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Dominick, Marine Mechanic
Category: Boat
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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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Key will not work starter

Customer Question

key will not work starter
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
fuse ok
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? Can I get the serial number on the engine please? When you turn the key to run, do the gauges come alive, and does the alarm beep?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
yes 0t912082
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
alarm does not beep
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Got the serial number. The alarm does not beep, got it. Do you have a voltmeter, and do you know how to take voltage measurements?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
it did this 4 weeks ago then went back to working 4th time i turned key on
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Okay got it. Did you see my last message?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
no volt meter but i can get one later
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
we checked the key switch with voltmeter yesterday . we got fire from all conections when i used fast idle before ihad to do it 3 times before it would turn starter
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.
Is a voltmeter something you know how to use?