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My 1997 Kawasaki 900 stx jet ski won't start, but I spray starting fluid starts up just fine then turns off.

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Fuel delivery problem. You'll need to start tracing back through the system. If it has some age, suspect the fuel filter first.

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It's getting fuel. The filter is good just checked it, but the fuel has been suiting since last August. Has new plugs.
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Get rid of that fuel. Gasoline has a shelf life of about 3 months, unless you add stabilizer.
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It has stabilizer in it ever since I stored it. One other thing tho I had it running in the water last year and friend got on it and floored right right when he got on he flooded the plugs but I changed them and then never wanted to start back up?
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The problem could be the fuel is not good. Check that the fuel is fresh and can be used. If the fuel stays for more than four months it will not work. Make sure the fuel you have is the right fuel and that it is fresh.

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I have sta-bil in it since last year tho. Last year my friend got on it and flooded the plugs so I changed right then and there and never wanted to start up again.
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Sounds like lack of fuel for sure.

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I have the same jetski and I'm having the same probem. I put fresh gas, new spark plugs and a new battery and it's not even trying to turn over. It seems as if there is no gas is getting to the engine. Have you solved your problem???

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