Knowledge Center

Oil Pressure Gauge

The engine oil pressure gauge indicates the pressure of the lubricating oil inside the engine. The average pressure ranges are between 6 pounds-per-square-inch (PSI) at 1000 RPM to 40 PSI or more at cruise-range speeds. A reading of pressure below ...

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Check Engine Light

The red malfunction indicator Check Engine light is operated from an on-board computer that monitors the operation of your fuel, ignition and engine control systems. On some models, the Check Engine light should come on when the key is in ...

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Throttle Operation

A one-hand, single-lever control operates as both a gear shifter and a throttle. The lever automatically locks in the neutral position (straight up and down) for safety. The lever can be moved from neutral only by raising the lifter under ...

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Alcohol Modified Fuels

We do not recommend that you use alcohol-modified fuels in your MasterCraft boat because of the following side effects:Moisture: Alcohol-blended fuels absorb and keep moisture. Moisture inside the fuel tank causes many engine problems.Performance: Alcohol-blended fuels cause the engine to ...

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Before Leaving Your Boat

1. Check for fluid leaks.2. Check the fins, propeller, rudder and shaft for damage after removing the boat from the water.3. In boats equipped with a ballast system, drain water from the ballast before towing. ...

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Basic Boat Maneuvering

Steering response is dependent upon three factors: rudder position, motion and throttle. While high speed maneuvering is relatively easy and takes little practice, slow speed maneuvering is far more difficult and requires much time and practice to master.With both steering ...

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Bilge Pump Switches

A three-position rocker switch activates the bilge pump. Pushthe top half of the switch to turn the bilge pump to the manualON position. Press the switch down to activate the bilge pump forautomatic mode while the boat is underway. When ...

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Leaving The Stereo ON With The Boat Not Running

In the event that the stereo has been functioning when the boat is not ON and running, the voltage drain on the battery can result in difficulties in re-starting the boat. It can also cause intermittent erroneous or fluctuating gauge ...

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Fuel Gauge

The readings are only approximate. The gauge is activated with the ignition switch. Rocking motion of the boat during normal operation will cause fluctuation of the fuel gauge. For a more accurate reading, make sure that the boat is level ...

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Carbon Monoxide Safety

Carbon monoxide is a colorless, tasteless, odorless and poisonous gas that accumulates rapidly and can cause serious injury or death. Exposure to carbon monoxide can be fatal in a matter of minutes. Exposure to even low concentrations of carbon monoxide ...

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MasterCraft Team Talk

Recent Forum Activity

  • 1998 prostar 205 redo

    I don't know how I ever missed this thread. Wingnut, you are a rockstar! To see what that boat was to how it looks now is amazing. Great effort to keep another MC alive!...

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  • Painted Window Glass

    Looks great. Going the clean look or haven't gotten in touch with mikeg205 for your MC graphics yet?...

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  • Scotts winter upgrade thread.

    Those steps are awesome. May have to change mine out for one. Sent from my SCH-I545 using Tapatalk...

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News & Announcements

Updates and News From MC

  • The Wilson Brothers Signed to MasterCraft Pro Waterski Team

    MasterCraft Boat Company is pleased to announce the addition of Brooks and K.C. Wilson to the MasterCraft Pro Waterski Team. The brothers, branded as The Wilson Bros., bring both young life and high energy to the ski team, making the brot...

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  • Australian Waterski Championships

    The Victorian Water Ski Federation Tournament Division in conjunction with the Darwin Water Ski Club and the Northern Territory Tournament Division are pleased to invite you to the 2014 Australian Waterski Championships. Held on Apr...

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