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I have a 2009 Merc 4 stroke 50 HP when running slow

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I have a 2009 Merc 4 stroke 50 HP when running slow sometimes engine beeps.

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Running slow engine beeps then I go slower and it stops

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Marine Mechanic: Matthew John, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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Marine Mechanic: Matthew John, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Are you running the correct oil in the engine?? 25W40.

Have you checked oil levels lately?

Just keep an eye on your engine operation hours and make sure it's getting serviced every 100 hours.

If you check the level on the yellow dip stick and oil is very thin, replace it and the oil filter. I would be getting a service aswell.

How is the engine temperature. Does it look like the engine is overheating?

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Marine Mechanic: Matthew John, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

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Matt

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Oil levels are good. Oil is very clean. Motor doesn't have 100 hours on it. Last fall had engine serviced.
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