Bilge Pump Switches
A three-position rocker switch activates the bilge pump. Push
the top half of the switch to turn the bilge pump to the manual
ON position. Press the switch down to activate the bilge pump for
automatic mode while the boat is underway. When the switch is
centered, the bilge pump is OFF. The bilge pumps on all V-drive
models will be in the automatic mode when the ignition key is
On boat models equipped with a ballast system, a three-position
switch will allow for the filling or emptying of the ballast tanks
and/or bags. It is important to be aware that the engine must
operate at 1500 RPM during the fill and empty processes.
Failure to do so can result in malfunction or permanent damage to the
ballast pumps that force the water through the system. This is not
covered under warranty.