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2013 hurricane alarm, but OBD yellow light on. Should it be off, or green if all is ok ?

Howie52 Member Posts: 1 ✭✭
2013  SD with 4.3 I/O  OBD light is Yellow.  No audible alarm.  This normal


  • avalanche
    avalanche Member Posts: 16 ✭✭
    My  2013 188 merc 4.3 I/O had OBD( on board diagonistics) light came on summer 2015 and dealer cleared light- minor sensor out of range.  The OBD light came back on this past summer and still on.   I will have dealer clear before it is put in storage.  As with an automobile the light can mean a big issue( like timing off) or small issue ( gas cap loose).
    i hope it is nothing.
    You should have your dealer clear light and fix issue if any.
  • avalanche
    avalanche Member Posts: 16 ✭✭
    In addition to answer your specific question and clarify,the OBD light should come on(yellow) after you turn key on(4 seconds) and go off before you turn ignition to start -in order to self check.
    if everything is ok the OBD light should be off.  If fault is found it will stay on until corrected.
    i believe Mercury has a technical service bulletin on issue.