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Went in a sea Ray boat and it's beeps really loud and then

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Went in a sea Ray boat and it's beeps really loud and then says Mercury , engine hot and then now says overheating
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Submitted: 5 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 5 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Could I get the make, model and serial number of the engine please?

Is the alarm continuous? One long tone?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
One long tone
Sea Ray 2003 McCullough
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
4LYBA24223H000419
Expert:  Tan replied 5 months ago.

Ok long tone is over heat. When was the last time the water pump was serviced? What is the temperature gauge reading?

I don't know of any McCullough engines in a Sea Ray.

I need engine model and serial number?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Sorry the engine is
Mercruiser 350
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Boat was just serviced
Expert:  Tan replied 5 months ago.

Is this a Inboard, Alpha or Bravo drive?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Inboard outboard
Customer: replied 5 months ago.
152 now
Expert:  Tan replied 5 months ago.

I still need the engine and drive serial numbers. http://www.mercruisermotor.com/images/Serialnumber_Location.jpg

Is the alarm sounding now?

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
Aaron is not on anymore
Expert:  Tan replied 5 months ago.

Ok continuous alarm is over heat due to not enough water. So you have have blockage in the motor or a failing water pump.

Do you know if the water pump was serviced for sure?

Can you run the boat and see what the engine temperature is when the alarm sounds?

Could you have run over something that restricted the water flow to the engine? Sea weed, grass, ice bag???

Customer: replied 5 months ago.
I will check
Expert:  Tan replied 5 months ago.

Ok let me know.

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