Best Oil Extractor for Jet Ski & PWC

Changing oils regularly in jet skis and boats is important as dirty oil sitting idle is very destructive to the internal surface of the engine. Not only does the grits in the dirty oil the precision surface of the vehicle, but the acids that they contain can also dissolve its internal parts.

Frequently changing the oils not only bid adieus to these breakdowns but also, extends the life of your engine by thousands of hours. Furthermore, changing the oil in jet skis and boats is not as easy as it is in cars where all you have to do is unscrew the drain plug. It is a little trickier.

High revving engines of PWC require quite (after every 50 hours). Also, asking your jet skis or boats (oil change required after every 100 hours) to the workshop for an oil change this frequently will definitely cost you a fortune. Want to save yourself from all that hassle? Are you ready to spend your time getting your elbows dirty instead of spending $200 just to change the oils? So, all you need is a good oil changing pump/ extractor.

Oil changing pumps are used to remove fluids from different parts of the vehicle. And, whether it is the transmission fluid, gear oil, engine oil or any other oil present in the machinery, oil changing pumps help you get rid of them with minimum fuss. But let’s learn how to change oils in a Jet-Ski first, shall we?

How to Change Oil in a Jet Ski

Extract & Change Engine Oil in a 4 Stroke Jet Ski

  • Warm-up your jet ski. A 20-30 minute ride will be enough for that.
  • Completely remove the dipstick without letting any oil drip. 
  • Put the oil pump tube where your dipstick was and siphon out the oil.
  • Replace the oil filter (similar to the previous one).
  • If you are using an oil pump that can refill the reservoir well and good. Otherwise, use a funnel to refill oil.

NOTE:  For a 2 stroke Jet Ski, an oil changing pump is not used.

How to Change your Boat Engine Oil [Video]

For many boats, the process of oil changing is the same as the process for 4-stroke engines. Furthermore, the oil reservoir is separately placed and an oil changing pump is used to siphon out the oil. The drain plug under the tank can also be opened to collect oil in a drip pan under the boat. But this is only possible when the boat is on land otherwise it will be quite messy.

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MANUAL

Pneumatic Oil Extractor for Jet Ski & Boats o liO

This kind of oil extractor comes with a hand pump with which you can manually pump the oil out of the tank into the storage container. The whole process of pumping out takes around 10-20 minutes. Furthermore, this pump can be used to extract small quantities of oil with a few pumps when the tank is overfilled.

Working:

  • Hand pump creates suction that draws the fluid out into the storage tank.
  • With each manual pump, the oil is extracted at a steady rate. That means if the pumping stops, the oil will stop moving. 

PNEUMATIC MARINE PUMP: Mityvac 7201 Fluid Evacuator Plus

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FEATURES
It is a manual extractor which comes with a handle for pumping the oil out.
It is simple, easy to use and requires no prior knowledge of oil changing. Simply insert the suction tube into the dipstick hole and start pumping with the handle. 
It has an automatic flow control which shuts off the valve and prevents overfilling of the container.
PROSCONS
Easy to use Performance decreases over time
Durable as made from Polyethylene 
It has a capacity of 2.3 gallons or 8.8 litres

Air and Vacuum Oil Extractor Pump for Jet Ski

This oil extractor uses the principle of vacuum suction to remove oil.  Like the pneumatic pump, this too requires a manual hand pump to create a strong vacuum but is fitted with storage containers to collect the oil coming out and takes lesser time.

Working:

  • The main hose connects to the extractor and also connects to a smaller (in diameter) secondary hose through a valve. 
  • Insert the secondary hose into the dipstick hole all the way to the end.
  • Create a vacuum by pumping it 10-30 times in a row for the vacuum to be powerful.
  • Open the valve between both the hoses. As the valve opens, the oil will suck out of the oil reservoir and into the container. The oil flows constantly and there is no more need for any kind of pumping.

AirPower America 5060TS Topsider Multi-Purpose Fluid Removing System

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FEATURES
This is a manual oil changing pump which uses a vacuum to drain out the oil.
The suction tube is a two-part tube. It contains a valve in between 2 tubes.
The handle has to be pumped 40 times in a row for the vacuum to be made.
It has a durable leather piston and is made up of heavy-duty steel.
PROS CONS
Durable as it is made from heavy-duty steelMay lose efficiency after a few months
Large container and leather piston
Fast operation without any spillage
Usable in confined places as it is compact
It has a container with a capacity of 8 quarts.

Auto (Electric) Oil Changing Pump for Jet Ski

Rather than using your hand and your energy to pump out the oil, an electric oil extractor can help you remove the oil without spilling. This oil changing pump can also be connected to the battery of the vehicles. Also, it works wonders with a separate battery too. They are simple and compact and are easy to store. The most common pump in this category are the 12V oil extractors.

Pros:

  • These are more efficient than the manual extractors as they remove every ounce of oil from the tank.
  •  They work fast.
  • Do not need constant supervision while they are running.

Cons:

  • Pricier than the manual extractors.

*Compared to the money you spend on changing the oils at service stations and dealerships, this amount is relatively less

Examples of electric pumps are:-

XtremepowerUS 12v Fluid Oil Diesel Extractor + Tubes Truck RV Boat ATV

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FEATURES
This electrically powered oil changing pump is easy to use.
The hose of the pump can be inserted into the dipstick tube.
It works on a 12V / 5amp DC motor which can be run by connecting it to the battery of the vehicle.
It takes about 20mins to pump out 6 quarts oil when the oil is cool. Running the engine for a few minutes before pumping can significantly speed up the process and pump out about 9 quarts of oil within 15 minutes.
PROS CONS
Electrically operated May get heated after a while
Small and compact. So, can be stored anywhere Sometimes takes  a lot of time to pump out oil
Works without any supervision and is fast Life span is less
Self-priming. Therefore can be used directly  
Can be connected to the battery of the vehicle  
It can transfer oil with a flow rate of 3 litres/min.  

 Jabsco 17850-1012 DIY Engine Oil Changer

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FEATURES
Jabsco is one of the best quality oil extractors which can be used to pump out many fluids apart from oil.
It is relatively cheap and has good capacity.
The container can hold around 3.5 gallons of oil without any problem.
It has a self-contained system which does not require you to constantly monitor it.
PROS CONS
Electric and self-priming A little costly
Has a huge storage capacity of 3.5 gallons  
Works fast without any spillage  
8ft suction tube with a diameter of ¼ inch and is oil and heat resistant  
6ft long Power hose  
It is electrically powered and can be connected to a battery or a power source.  

Mountable Oil Pump for Jet Ski

The working of mountable pumps is like that of auto electric pumps. The only difference is that these pumps can be permanently mounted on your vehicle. Furthermore, they can be used to empty or fill the oil tanks of engines, transmissions, and generators, and can work on single-engine or multiple-engine machines.

Different types of Mountable Pumps on the Basis of Flow Rate:

Light duty: Used for small boats and machines.

  • Max hose length from engine to system: 8 ft / 2.4m
  • Max hose length from system to the container: 5 ft / 1.5m
  • Flow rate: 2.5 Gallon / min (9.46 litre / min)

Medium duty: Used for larger Oil sumps.

  • Max hose length from engine to system: 12 ft / 3.6m
  • Max hose length from system to the container: 5 ft / 1.5m
  • Flow rate: 3 Gallon / min (11.35 litre / min)
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  • Max hose length from the engine to the system: 15 ft / 4.5m
  • Max hose length from system to container: 40 ft / 12m
  • Flow rate: 3 Gallon / min (11.35 litre / min)

The Common features of all these types are:

  • Reversible flow (drains and fills engine)
  • Self-priming
  • Simplifies oil changes
  • Reduces chances of oil spills
  • Central service point for multiple types of equipment
  • Availability: 12 and 24 volts

Different types of mountable pumps on the basis of valves:

2- valve

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It is a Light-duty Pump used mainly to remove and refill the oil in the engine and the generator.

Working:

  • The valves on the pump are connected to the engine and generator only.
  • Drain hose is placed in a bucket or container to collect the oil removed.
  • The same hose is placed into the container containing the new oil that needs to be pumped in.
  • The pump is turned on in order to fill the tank.
  • This process is done separately for each system.
  • The valve of the generator system should be close when the oil change process is going on in the engine oil tank.

3-valves:

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Available as light-duty, medium-duty, and heavy-duty pump, this pump can be used to change the oil in the engine, transmission, and generator. Furthermore, when one valve is under working, the other 2 valves are closed. The pump is not designed to remove oil from more than one valve at a time.  Working is the same as the 2-valve pump.

4-valves:

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These have 4 valves which can be used to change the oil in the engine, transmission, generator and other systems. Furthermore, these are available as light-duty, medium-duty, and heavy-duty pumps. Working is the same as the 2-valve pump.

5-valves:

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When there is more than one engine in a boat, i.e. in case of a twin-engine boat, a 5-valve pump is used. Furthermore, this pump is useful in big boats for an easy oil change and is available as a light-duty, medium-duty, and heavy-duty pump.

Working:

The two engines are connected to two valves.

Two more valves are used to connect the two transmissions to the pump, and the last valve is connected to the generator.

📝 Guidelines to Follow Before Buying a Oil Changing Pump for Marine/ Jet Ski

Priming: A suction pressure is needed for a standard pump to work. A self-priming pump can easily draw liquid into the hose while removing oil from the tank.

Probe or hose: As we drain the oil through the dipstick tube, choose a pump which has a hose with large diameter, but still can fit in the hole of the dipstick.

Capacity: Many pumps are fitted with a container for collecting waste oil. So select a pump which has enough capacity to hold the engine oil.

2-way: Buy a pump that can drain and as well as pump-in oil.

Portability: Unmounted pumps should be portable so that they can be moved easily and are not difficult to deal with.

Permanent: For big boats or PWC make sure you opt for a permanent/mountable pump.

Safety: Check whether the pump you want to take is safe and does not have any leakage. In the case of electric pumps, take care if they are not damaged so that the system does not cause any harm to you

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