre-operation check points ... 87 Pre-launch checks... 87 Steering system checks ... 87 Remote control lever checks ... 87 Fire extinguisher check... 88 Access port cap check ... 89 Jet intake checks... 90 Fuel system checks ... 90 Engine oil level check ... 90 Battery check... 91 Bilge water check ... 91 Drain plug check... 91 Blower switch check... 92 Navigation and anchor lights

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Hitch... 107 Trailering checklist ... 107 Backing your trailer ... 108 Launching ... 108 Loading ... 109 Lifting ... 110

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Identification number records Record your Primary Identification (PRI-ID) number, Hull Identification Number (HIN), and engine serial number in the spaces provided to assist you in ordering spare parts from your Yamaha Boat Dealer... Also, record and keep these ID numbers in a separate place in case your boat is stolen...

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Emission control information This engine family conforms to U... S... Environ- mental Protection Agency (EPA) regulations for marine SI engines applicable at the time of manufacture... This engine is certified to operate on regular unleaded gasoline...

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Important labels Read the following labels before operating this boat... If you need any additional information, contact a Yamaha Boat Dealer...

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Warning labels If any of these labels is damaged or missing, contact a Yamaha Boat Dealer for a replacement...

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All applicable electrical system components installed as original equipment meet appropriate U... S... C... G... requirements for ignition protection... (Ref... 33 CFR 183... 410 and 183... 440)

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This boat is designed to carry the operator, up to 9 passengers, and cargo... Never ex- ceed the maximum load limit or allow more than 10 persons (or 9 persons if the wake- boarder or water-skier is being pulled) to ride in the boat at any time... Weight distri- bution affects performance... Keep weight in the boat low and evenly distributed from side-to-side and bow-to-stern... Remove any unnecessary cargo and store it on shore...

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Leave a float plan with a responsible per- son on shore... Tell where you plan to go and when you plan to arrive, and provide a de- scription of your boat... Advise this person if your plans change and also when you ar- rive to prevent false alarms... A sample float plan is included on page 134...

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Attach the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) to the PFD and keep it free from the steering wheel or other controls so that the engine stops if the operator accidentally leaves the helm... Failure to attach the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) could result in a runaway boat if the operator is ejected... After operation, remove the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) and the main switch key to avoid accidental starting or unauthorized use by children or others...

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Navigation lights: Your boat is equipped with navigation lights for use between sunset and sunrise, and during periods of reduced visibility, such as fog... Be sure these lights are work- ing and are turned on when necessary... (See pages 51 and 68 for more informa- tion... )

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mote control lever completely back to idle or the neutral position produces only mini- mum thrust... If you are traveling at speeds above trolling, you will have rapidly de- creasing ability to steer without throttle... You may still have some turning ability im- mediately after moving the remote control lever back to idle, but once the engine slows down, the boat will no longer re- spond to steering wheel input until you ap- ply throttle again or you reach a trolling speed... Practice turning in an open area without obstructions until you have a good feel for the maneuver...

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Night operation When using your boat before dawn or after dusk, you must have both bow and anchor lights operating... When at anchor in the dark, the anchor light must be lit... (See pages 51, 67 and 68 for instructions... ) 210FSH DELUXE

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The wakeboarder or water-skier should wear protective clothing... Severe internal in- juries can occur if water is forced into body cavities as a result of falling into the water or while reboarding... Normal swimwear does not adequately protect against force- ful water entry into the rectum or vagina... The person being pulled should wear a wetsuit bottom or clothing that provides equivalent protection... Such clothing in- cludes thick, tightly woven, sturdy, and snug-fitting apparel such as denim, but does not include spandex or similar fab- rics, like those used in bicycle shorts...

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Rules of the road Your Yamaha boat is legally considered a powerboat... Operation of the boat must be in accordance with the rules and regula- tions governing the waterway on which it is used... Just as there are rules that apply when you are driving on streets and highways, there are waterway rules that apply when you are oper- ating your boat... These rules are used interna- tionally, and are also enforced by the United States Coast Guard and local agencies... You should be aware of these rules, and follow them whenever you encounter another vessel on the water... Several sets of rules prevail according to geographic location, but are all basically the same as the International Rules of the Road... The rules presented here in this owners/op- erators manual are condensed, and have been provided for your convenience only... Consult your local U... S... Coast Guard Auxiliary or Department of Motor Vehicles for a com- plete set of rules governing the waters in which you will be operating your boat... Steering and sailing rules Whenever two vessels on the water meet one another, one vessel has the right-of-way; it is called the stand-on vessel... The vessel that does not have the right-of-way is called the give-way or burdened vessel... These rules determine which vessel has the right-of-way, and what each vessel should do... Stand-on vessel The vessel with the right-of-way has the duty to continue its course and speed, except to avoid an immediate collision... When you maintain your direction and speed, the other vessel will be able to determine how best to avoid you...

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Crossing When two power-driven vessels are crossing each others path close enough to run the risk of collision, the vessel which has the other on the starboard (right) side must keep out of the way of the other... If the other vessel is on your starboard (right) side, you must keep out of its way; you are the give-way vessel... If the other vessel is on your port (left) side, remem- ber that you should maintain course and di- rection, provided the other vessel gives you the right-of-way, as it should...

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Other special situations There are three other rules you should be aware of when operating your boat around other vessels... Narrow channels and bends When navigating in narrow channels, you should keep to the right when it is safe and practical to do so... If the operator of a power- driven vessel is preparing to go around a bend that may obstruct the view of other wa- ter vessels, the operator should sound a pro- longed blast of four to six seconds on the horn... If another vessel is around the bend, it too should sound the horn... Even if no reply is heard, however, the vessel should still pro- ceed around the bend with caution... Fishing vessel right-of-way All vessels fishing with nets, lines, or trawls are considered to be fishing vessels under the International Rules... Vessels with trolling lines are not considered fishing vessels... Fish- ing vessels have the right-of-way regardless of position... Fishing vessels cannot, however, impede the passage of other vessels in nar- row channels... Sailing vessel right-of-way Sailing vessels should normally be given the right-of-way... The exceptions to this are: (1) When the sailing vessel is overtaking the

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This system uses buoys and signs with distinctive shapes and colors to show regulatory or advisory information... These markers are white with black letters and orange borders... They signify speed zones, restricted areas, danger areas, and general information...

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Enjoy your boat responsibly You share the areas you enjoy when operat- ing your boat with others and with nature... So your enjoyment includes a responsibility to treat these other people, and the lands, wa- ters, and wildlife with respect and courtesy... Whenever and wherever you are boating, think of yourself as the guest of those around you... Remember, for example, that the sound of your boat may be music to you, but it could be just noise to others... And the exciting splash of your wake can make waves others wont enjoy... Avoid riding close to shoreline homes and waterfowl nesting areas or other wildlife areas, and keep a respectful distance from fishermen, other boats, swimmers, and populated beaches... When travel in areas like these is unavoidable, operate slowly and obey all laws... Remember that pollution can be harmful to the environment... Do not refuel or add oil where a spill could cause damage to nature... Keep your surroundings pleasant for the peo- ple and wildlife that share the waterways: dont litter! When you go boating responsibly, with re- spect and courtesy for others, you help en- sure that our waterways stay open for the enjoyment of a variety of recreational oppor- tunities...

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Lanyard The cord or tether that connects the operator to the engine shut-off switch so the engine will stop if the operator accidentally leaves the helm...

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1 Front starboard seat (page 55) 2 Handgrip 3 Rod holder (page 64) 4 Front console seat (page 55) 5 Windshield (page 67) 6 Anchor light (page 51, 68) 7 Fuel tank filler cap (page 78) 8 Leaning post (page 55) 9 Jump seat (page 55) 10 Courtesy light (page 51) 11 Speaker 12 Cleat 13 Front port seat (page 55)

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1 Front starboard seat (page 55) 2 Handgrip 3 Rod holder (page 64) 4 Front console seat (page 55) 5 T-top (page 73) 6 Windshield (page 67) 7 Bimini top (page 74) 8 Anchor light (page 51, 67) 9 Fuel tank filler cap (page 78) 10 Leaning post (page 55) 11 Jump seat (page 55) 12 Courtesy light (page 51) 13 Speaker 14 Cleat 15 Front port seat (page 55) 16 Bow light (page 51)

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1 Swim platform (page 70) 2 Cleat 3 Wet storage compartment (page 63) 4 Rod holder (page 64) 5 Ski tow hook 6 Engine hood (page 56) 7 Enclosed storage compartment (page 61) 8 Handgrip 9 Bow light (page 51) 10 Speaker 11 Courtesy light (page 51) 12 Cooling water pilot outlet (page 94) 13 Bilge pump outlet (page 82) 14 Jump seat (page 55) 15 Livewell (page 65) 16 Reboarding grip

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1 Cleat 2 Reboarding grip 3 Ski tow hook 4 Ladder (page 70) 5 Stern eye 6 Shift gate (page 32) 7 Jet thrust nozzle 8 Intake grate 9 Speed sensor 10 Hull drain plug (page 82) 11 Articulating keel (page 34)

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1 Tachometer (page 36) 2 Multi-function display unit (page 36) 3 Compass 4 Stereo receiver (page 54) 5 Handgrip 6 Storage pocket (page 62) 7 Remote control lever (page 32) 8 Jet wash switch (page 50) 9 No-wake mode/cruise assist switch (page 50) 10 Tilt lever (page 34) 11 Glove compartment (page 62) 12 Steering wheel (page 34)

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1 Main switch (page 31) 2 Switch circuit breaker (page 53) 3 Engine shut-off switch (page 30) 4 Engine shut-off cord (lanyard) (page 30) 5 Blower switch (page 50) 6 Navigation and anchor lights switch (page 51) 7 Courtesy light switch (page 51) 8 Accessory switch 1 (page 50) 9 Accessory switch 2 (page 50) 10 Aerator switch (page 50) 11 Livewell switch (page 50) 12 Bilge pump switch (page 50) 13 Horn switch (page 50) 14 Aux input (page 54) 15 12 V DC outlet (page 54)

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1 Blower (page 92) 2 Oil tank filler cap/Dipstick (page 80) 3 Spark plug/Ignition coil 4 Air filter case 5 Fuse box (cover) (page 128)

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Battery switches The batteries and switch assembly are locat- ed in the battery compartment... This boat uses two marine batteries... One bat- tery is designated as the start battery... The start battery is connected to the starter circuit on the engine to provide current for the start- er motor... The other battery is designated as the house battery... The house battery provides power for the various accessory circuits on the boat, such as the circuits for the lighting, bilge pump, blowers and audio system...

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In normal operation, keep the START and HOUSE switches in the ON position... Keep the EMERG PARALLEL switch in the OFF position... This setting allows both batteries to be charged automatically while the engine is running... NOTICE: Do not turn the HOUSE switch to the OFF position if the boat is moored in the water as it will prevent the anchor light from functioning...

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The remote control lever for each engine con- trols both throttle and shifting... In normal op- eration, the levers are moved together... Moving the remote control levers forward from the neutral position shifts into the for- ward position, and then as the levers are moved farther, accelerates the engines for more thrust... Moving the levers back from the neutral position shifts into the reverse posi- tion, and then as the levers are moved farther, accelerates the engines for more thrust... For cruising, adjust the remote control levers so both engines are running at the same en- gine speed...

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Forward When the remote control levers are initially moved to the forward position and the boat is operating at a slow speed, the shift gates are lifted up slightly from the neutral position and jet thrust is directed downward at an angle... This function, which is called the thrust direc- tional enhancer (TDE), helps to provide good handling response when the steering wheel is turned, even though there is less thrust avail- able at low engine speeds...

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Since the strength of the jet thrust determines the speed and direction of a turn, the throttle must always be opened above idle when at- tempting a turn, except at trolling speed... Because boats steer from the stern, the stern of the boat swings out in the opposite direc- tion of your turn... If you turn to starboard, for example, the stern of the boat will swing to the left... Keep this in mind when navigating near a person in the water, such as a down wakeboarder or water-skier, or an obstacle, such as a dock...

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(3) Make sure that the tilt lever returns to its original position and that the steering wheel is securely locked in place...

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Tachometers The boat is equipped with two tachometers... The tachometer on the left is for the port en- gine... The one on the right is for the starboard engine...

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1 Fuel level bar graph Displays the amount of fuel remaining in the fuel tank... Depending on the amount of remaining fuel, the bar graph is displayed in 3 colors: blue, yellow, and red...

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2 Water temperature Displays the ambient water temperature in degrees Fahrenheit or degrees Celsius...

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1 Warning bar Displays the warning icons... When a warning icon is displayed, tap the icon to display the warning message for that icon...

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Displays the average dis- tance that was traveled on 1... 0 gallon or 1... 0 liter of fuel since the item was last re- set... When gallons are selected for the display units, the value is displayed in miles and when liters are selected for the display units, the value is displayed in kilome- ters...

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Brightness setting screen The multi-function display has a day mode and a night mode... The brightness can be set separately for the day mode and for the night mode...

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To adjust the brightness: To make the display darker, drag the slider to the left... To make the display brighter, drag the slider to the right...

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Tap the desired language, and then tap the Save button to save the setting... To display the setting screen without saving the language setting, tap the Back button...

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TIP: To return to the factory reset screen without resetting the settings, tap the NO button...

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Warnings If a malfunction or fault occurs, a warning buzzer will sound and a warning icon and warning message will be displayed on the center display...

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Low oil pressure warning If the oil pressure does not rise to specifica- tion, a warning will appear on the multi-func- tion display and the buzzer will sound... If a fault is detected for an engine, Low Oil Pres- sure will be displayed... At the same time, the engine speed is automatically limited to help prevent damage... If this occurs, reduce the engine speed, return to shore or maneuver to a safe location, and check the engine oil level... (See page 80 for engine oil level checking procedures... ) If the oil level is low, add enough engine oil to raise it to the proper level... If the oil level is suf- ficient, have a Yamaha Boat Dealer check the engine...

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Over temperature warning This model is equipped with an over temper- ature warning system... If the engines start to overheat, a warning will appear on the multi- function display and the buzzer will sound... If an engine is overheating, Over Tempera- ture will be displayed... At the same time, the engine speed is automatically limited to help prevent damage... If this occurs, immediately reduce the engine speed, return to shore or maneuver to a safe location, and check for water discharge at the cooling water pilot outlets... There are cooling water pilot outlets on the starboard side of the hull... Check that water comes out of the outlets while the en- gines are running, particularly while applying throttle... If you do not see any water at the outlets, cooling water may not be circulating in the engines...

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Operating the boat with a minimal wake (no-wake mode) The no-wake mode is useful for operating the boat at a steady speed with a minimal wake... This is especially convenient when traveling in harbors, channels, or other areas posted with low speed limits as no wake zones... The no-wake mode can be activated only when the engines are operating at idle speed... To activate the no-wake mode: (1) Put the remote control levers in the TDE

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Operating the boat in reverse with more thrust (reverse RPM control) Engine speed in reverse is limited to approx- imately 4500 rpm... If more thrust is required when the boat is traveling in reverse, use the reverse RPM control... WARNING! Be pre- pared to reduce throttle as soon as the boat moves as desired... Otherwise, the boat may become unstable, which could result in loss of control and an accident... To activate the reverse RPM control: (1) Move the remote control levers back-

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3 Accessory switch 1 These switches can be used to operate a fish finder or other electronic device that is installed later as an acces- sory... For more information, contact a Yamaha Boat Dealer...

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Navigation and anchor lights switch This toggle switch controls the bow light and anchor light... Push the upper side of the switch to turn on both the bow light and an- chor light for night running (NAV)... Push the lower side of the switch to operate the anchor light alone when anchored at night (ANC)... Put the switch in the middle position to turn off all lights... (See page 67 and 68 for more in- formation... )

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Aerator switch Use this switch to circulate the water in the livewell... Push the MNL side of the switch to circulate water continuously in the livewell... Push the AUTO side of the switch to circu- late water in the livewell according to the on and off operation settings... Put the switch in the middle position to stop circulating water... (See page 42 for information on setting the automatic operation settings... )

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Switch circuit breakers The electrical circuit for each switch is protected by a circuit breaker... If the button pops out, push it back in with your finger... If it pops out again, ask a Yamaha Boat Dealer to inspect the electrical system...

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Stereo system A stereo receiver is standard... The stereo sys- tem consists of the receiver, speakers, auxil- iary input jack, USB terminal, and Bluetooth... Refer to the stereo system Operation Manual included with your boat...

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The leaning post for these models is equipped with a backrest... The position of the backrest can be changed by pulling the strap toward the bow or toward the stern... By mov- ing the backrest, you can change the seating position of the leaning post to face the bow or face the stern...

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Engine hood The engine hood can be opened to access the engine... The engine hood latches are located under the front of the leaning post... To open the engine hood, pull the engine hood latches up and lift the engine hood... NOTICE: 210FSH DELUXE: Do not open the engine hood while the anchor light is installed... Otherwise, the anchor light could be damaged...

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Anchor storage compartment The anchor storage compartment is located at the bow... To open the anchor storage compartment: (1) Pull the lock handle up... (2) Turn the lock handle clockwise and then

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Insulated fish box The fish box is located under the front star- board seat... It is insulated, and can be filled with some ice to help keep fish cold while boating... The box is self-draining... To open the fish box: Unhook the latch, and then open the front starboard seat...

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Lockable storage compartment The lockable storage compartment is located on the bow side of the console... The lockable storage compartment has a large compartment suitable for use as an on- board changing room and can also accom- modate a portable toilet (not included)... WARNING! Do not open the lockable stor- age compartment while the boat is mov- ing... The lockable storage compartment lid could block your vision of others... In addi- tion, the lockable storage compartment lid could close unexpectedly due to the movement of the boat and you could be pinched... Carbon monoxide (CO) can cause brain damage or death... Carbon monoxide can be present in this compart- ment... Signs of carbon monoxide poison- ing include nausea, headache, dizziness, drowsiness, and lack of consciousness... Get fresh air if anyone shows signs of car- bon monoxide poisoning... To open the lockable storage compartment: While pulling the lockable storage compart- ment latch, lift the lockable storage compart- ment lid...

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To close the lockable storage compartment: Push the lockable storage compartment lid down to securely lock it in place... To lock the lockable storage compartment: (1) Close the lockable storage compart-

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Enclosed storage compartment (star- board) The enclosed storage compartment is a large storage compartment that is located on the starboard side of the boat... To open the enclosed storage compartment: Pull the enclosed storage compartment door latch to open the door...

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Storage pocket The storage pocket is located on the star- board side of the glove compartment... The storage pocket is equipped with an aux- iliary input jack and USB terminal for the ste- reo system, and a 12 V DC outlet...

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Bucket storage compartment The bucket storage compartment is located in the center of the boat at the bow... To open the bucket storage compartment: (1) Pull the lock handle up... (2) Turn the lock handle, and then open the

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To close the bucket storage compartment: (1) Close the rear platform hatch... (2) Turn the lock handle and make sure that

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Livewell The livewell for holding live bait and fish is lo- cated on the starboard side of the boat at the stern... To open the livewell: Pull the latch to open the livewell lid...

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The battery compartment is located on the port side of the boat at the stern... To open the battery compartment: Unhook the latch, and then open the battery compartment lid...

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Anchor light (210FSH SPORT) The anchor light is located at the top of the T- top... It is also the all-around light for naviga- tion at night or in low-visibility conditions... (See page 50 for information on the anchor light on... ) To use the anchor light: Pull the lock tab, raise the anchor light, and then move the lock tab to its original position to lock the anchor light in place...

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The boat is equipped with a removable an- chor light... It is also the all-around light for navigation at night or in low-visibility condi- tions... (See page 51 for information on the an- chor light on... ) The anchor light is stored in the lockable stor- age compartment... To set up the anchor light: (1) Open the lockable storage compart-

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(5) Open the cap of the anchor light socket, fit the protrusion on the anchor light into the slot in the socket, and then install the light into the socket...

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Stay away from the swim platform area while the engine is running... Exhaust gases coming from underneath it contain carbon monoxide, a colorless, odorless gas which may cause brain damage or death when inhaled... Symptoms include nausea, dizzi- ness, and drowsiness...

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If the jet wash system will not be used for an extended period, turn the shut-off valve to the closed position... To prevent water from freezing in the jet wash hos- es when storing the boat in freezing temperatures, drain the water from the hoses... For more information, contact a Yamaha Boat Dealer... Before using the jet wash system, make sure that the shut-off valve is in the open position... If water leaks from the hose fitting or coil hose or if you notice any other problem, turn the shut-off valve to the closed po- sition immediately...

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To stop using the jet wash: (1) Push the jet wash switch... (2) Stop the engines... (See page 98... ) (3) Push the collar on the hose fitting inward,

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T-top (210FSH SPORT) The bimini top can be installed to use the T- top as a sunshade or rain cover for the leaning post... (See page 74 for bimini top removal and installation procedures... )

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Bimini top (210FSH SPORT) The T-top is equipped with a bimini top, which can be used as a sunshade or rain cov- er for the leaning post... The bimini top can be removed and installed...

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Bimini top (210FSH DELUXE) Setting up the bimini top To set up the bimini top: (1) Raise the bimini top...

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Do not trailer the boat with the bimini top in the fully extended or upright storage po- sition... Put the bimini top in the fully col- lapsed position to avoid damage...

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Trailering with the bimini top The bimini top must be secured to the boat when it is being trailered... When the boat is trailered with a genuine Yamaha boat cover, simply store the bimini top in the fully col- lapsed position and install the boat cover... If a boat cover is not used, wrap an elastic cord around the top and secure the ends to the ski tow hook to restrict movement...

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ethanol content does not exceed 10% and the fuel meets minimum octane ratings... E-85 is a fuel blend containing 85% ethanol and therefore must not be used in this boat... All ethanol blends containing more than 10% ethanol can cause fuel system damage or en- gine performance problems... Yamaha does not recommend gasohol con- taining methanol because it can cause fuel system damage and engine performance problems... To fill the fuel tank: (1) Before refueling, turn off the engine... Nev-

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Engine Med RX Fuel Additive As the fuel mixture burns in your engines combustion chambers, carbon deposits are left behind... Over time, these deposits can re- duce performance and even cause engine damage... Marine engines tend to run at lower operating temperatures than other engines, making them more likely to accumulate these harmful deposits... Engine Med RX, available from your Yamaha Boat Dealer, is formulated to remove existing deposits and, when used continuously, pre- vent new ones from forming, while also help- ing to keep fuel injectors and other fuel system components clean for proper perfor- mance and longer engine life...

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use... Yamalube oils take full advantage of the base oils qualities and blend in the ideal bal- ance of additives to make sure the final oil clears our performance standards... Thus, Yamalube mineral, semisynthetic and syn- thetic oils have their own distinct characters and value... Yamahas experience gained over many years of research and development into oil since the 1960s helps make Yamalube the best choice for your Yamaha engine...

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Draining the bilge water on land This model is equipped with multiple drain plugs... Bilge water from the various compartments flows through drain passages and collects in the bottom of the hull... The bilge water can be drained from the boat by removing the hull drain plug...

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Even if the bilge pump switch is not turned on, the bilge pump will detect when there is excessive water in the bilge and will automat- ically drain most of it through the bilge pump outlet... This function works automatically, even if the battery switches are turned to the off position...

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When the bilge pump operates automati- cally, the bilge pump will not stop until most of the bilge water is drained...

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The engine break-in period is essential to al- low the various components of the engines to wear and polish themselves to the correct operating clearances... This ensures proper performance and promotes longer compo- nent life... (1) Check the engine oil level... (See page 80

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Fire extinguisher Check readiness of the extinguisher... 88 Hull Check hull for damage and cracks before launching... Access port cap Check for proper installation... 89 Jet intakes Check that no debris is in the intake before launching... 90 Fuel system Check fuel system for leaks... 90 Engine oil level Check engine oil level; add as necessary... 80 Battery Check battery condition, mounting, and connection... 91 Bilge water Check the engine compartment for bilge water... 91 Drain plugs Check the drain plugs for damage and foreign material

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The steering and shifting pre-operation checks will require two persons: one person to oper- ate the controls and one person to observe the proper operation at the stern...

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Make sure both the jet thrust nozzles change directions as the steering wheel is turned... The jet thrust nozzles should point to star- board (right) when the wheel is turned to the right... The jet thrust nozzles should point to port (left) when the wheel is turned to the left... There should not be free play between the steering wheel and the jet thrust nozzles... In addition, check that the direction of the artic- ulating keel changes according to the move- ment of the jet thrust nozzles...

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fire extinguisher whenever the boat is operat- ed... Make sure at least one fire extinguisher is aboard and full; two fire extinguishers are recommended... See the instructions supplied by the extinguisher manufacturer to deter- mine the indication of the condition... A fire extinguisher is not standard equipment with this boat... If you do not have a fire extin- guisher, contact your local Yamaha Boat Dealer or fire extinguisher dealer for one meeting the proper specifications...

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A FIRE-PORT is mounted below the lean- ing post... Use this port to spray the contents of a fire extinguisher into the engine compart- ment if a fire breaks out in the engine area... WARNING! If there is a fire in the engine compartment, opening the hatch will add more oxygen to the fire, increasing the risk of a larger fire or an explosion... If you see smoke or otherwise suspect a fire, you can look through the transparent flaps of the FIRE-PORT to look for signs of flames... If there is a fire, push the nozzle of the fire ex- tinguisher through the FIRE-PORT and fol- low the manufacturers instructions to empty the contents of the fire extinguisher into the engine compartment... A clean agent type fire extinguisher is rec- ommended; a chemical-type fire extinguisher may not be adequate in this application...

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Fuel system checks Check the fuel filler hoses and joints in the en- gine compartment for damage, looseness, and signs of leaking... At least annually, or if a problem is suspected, check the fuel tank and fuel filler hoses and clamps... Have a Yamaha Boat Dealer check the fuel tank and fuel filler hoses and clamps... WARNING! If there are signs of leaking fuel, do not op- erate the boat until the source of the fuel leak is found and corrected... Gasoline and its vapors are highly flammable and explo- sive...

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Drain plug check Loosen the drain plug and remove it, and then make sure that the plug and the O-ring on the hull drain plug is not damaged and that there is no foreign material on the threads or the O-ring on the hull drain plug... NOTICE: Before installing the drain plug, clean the drain plug threads and the O-ring on the hull drain plug to remove any foreign ma- terials, such as dirt or sand... Otherwise, the drain plug could be damaged, allowing water to enter the engine compartment... Make sure that the drain plug is tightened securely before launching the boat... Other- wise, water may flood the boat and cause it to submerge... Securely install the drain plug by tightening it until it stop...

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Gasoline vapors can explode... Before starting the engine, check the engine compartment for gasoline, gasoline va- pors, and loose electrical connections, and then operate the blower for at least 4 minutes... Do not start the engine or oper- ate the blower if you can smell gasoline vapors in the engine compartment or if there are any loose electrical connections... Contact a Yamaha Boat Dealer if there is a problem you cannot locate or correct...

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Engine shut-off cord (lanyard) check Make sure that the engine shut-off cord (lan- yard) is not damaged... If the cord is damaged, replace it... WARNING! Never try to repair the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) or tie it together... The engine shut-off cord (lan- yard) may not pull free when the operator falls off, allowing the boat to continue to run and cause an accident...

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A continuous flow of water from the pilot outlets shows that water is flowing through the engine cooling water passag- es... If water is not flowing out of the pilot outlets during operation, do not continue to run the engines... Overheating and seri- ous damage could occur... (See Over tem- perature warning on page 45 for more information... )

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Add fuel if necessary... (See page 78 for infor- mation on filling the fuel tank... )

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Driving your boat Getting to know your boat Operating your boat requires skills acquired through practice over a period of time... Take the time to learn the basic techniques well before attempting more difficult maneuvers... Boating with your new boat can be a very en- joyable activity, providing you with hours of pleasure... But it is essential to familiarize your- self with the operation of the boat to achieve the skill necessary to enjoy boating safely... Before operating this boat, read this own- ers/operators manual, the Operation In- struction card, and all labels on the boat... Pay particular attention to the safety information beginning on page 10... These materials should give you an understanding of the boat and its operation... This boat is designed to carry one operator and up to 9 passengers...

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(4) Attach the engine shut-off cord (lanyard) to your PFD... Install the clip onto the en- gine shut-off switch by pushing the clip groove over the nut beneath the knob... Be sure the cord is not wrapped around the steering wheel or tangled in the con- trols... WARNING! Check that the en- gine shut-off cord (lanyard) is attached correctly... If the engine shut- off cord (lanyard) is not attached cor- rectly, it may not pull free when the operator falls off, allowing the boat to

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If the starter motors are engaged con- tinuously for more than 5 seconds, the battery will become quickly discharged and it will be impossible to start the en- gines... The starter motors may also be damaged if they are engaged continu- ously for more than 5 seconds...

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Leaving a dock Because boats steer from the stern, the stern first moves in the direction opposite your de- sired turn... It is especially important to under- stand this characteristic when leaving a dock... If you move the remote control levers to the forward position and simply turn the steering wheel to steer the bow away from the dock, as you would when driving a car out of a parking space, you will drive the stern of the boat into the dock... The following steps are basic maneuvering techniques which can be used in most cir- cumstances: (1) With the engines idling and the bow still

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C... Pulling the remote control levers back to idle or neutral position produces only minimum thrust... If you are traveling at speeds above trolling, you will have rap- idly decreasing ability to steer without throttle... You may still have some turning ability immediately after pulling the re- mote control levers back to idle, but when the engines slows down, the boat will no longer respond to steering wheel input until you apply throttle again or you reach a trolling speed... At trolling speed, the boat can be turned gradually by steering wheel position alone using just the amount of thrust available at engine idle...

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The boat is not equipped with a separate braking system... It is stopped by water resis- tance after the remote control levers are moved back to idle... From full speed, the boat stops in approximately 115 m (377 ft) after the remote control levers are moved back to idle... The stopping distance varies depending on gross weight, water surface conditions, and wind direction... The stated straight-line stopping distance should be used for a refer- ence... The boat slows down as soon as the remote control levers are returned to idle but will coast for a distance before fully stopping... If you are not sure you can stop in time before hitting an obstacle, apply throttle and turn in another direction...

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(3) Approach the dock at idle speed... Use re- verse as necessary during slow-speed maneuvering to help control speed and direction... Position the boat according to wind and water conditions... WARNING! Do not use your hand, arm, or other parts of your body to try to keep the boat from hitting the dock... You could be injured if the boat pushes against the dock...

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Small pebbles, sand, seaweed, and oth- er debris can be sucked into the jet in- takes and impair or damage the impellers... Always stop the engines be- fore beaching the boat... Be sure the boat is in water 90 cm (3 ft) deep from the bottom of the boat before starting the engines again...

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To cross a wake or swell, change your speed and choose the angle at which you cross the wake or swell... Usually, a slower speed and quartering the wake (crossing at an angle) will reduce the jolt... Two other things you may notice... The first is that crossing a group of wakes or swells is not as easy or smooth as crossing just one wake... The second is that when you quarter

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Post-operation checks These post-operation procedures are devel- oped to help preserve the long-term appear- ance and reliability of your boat... Perform these procedures as soon as possible after the boat is loaded back on the trailer after the days use... Some owners prefer to moor their boat sea- sonally, rather than keeping it on the trailer between uses... Extended mooring is not recommended by Yamaha, but can be performed if proper precautions are taken to help guard against prolonged environ- mental exposure and marine growth... Proper flushing of the cooling system is not possible with the boat in the water... In addi- tion, conditions such as stray electrical volt- age in the water, marine organisms, and saltwater corrosion can adversely affect the life of many boat components... NOTICE: Leaving the boat in the water for extended periods will accelerate the rate of normal deterioration of the exposed drive compo- nents... If you do decide to moor your boat, be sure to remove it from the water periodically to clean the hull and jet pump area... The frequency of maintenance required will depend upon whether the water is salt water or fresh water and other local water conditions... See your dealer for additional preventative mainte- nance recommendations on mooring and/or saltwater use for your area... (1) After putting the boat on the trailer, flush

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(11) Use a boat cover designed for your boat, or store the boat in a building or under a canopy or carport in order to prevent rain from falling onto the boat... Because all of the water will not be drained from the deck automatically, take sufficient mea- sures to prevent rainwater from entering the boat... NOTICE: Make sure that the turnbuckles on the boat cover do not contact the boat directly when using the cover... Otherwise, the boat could be damaged...

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Use safety chains between the towing vehicle and the trailer so the trailer will not detach completely from the towing vehicle if it acci- dentally comes loose from the hitch ball... Crisscross the chains under the trailer tongue so the tongue will not hit the road surface if it falls loose... Rig the chains as tightly as possi- ble while allowing just enough slack to permit tight turns... Be sure the tongue weight (vertical weight on the hitch point) is correct... Generally, 5% to 10% of the combined weight of the boat and trailer should be on the tongue... Too much or too little weight can cause difficult steering or trailer swaying...

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While traveling, check the wheel hubs on the trailer whenever you park... If a hub feels abnormally hot, have the bearing inspected before continuing your trip... On longer trips, it is a good idea to carry a set of spare wheel bearings, seals, and races...

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Each launch may have particular differences, such as ramp angle, prevailing wind, waves, and water currents... If possible, watch a cou- ple of boaters launch their boats first to notice any problems... While every boater develops a preferred launch procedure, here is a recom- mended general procedure:

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Be sure all people are standing clear, and then lift the boat slowly and just far enough to verify that the boat is securely held and properly balanced... If necessary, lower the boat again and adjust the slings...

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(4) Make sure that the area around the boat is clear, and then start the engine... Imme- diately after the engine starts, fully turn the water supply on so that water flows out continually from the jet thrust nozzle and cooling water pilot outlet... NOTICE: Never turn on the water before start- ing the engine... The water could flow back through the muffler into the crankcase causing severe engine damage... Be sure to turn on the water immediately after starting the engine to prevent engine overheating...

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(5) Remove the access port cap to let any water drain that has pooled on it... (See page 126 for access port cap removal and installation procedures... ) If the boat will be stored on the trailer nearby, leave the cap out until you prepare to launch the boat again... If the boat will be trans- ported on the trailer any distance, tem- porarily reinstall the cap and close the hatch until you get home... Open the hatch again when you arrive and remove the cap as before... Leave the cap loose until you plan to transport the boat on the trailer again... NOTICE: Leaving the ac- cess port cap out when you are not using or transporting the boat helps keep it from becoming stuck in the ac- cess port... (See page 126 for more in- formation... )

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(9) Wipe all vinyl and rubber components, such as the seats and engine compart- ment seals, with Yamaclean Vinyl Dress- ing or other quality vinyl protectant... NOTICE: Some well-known protec- tant products on the market can ac- tually damage vinyl over time... Consult a Yamaha Boat Dealer if you want to use a product other than Yamaclean Vinyl Protectant...

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Basic stain guide Here are basic steps to remove common stains from boat upholstery... Consult a Yamaha Boat Dealer or upholstery-cleaning professional for difficult stains...

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(2) Follow the battery manufacturers in- structions for charging... WARNING! When charging a battery, keep it well away from sparks and open flames, as it gives off explosive gases... When us- ing a battery charger, connect the bat- tery to the charger before you turn on the charger... This will prevent sparking at the terminals that could ignite bat- tery gases...

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Fuel system Fill the fuel tank with fresh fuel, adding one ounce of Fuel Med RX, available from your Yamaha Boat Dealer, to each gallon of fuel or use an equivalent according to the manufac- turers instructions... (See page 78 for informa- tion on filling the fuel tank... ) Do not top off the tank, because fuel could spill... A full fuel tank is less likely to allow condensation to collect in the tank, reducing the chance of contaminated fuel... Running the engine with treated fuel during cooling system flushing will also help protect the fuel system...

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Bearing housings Grease the bearing housing through the grease nipples... NOTICE: Fill the grease slowly and carefully, because it can dam- age the hoses and the joints... The first service should be done after 10 hours or 1 month by a Yamaha Boat Dealer... Fill the bearing housings with water-resistant grease through the grease nipples...

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Owners/operators manual It is advisable to always carry the own- ers/operators manual with you whenever you use the boat... To protect these materials from water dam- age, it would be a good idea to put them in a waterproof bag... If your owners/operators manual is damaged, order a replacement from a Yamaha Boat Dealer... The service information included in this man- ual is intended to provide you, the owner, with the necessary information for complet- ing your own preventive maintenance and minor repairs...

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Periodic maintenance chart The periodic maintenance chart gives general guidelines for periodic maintenance... Have a Yamaha dealer perform the checks in the following chart... However, maintenance may need to be performed more frequently depending on your operating conditions... If you have any questions, consult a Yamaha dealer... This mark indicates items to be checked and serviced by a Yamaha dealer...

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Rubber couplings Check for looseness and noise Engine mounts Check for damage and peeling Cooling water hoses and cooling water pi- lot outlet hoses

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*1: Whichever comes first... *2: Check every 200 hours... Perform the pre-operation checks and post-operation checks before performing periodic maintenance...

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Maximum fuel consumption (for each engine) 33... 0 L/h (8... 7 US gal/h, 7... 3 Imp... gal/h)

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Engine oil quantity without oil filter replacement 3... 2 L (3... 38 US qt, 2... 82 Imp... qt)

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Troubleshooting If you have any trouble with your boat, use this section to check for the possible cause... If you cannot find the cause or if the procedure for replacement or repair is not described in this own- ers/operators manual, ask your Yamaha Boat Dealer or a qualified mechanic for the proper service...

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Fuel tank Water or dirt present Have serviced by Yamaha Boat Dealer

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If weeds or debris get caught in the intakes or impellers, cavitation can occur, and though the engine speed rises, forward thrust will de- crease... If this condition is allowed to contin- ue, jet pump damage can occur and the engines may overheat and seize... If there is any sign that a jet intake or impeller is clogged with weeds or debris, follow this clean-out procedure... (1) Turn off and remove the main switch key,

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(6) To reinstall the access port cap, first clean off any sand or other foreign matter from the cap or port surfaces... Apply a light coat of Yamalube Waterproof Ma- rine Grease (P/N: ACC-GREAS-10-CT), if available, to the seal of the access port cap... If grease is not available, apply the grease during the post-operation checks...

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(4) Start the engine, and then disconnect the jumper cables by reversing the above steps... NOTICE: Do not turn the main switch key for more than 5 seconds... If the engine does not start in 5 seconds, release the main switch key and try again after 15 seconds... Continuous cranking for more than 5 seconds will discharge the battery and the engine will not start... The starter motor may also be damaged if it is engaged con- tinuously for more than 5 seconds...

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(5) When replacing the accessory fuse and bilge pump fuse, remove the fuse holder... (Open the battery compartment to ac- cess the accessory fuse and bilge pump fuse... [See page 66... ])

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The boat should be towed only if it becomes inoperative... The towing rope should be long enough so that the boat will not collide with the towing boat when slowing down... A good rule of thumb is a tow rope which is three times the combined length of the towing boat and the boat... Tow the boat using the bow eye only... Tow the boat at a no-wake speed... NOTICE: Do not tow the boat at speed fast enough to leave a wake (8 km/h, 5 mph)... Severe engine damage could result because water can flood the non-operating engine through the water intake...

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Sample float plan Leave a float plan with a responsible person on shore before boating... The example below can be copied and used...

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B Backing your trailer ... 108 Basic stain guide... 114 Battery care... 115 Battery check ... 91 Beaching ... 103 Bilge water check... 91 Bilge water, draining ... 81 Bilge water, draining on land ... 81 Bilge water, draining on water ... 82 Bimini top (210FSH DELUXE) ... 75 Bimini top (210FSH SPORT) ... 74 Bimini top, installing (210FSH DELUXE) ... 77 Bimini top, removing

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S Sample float plan ... 134 Seats ... 55 Specifications... 122 Starting the engine... 96 Steering... 34 Steering system checks... 87 Stereo system ... 54 Stopping the boat ... 101 Stopping the engines ... 98 Storage compartments ... 57 Swim platform... 70 Switch circuit breakers... 53 Switches... 50

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