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Yesterday, 12:22 PM
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was the prior engine an F115 - or 2-stroke? ...

was the prior engine an F115 - or 2-stroke?
what year?

do you also have a tach? and is that connected / working?
Yesterday, 09:31 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 123
Posted By Fwpratt

The engine wiring harness has a white-ish 4-wire...

The engine wiring harness has a white-ish 4-wire connector in the bottom front. A “trim / oil “ harness is used to connect there and run to the helm;
one of the wires is for an analog trim gauge,...
Yesterday, 04:49 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 128
Posted By Fwpratt

the "stator" IS the "lighting coil" - one and...

the "stator" IS the "lighting coil" - one and the same
and yes, the flywheel has to be removed to replace it.

You can test the stator in place with the three leads disconnected:
Resistance -...
07-22-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 158
Posted By Fwpratt

should there be an overheat or oil pressure alarm...

should there be an overheat or oil pressure alarm condition,
the Simrad will receive via NMEA 2000 the specific warning message.

The Yamaha audible alarm (and rpm reduction) remain the same, with...
07-22-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 190
Posted By Fwpratt

the high idle is the ECM's way of telling you, ...

the high idle is the ECM's way of telling you,
that it is unhappy with the input from a sensor.
connecting with the YDS software will tell you more
07-22-2019, 06:53 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 68
Posted By Fwpratt

did you mean to type "will NOT trim down from...

did you mean to type "will NOT trim down from binnacle (either switch)" ?

but your gauges still have power at key on?
and you get a "click" from the starting relay when you turn the key to crank?...
07-22-2019, 06:44 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 134
Posted By Fwpratt

correct - just do the latest (AFAIK the older...

correct - just do the latest
(AFAIK the older are not available for download anyway)

btw,
I was resistant for a while to using the Active Captain smartphone app / WiFi update method -
it seemed...
07-22-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 244
Posted By Fwpratt

that's possible but the highest odds are,...

that's possible

but the highest odds are, your problem is the filter screen for the high pressure pump,
given, on that model, its minuscule surface area.


You can try using your primer bulb,...
07-22-2019, 04:18 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 146
Posted By Fwpratt

no - you don't want that, there would be a...

no - you don't want that,
there would be a small but constant amp draw.
Supply power via a switch that you can turn off when you are not using the boat.

I am not familiar with the Honda NMEA...
07-22-2019, 03:38 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 781
Posted By Fwpratt

From Maretron: "You can connect devices...

From Maretron:

"You can connect devices using one of three cable options:

Mini - This is commonly used for the trunk line on the network because of its greater current carrying capacity (8...
07-22-2019, 03:11 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 267
Posted By Fwpratt

I think what it says is: "In order to achive...

I think what it says is:
"In order to achive (sic) full output from the DC Alternator Charger,
the minimum input from the engine alternator must be as follows:
MK-1-DC: 12 amp minimum
MK-2-DC: 25...
07-20-2019, 05:54 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 788
Posted By Fwpratt

The OP apparently has a NMEA 2000 capable Yamaha,...

The OP apparently has a NMEA 2000 capable Yamaha,
and has connected it via the Lowrance "Engine Interface Cable "
so that he is getting fuel flow reported from the engine ECM.
07-20-2019, 03:40 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 241
Posted By Fwpratt

https://www.simyamaha.com/product_p/lit-18616-01-8...

https://www.simyamaha.com/product_p/lit-18616-01-87.htm
07-19-2019, 05:03 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Fwpratt

based on the software "Change History", doesn't...

based on the software "Change History", doesn't look good for that.

"Added NMEA 2000 support for compatible stereos by Polk Audio, Rockford Fosgate, and JL Audio. "
is a listed change for other,...
07-18-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Fwpratt

see post #2

see post #2
07-18-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 643
Posted By Fwpratt

The fuel flow input has to come from somewhere. ...

The fuel flow input has to come from somewhere.
On an engine whose ECM provides NMEA 2000 output, it comes from the engine.
On a carbureted or older EFI engine without NMEA 2000 output, a fuel foe...
07-18-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 208
Posted By Fwpratt

That you could not add much fuel to the VST when...

That you could not add much fuel to the VST when it was happening tends to indicate the problem is in the VST,
likely the screen at the high pressure pump inlet is clogged
07-17-2019, 07:30 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 366
Posted By Fwpratt

You have three pumps on that engine. The two...

You have three pumps on that engine.

The two Mikuni mechanical "lift" pumps serve to transfer fuel from the boat tank to the engine's VST
Then there is an electric pump inside the VST that...
07-17-2019, 06:33 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 212
Posted By Fwpratt

Suzuki has a 50 Celcius thermostat (122 F) a...

Suzuki has
a 50 Celcius thermostat (122 F)
a 60 C thermostat (140 F)
and an "optional" 71 C thermostat (160 F)

it appears from the parts listings,
60 is standard for the DF200, 50 for the...
07-17-2019, 05:41 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Fwpratt

F150 has an Aux output.

F150 has an Aux output.
07-17-2019, 04:59 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 282
Posted By Fwpratt

a tank level gauge typically works by measuring...

a tank level gauge typically works by measuring how much current flows -
from the "S" terminal of the gauge,
through the varying resistance of the sender,
to ground.
(both the gauge and sender...
07-17-2019, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 157
Posted By Fwpratt

I would say one of those is a good guess - ...

I would say one of those is a good guess -
sounds like your VST is overflowing -
float/needle valve is not closing.

The VST vent goes to the intake runners - so you get a flooded condition....
07-17-2019, 04:14 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 350
Posted By Fwpratt

well, since one battery is connected via your...

well, since one battery is connected via your float switch,
then the 'parallel connection' would exist only so long as you set your helm switch to manual.
AND the float switch is also running the...
07-17-2019, 03:43 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 193
Posted By Fwpratt

From the Tee, there should be a little silver...

From the Tee, there should be a little silver inline valve
(it relieves the pressure in the head space of the VST - fuel vapor,
not pressure of liquid fuel)

And from there the hose goes to a...
07-16-2019, 06:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 246
Posted By Fwpratt

the thermostat has tiny 'bleeder' gaps - ...

the thermostat has tiny 'bleeder' gaps -
designed to allow air to pass, so that it can't sit in an air pocket -
but that does allows a very small flow of water.

Below is a video of an 3.3 F225...
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