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Noel Schembri, Marine Technician
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Experience:  Advanced technical diploma
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Have a new boat with a diesel 220hp mercury, done 17 hours,

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have a new boat with a diesel 220hp mercury , done 17 hours , sometimes when I TURN THE KEY , NOTHING , DEALER ON HOLIDAYS , cant ask him .
I keep trying , I jigle the throttle a bit , its dual station , wait a bit , keep trying and after awhile its starts again . ha happened 4 times I know of.
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Noel Schembri replied 11 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** I will assist you. the problem seems to be the neutral safety switch on the throttle levers. Make sure that the connections under the throttles are properly connected, if they are you would need to check the switch as it may be defective. Try spraying some contact cleaner to it prior to replacing it.

IF you need further assistance let me know.

Noel

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