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Assume you are checking the max RPM when not operating the boat? If so, might have a second tach to check the gauge is okay. Naturally, if you checked RPMs underway it would probably be a dented prop. Pete

Clymer Indmar GM... | Answered Yesterday


Two things depreciate faster than a car and they are boats and rvs. A vintage yamaha is a nice term for older yamaha. I will be worth what someone wants to pay for it. That said, if parts are still available and it runs well, no work needed, you may get $1000 to $2000 for it. But that depends on the area you are in and what other used ones are going for. All you can do is offer to sell it for some amount of money and see if anyone calls. Lower the price if no takers.

Yamaha Boating | Answered 2 days ago


It could be either your CDI unit or your Ignition coils. Sounds more like a CDI failure. It could also be your Neutral safety switch, where you plug in the plastic keylike plug. make sure that circuit is working or try to pull or push the actual pin where the teather plugs in.

Boating | Answered 3 days ago


I would start with the carbs. Buy new carb kits with float for each carb and clean and rebuild them then change the fuel filter before starting it back up.

Boating | Answered 3 days ago


On some boats there is a manual handle to direct water to either wash down or livewell. If you hear a pump running, but no water in livewell, look for that manual handle in the hose plumbing.

Boating | Answered on Oct 08, 2019


Not knowing the engine manufacturer and horsepower it is still one of two items. Most of today's engines have an automatic oil feed if it is a two-stroke engine. The four-strokes have something similar, except it deals with maintaining a constant oil pressure for the engine and recognizes a low oil condition as well. Another potential issue is a restricted fuel supply going to the engine. Larger engines obviously, require more fuel. An air leak into the fuel line or a fuel restriction between the fuel tank and the engine can also cause alarms to activate.

Boating | Answered on Oct 06, 2019


Make sure you transducer is sitting level with the bottom of the boat. Follow the transducer cable down the line from where it plugs into your unit. There should be a tag on the transducer that says which model the transducer is. Go into "setup" in your settings and make sure the correct model of transducer is chosen.

Boating | Answered on Oct 03, 2019


For deep water you will want to run the lowest hertz setting. For example, if you have the option for 80hZ or 600hZ, then the 80hZ would be for deep water and the 600hZ would be for shallow water.

Lowrance Boating | Answered on Oct 03, 2019


Motor Guide Wireless Remote Pairing.
To pair a new remote, disconnect The trolling motor from batteries and re-connect. Then, within 10 seconds hold the + and - buttons until you hear a long beep indicating the remote has been paired.

I have one the New 115 Thrust and had the same problem.
This will correct your issue.

Walld"

Boating | Answered on Oct 02, 2019


Press and hold the (Power) button located at the handle or mounting base to turn power off (green LED light will turn off). Press the POWER button until the green LED light illuminates. Wait 3 seconds.
should be goo to go.

Wallyd"

Minn Kota... | Answered on Oct 02, 2019


Yes the 112 is the best Auto Pilot. You control everything from around your neck. Waypoints last fishing hole. The coolest thing when you go to a big lake and the water fluctuate day today, your waypoints on the remote keep you in the same depths you fished before in that spot and has recorded your fishing hole so all you do is it resume and your trolling motor will guide you through the last way you fished the spot. All you have to do is kickback and hook the fish and hit pause reel the fish in and hit resume and you Auto Pilot will keep you in the same depth of water and on your course you saved last time you fished that hole. Way Cool!, Only saves tracks for 250 yards safety.

Walld"

Minn Kota... | Answered on Oct 02, 2019

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