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Alarm by my key is going off sporadically while I am running. It doesn't do it all the time, but when it does my fuel gauge stops working. I changed my water pump and I am not runnig hot. Water pressure is good. This is x series trton with a 200 yammie. Any suggestions? Everything works except the fuel gauge when this happens.





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Alright guys,



Alarm by my key is going off sporadically while I am running. It doesn't do it all the time, but when it does my fuel gauge stops working. I changed my water pump and I am not runnig hot. Water pressure is good. This is x series trton with a 200 yammie. Any suggestions? Everything works except the fuel gauge when this happens.





triton


Is your kill switch lanyard attached to the key? If so, make sure it is secure. I had the same thing happen on an OMC, and it was a loose/bad lanyard connection. I just replaced that connection and everything started working again.



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Had mine do that 3 years ago and was low on oil according to the alarm beeping evey time I would get up on the pad. Ran slow back to dock, looked in oil reservoir and had about 1.5 inches of oil in tank but guess that is not enough. Added oil and have not had problem since. They say Yamaha has a very acute oil pressure system that does require a very specific amount of oil pressure or alarms will go off. I keep my oil tank on keep fill now. When I buy gas I fill the oil tank at same time. Just a good habit to get into. There has been several times I have had to give guys oil out on the lake cause their alarms have gone off. I carry an extra gallon with me all the time. And I don't know if you Yami guys all know it but they carry a back up oil tank on the motor that holds one quart of oil if your alarm goes off. You pull the cowling and open a valve under the tank and allow the oil to run down into the main tank and it will get you in to the trailer without damaging your motor.......
 

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Check your ground connections. This sounds like a problem I had a couple of years ago. I have an older motor and the main ground was loose on the motor. The newer motors do not like loose grounds. It causes baaaad things to happen to the motor electronics. Hope this helps. R.
 

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on the alarm check the remote oil tank on the motor if the Yammie has one. My Merc does and the beeping was driving me crazy...pulled the cover and the oil tank on the motor was about half full
Filled it up no more beeping (I check it periodically and add oil if needed.) This does not explain the gas gage though...
 
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