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Care and storage
● VX Deluxe / VX Cruiser:
Shift cable (reverse gate end)
Rustproofing the hull, deck, and engine
Spray metallic parts of the hull, deck, and en-
gine with a rust inhibitor such as Yamaha Sil-
icone Protectant and Lubricant.
Rustproofing the internal engine compo-
Rustproof the internal engine components
with a rust inhibitor such as Yamaha Stor-Rite
Engine Fogging Oil.
To rustproof the internal engine components:
(1) Remove the seat. (See page 44 for seat
removal and installation procedures.)
(2) Loosen the clamp screw and disconnect
the air intake duct.
(3) Spray a rust inhibitor such as Yamaha
Stor-Rite Engine Fogging Oil into the in-
take opening for 3 seconds. WARNING!
Do not spray flammable rust inhibitor
products on engine surfaces while the
engine is hot. The sprayed substance
or propellants could catch fire.
(4) Connect the air intake duct and securely
tighten the clamp screw.
(5) Make sure that the area around the wa-
tercraft is clear, and then start the engine
in a well-ventilated area and let it run at
idle for 15 seconds. (See page 32 for in-
formation on starting the engine.)
(6) Stop the engine.
(7) Securely install the seat in its original po-
1 Air intake duct
2 Clamp screw
1 Intake opening
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