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Charles, Marine Mechanic
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Experience:  US Navy (Ret) Certified Mercury Marine Tech with over a decade of repair experience.
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When I turn on the egnition there is no alarmtest signal, a

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When I turn on the egnition there is no alarmtest signal, a minute later the oillevel alar starts. when i turn off the engine and try again I get a test signal and ther is no alarm. If i go full throttle somtimes the oil alarm starts, the oillevelsensor is disconected and the alarmbox is conected to ground.
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Customer: I have contracted a firm to solve the problem byt they ar stuck
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

What is the make, model and year of the engine that you are working on?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
The motor is a mariner 200 hp offshore from 1998.
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.


Do you have the serial nuimber for the engine?

If not, is is carb or EFI?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
I believe it has carborators.
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

Can you post a pic of how you have the wiring on the alarm set up currently? If you have the module grounded, that will set off the alarm.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Not to day. Im on a tripp. Can you return to me next week?
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

Absolutely. There are no time limits here. I will need to see the injection module, the oil tank cap and the oil pump if it is still installed.