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i have a 2005 starcraft...
i have a 2005 starcraft aurora 24'. Was running it on the lake and the battery shorted out.
Sounded like the boat backfired and would not start. Replaced the battery and boat now runs but loses power when acceleration. Boat also runs rough any idea what would cause this?
Submitted: 3 years ago.Category: Boat
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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
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Can you be more specific by what you mean by battery shorted out? Did a piece of metal hit each post of the battery?
Also, which engine do you have in the boat?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
yes the light post slid back and arced across one of the batteries. I not sure on the engine i believe it a 265 horse power.
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
I would need any kind of model/serial number information on the engine you have in order to be of any help. Can you get that for me?
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I am not near the boat and the registration is in the boat. I will have to try something else.
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 3 years ago
Okay good luck!
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