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#12346944 - 07/18/17 09:01 PM what happens when you leave the key on for extended amount of time
fishinlance Offline
Angler

Registered: 04/04/07
Posts: 329
Loc: waxahachie
I had my boat at the shop to get diagnosed on Saturday did not check for the key to be turned off so today Tuesday my alarm was going crazy turned key off did this damage anything 200 merc efi 2003

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#12347002 - 07/18/17 09:26 PM Re: what happens when you leave the key on for extended amount of time [Re: fishinlance]
tmd11111 Offline
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Registered: 04/30/17
Posts: 415
Loc: San Angelo
Won't damage motor. Only run battery down and hour meter up if you have one.

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#12347046 - 07/18/17 09:38 PM Re: what happens when you leave the key on for extended amount of time [Re: fishinlance]
fishinlance Offline
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Registered: 04/04/07
Posts: 329
Loc: waxahachie
Thanks that alarm scared the bejessus out of me


Edited by fishinlance (07/18/17 09:38 PM)

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#12348606 - 07/19/17 05:36 PM Re: what happens when you leave the key on for extended amount of time [Re: fishinlance]
Muzzlebrake Offline
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Registered: 12/26/14
Posts: 1617
Loc: Euless
I installed a Perko master switch at my batteries for just this reason. Been there done that 2003 Merc 150 EFI
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#12350294 - 07/20/17 04:14 PM Re: what happens when you leave the key on for extended amount of time [Re: fishinlance]
sae Offline
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Registered: 06/12/17
Posts: 57
Well if you have replaced your fuel pump with an electric you may have fried your pump.Ask me how i know.

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#12350628 - 07/20/17 07:40 PM Re: what happens when you leave the key on for extended amount of time [Re: fishinlance]
fishinlance Offline
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Registered: 04/04/07
Posts: 329
Loc: waxahachie
Will that is already the problem so thank goodness it was done before replacing

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