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Merc 50 hp bigfoot quit on my wife with alarm going off.

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Merc 50 hp bigfoot quit on my wife with alarm going off. will not start now. is there a reset for the alarm which could prevent it from starting?

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Fuel is ok. it cranks over well . It is a 4 stroke, 2006.I have changed the fuel filter which was a little dirty. I have also flushed the line going to the electric pump right through the mechanical pump.

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Not that I can think of now.

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Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago
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When the engine died, was the alarm a solid tone or a beeping one with pauses in between?

Would you please post the serial number of the engine?

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Customer reply replied 11 months ago
It was beeping as an overheating alarm. Serial Number - 1B169742.
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 11 months ago

The beeping alarm is for a sensor out of range. A solid tone is for overheat. Is she sure that it was a beeping alarm?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
It would be easier if you called me.(###) ###-####.
Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Have replaced fuel filter and verified clean fuel past the mechanical pump. Cranks over but will not start. It was a beeping alarm.
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 10 months ago

Would you still like the phone call?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
I have not received a call back regarding this issue but would like to receive a response this morning of September 21.
Thank you.
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 10 months ago

I replied to you at 5 PM yesterday, asking if you still wanted the call. Due to my current condition, I mainly work more toward the eve, when my condition seems to be more manageable.

With that alarm beeping, have you tested the voltage on the batteries, or have you had to charge them since the boat came back in?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Cancel call.
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 10 months ago

Ok, have you tested the batteries at all yet?

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Customer reply replied 10 months ago
Cancel..... took it to a marina and they fixed it.
Marine Mechanic: Charles, Marine Mechanic replied 10 months ago

Ok, Ill process it to the right people.

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