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So I have a problem, I have twin df150..starboard starts everytime port wont give me s…

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Hi..so I have a problem...
Hi..so I have a problem, I have twin df150..starboard starts everytime port wont give me so much as a click. I switch ignitions at the helm and the port side ignition now starts my starboard motor so now I know the problem is at the motor not at the ignition.
I can jump across the starter and the motor turns over but clearly there is a closed circuit not allowing the plugs to fire off..I just bought 2 new batteries tonight the motors have not run since last summer when I parked it there were no problems. Any pointers are greatly appreciated. ?
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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
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When you turn the key to run, do your gauges come alive?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
No
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Im carlos
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I get nothing at the helm on my port side
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Are we still connected jason
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Hi Carlos. The next step would be to check the fuses on the engine. Do you know where they are located? (Are you near the boat now)
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Yes I checked them all
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
They chk out good as far as I can tell
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Are you testing them with a voltmeter, a test light, or are you just pulling them out and looking at them?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Meter and pulled them and checked visually ad well
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Not all check out so im guessing those circuits are still open
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I didnt pull the plugs to check for fire but the motor turns over and sounds like there is no fire no aytempt to fire off
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I dont hear the fuel pump cycle either
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Okay, next step is checking for voltage on the white wire at the keyswitch. What do you read for voltage there?
Hold up, so the engine does turn over but it does not start, is that right?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Only turns over if I jump across the coil on the starternot at the key
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I haven't checked the voltage on the white wire only checked the fuse on the white wire
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Okay. Next step is check voltage at the white wire at the keyswitch. Are you near the engine now, or did you want to check it tomorrow and get back to me?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I can run out and check it its in my driveway
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I will have to find it at the key switch
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Okay.
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
To dark cant see tonight
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I chk that tomorrow I guess
Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I pulled the fuse on the white wire and it had 12v
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
No problem, there are not time limits here. We can catch up tomorrow. I'm off to bed in a few myself.
G'night Carlos. --Jason
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
Thanks Jason
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
You bet.
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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Hello, just checking in. Any luck?
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