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Boat will not start, Batteries are brand new. It is a 2015…

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Boat will not start

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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.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else important you think the Marine Mechanic should know?

Most if not all fuses are good as we checked them.

Submitted: 1 year ago.Category: Boat
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Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago
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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?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
8.2 l. Throttle by wire.
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Everything works except power trim and starter
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Replaced both battery as a thought. Still acts the same way
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year ago

Thanks.

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?

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Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Checked safety run switch and neutral. No click at all
Customer reply replied 1 year ago
Already paid. Help me here please
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 1 year 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.

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