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We have very active forums and any topic that remains inactive for that long should be considered "dead". Forum Home New Posts Help Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links Today's Posts View Site Leaders Who's Online Today's Post Articles & Videos Popular Topics Search Forums Forum Home Outboard The retainers in the switch and sender are not grabbing the splines in the screws correctly. If you are seeing 12 plus volts on the one wire, then most likely the unit is "open" or bad and must be replaced. have a peek here

So you could lift the brown wire from the meter, and measure the resistance from the brown wire to ground as you vary the engine trim. Some people do without the gauges working but it's a nice luxuary to have them working. Glad it is working. Thats just what I was thinking..... http://www.sterndrives.com/trim_gauge_pegged.html

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capz04-30-2007, 08:00 PMI think I found out what the problem is. Thanks! rise up yout drive to trim uper limit (not trailer position) and install sender the way that will show about 1/2 on gauge. Does that sound like a gauge fault or is it the sender unit on the leg??

Show more Loading... You may also have a connection for lights. I will check it out. Mercruiser Trim Gauge Adjustment Add to Want to watch this again later?

BOTH THE SENDER SWITCH AND GAUGE WERE BAD.THANKS TO ALL Reply With Quote 02-19-2012,01:24 PM #13 oldman570 View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Contributing Member Join Date Mar Trim Gauge Not Working Mercury I made the service manager come down and look at the hinge pins. From the engine harness, it should make its way to the helm.

I don't believe him.

Online Manuals Mercury • Mariner Printed Manuals Mercury • Mariner Engine Diagrams Mercury • Mariner Serial Number Guide Quick Parts Guide Mercury • Sierra • CDI Welcome to the MarineEngine.com Boat How Does A Boat Trim Gauge Work Sign Up All Content All Content This Topic This Forum Advanced Search Browse Forums Gallery Calendar Staff Online Users More Activity All Activity Search More More More All Activity Home Chaparral I was watching my wake and the attitude of the bow, any more ideas?? This connector has quite a few wires that head towards the helm.

Trim Gauge Not Working Mercury

You would be an idiot to not replace both anyway even if only one is bad. you lost your trim gauge sensor/or broke the cables. Alpha 1 Trim Sender Shipping Shipping to Canada International Shipping Returns Return Policy & Return Requests Boat Repair Forum Register Help Remember Me? Mercruiser Trim Gauge Wiring Diagram Arrrrh!!!

The switches are prone to damage from water intrusion. navigate here Reply With Quote _i 05-21-2011,10:43 AM #8 Redeye Registered My Boats: 1995 Cougar Sport Skier HP 500 EFI Join Date Apr 2011 Location Kennewick Wa Posts 23 Original Poster Originally Posted No idea what this color may be but perhaps green with a stripe. Sign in 265 16 Don't like this video? Trim Gauge Not Working Volvo Penta

The trim sending unit wires you are concerned with go to to the back top of the motor and both have male connectors. Maybe it will with saltwater? I removed the gauge to check it out, and notice that the rubber seal was pulled away from around the rim, so i put the glass part of the gauge in Check This Out Since the trim position sender is bad, and the drive needs to be pulled to fix, it is a good time to have the bellows checked and drive aligned.

Arrrrh!!! Boat Trim Gauge Wiring Diagram It's warming up and this sender problem is the only thing keeping my boat from hitting the water. :smt100 Dave M.05-06-2007, 10:09 PMDoes this help? Both are female connectors.

If freshwater gets in there it won't peg the gauge.

Whether you're researching a new boat, or are a seasoned Captain, you'll find The Hull Truth Boating & Fishing Message Forum contains a wealth of information from Boaters and Sportfishermen around Basically, the way my gauge works is that 12 volts is applied on one side of the gauge, passes through the gauge to one side of the sender unit and current He specified solder rather than butt connectors... Trim Gauge Not Working Yamaha Outboard Wayne Coll 466,095 views 7:03 Paint a Mercruiser outdrive - Duration: 15:03.

It's the type with the little tube that goes to the stern with the little white plastic funnel that just clears the keel. Thanks for that. They make Really Cool life preservers nowadays. http://techese.net/trim-gauge/trim-gauge-not-working.html Share this post Link to post Share on other sites mpm330 Retired Admiral of the United Texas Fleet Members 12,049 posts Location:Lake Lewisville, Texas Posted 26 May 2010 · Report

Symptoms The Trim Position Switch operates the Trim Gauge. Sign in to report inappropriate content. consult daredevil racing (NOOOT). ... Working...

another thing is that the speedo barely works at best. Yes the test light should light with the light accross the + and sending termson the gauge, and the motor in the down position with key switch on. Reply With Quote 29-06-09,08:21 #4 paultallett View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Registered User Join Date Mar 2009 Location At work!! Oldman570 Reply With Quote 02-03-2012,11:22 AM #3 cocomo View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles New Member Join Date Jan 2012 Posts 15 Re: Mercury trim gauge not working

any ideas on that as well? The engine is a Mercruiser 135hp with 45hours on it.Any suggestions on how it works and to trouble shoot to fix it. Anybody know what I should look for and maybe what the common malady is?