Yamaha Personal Watercraft Parts
A Yamaha personal watercraft can provide hours of fun on the water. Whether youre looking to make a repair or an upgrade to your watercraft, its important to find the right parts. Finding the different parts and accessories will make it easier for you to get the work done.What are the different types of personal watercraft?
Yamaha has been making personal watercraft for many years. You will want to familiarize yourself with the different models so that you know how to find the right parts or accessories. There are 1-passenger stand-up and sit-down models as well as 3- to 4-passenger models on the market. Some of the different styles include:
When shopping for parts, there are often two different terms used: OEM and aftermarket. OEM stands for Original Equipment Manufacturer, and these are the parts that Yamaha originally used for a specific model. Aftermarket parts are those that are made by other manufacturers but could still work for the Yamaha models on the market. Its important to shop for the right part based on what youre trying to achieve.What are some common accessories added to a watercraft?
Many accessories are available to be added to a Yamaha, whether its a VC, an FX SVHO, or another model. Decide how you want to enhance your personal watercraft, whether its for performance, aesthetics, convenience, or a combination of all three. You have the following accessories available:
- Storage covers
- Remote control starter
- Start/Stop ignition switch with tether
- Side-view mirrors
- Seat covers
Its important to find the right parts and accessories that you might need. Your Yamaha can be repaired and enhanced by finding all sorts of different parts. Knowing what you need will make it easier to shop. Heres what you need to know:
- Identify model: Determine what make and year your Yamaha is.
- Part: Figure out what part you need.
- Installation: Review how it is installed and whether the part comes with a guide on how to install.
- Inclusions: Determine what comes with the part to ensure you are getting everything you need to handle the repair or enhancement.
Some parts are easier to install than others. You have to decide whether youre going to install the parts on your own or have a professional install them. Always check the warranty on your Yamaha vehicle for important information before installing parts yourself.