SBT Jetski Engines, Parts & Accessories

Results 1 to 2 of 2
  1. #1
    Jun 2007
    So Cal

    Question Can I use a carb cleaner (like seafoam)?

    Sorry if this sounds stupid, I just dont wont to kill my engines.
    Can I use a carb cleaner like Seafoam on my Yamaha 2000 GP1200R?
    If I can is there something better? The engine still runs pretty strong.
    Also, I have a very hard time starting it after a few months of non-use.
    What is the best way of getting it started again (I am currently using starter fluid sprayed into the spark plug holes).
    Thank you

  2. #2
    Mar 2003

    Default Re: Can I use a carb cleaner (like seafoam)?

    Starter fluid WILL DESTROY a two stroke, It has no lubricating ability, sounds like you could have a fuel line sucking air or its time to rebuild your carbs. But stop using Starter fluid. WD 40 will work as starter fluid and has lubricating abilities. Tom SBT tech.
    SBT Tech Support is here to help with your problems.
    We try to answer each question quickly and accurately.
    Please do not use Private Messaging for Tech Support, use the forums.

Thread Information

Users Browsing this Thread

There are currently 1 users browsing this thread. (0 members and 1 guests)

Similar Threads

  1. carb troubles.
    By SubmarineAZ in forum Yamaha
    Replies: 5
    Last Post: 11-21-2007, 11:40 PM
  2. Carb cleaner - Fuel additives question?
    By jasno999 in forum Yamaha
    Replies: 3
    Last Post: 07-06-2005, 09:23 AM
  3. Carb Rebuild Gone Bad
    By JimZ in forum Sea-Doo
    Replies: 6
    Last Post: 09-13-2004, 04:52 PM
  4. Best carb cleaner
    By hybris in forum Sea-Doo
    Replies: 16
    Last Post: 06-07-2004, 03:03 PM

Posting Permissions

  • You may not post new threads
  • You may not post replies
  • You may not post attachments
  • You may not edit your posts