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Product-Details and Specs:
Production/model years: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000
The following models are included in this manual: 900 STX, JT900 / Kawasaki Heavy Industries
1997 Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900
1998 Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900
1999 Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900
2000 Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900
Manual Language: English
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Welcome to the comprehensive service guide for the 1997-2000 Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski. With the downloadable service handbook and manuals, you will have the expertise to service and maintain your watercraft with confidence. Explore the engine specifications, fascinating facts, maintenance tips, popular modifications, and owner reviews to unlock the full potential of your Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski. Begin your water adventure by purchasing and downloading the official Kawasaki OEM service manual and parts list.
Engine Specs/Technical Specifications:
• The Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski was equipped with a 891cc, two-stroke, three-cylinder engine.
• It featured a Mikuni carburetor for efficient fuel delivery and performance.
• The engine had a bore and stroke measurement of 73mm x 63mm.
• It utilized a water-cooling system to maintain optimal operating temperatures.
• The Jet Ski had a compression ratio of 5.8:1, providing sufficient power for thrilling rides.
• It featured a capacitive discharge ignition system for reliable starting and smooth operation.
• The Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski had a direct-drive transmission for seamless power transfer.
• It had an electric start system for convenient and effortless ignition.
• The Jet Ski had a fuel capacity of approximately 14.5 gallons (55 liters), offering extended riding range.
• It featured a Kawasaki Jet Pump propulsion system for impressive acceleration and maneuverability.
• The watercraft had an overall length of around 122 inches (310 cm) and a width of approximately 46.5 inches (118 cm).
• It had a dry weight of approximately 639 lbs (290 kg), making it agile and responsive on the water.
• The Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski offered a seating capacity for up to three passengers.
• It featured a fiberglass-reinforced hull for durability and stability.
• The watercraft had a maximum speed of approximately 50-55 mph (80-88 km/h), depending on conditions and load.
Facts and Details:
- The Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski was a popular model known for its power and reliability.
- It offered a comfortable and spacious seating arrangement, allowing riders to enjoy extended trips.
- The watercraft featured a sleek and aerodynamic design that contributed to its excellent performance.
- It was equipped with an adjustable trim system, allowing riders to fine-tune the ride characteristics for different water conditions.
- The Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski had an integrated boarding step for easy and convenient access from the water.
- It offered a storage compartment at the front for stowing personal items and essentials.
- The watercraft had a strong and durable hull construction, ensuring longevity and resistance to wear and tear.
- It featured a comprehensive instrument cluster that provided essential information, including speed, fuel level, and engine diagnostics.
- The Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski received positive reviews for its handling and stability, making it suitable for both beginner and experienced riders.
- It was praised for its impressive acceleration and top speed, delivering an exhilarating riding experience.
Maintenance Intervals and General Maintenance Tips:
Follow the manufacturer's recommended maintenance intervals for routine servicing of your Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski, including oil changes, filter replacements, and inspections.
- Regularly check and maintain proper coolant levels to prevent overheating of the engine.
- Inspect the impeller and pump for any debris or damage that may affect water flow and performance.
- Lubricate the drive shaft and steering components to ensure smooth operation.
- Clean and inspect the spark plugs regularly and replace them as needed to maintain optimal engine performance.
- Check and adjust the throttle and choke cables for proper operation and responsiveness.
- Inspect the hull and underside of the Jet Ski for any signs of damage or wear, and repair or replace any affected parts.
- Keep the fuel system clean and free from contaminants by using a fuel stabilizer and performing regular fuel filter replacements.
- Check the battery regularly and keep it charged to ensure reliable starting.
- Grease the trailer bearings and check tire pressure for safe and efficient transportation of your Jet Ski.
Common Issues and Solutions for the 1997-2000 Kawasaki 900 STX, JT900 Jet Ski:
- Loss of Power: If your Jet Ski experiences a loss of power, check the fuel system for clogs or fuel line obstructions. Additionally, inspect the spark plugs, air filter, and exhaust system for any issues that may affect engine performance.
- Cooling System Problems: If the engine is overheating or experiencing cooling system issues, check the water intake for any blockages and ensure the impeller is in good condition. Clean or replace the cooling system components as necessary.
- Electrical Malfunctions: If you encounter electrical problems such as a dead battery, check the wiring connections and fuses for any loose or damaged components. Replace any faulty parts and ensure proper grounding.
- Jet Pump Issues: If the Jet Ski experiences cavitation or lacks thrust, inspect the impeller for any damage or wear. Replace the impeller if necessary and ensure the pump is properly aligned.
- Steering Problems: If you notice difficulty in steering or the handlebars are unresponsive, check the steering cables and components for any damage or misalignment. Lubricate and adjust the steering system as needed.
Popular Tuning Tips or Modifications:
- Performance Exhaust System: Upgrade to a high-performance exhaust system to improve engine efficiency and increase power output.
- Intake Grate: Install an aftermarket intake grate to enhance water flow and improve handling in rough conditions.
- Impeller Upgrade: Replace the stock impeller with a high-performance aftermarket impeller for better acceleration and top speed.
- Ride Plate: Add a performance ride plate to enhance stability and cornering ability.
- Handlebar Grips: Upgrade the handlebar grips to improve comfort and grip during rides.
Available Accessories and Aftermarket Options:
- Jet Ski Covers: Protect your watercraft from the elements with a durable and waterproof cover.
- Safety Lanyard: Attach a safety lanyard to your wrist or life jacket for added security and emergency engine shutdown.
- Docking Lines: Use reliable docking lines to secure your Jet Ski while moored or docked.
- Navigation and Communication Devices: Install GPS navigation systems and waterproof communication devices for added convenience and safety.
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