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2021 M240 Leans to Starboard

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dwc032

Sorry to hear about your problems!!  I understand totally. I purchased a 2020 23 MXZ and it’s left me in limp mode on the lake both times I’ve taken it out this month. The dealer has been great, but doesn’t make it any easier. Hope you get it figured out and keep us posted. 

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Cipro

My 2021 240 was operating fine (just slight lean to starboard, but no diff than my 235) and then on a long ride at 20mph I noticed the boat was reaaaly leaning to starbord. Like I was worried we were gonna tip over :)

 

I checked the normal things, prop shaft rudder...I was flummoxed....I got behind the boat and noticed the starbord surfgate was not as flush as the port surfgate.

 

This is my first fusion surfgate boat, so I was surprised. The difference between port and starbord was slight (less than 1/2 inch) but I could tell a difference. 

I put the gates in service mode and let the boat do its thing re calibrating. 

Took the boat back out and all was back to normal.  Your issue prob more serious but just wanted to share my exp. To the naked eye I would not have noticed but I measured just as a try everything ..before I lost the boat for weeks for service. 

 

Sorry for your trouble.

Drew

 

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AussieSkier

I know if the engine mounting is a little out of "plumb" it may cause it to lean. The engine should be mounted with a jig to get it exact but stranger thing have happened....

 

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hethj7
On 8/26/2020 at 11:41 PM, familyguy said:

To be fair, also loads cheaper, arguably better fit and finish, and arguably better wave. Flow 3.0 quite nice. Watch some wake9 videos.

I haven't shopped a Supra hard, but from what I see at boat shows, they aren't cheaper. 

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TRLMalibu

So a 2021 rudder assembly is 1/4 inch larger in diameter than a 2020 M240, so they cannot swap rudders. The dealer just told me Malibu is taking the boat back to TN to try to figure out what is wrong. If they cannot fix it, they are going to build me a new boat. 

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Slayer
44 minutes ago, TRLMalibu said:

So a 2021 rudder assembly is 1/4 inch larger in diameter than a 2020 M240, so they cannot swap rudders. The dealer just told me Malibu is taking the boat back to TN to try to figure out what is wrong. If they cannot fix it, they are going to build me a new boat. 

As much as it sucks to not have your boat, I'm very happy to hear that they're taking the boat back to Loudon to see if they can figure it out.  And if there's no fix and you get a new one, then that's fantastic!  That's the kind of customer service we should all see from not only Malibu, but any company building and selling expensive toys such as these.  Please keep us all posted on how this develops.  

 

 

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Idamon

My 21 m240 leans to starboard also...

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ahopkinsVTX

Glad to hear. Would not have guess that but I can see that and does not make sense. Just out of my own curiosity I might look up how the glass cues and what could cause that because it’s all foreign to me other than it’s impressive to see the spray and roll and boat hull out. 

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Eagleboy99

In sailboat terms, a wet hull is where the gel does not cure correctly and the fibers soak up seawater.  No idea if this is the OP's issue.  So unless they forgot the catalyst, the hull cures.

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TenTwentyOne
On ‎8‎/‎27‎/‎2020 at 12:41 AM, familyguy said:

To be fair, also loads cheaper, arguably better fit and finish, and arguably better wave. Flow 3.0 quite nice. Watch some wake9 videos.

Yes, watch some wake9 videos. Nothing says unbiased and fair like watching a video from a guy that is paid to advertise for the company. Especially when that guy drops 1500lbs of lead in the boat to show how great the wave is "out of the box"...…..

And then tries to play off a fake unbiased review. It's quite entertaining, until you actually ride one out of the box.....

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