Boating How-To’s - 60 hp 2 cyl cowl tilt switch not working
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07-08-2012, 06:05 PM
I have a 1995 Sweetwatrer Pontoon that I purchased and was told that there were problems with the wiring from the throttle which resulted in the tilt swich not working. I notice that the switch a the cowl is not working as well. I was told the motor and the relays were good. I am going to assume that if the cowl switch issue can beresolved then I can trace the other problem. Any ideas on what could be going on here? The previous owner was told by a mechanic that this was a $500 fix. I dont buy it. Can anyone point me in the right direction?
Thanks in advance
07-09-2012, 03:41 AM
It would help to know the make and year of the motor.
07-09-2012, 05:59 AM
Sorry nelected to list that it is also a 1995 and it is a Mercury. Not sure of the particular model though.
07-09-2012, 07:31 AM
If neither switch works, start by checking the fuse at the starter solenoid. It has a red wire and a red with purple wire. Here's the wiring diagram for that engine. Good Luck.
07-09-2012, 07:42 AM
This might help more.
07-09-2012, 11:20 AM
Thank you. That is awesome help. I will post pics of my findings so far