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Mercury Warranty

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Did Merc only recently change the warranty to 5 years vs. 3 years? I had an electrical part/harness(that I don't know what it is) completely fry/corrode/burn. I don't even think electrical is usually covered under warranty.

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Oh and if anybody would have a guess at the harness/wires that fried....it is the harness located directly above the oil/dipstick, it is a Mercury 60hp, Big Foot EFI, 4 stroke. A lot of black Stuff around the area.

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Yes, the recently increased their warranty coverage period as a purchase incentive, the base rate is still 3 years.

I believe electrical is covered under warranty - I don't know why it wouldn't. I didn't see electrical specifically mentioned in the exclusions, so you should be ok. If in doubt, call the dealer before bringing it in.

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Yes... electrical is covered under the Mercury warranty. I had a short on some solenoid on my brand new Merc 40HP earlier this year that fried the harness. It was fixed with the warranty claim at no change to me...

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Only problem is I was asking this question from the other side of the fence>>>> My motor is a 2004, warranty out last Sept. Terrible!

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I see...

You could talk to a dealer, and if it's something that happened on it's own you may get some "policy" money from mercury if they can determine that it's a manufacturing / design flaw.

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