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150 hp suzuki after winter storage ran great in fall when

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150 hp suzuki after winter storage ran great in fall when adding one small wire to battery it makes a beep and clicking noise on motor front. the wire is white changes to white with 3 dark rectangles at a connector then disappears
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Customer: everything is dead on the dash lights tack gps etc
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 9 days ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

Do you get your power back to the dash when this white wire is hooked up? What is the model number on this engine?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
no power to dash 2006 150hp 4 stroke
Expert:  Jason replied 9 days ago.

Do you get power back to the dash when the white wire is hooked up?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
my name is Joe
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
then how do I fix my outboard
Expert:  Jason replied 9 days ago.

Hi Joe. Do you get power back to the dash when the white wire is hooked up?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
whats up i still need help
Expert:  Jason replied 9 days ago.

Are you seeing my replies, I asked you the same question 3 times in a row now. Can you see this?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
no power to dash the wire is white enclosed in a black cover until reaches motor and you can see its white inside goes in a quick connect the becomes white with 3 dash dash dash dark rectangles
Expert:  Jason replied 9 days ago.

Is the white wire connected or disconnected to the positive battery terminal right now?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
disconnected when i try and connect makes the clicking sound
Expert:  Jason replied 9 days ago.

If you hook that wire back up do you get power back to the dash?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
no
Expert:  Jason replied 9 days ago.

Are you positive?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
did it a few times
Expert:  Jason replied 9 days ago.

Do you have a volt meter so we can check for power at the key switch?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
the key switch will turn the motor over so power is to that point but every thing else is dead light s horn instruments etc
Expert:  Jason replied 9 days ago.

How many batteries do you have, and what wires do you have hooked up to those batteries? Are there any battery selector switches on the boat?

Customer: replied 9 days ago.
two and yes a/b switch but if i disconnect the main battery leads and simply touch this wire to + terminal where it belongs I still get slight beep noise and clicking on front of motor
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
Jason any ideas?
Customer: replied 9 days ago.
24 hrs does not fix my problem, can some one help me now? or call?

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