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Have an active alarm that says engine/shift - stbd stop ckt

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have an active alarm that says engine/shift - stbd stop ckt active replaced shift position sensor & still motor will not even turn over
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Customer: that's all I know the screen says engine/shift - stbd stop ckt active the stbd is starboard motor basically I think the motor thinks it is in gear and wont turn over but it is in neutral
JA: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: not to my knowledge
Submitted: 9 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 9 months ago.

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

It would be very helpful to know what it is you are working on.

Customer: replied 9 months ago.
04-05 275 verado
Expert:  Greg Robinson replied 9 months ago.


You either have a fouled prop or seized shift cable. Remove the cable end at actuator and see if it shifts , try to manually shift cable. Is it seized? Replace cable.


Customer: replied 9 months ago.
prop is fine & spins freely. these are Verados that are digital and don't have cables
Expert:  Greg Robinson replied 9 months ago.


I see , I apologize for that. I believe I might still be able to help. Is there a configuration wizard in controls? Sometimes you need special scan tools to do the configuring depending on what company your dealing with however all manufacturers that I know of can clear the computer by taking off the battery cables. With no battery in the system , touch the positive lead that goes to the stater to the ground wire for ten seconds. Wait a half hour and then reconnect cables to battery. When you turn on the key it will reset all the nodes in the system and "re-boot".

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