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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 just put a new battery in my boat and when I turn the key

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I just put a new battery in my boat and when I turn the key all the lights come on but when I try to turn the motor over it shorts out
JA: Sometimes boat issues seem like they'll be really complicated, but end up being easy to fix. The Marine Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: All my fuses are good but I turn the key and the lights go off
JA: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: No
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

Could I get the make, model and serial number of the engine please?

Customer: replied 1 year ago.
1988 bayliner Capri with a Force 85 hp motoe
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Model 856x8bSerial 8410
Customer: replied 1 year ago.
Correction 4610
Expert:  Tan replied 1 year ago.

When you say shorts out what is it doing? Not turning over or blowing fuse or what?

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