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Check eBay. I found one at Ontario Fishing with the model 265 that looks exactly like yours for $49.00 so if you ask for more than that you are probably doing OK at Fifty bucks.

Boating | Answered 11 hours ago

the poser transfer switch is in the wrong possition or a terminal is off in the panel

Bayliner Boating | Answered 21 hours ago

You don't say what kind of speed box you have, but you probably have a "cupped wheel" speed sensor. These need to spin freely with the motion of the water to send a speed signal to your "speed box", but they are easily fouled by corrosion, marine organisms, sea grass or any other sort of debris. Check the sensor for fouling and clean as necessary. Other than that, you may have an electrical problem which is difficult to isolate without test instruments.

Boating | Answered 2 days ago

You'll need something close to 12.6v at the plotter to get it to start. Check the battery voltage at the battery terminals. If you've flatted a lead acid battery, it will not be much good for anything after that, even with recharging. If you have 12+ volts at the battery, remove the power connector from the plotter and check the voltage between the hot and ground pins to make sure you are getting power to the plotter. If the battery has any voltage, but the plotter does not, check for continuity of the fuse and/or breaker. Proceed accordingly. You'll likely need a new battery in any case. Hope that helps.

Boating | Answered 2 days ago

Hello, Dianne -

Boats have been required to have Hull Identification Numbers (HIN) since 1 Nov 1972 in the USA.

Go to this web page to learn where the HIN should be found on your Grumman boat, if it was made on or after 1 Nov 1972:

Once you find the HIN, the information on the web page should help you determine when your boat was made.

Best wishes.

Boating | Answered 2 days ago

The hot wire (positive) is red and the ground (negative) is black or, sometimes, brown. There is also a drain wire in the harness, that should be connected to the RF ground of the boat or, if none, to the negative terminal. You'll also need to add a 3A slow-blow fuse in the positive wire.
Follow the installation instructions as follows:
1. Connect the transducer / power connector to the rear of the unit and secure using the locking collar.
2. The drain wire should be connected to the vessel RF ground point. If your vessel has no groundpoint connect to the negative side of the vessel's power supply.
3. The Negative wire must be connected to the negative side of the 12 V dc power supply.
4. A fuse holder (not supplied) MUST be fitted to the positive wire using a suitably rated inline fuse or breaker.
5. The positive wire must be connected to the positive side of the 12 V dc power supply.

Raymarine... | Answered 2 days ago

The 40 signifies the same power output, pick the one that's best for your individual needs regardless of the title as both have the same amount of power!

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Minn Kota... | Answered 3 days ago

Request the wiring diagram directly from Travis.

Boating | Answered on Jan 13, 2019

Dmm Benjamin Air... | Answered on Jan 12, 2019

This page has a diagram and general information. Not all models have a filter.

Owners manuals are here, you need model number

Boating | Answered on Jan 11, 2019

Sounds like a connection problem. Spray the plugs with switch cleaner and them use a little dialectric grease.

Also make sure you have a full 13.5 volts at it. There are also recommendations for wire gauge size and how to connect to the battery.

Boating | Answered on Jan 11, 2019

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