View Full Version : Cracked Gauge Glass

07-04-2008, 02:24 AM
The glass on our tach has a small enough crack that it will fog on the inside occasionally. Is it possible to replace just the glass or are we looking at a new gauge? If we are looking at a new gauge, how hard are these to replace?

07-04-2008, 02:46 AM
Contact your local dealer.

07-04-2008, 02:56 AM
Known problem? Would you mind explaining.

I noticed the crack not soon after we got the boat, but it was so small I decided that I could live with it. It is just starting to fog up and is beginning to get dirty inside the gauge.

07-07-2008, 09:34 AM
i had two gages that were cracked... they were replaced on waranty

09-02-2009, 12:18 AM
I have an update to this. The crack was on the tach. Despite a little fog every now and then, it was fine. BUT, now the glass on two other gauges is cracking. It is time to consider a fix.

The boat is a 2005 model. Are these gauges still under warranty?

Tom Jones
09-02-2009, 08:40 AM
I had to replace all my guages on my 2004 197 due to cracks in the glass.
Cost me a bundle
Hopefully yours is still under warranty, I suspect there is a known problem with these guages but MasterCraft won't do anything about it.

09-02-2009, 05:05 PM
Both Speedos and my Tach have cracked Lenses. If you guys find a fix other than buying new gauges let me know.

09-02-2009, 05:20 PM
All of you with cracked gauges, do you have a billet dash or plastic?

09-03-2009, 04:22 AM

Do you have to replace the entire gauge? Can you replace one gauge or do you have to replace the entire dash?

Tom Jones
09-03-2009, 08:43 AM
Can't replace the glass
On my 04 197 the guages can be replaced individually.
Very simple to do.

09-04-2009, 12:19 PM
All of you with cracked gauges, do you have a billet dash or plastic?

My dash is billet. It's a shiny silver metal.