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Discussion in 'Yamaha AR240, SX240, 242 Limited / S / X/ E-Series' started by WildCatFan54, Jun 12, 2018.

  1. WildCatFan54

    WildCatFan54 Jet Boat Lover

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    Location:
    Lexington , Ky.
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    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    Is this something that should concern me ? It looks like a grocery store bag (beige) sticking out of my port side duct. Feels attached so didn't want to pull too hard or cut until hearing from you guys ?
     

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  2. ToddW850

    ToddW850 Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
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    Location:
    Destin, Florida
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    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2007
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    21
    Is it rubbery? Or you said plastic bag like? Hard to be certain from the pic (I can't zoom in all the way) but LOOKS like excessive silicone. Make sure before you do anything, but lots of guys have the excess silicone do the same thing yours is doing. Regardless, you are gonna want that out of there.

    Added: Also, if it's the excessive silicone, it's nothing to worry about.
     
  3. WildCatFan54

    WildCatFan54 Jet Boat Lover

    Messages:
    149
    Location:
    Lexington , Ky.
    Ratings:
    +95 / 0
    Boat Make:
    Yamaha
    Year:
    2016
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    24
    thanks , I should have clarified my earlier post. It does feel like silicone but has the outward appearance of a plastic grocery bag ??
     
  4. ToddW850

    ToddW850 Jetboaters Lieutenant

    Messages:
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    Location:
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    Boat Make:
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    Year:
    2007
    Boat Model:
    AR
    Boat Length:
    21
    Gotcha. No worries. You should have nothing to worry about. It's already come loose, so you should be able to pull it out. I've had a clump of silicone come out of mine and I have a 2007. Seems most people have the newer boats this happens too.
     
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