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Old 07-06-2019, 07:46 PM
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I have a suz 250 and had MoB system installed this spring. Was fully tested after the instillation. If i walk away from the boat that in a slip the alarm sounds and turns engine off so i know it works correctly. Problem Ithat im having is sometimes it cuts off while idling. Happen yesterday when i was trolling and puting out lines in tbe water with my back turned. It happens at least once per trip. Suggestions?
Old 07-12-2019, 04:03 PM
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Hello JChacos,
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Old 07-30-2019, 04:25 PM
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I've run into the same issue. It occurred on multiple trips over the past 2 weeks. I pushed the fob button and that allowed the engine to restart. It occurred both while trolling slowly and moving at cruising speed. There is nothing easy to troubleshoot since I did not experience a problem the last 2 times out? However it is interesting to hear of someone else that had the same issue. At first I thought I might have mistakenly pushed the fob button on my wristband. But I know for sure that was not the case on a couple of the occasions. The unit was installed in April and seemed to work perfect for the first few months.
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I've run into the same issue. It occurred on multiple trips over the past 2 weeks. I pushed the fob button and that allowed the engine to restart. It occurred both while trolling slowly and moving at cruising speed. There is nothing easy to troubleshoot since I did not experience a problem the last 2 times out? However it is interesting to hear of someone else that had the same issue. At first I thought I might have mistakenly pushed the fob button on my wristband. But I know for sure that was not the case on a couple of the occasions. The unit was installed in April and seemed to work perfect for the first few months.

I gave up. replaced the fob, replaced the battery, did all of the trouble shooting I was supposed to do and it will work fine for 1-2 trips and then it malfunctions again. I connected the cable in the back that bypasses it and stopped using it.
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Originally Posted by BayViews View Post
I've run into the same issue. It occurred on multiple trips over the past 2 weeks. I pushed the fob button and that allowed the engine to restart. It occurred both while trolling slowly and moving at cruising speed. There is nothing easy to troubleshoot since I did not experience a problem the last 2 times out? However it is interesting to hear of someone else that had the same issue. At first I thought I might have mistakenly pushed the fob button on my wristband. But I know for sure that was not the case on a couple of the occasions. The unit was installed in April and seemed to work perfect for the first few months.
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Old 08-07-2019, 11:24 PM
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Originally Posted by cavitating View Post
I gave up. replaced the fob, replaced the battery, did all of the trouble shooting I was supposed to do and it will work fine for 1-2 trips and then it malfunctions again. I connected the cable in the back that bypasses it and stopped using it.
Hi cavitating
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Old 08-09-2019, 05:36 AM
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I talked with the tech support at Fell Marine and they have been very helpful. I'm waiting for a replacement part to hopefully resolve the issue. So far, tech support has been easily reachable and very responsive.
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I had the same issues. I changed the fob batteries, bought a new fob, wired direct to battery to rule out power issues. Still would randomly kill the motors, once at 55mph.

FELL has excellent customer service and sent me a whole new unit. Problem went away for a few months and recently this unit started doing the same thing. I again changed all the batteries, made sure power supply was perfect, but no go. I have decided to disconnect the device and not use it any longer.
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Unfortunitly I disconnected too. Great idea but short of delievery
Old 12-08-2019, 04:29 PM
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Hi Jchacos,

We appreciate your feedback very much and constantly strive to address any issue that may arise.

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Old 12-08-2019, 04:32 PM
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Hello Empire,

Sorry you are still having an issue.
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Have mine running flawlessy for two years. If not weak FOB-battery I’m thinking interference. Maybe from a VHF or other sending device? Was the FOB placed near a loudspeaker (magnetic interference)? Sounds like the hardware works but the signal is blocked... Just my 2 cents.

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