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Tan, MerCruiser Certified Technician
Category: Boat
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Experience:  40 yrs. experience with complete engine repairs both inboard/outboard and MerCruiser Certified Technician.
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Ali accidently hooked the main control wires from the boat

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Ali accidently hooked the main control wires from the boat and motor to the 24 volt system yesterday. Realized pretty quick my mistake. Melted one ground wires insulation a lil but now I have no gages or trim or starter.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.
Hello. My name is***** will be helping you. Could I get the make, model and serial number of your engine please?
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
It's a mercury xr6. Not near the boat right now. I have just lost power to the console. It ran yesterday after the battery incident.
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.
There is a fuse on the engine next to the start solenoid. The fuse will be in a fuse holder.Check that fuse it is most likely blown. Now you may have other issuers. Check the charging of the battery when you get the engine started.
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Ok. Will do.
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.
Ok keep me posted.......Thanks.

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