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mercury warning horn beeping constantly

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mercury warning horn beeping constantly ? 496 HO 425hp<br />cleaned sea strainer but wasn't any thing in it. Flushed oil cooler, start up and water pumps out exhaust, a minute into run alarm sounds constant. Boat out of water.
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6/27/2010
Tan
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Could I get a engine serial number? Is this inboard engine?
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago

inboard ow676006

outdrive ow929945

Customer reply replied 8 years ago
this is in a Baja outlaw inboard outboard motor serial # XXXXX
Check your gear lube reservoir. If the bottle is full disconnect one of the wires on the bottom see if the alarm goes away. If yes replace monitor in reservoir. Post back.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
that sure was it, now just the normal 2 beeps like if reservoir is low.
Great

Edited by Tan Partin on 6/27/2010 at 8:49 PM EST
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
Yesterday on the water it was like motor over heating, tach was doing eratic behavior and motor rpm safety idled motor. That would be it, the resoirvor monitor? wow
Yes thats the new engines with all the bells and whistles. Anytime the alarm goes continously for temp,oil,gear lube.
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Customer reply replied 8 years ago
thanks for your help! have a good day....
Your welcome. Thanks for the extras...........Tan
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