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Good morning, my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? An Optimax engines is a 2 stroke engine and there is no oil to change on a 2 stroke engine. What do you mean by you had the service department "Change" the oil?
Got it. Are you near the outboard now?
Okay let me know when you get there.
At you still here?
If you check the engine mounted oil tank is that oil tank full to the very top, or is it low?
Do you have a paperclip?
For a test. Okay no problem, I will explain both possibilities.
The 4 beep alarm happens for 3 reasons.
1. If the engine mounted oil tank is low.
2. If the engine mounted oil tank thinks it's low because of a waterlogged float.
3. The water in the fuel sensor, which is located in the vapor separating tank, is detecting water in the fuel.
The oil tank is full so that takes that one of the list.
The next thing is a bad oil tank itself. Inside of the oil tank there is magnetic float. The oil sensor in the tank is looking for the position of this float. What happens with all of the tanks is the floats become waterlogged with oil. This happens on all optimax engines. When this happens the fix is to replace the oil tank. The test for this is to simply unplug the oil sensor from the oil tank, and then take the 2 wires that go to that sensor and jump them together with a paperclip or a piece of scrap wire. If the alarm stops, the oil tank is confirmed bad. If the alarm continues, then there is water in the fuel, and the water sensor is what is sounding that 4 beep alarm. From here you would drain the vapor separating tank out and change the water filter on it. Does that all make sense.
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