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  • Tilt trim gauge

    Does anyone have a wiring diagram on how to connect one? I have one that is not working and trying to troubleshoot.
    Troy[br]Pensacola, FL[br]1977 21\' Mako Deep V[br]

  • #2
    my indash trim guage for my rude has never worked and got tired of fooling with it. What engine do you have?

    I'm usually more interested in the RPM and for trim just go by feel and take a peak to see what the spray looks like. Trim until you can feel it just starting to slip and than hit it down just a touch.
    Steven[br]1978 Powercat 232[br]One flat broke, the other almost ready to float!!![br]Atlanta, GA


    • #3
      It's a 86 evinrude 225. I did the same with my previous boat, went by feel. I guess I could just remove it and replace it with a volt meter or something.
      Troy[br]Pensacola, FL[br]1977 21\' Mako Deep V[br]


      • #4
        The trim gauge is basically just a volt meter. The sensor is nothing but a variable resistor that reads the position of a spring loaded plastic arm that rests just behind your hinge.

        The polarity is easy. If the meter swings opposite the movement of the motor, switch it.[:x)]

        In all honesty though, there is not much to them. They are a circuit to them selves with no interaction with the trim switches.

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