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My smart Gage beeps 4 times JA: Sometimes things that you

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my smart Gage beeps 4 times
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Customer: , stops for a couple of minutes and beeps 4 times again
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Customer: The oil tank is full. also the oil tank under the cowling on the engine is full
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Submitted: 7 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.
Hello, my name is***** will assist you.Which engine are you working with? Is there any text that comes up on the gauge?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
225 Optimax and when the smart gage beeos there is an oil can flashing.
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.
Is the gauge a 4 light gauge or a system monitor?What year is the engine?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I don't know the year but the serial # ***** ***** and the model # ***** *****
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.
That would make is somewhere around a 2008/09, sound about right? Is the engine original to the boat?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
It is the second engine on the boat. The boat is an 2002 Ranger
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.
Ok, are you near the boat now, we need to do a couple of test to confirm the bad part.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
The boat is about 400 feet from this computer terminal. What would you like me to do? it may take a few minutes.
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.
Remove the top cowling, locate the oil tank on the left side of the engine, open the cap and make sure that it is totally full. If it is, unplug it, then turn on the key, do you have the alarm still?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
The oil tank on the left side of the engine is full to the brim and when I turn the key to the on position I get 4 beeps, silence, 4 beeps, silence ....etc. There are2 symbols to the lower right on the bottom row that are also blinking. (smart /Gage)
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.
What are those two symbols? Any chance you could post a pic of them here?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I don't know what the symbols are.
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.
Any chance of a pic of them?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
What will I do with a picture of the gage?
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
Give me a list of what you want me to do so I can do it on less trips to the boat. Thanks
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.
First unplug the oil tank and see if the alarm stops. If it does not, yes I need a pic of the gauge with the icons flashing on it so that I can Id them and get you the best answer for your problem.
Customer: replied 7 months ago.
I unplugged the oil tank and the alarm still goes off. I took a picture and video of the gage--how do I get them to you? I am going to call it a day in about 5 minutes. Thank you for trying to help. Bill R.
Expert:  Charles replied 7 months ago.
This link shows you how to get me the pics. http://ww2.justanswer.com/help/how-do-i-send-photo-or-file-expert-0i will be online after 10AM CST tomorrow, and we can continue to troubleshoot your engine.

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