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Hi! We have an 05 sugarsand tango 4+2 and every couple of minutes it beeps 4 times? Do you know what this is trying to tell us?

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The engine starts fine but we are not getting any acceleration

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Motor is a mercury optimax*****v6 motor

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Marine Mechanic: Matthew John, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago
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Marine Mechanic: Matthew John, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

The audible alarm with 4 beeps is indicating a WARNING and is not Critical or Severe. It will be indicating one of two things; Low Oil in the Engines Oil Reservoir OR Water In Fuel Filter Canister (on engine). You can look to the fuel filter canister on the engine, it will have a sensor installed on the bottom of it. Disconnect it and see if the warning has disappeared. Also have a visual inspection of the engines oil reservoir to check the level. You can purge the bottle by running the engine and cracking the top air vent screw about half a turn and you will see the oil level rise quickly. If level is ok then it could be a faulty float switch in the bottle. Let me know if you require further assistance or if you need to investigate an oil supply problem.

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Marine Mechanic: Matthew John, Marine Mechanic replied 7 months ago

Yeah, I just saw the part where you were saying that you are not getting any acceleration. It looks like you would definitely need to be checking for water in that filter and if so, drain and flush the Vapour Separator Tank.

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Matt

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