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I thought it would increase my connectivity but in fact it is hurting me. [Sounds] like I need to go wipe it off the connections. Reply With Quote 02-03-2012,03:03 PM #6 cocomo View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles New Member Join Date Jan 2012 Posts 15 Re: Mercury trim gauge not working ? I JUST REPLACED THE TRIM GAUGE AND IT'S WORKING. Reply With Quote 29-06-09,09:02 #5 ExcaliburII View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Registered User Join Date Jun 2005 Location Gloucestershire Posts 210 Re: Is It The Gauge Or Sender???? have a peek here

I figured the batter was bad because last week the key was left on and the battery was dead. 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 This will take several seconds, and the pointer should stop to the right of the "Up" mark. Nothing is foolproof because the ingenuity of fools is limitless. Bonuses

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Logged Bobby Saffel Lunker Location: Shreveport, Louisiana Offline Gender: Posts: 1,418 Re: Trim Gauge not working « Reply #1 on: October 15, 2012, 06:39:00 AM » I played with it last Dear forum users, Due to legal restrictions in the ongoing Cheeki Rafiki trial, we have had to momentarily remove all comments regarding the case. That way you don't have to rely on it's exact position at full trim because you'll be on the trailer anyway. Senders for trim systems are not available from Teleflex.

Oxides of silver are conductive. Its movement varies the voltage sent to the guage to show the position of the drive in the water. Sounds like you need a new gauge now. Boat Trim Gauge Wiring Diagram I tried to buy it today at the dealership but they didn't have it.

You may be able to disassemble the old style one and clean it to get it working correctly. Senders must be purchased from the engine dealer. Hand Tools Saws / Knives / Cutters Files Pliers and Wrenches Measuring Tools Screwdrivers More Hand Tools... check it out Logged Fishing is more than just a hobbyDobyns Rods - Monster Fishing TackleCork's Reel Service Bobby Saffel Lunker Location: Shreveport, Louisiana Offline Gender: Posts: 1,418 Re: Trim Gauge not working UPDATE

All Rights Reserved. Evinrude Trim Gauge Not Working Loading... Storage / Organization Boat Shrink Wrapping Boat Stands and Blocks Tarps and Boat Covers Outdoor Shelters Tool Boxes More Storage / Organization... Fletcher, 26 May 2010 9 posts in this topic Irwin M.

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The engine is a Mercruiser 135hp with 45hours on it.Any suggestions on how it works and to trouble shoot to fix it. http://forum.chaparralboats.com/index.php?/topic/11745-dashboard-trim-gauge/ Register All Albums FAQ Community Wikiposts Calendar Today's Posts Search Search Show all Wiki Recent Changes Community Links Pictures & Albums Members List Search Forums Show Threads Show Posts Advanced Mercruiser Trim Gauge Troubleshooting these wiring diagrams are tough to read--are there any "true" wiring diagrams available (eg, that show whether something is acting as a switch/resistor/etc, instead of just showing wires ending at a Mercury Outboard Trim Gauge Sending Unit Make sure your engine has a trim sender.

These are often small springs and the whole thing is mickey-mouse if you ask me. http://techese.net/trim-gauge/trim-tilt-gauge-not-working.html Fletcher Members 11 posts Location:Amherst, NH Posted 26 May 2010 · Report post Bought our family's first boat a couple of weeks ago, a 1999 2130 LE in super condition besides yours is 5 years newer than mine. Please do not reply to them. 3. How Does A Boat Trim Gauge Work

Arrrrh!!! If you have a multimeter you should be able to work out which connection is which on the plug using the volt range - you could also test that the sender News Boats for Sale Sell my Boat Forum New Posts FAQ Calendar Community Member List Forum Actions Mark Forums Read Quick Links View Forum Leaders Buy articles Reviews Galleries Expert boat Check This Out By doing that you are removing the position sender from the circuit.

The unit had corroded on the trim bracket. Trim Gauge Stuck In Up Position Next, with the power still connected, short the sender "S" terminal at the gauge to ground. Arrrrh!!!

Knowing I had issues I was careful the rest of the day to not trim up more then a bump or two.

Terry 87, 4WINNS H 190 470/Alpha I Comment Cancel Post nola mike Lieutenant Junior Grade Join Date: Apr 2009 Posts: 1188 #5 May 8th, 2010, 08:52 AM Re: Troubleshooting trim sender/gauge? Thats just what I was thinking..... Loading... Trim Sender The senders are pre-wired from the factory with new wires.

And as someone pointed out, many use a spring loaded system to return to either full down or full up, depending on the design. By starting your own thread, you will receive the maximum number of views by forum members. Abrasives Discs Rolls and Longboard Abrasives Festool Abrasives Fein Abrasives Sheets More Abrasives... http://techese.net/trim-gauge/trim-gauge-not-working.html When one switch fails, you will end up replacing both switches.

Welcome to Iboats; What are you smoking? It is an important limiting feature which prevents damage to the drive and/or loss of control of the vessel. With a voltmeter, check each of the two wires, one meter lead on the wire connection, the other to a good ground. W/all due respect if you and anybody else doesn't understand it I suggest that you read a book on simple DC circuits or sign up at the local vocational school for

Anyway, I wanted to physically measure (with a tape measure) the height of the outdrive at various positions so I'd know the depth translation to the position registered on the panel If I raise the motor all the way up and set the sensor so the trim gauge is dead on up and trim the motor all the way down the needle Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.3 Beta 3 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. Bad part is I'm an electrical and instrumentation tech for IP in Mansfield and do that kind of stuff for a living.

njhomepro 54,907 views 2:11 How To: Replacing the Powerpack on a Johnson / Evinrude Outboard Motor - Duration: 20:53. The other gauges should move. A short strip of copper in the switch housing moves in relation to the tilt of the outdrive (bellhousing). Now you should be seeing the two wire connections on the unit like this.....Have a helper turn on the ignition key BUT DO NOT START THE ENGINE.

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