Taking on Water
After working on my 97 Monte Carlo 1000 for about five months yesterday I successfully got it out on the Mississippi river and ran it. It started up, ran a little rough until it warmed up, but then took off and was fast enough to make my eyes water. I was pleased with how it ran, but I noticed when the ski was sitting in the water, water was leaking in around where the rubber exhaust connects to discharge outside the hull. Is it normal for water to come in here expecting the bilge pump to discharge it? When I operate the bilge pump I don't see it discharging, so I think that hose may be plugged.