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Today, 11:55 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By Fwpratt

"the relays" are what send electric power to the...

"the relays" are what send electric power to the t/t motor - 'the pump'

if you hear the t/t motor running,
then the relays are doing their job -
there is nothing to "check"
Today, 05:59 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 197
Posted By Fwpratt

with the engine full up, remove the cap on the...

with the engine full up, remove the cap on the reservoir,
add ATF until it overflows.

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to 'manually' tilt the engine
on either the left or right side bracket (depends on model)
there...
Yesterday, 06:39 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 970
Posted By Fwpratt

1109956 ...

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01-23-2020, 05:17 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,053
Posted By Fwpratt

the engine block is directly over the upper mount...

the engine block is directly over the upper mount bolts -
the driveshaft goes down between them

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01-22-2020, 06:57 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Fwpratt

fuel burn is a 'calculation' by the engine ECM, ...

fuel burn is a 'calculation' by the engine ECM,
reported electronically to the gauge
typically very accurate -
and the gauge has an adjustment feature, if needed
01-22-2020, 02:22 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Fwpratt

Right, so you are using the MFD Port 1 for the...

Right, so you are using the MFD Port 1 for the VHF.
That leaves Port 2 available to receive AIS data.
And, you can connect the Port 2 wires from both MFDs in parallel,
so that the AIS displays on...
01-22-2020, 12:15 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 164
Posted By Fwpratt

with NMEA 0183, a 'talker' can have multiple...

with NMEA 0183,
a 'talker' can have multiple 'listeners'

your E-125s each have two NMEA 0183 ports
port #1 is both output ('talk') and input ('listen')
port #2 is input ('listen') only
...
01-22-2020, 10:04 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,197
Posted By Fwpratt

You only need one, and they are sold in pairs - ...

You only need one, and they are sold in pairs -
but the "Terminal Tamer" might be ideal for you.
Massive, solid copper
It is pre-tapped with 3 x 5/16" bolts

1109840]Boat Steering Solutions -...
01-22-2020, 09:41 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,197
Posted By Fwpratt

The ABYC Standard states "11.14.6.9 No more...

The ABYC Standard states
"11.14.6.9
No more than four terminals shall be secured to any one terminal stud. If additional connections are necessary, two or more terminal studs shall be connected...
01-22-2020, 06:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 635
Posted By Fwpratt

Nonsense. Here's a tip - the person you got...

Nonsense.

Here's a tip - the person you got to "speak to" wasn't hired for their technical expertise:
they are just reading the materials provided to them.
If the answer to your question isn't...
01-22-2020, 04:47 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 194
Posted By Fwpratt

The 6Y8 round "Command Link" gauges will fit in...

The 6Y8 round "Command Link" gauges will fit in the same hole,
have a similar appearance,
but give you substantially more functionality.

Here is the manual which describes the functions
Round...
01-21-2020, 09:59 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 200
Posted By Fwpratt

absolutely not a NMEA 2000 "terminator'...

absolutely not
a NMEA 2000 "terminator' contains a resistor
there can only be two,
and they must be installed at the two ends of the linear backbone.

The only concern for leaving an unused Tee...
01-21-2020, 08:42 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Fwpratt

Yes, that's what those people are taught, they...

Yes, that's what those people are taught,
they don't know any better,
wouldn't tell you if they did.
In fairness, it would solve your issue.

But no reason to spend those $ -
just stop sending...
01-21-2020, 05:13 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 269
Posted By Fwpratt

I can't explain it entirely, but the basic...

I can't explain it entirely,
but the basic cause, and the solution, are clear.

The "Yamaha Interface cable" has four wires -
blue, white, red, black.
You actually need only the blue and the...
01-20-2020, 04:46 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 219
Posted By Fwpratt

I don't think ethernet alone will share GPS. ...

I don't think ethernet alone will share GPS.
But you can definitely share if the two units are on the same NMEA 2000 backbone
or alternatively, by making NMEA 0183 connections between them.
01-20-2020, 01:10 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 203
Posted By Fwpratt

I'm fuzzy on what you mean by "the fuel bulb is...

I'm fuzzy on what you mean by "the fuel bulb is not filling with fuel".

Have you ever used a turkey baster? the fuel bulb is only slightly more complex
Squeeze it, and you push the contents...
01-20-2020, 12:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 95
Posted By Fwpratt

that ebay software/cable will allow you to see...

that ebay software/cable will allow you to see stored codes, yes
but IMO,
highly unlikely there will be stored codes that correlate to / explain
"a strange “miss” at random times"
01-19-2020, 05:37 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By Fwpratt

A separate cranking battery should normally be...

A separate cranking battery should normally be fully charged, yes -
re-charging after starting a modern engine should occur within the first few minutes of running.

But the charge state of the...
01-19-2020, 04:31 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 600
Posted By Fwpratt

how do you "turn the ACR to "Off" "...

how do you "turn the ACR to "Off" " ?
01-19-2020, 11:27 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 684
Posted By Fwpratt

You are asking the pump to prime itself: to...

You are asking the pump to prime itself:
to pump air until it sucks water up several inches.
Sometimes that works -
often the pump running dry melts the impeller and housing.

when the boat is...
01-19-2020, 09:03 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 101
Posted By Fwpratt

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01-19-2020, 05:43 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 147
Posted By Fwpratt

then on the Raymarine: 1109758

then on the Raymarine:

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01-18-2020, 06:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 657
Posted By Fwpratt

re your diagram: seems you have a basic...

re your diagram:
seems you have a basic misunderstanding of negative/"ground" wiring
there is no negative wire going to the the battery switch or breakers
only the positive, and that "passes...
01-18-2020, 03:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 17,607
Posted By Fwpratt

Correct. And there is no need to use the Yamaha...

Correct.
And there is no need to use the Yamaha plug,
that can be removed, and
any appropriate means used to join the wires.

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01-17-2020, 01:54 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 176
Posted By Fwpratt

more detail needed - where / to what, did you...

more detail needed -
where / to what, did you connect the Yamaha end of the interface cable ?

and did you unplug anything to do that?
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