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Jason, Marine Mechanic
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Experience:  Degree in Marine Technology. Gas and diesel marine mechanic.
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I have a 2001 Maxum 2100SD with a 5.0 Merc V-8. Push button

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I have a 2001 Maxum 2100SD with a 5.0 Merc V-8. Push button start. The start sequence seems to be normal i.e. I can hear the fuel pump prime but then the helm alarm beeps for a second, the stop and oil light illuminates, and an error code 3.1 shows up on the LCD display. Then the boat will not start. I've checked all fluids, battery connections, etc. All good. My outdrive oil was low, but I refilled the reservoir and checked that the switch was working properly. Any ideas?
Submitted: 2 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 2 years ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with?

There is no such thing as a code 3.1 (or a 31 for that matter).

Where are you getting that code from? Does the boat have smartcraft gauges?