How much fuel does a Yamaha WaveRunner use?

How much fuel does a Yamaha WaveRunner use?

The fuel consumption of each Yamaha WaveRunner depends on several factors. The rule of thumb is that higher performance requires more gas, so this means the entry level WaveRunners use around 3-8 gallons, while the most powerful supercharged WaveRunners can use 4-22 gallons of gas per hour.

How much fuel do jetskis use?

The average gallons per hour (GPH) at wide-open throttle (WOT) is about 10. This means that an “average” watercraft will consume 10 gallons of gas in 1 hour. The “average” gas tank size is about 16 gallons.

How far can a WaveRunner go on a tank of gas?

In general, a jet ski can go somewhere from 75-150 miles on a tank of gas. Again, these numbers could vary widely depending on several factors like the jet ski’s performance, curb weight, fuel capacity, or the weather conditions.

Why are jet skis so inefficient?

Two strokes are notoriously bad for the environment for several reasons. First, they don’t just run on gasoline; they run on a mixture of gas and oil. Second, traditional PWC two-stroke engines are so inefficient they end up dumping up to 30 percent of their fuel into the water unburned [source: BWN].

Should I use premium gas in my jet ski?

Jet skis primarily use regular unleaded gasoline and premium gasoline. This can be critical for owners of higher performance or supercharged personal watercraft, like these 3 top speed models, as those often require premium 93 octane not only for peak performance, but also for engine longevity.

Can I put regular gas in Sea-Doo?

Your Sea-Doo engine is designed to run most efficiently with fuel of a specific octane rating. For all engines except the 300hp Rotax 1630 ACE – 300, look for unleaded fuel with an AKI (RON+MON)/2 octane rating of 87 (or an RON octane rating of 91). Never use fuel labeled E85 (15-percent ethanol).

Does Yamaha have a carbon seal?

Sea-Doo experts say the driveshaft must be perfectly aligned – left and right, up and down, backwards and forwards. Rather than a carbon seal, Sea-Doo Spark and Spark Trixx models made from 2014 to 2020 have a rubber seal (as per Yamaha and Kawasaki), and a splined driveshaft goes straight into the back of the engine.