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I have a 2002 islandia with a beep that won't go off, no matter…

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I have a 2002 islandia...
I have a 2002 islandia with a beep that won't go off, no matter what I do.
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Boat
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
It starts up right away before I start the engine and even if I unhook connectors to gauges or pull fuses, it keep going..maybe slowing down after a bit. It seems to be affecting the engine from starting.
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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?
What make engine do you have in the boat, and what is the model/serial number on it?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Hi, my name is***** The boat is a 2002 sea doo Islandia with a 240 EFI Mercury M jet drive. The engine serial number is *****
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Got it. Is the beeping solid or a series of beeps?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
A series of beeps
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Gotcha. Have you checked the water separator on the engine to see if it was full of water?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I have not
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Are you near the boat now?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Yes
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Unscrew the water filter on the engine and dump it into a glass jar, and let it settle out. While it's setting put the filter back on and start the engine up. Does the alarm still sound? If yes, disconnect the sensor at the bottom of the water filter. Does the alarm go away?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
The alArm sounds without the engine running but I will try what you said
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
If there is water in the fuel filter it will sound no matter what. Let me how you make out.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Sorry for the dumb question but is the water and fuel filter the same?
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
It's the one that looks like a big oil filter, and It has a wire at the bottom of it. Do you see that?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Sorry. Got caught in rain storm and lost light. Will try tomorrow
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Okay let me know what happens. -Jason
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
It appears to be a battery alarm. It illuminates on the dash and if I push the battery switch, it goes off.
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
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Hello, my name is***** you for allowing me to assist you today.
Do you still need assistance with the engine? I am a Mercury certified tech and know your engine very well.
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