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I have a 2016 Sea Ray 280 SLX and I am getting a digital message that says “Starboard Malfunction Indicator Lamp” what is this?

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I have a 2016 Sea Ray 280 SLX and I am getting a digital warning that says Starboard Malfunction Indicator Lamp. My boat would not go above 20 mph even if I pushed the throttle down?

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Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 2 months ago
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Hello my name is ***** ***** am I speaking with? The Malfunction indicator lamp is the boats equivalent of your cars check engine light. It is the check engine light.

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
But what specifically does it mean? What would I check?
Customer reply replied 2 months ago
What d I check on the engine?
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 2 months ago

Well, I don't mean to sound crass or anything. But what would you do when the check engine light comes on in your car?

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Customer reply replied 2 months ago
Check the oil level I guess but the boat was just recommissioned 30 days ago after the winter and we haven’t put 2 hours on the boat since recommissioning.
Marine Mechanic: Jason, Marine Mechanic replied 2 months ago

I don't think this is something I am going to be able to help you with here. I will opt out and leave your question open to the community.

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