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GAwhale posted 07-28-2001 02:43 PM ET (US)   Profile for GAwhale   Send Email to GAwhale  
The mailman just delivered a 'certified mail' letter from Boston Whaler. It states:

"Boston Whaler has discovered that over- current protection has not been installed as required in a limited number of boats. Due to this manufacturing noncompliance, Boston Whaler has initiated a voluntary U.S. Coast Guard recall to correct this issue."

My 2001 Montauk falls within the range of this notification. I am to bring her to the selling dealer and have it installed at no cost.

Dick posted 07-28-2001 07:00 PM ET (US)     Profile for Dick  Send Email to Dick     
Sounds like they neglected to put a fuse somewhere.
triblet posted 07-30-2001 11:14 AM ET (US)     Profile for triblet  Send Email to triblet     
Or the new guy that was wiring was pushing a
wire on in the wrong place.

Chuck

triblet posted 07-31-2001 10:43 AM ET (US)     Profile for triblet  Send Email to triblet     
The details on this one will turn up on
http://www.boatus.com/recall/new.htm
by and by.

Chuck

Barnett Childress posted 08-06-2001 08:10 AM ET (US)     Profile for Barnett Childress  Send Email to Barnett Childress     
This weekend in the mail I recieved from Boston Whaler the "overcurrent protection has not been installed" notice for my new Montauk & a BW survey asking about the quality etc. of the boat :>!
Barnett
dgp posted 08-06-2001 08:35 AM ET (US)     Profile for dgp  Send Email to dgp     
Taking mine to the dealer this AM. Something about battery cable length and insulation. I'll get more details when I get there.
Barnett Childress posted 08-07-2001 10:21 AM ET (US)     Profile for Barnett Childress  Send Email to Barnett Childress     
Just got off the phone with the dealer. Montauks affected are missing main circuit breaker. Funny, I asked about this when I took delivery. In my 16 Dauntless main breaker was mounted in the console. Didn't see one in the Montauk console but I thought the terminal block mounted on the transom splash well had the breaker. Due to liability dealer said Whaler won't let me install this myself, so another long trip to the dealer. Dealer estimates install at around 4hrs.
Barnett

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