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No water coming through the bottom but through the top

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240 HP inbord not pushing water out the bottom

Submitted: 7 months ago.Category: Boat
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12/13/2017
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 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 engine are you asking about specifically?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
240hp mercury jet
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
My name is Jason as well
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Hi Jason. Okay got it. Can you be more specific by what the engine is actually doing? Is it overheating?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
overheating
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Okay got it. Are you trying to run the engine off of a garden hose or is the boat itself in the water?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Four alarm sounds every 2minutes
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Have tried both same
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Okay the 4 alarm beep is not overheating, it's something else. Is the engine actually overheating or are you just getting the alarm?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The mechanic seems to think it is overheating and not pumping water through bottom
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The alarm also has been solid and I shut the motor down
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
Does this sound major
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

It may or may not be major. Has the engine been hooked up to a scan tool yet to see what is causing the alarm?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
The boat is at Griffith Marine nsw Australia
Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I'm not sure
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Okay what kinds of questions did you have for me?

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

It looks like you read my last response. Are you still here?

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Customer reply replied 7 months ago
I need to know what you think the problem is
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Good morning. Sorry for the delay, when you replied back last night I had already logged off for the night. When you say what I think the problem is, To which issue are you asking about? You are describing 2 different problems. Did you want to talk about the 4 beep alarm or the constant alarm? Is there a gauge on the boat telling you that the engine is running hot?

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