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Searay 270 SLX wont turn over

I have a 2006 SLX270 that has been sitting for a little over a month. I was getting ready to put it in the water and was charging the batteries. After about an hour each on the batteries and while out of the water I tested the starter. I turned over but a little slow so I swiched the leads to the other battery and now it will not engage the started. I do not hear the starter spinning but I hear some faint relays and maybe some sort of pump. the battery selector switch is in both position. The RPM guage shows ''battery ok'' and them shows I think ''start fail'' ''check engine'' and ''lost engine comm''. Any ideas?

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  • scott854 Mar 13, 2009

    Batteries appear good and there is no draw down when trying to start. lights and horn stay constistent from static to start position on the switch.


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Were the batteries stored outside in winter ? if so check to see if there is any bulging on the sides... they may have froze which will require replacement .... either way do you have a method to check the voltage under load (starting) as that will show you the try condition of the batteries

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