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My 2008 seadoo worked great yesterday. At the end of the…

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My 2008 seadoo worked...

My 2008 seadoo worked great yesterday. At the end of the day, we pulled up to the dock and shut it off. When we tried to restart, we pushed the key on, the gauges lit up but no beeps and the engine wouldn't engage. Any thoughts?

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Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Boat
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Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 6 months ago
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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
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Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 6 months ago

Was there any warning lights on?

Can you check all of the fuses on the MPEM?

Can you actually test the battery voltage using a multimeter?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Can't check the battery but will look at the fuses
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 6 months ago

Ok, let me know what you see. You could take the battery to most any auto parts store and they would load test if for free.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Fuses appear to be ok. If it was the battery was weak why would the gauges come up?
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 6 months ago

It does not take much power to light up a gauge. It takes over 10V to spin the starter. What is odd to me is that you are not getting the two beeps when the DESS is placed on the post.

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