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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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I have a pitch alarm sounding on my pontoon boat. This

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I have a pitch alarm sounding on my pontoon boat. This happened once before when the oil was low. I added oil and it the alarm shut off. I stopped and added oil as soon as the alarm sounded but this time the alarm continues with a solid high pitch ring. The motor is a merc 40 horse.
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 2 years ago.
Hello. My name is ***** ***** I will be assisting you today.
When was the last time you had the water pump serviced? The alarm going off continuously is for over heat.
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
Just bought the boat this year and haven't done anything with the water pump.
Expert:  Tan replied 2 years ago.
When you start the engine is it pumping water? Feel the stream of water is it hot?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
I didn't run it very long before the alarm went off and have had it shut down for about 20-30 min and it still sounds when I start it
Expert:  Tan replied 2 years ago.
Is it pumping water?
Customer: replied 2 years ago.
it pumping. Water is warm not hot but fish finder says regular water temp is 86 degrees