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Reply With Quote 10-18-2002,03:27 PM #5 john Thomason Guest " Joe---- I did the test you s " Joe---- I did the test you suggested ,again,and the rectifier checked ok. Upon taking the boat out for a test drive and checkout run my tach is reading funny. Now, connect the black lead of the ohm meter to the red wire. It worked perfectly the first time I took the boat out, then stopped working..

All these wires check good. Yes No OK OK Cancel X Register Forgot Your Password Remember Me? If you stick the screwdriver in the slot you can change this selection, change it back and forth several times then place it back on the correct setting. https://www.getmyboat.com/common/no_script_dialog Home | Contact Us | Advertise | Follow: Message Board | Fishing Videos | Tide Charts | Reel Time Weather (Upper Coast) | Reel Time Weather (Middle

Boat Tach Not Working Properly

If the gauge does not calibrate, then the gauge is faulty and must be replaced. Zephmont 401,788 views 11:54 Mercarb Marine Carburetor Rebuild - Part 2 of 2 - Duration: 41:37. Does the problem only occur when the autopilot is running or when sending emails via your HF radio?

Are you having problems with battery going down while on the water also? Once enabled, you can start your boat rental journey. so I will trace the wire if that doesn't work to the gray wire on the COIL, was working fine before this season and haven't had the chance to clean all How Does A Tachometer Work On A Boat You select the appropriate setting on the tach to calibrate it to the engine based on how many magnets are under its flywheel.

There was a wire (the "I" wire from the tach) and it was bare in a spot and touching a screw and grounding out. How To Test A Tachometer On A Boat Do not take over someone else’s topic (aka hijack) with your own question, even if it is similar. Search Advanced Search Connect With Us -- Default Style -- Default Mobile Style All times are GMT -5. his comment is here Top #2892975 - 12/06/08 07:23 AM Re: Bad RPM Gauge or Wiring? [Re: Mytus] Ralphy Pro Angler Registered: 06/30/04 Posts: 550 Loc: Austin Hey Mytus, first thing to check is the

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 Miscellaneous Mercruiser Tachometer Troubleshooting The original question was my first post, I wasn't sure where to post this problem. If you refuse to answer our questions, how can we answer yours? banhtrang - October 24th, 2016, 10:24 Reply You have covered all the gauge except the battery gauge.

  1. I think I'll wait untill the fall to remove the entire Tach and mail it to Farino in C,onn.
  2. To test the tachometer, you will need a digital multimeter.InoperativeCheck the obvious - when the ignition is switched on, is there 12vdc (or 24vdc) between the positive terminal and negative terminals
  3. you're probably right but i will give it a try and if all fails i will take it to the shop.
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How To Test A Tachometer On A Boat

The digital display of the strobe tachometer will now be showing the correct engine speed.

Old topics of a technical nature are like a library book, Please do not write in them. 2. Boat Tach Not Working Properly All rights reserved. Boat Tachometer Not Accurate If the tachometer is connected to the alternator, this reading should be a minimum of about 5VAC, otherwise it will be more like 0.3VAC.

Anyone, ideas? User Name: Password Please enter a password for your user account. Please do not reply to old topics or hijack existing topics. For your specific meter consult the manufacturer?s documentation. Boat Rpm Gauge Wiring

The person I bought the boat from was the original owner and it never bothered him, It bother's me though..He has no idea why it just stop working.. 07-23-2011, 10:08 If not, I'd suggest you return it and obtain one that's designed specifically for your engine. Have I pulled something lose or got a lose connection somewhere? If not, use your voltmeter to determine whether the problem is in the wiring on the positive side or the ground side.If the voltage is correct, the next step is to

of Magnets.--jimh Hop to: ContinuousWave: The Whaler GAM or General AreaContinuousWave: Whaler MarketplaceContinuousWave: Whaler Repairs/ModsContinuousWave: Whaler PerformanceContinuousWave: Cetacea CommentsContinuousWave: Small Boat ElectricalContinuousWave: Trips and RendezvousContinuousWave: Post-Classic WhalersMETA-Discussion Contact Us | RETURN Boat Tachometer Not Reading Correctly At least I'll have a starting point, I need to get out there and check all my connections for everything, Haven't done that yet this season, been fixing or replacing everything More likely, the mark will appear to move.

Particularly when the guy doing the testing is not an electronics whiz...Also, if there has been a failure of some element of the circuit, the mechanic might figure it is just

I'm HIGH AND DRY till I fix this damn thing!! Reply With Quote 07-08-2007,03:18 PM #19 Todd Talbott Guest "I don't know if I'm i "I don't know if I'm in the right place, but I am going crazy here with sigpic 1991 Bayliner Capri 2050CX,4.3L V6,Mercarb 2bbl,Alpha 1(QUOTE): When our boat is happy, THEN we are Happy Comment Cancel Post Previous Next iboats Boating Forum Directory Over 100,000 Questions & Answers Mercruiser 5.7 Tach Not Working It should be placed on the tachometer end of the wire.

For the best results, please start a new topic. Attachment 49Figure 2 Typical Multimeter Most gauges have at least 3 terminals located on the back (some may have as many as five). It's a faria guage for what its worth. The boat is reading 3900 RPM at 30 MPH compared to last year of 3300.