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My Mercury Optimax Pro xs 250 has a buzzer going off when getting up to speed and usually goes off when I get off the throttle and then I can get back up to speed. Saturday in a tournament the heat was over 90 degrees and it persisted more than usual. New impeller and plenty of oil.
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Was this a beeping alarm or a solid tone?
Does the alarm reset when you get below 2500 RPM?
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