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Please do not post to topics that have been inactive for more than 3 months unless you are the original poster. On our way to Cowes yesterday I started to get irratic readings from my leg trim gauge!! (Mercruiser Mag 350, Bravo 3 leg & Faria trim gauge) It used to be You are invited to join our public Boat Repair Forum to seek assistance from other members. Powered by vBulletin Version 4.2.3 Copyright © 2016 vBulletin Solutions, Inc. http://techese.net/trim-gauge/trim-gauge-not-working.html

All rights reserved. The Trim Gauge can be tested by: Disconnect the 4-wire harness connection. Bu videoyu Daha Sonra İzle oynatma listesine eklemek için oturum açın Ekle Oynatma listeleri yükleniyor... Why does my drive lube have gray mush?

Mercury Trim Gauge Not Working

The adjustment takes about 20 minutes of playing around with the boat on the trailer. 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!! Comment Cancel Post MH9371B Petty Officer 2nd Class Join Date: Jul 2004 Posts: 148 #5 July 21st, 2004, 02:19 AM Re: Alpha 1 Trim Indicator not working Thanks. Share this post Link to post Share on other sites Chief Plasma Davy Jones... "What's in your locker?" Members 4,048 posts Location:Nashville, TN Posted 26 May 2010 · Report post

Replace the trim limit switch at the same time, in fact when you buy them they come as a pair (the guage sender is on the sbd side of the leg, Daha fazla göster Dil: Türkçe İçerik konumu: Türkiye Kısıtlı Mod Kapalı Geçmiş Yardım Yükleniyor... Today's Weather Forecast: Scorchio. Mercury Outboard Trim Sending Unit Hardware Cleats Hatch Adjusters Hinges Handles, Pulls and Rings Deck Hardware More Hardware...

That's why mertech said just ground your sending wire, if it pegs the gauge it works. How Does A Boat Trim Gauge Work Oxides of silver are conductive. 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. http://www.jamestowndistributors.com/userportal/document.do?docId=839 Usually it gets corroded and causes crazy readings.

The other gauges should move. Boat Trim Gauge Wiring Diagram Reply With Quote 02-03-2012,11:57 AM #5 guyjg View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message View Articles Gold Level Contributor Join Date Aug 2006 Location SW Ohio, USA Posts 10,395 Re: Mercury When this switch fails, the TRIM BUTTON does not work. For me, this means trim up (out) until the boat starts to porpoise, then trim down slightly until it quits.

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Reply With Quote 29-06-09,14:31 #8 paultallett View Profile View Forum Posts Private Message Visit Homepage Registered User Join Date Mar 2009 Location At work!! http://forums.iboats.com/forum/engine-repair-and-maintenance/mercruiser-i-o-inboard-engines-outdrives/48570-alpha-1-trim-indicator-not-working First thought when this happens is it must be the trim switch at the throttle, but I got lucky and accidently stumbled on the naked wires and realized what was up. Mercury Trim Gauge Not Working One sender is for the Trim Gauge and the other sender is for the Trim Limit. Trim Gauge Not Working Volvo Penta Storage / Organization Boat Shrink Wrapping Boat Stands and Blocks Tarps and Boat Covers Outdoor Shelters Tool Boxes More Storage / Organization...

Yükleniyor... navigate here Not all engines have a trim gauge option. The resistance of the connection depends on how much surface area is in contact. If nothing else worked , can i assume the proplem is the trim gauge ? Evinrude Trim Gauge Not Working

westcoastwhaler posted 05-22-2009 12:57 AM ET (US) Have you checked the sending unit? If it is not doing that, or it is sticking, you have a problem with the gauge. Only the TRAILER BUTTON will work. Check This Out Gezinmeyi atla TRYükleOturum açAra Yükleniyor...

The senders are pre-wired from the factory with new wires. Installing Trim Gauge Mercury Outboard You can actually rewire these if the problem is with the cable. I have a Mercruiser 470, 485, 488, 190, 3.7L Engine I have coolant dripping from the front of my engine Can I install a regular Alternator instead of the Stator-Rotor?

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Still need the boat out of the water to do any of this and the leg off to replace the cables, though. [img]/forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img] [img]/forums/images/graemlins/frown.gif[/img] Nothing is foolproof because the ingenuity of Oturum aç Çeviri Yazısı İstatistikler 27.569 görüntüleme 21 Bu videoyu beğendiniz mi? 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???? Mercury Outboard Trim Sender Hotislandnights 29.719 görüntüleme 2:49 1993 maxum tilt/trim problem fixed - Süre: 3:10.

Posts 77 Re: Mercury trim gauge not working ? With the key in the "on" position, you should have 12 plus volts on the "I" or "IGN" terminal on the back of the gauge and, again with the drive trimmed For the best results, please start a new topic. this contact form Epoxy & Adhesives Epoxy and Adhesives Epoxy Resin Caulking Wood Rot Repair and Restoration Glues and Adhesives Fairing Compounds and Repair Putties More Epoxy and Adhesives...

Set your meter for resistance (ohms)and pull the sending unit signal wire from the gauge. No one at the factory set the trim gage up, and the dealer didn't check it- they just assumed the factory had done it. Safety Flotation Safety 3M Respirators Fire Safety Equipment Gloves EPIRBs and Personal Alarms More Safety... Yes No OK OK Cancel X Sterndrives.Com Mercruiser Sterndrive Information Mercruiser Parts Mercruiser Help Mercruiser Manuals Mercruiser Tools Mercruiser Sterndrives Contact Replacing Your Trim Limit and Trim Position Senders Alpha's and

As the lever moves up and down, the trim gauge follows the changes in resistance caused by the arm movement. Sounds like you need a new gauge now. to DC Circuits 101. Fletcher, 26 May 2010 9 posts in this topic Irwin M.

Will give that a try. Penetrox is a thick conductive grease designed for use on electrical connections, usually high-current connections. Do not take over someone elses topic (aka hijack) with your own question, even if it is similar. I am going to try some on-line sources including eBay.

Mercruiser did this because bad wires were the leading cause for switch failure. 805320A03 Single Station Trim Sender Kit $99.92 If you have Dual Stations (for example, a gauge below and U.S./Metric Conversion Chart: Typical Trim Sender Resistance Ranges Engine Trim Systems: Honda Outboards Normal gauge/sender operation: Pointer reflects engine movement within the trim and tilt ranges. Senders must be purchased from the engine dealer. I had the exact problem and it was stuck in the down position.

The three connetions are +ve, Ground and Sender. 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. FIRST POST!!How did your Trim Sender issue turn out?All the insulation fell off all of my wires and my outdrive became stuck in the trailer position. Have someone sit in the boat and turn on the ignition (do not start the boat), loosen the screws and rotate the sender.