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Got fault codes on volvo penta GXI 5l.MID 128,SID 151,FMI…

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Hello got fault codes...

Hello got fault codes on volvo penta GXI 5l.MID 128,SID 151,FMI 14

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Motor still goes fine just has a caution alarm but steering a bit stiff.

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else the Marine Mechanic should be aware of?

Motor had not been started for a year but went to mechanic for a full service and replace control cable.

Submitted: 6 months ago.Category: Boat
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H​ello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? I read what you wrote. Those fault codes do not look right. Fault codes would be a simple 4 digit number. How are you getting those codes, what scan tool are you using?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
hello this is cedric i got fault codes off the EVC display i entered the OEM mode and thats what i read ,other people i have seen on the web have got same codes but different numbers .
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 6 months ago

H​I Cedric. In the shop we don't use the EVC, we use a scan tool. Do you have access to Vodia or Diacom?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
what are they, im just at home trying to sort out problem before i have to send it to shop.was hoping was something simple
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 6 months ago

I​t's never simple with marine engines. Vodia and Diacom are scan tools. If you do not have one, then you will have to take this into the shop. It wouldn't be anything I could help you with here.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
ok anybody else out there that will no these codes?
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 6 months ago

I will opt out and leave your question open to the community.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
ok thanks
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Hello got fault codes on volvo penta GXI-J 5.0liter went into OEM mode and got these codes but don't have a code reader .everything seems ok with motor just hard steering ,hasnt been started for a year but had full service and replaced control cable and started ok,these are the fault codes i am getting but system tells me only caution alarms and to check manual but manual doesn't have codes.
MID 128,SID 151,FMI 14
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