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On my 1997 450 Sea ray Sundancer, I am getting the error

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On my 1997 450 Sea ray Sundancer, I am getting the error code HI P5 on my SMX II air conditioner panel. Please advise
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated 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: Air compressor shuts off after a few minutes with the air conditioner running. The fan runs continuously.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Marine Mechanic should know?
Customer: Not at this moment.
Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Jason replied 4 months ago.

Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote. Did you remember to turn on the water pump for the AC? Is the water pump discharging water out of the side of the boat?

Expert:  Jason replied 4 months ago.

The system says that your payment would not go through to authorize the phone call. Did you want get that worked out with customer service or did you want to stay online?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
I just turned on the air conditioner/pump relay.
Expert:  Jason replied 4 months ago.

Did you have a look at the side of the boat to see if the AC pump was pumping water? The HI P5/PS codes is because the AC condenser is overheating, causing it to go into a safe mode and shut down. The Condensers are water cooled by the AC water pump. The pump is either not working, clogged, or the condenser itself is clogged. Does that make sense?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
water is pumping out of right side of the boat.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
All units are working without interruption.
Customer: replied 4 months ago.
No need to speak by phone. Thanks
Expert:  Jason replied 4 months ago.

Can you check and see if the condenser is getting real hot to the touch?

Customer: replied 4 months ago.
Logging off now. I appreciate your assistance. Best.
Expert:  Jason replied 4 months ago.

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Thank you

Expert:  Jason replied 4 months ago.

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