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How do I reset the safe mode to run properly on my Mercury…

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How do I reset the safe mode to run properly on my Mercury 60 EFI Big Foot out board/

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Put a new battery in & fuel it ran great for a while then went to safe mode!

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I had previously finished the proses of break in.

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Do you have the serial number of the engine?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I Do sorry it took so long to get back to you we had an emergence on the corner by our home turned out to be a fender bender & no one was hurt. our engine Model # 1A60453KZ &Serial # 1C113638 HP 60 Kw 44.1 & LB 263 KG 119 Thank You for you rsponce.
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I'm not with our pontoon at this time we're 200 miles from where it is at this time.

Glad to hear the no one was injured there.

What is the type of alarm that you are getting on the engine? A long solid tone, or a series of short beeps?

What year is the pontoon?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
some short beeps then I loaded her up & put it storage by the lake.

Is that the only time it happens?

Do you know about what RPM the engine is at when this happens?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
The pontoon is a 2010 Bass Buggy my be-mail is***@******.***
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It only happened that one time
Customer reply replied 6 months ago
no I don't but I remember that we were at 3/4 throttle

I know the boat well, I work at a Tracker dealer.

With the alarm only going off once, I would keep an eye on the RPM next time that you load the boat. If it gets up above 5700, then the alarm is for overspeed. Also keep an eye on the battery voltage, it should not drop below 12V at anytime when the engine is running. There is no resetting the Guardian system as when the fault is not active, the alarm will not be going off or limit the RPM of the engine.

If you were to get a solid tone alarm, that would most likely be an overheat alarm and be cause by cavitation around the prop and water pickups on the gear case. The fix for this is to drop the engine down 1 hole in the mounting of it if it is not all the way down already.

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
Thank You Very Much for the information, that take's a load off my mind were going out there Monday & I'll check it out . I think the new battery that I got at the Marina didn't have a full charge when I installed it. The engine barely started I thought the alternator would take care of that. Thank You Respectfully. George
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