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#11187655 - 10/26/15 03:01 PM '01 Yamaha VMAX 225 won't get on plane
Bissett Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 07/09/13
Posts: 4185
Loc: Broken Arrow, OK
Boat ran fine Saturday and I switched over gas tanks for Sunday and my boat wouldn't get on plane. Actually as soon as it broke over on plane it would die on me.

I switched back to my original tank and idled for 30 minutes and tried again and it wouldn't get over the hump. It was real close but it just never got on plane. And it didn't die this time, I just backed off after a while and continued idling.

Any ideas??
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#11187694 - 10/26/15 03:11 PM Re: '01 Yamaha VMAX 225 won't get on plane [Re: Bissett]
Fish Killer Offline
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Registered: 12/11/04
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Loc: Weatherford
I would start by pulling plugs to see if there is anything fouled or build up on the plugs. Could be as simple as a full filter change
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#11187760 - 10/26/15 03:43 PM Re: '01 Yamaha VMAX 225 won't get on plane [Re: Fish Killer]
Bissett Offline
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Registered: 07/09/13
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Loc: Broken Arrow, OK
Originally Posted By: Fish Killer
I would start by pulling plugs to see if there is anything fouled or build up on the plugs. Could be as simple as a full filter change


I will check the plugs. It seems something fuel related and I'm hoping it's something minor
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#11189096 - 10/27/15 09:02 AM Re: '01 Yamaha VMAX 225 won't get on plane [Re: Bissett]
Bugzout10 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 06/23/13
Posts: 4085
Loc: Weatherford Tx
Check o2 sensor if that model has one

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#11189305 - 10/27/15 10:34 AM Re: '01 Yamaha VMAX 225 won't get on plane [Re: Bissett]
gary purdy Offline
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Registered: 05/24/03
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Loc: Littlefield Tx & Lake A. H. US...
Most likely you contaminated the plugs and or fuel filter when you swapped tanks. Get the fuel out of the tank you switch to at first and put 2 cans of Sea Foam in a fresh tank of fuel.
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