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Which engine do you have on the boat?
Thanks. Do you have the full model number off the engine?
Is the alarm beeping or a solid tone?
Those dont appear to be the correct numbers. It would be on the left side clamp bracket. If a four stroke, it will start with F, if a two stroke, it may be some other letter or just 90.
That's it Thanks.
When this alarm happens, how long has the engine been running? At what RPM?
Does speeding up or slowing down change anything?
Do you know the service history of the engine?
How is the oil tank on the engine?
Are all the engine connections clean, and not turning green?
Let me make sure that I am understanding you correctly. You turn the key on, the alarm sounds and does not shut off until you disconnect some plugs on the engine and reconnect them?
Perplexing issue here.
Your engine does not have a computer, it just has a CDI, which runs the ignition on the engine.
For the gauges, are they analog or digital?
Tach, trim, fuel, volt, none of these work at all. Not even zero out when you turn the key on?
Do you have access to a digital multimeter, to do some testing?
What I need you to check is the voltage coming from the key switch that feeds the gauges.
If I am correct in my thinking, it is not really serious, we just need to be able to prove my theory. Most chain auto parts stores will rent you a decent meter, do you think that you could obtain one and I can guide you through the testing?
Thats fine. It is late here. I do have to work in the shop tomorrow from 9 AM to 2 PM, CST. I will get online about 3 PM. We can continue then.
If you wish to switch to voice, via the phone, please accept the phone offer that I sent. With that you would get my number and I can be on the phone with you while you are testing items.
Your very welcome. Talk at ya tomorrow.