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Dominick, Marine Mechanic
Category: Boat
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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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Boat will not start, Batteries are brand new. It is a 2015

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Boat will not start
JA: Sometimes boat issues seem like they'll be really complicated, but 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: Batteries are brand new. It is a 2015 sea ray slx 270. Ingnition will not start boat. Also the trim will work although it sending a signal.
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Marine Mechanic should know?
Customer: Most if not all fuses are good as we checked them.
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

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

Which engine(s) do you have?

Are the engine(s) DTS or cable shift and throttle?

Does anything else in the boat work or not work?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
8.2 l. Throttle by wire.
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Everything works except power trim and starter
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Replaced both battery as a thought. Still acts the same way
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.


Does the engine crank but fail to start?

Is the throttle control in Neutral?

Have you looked at the fuses on the engine and at the battery?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Checked safety run switch and neutral. No click at all
Customer: replied 2 months ago.
Already paid. Help me here please
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

I am trying to help you. These controls on this engine is complex and it may take several questions back and forth for us to get ot the cause of the issue.

Do you have a multimeter so that we can test voltage on the engine?

Can I also get the engine serial number.