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Changed the gimbal ( had to take motor out) re-installed but…

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Changed the gimbal ( had to take motor out) re-installed but something nor right Jump the solenoid and it starts from the key, no start. all wires back properly

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Just that... Told partner to make sure there was power from right side of switch going to solenoid Don't know if they listened to me but I was told by a friend of mine( outboard mechanic) that they should do this

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote but I do not see any kind of model information. What are you working on exactly?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
ford 5 liter inboard/outboard
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

What is the model number on the engine as it reads on the ID tag?

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

I would need the model number on the engine just to know what you have. If this is a Mercruiser Ford engine, I would need the serial number. Are you near the engine now to get these numbers?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
mercruiser 1A201618 outdrive
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

The number you gave me was for the sterndrive. I would need the serial number on the engine itself.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
will have to get back to you on that the big canoe is in Costa Rica
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Okay no problem, there are no time limits here. Just reply back once you have the serial number on the engine and we will take it from there.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
k thanks might just be tomorrow though ....
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

no problem. Catch you then.

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
thank you
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

You are very welcome.

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Hello, just checking in, were you ever able to get that serial number?

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Customer reply replied 8 months ago
Jason the problem is resolved
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Glad to hear it.

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 8 months ago

Glad to hear it.

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