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  1. #1
    Roy Casey's Avatar
    Roy Casey Guest

    Default " Can anyone help me. My 1989

    " Can anyone help me. My 1989 40 horse Evinrude has an alarm that goes of after running the boat 2-3 minutes in or out of the water. It goes off and on about every other second. Oil reservoir is good and I unpluged the beige wire from the reservoir and the alarm continues but if I ground the same beige wire on the engine side then the alarm goes off. Can anyone tell me what this means? It is not the temperature switch.
    RCasey "

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Nov 2005

    Default Make sure the tan wire coming

    Make sure the tan wire coming from the temperature sensor is routed away from any spark plug wire. OMC also had a retro-fit on two and three cylinder temperature sensors. The new one has a tan wire with a blue tracer. The problem with the old one was false alarms.

  3. #3
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    Default " It is not a constant soundin

    " It is not a constant sounding alarm like a temperaure sensor gives. I even grounded the tan wire from te temp sensr to rule it out and the alarm became constant. When I unplug the temp sensor tan wire no difference with the alarm. I believe its the VOR but not possitive. Any other suggestions?
    RC "

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Feb 2001
    Central West Florida

    Default "Roy.... The warning alarm sys

    "Roy.... The warning alarm system is as follows:

    Constant beep = Overheating (On high hp models, also indicates fuel restriction)

    Beep every 20 seconds (approx) = Oil tank down to 1/4 tank level.

    Beep every other second = VRO pump failure, oil restriction, air in oil line.

    Our questions require answers. If you refuse to answer our questions, how can we answer yours?

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    Default " I'm trying to get the al

    " I'm trying to get the alarm to stop a constant scream on a 1979 ,Evenrude Ski if you just turn key it starts before the motor cranks and stays on any ideas "

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