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timvan
05-04-2011, 12:44 PM
2002 maristar 230, speedo gave up the ghost... was working one day, dead the next. Stopped boat, unplugged the control box and it worked...until next time I shut the boat off..

What to look for?

timvan
05-06-2011, 11:59 AM
anyone ?? nobody?

Skir68
05-06-2011, 05:12 PM
weeds or debris in the pickup (pitot)

Jeff d
05-06-2011, 05:24 PM
Look for a deal on Perfect Pass and replace the speedo? That's what I did when faced with the same issue. Not really cost effective but now I get decent pulls from people who don't handle the throttle that well.

I tried all of the normal fixes on mine and none worked. Poked around in the tip of the pitot, removed the hose from the MDC and blew air through it with my compressor, etc. I think it was the gauge itself in my case because it would do stupid things like say 0 when going 30 and 35 when going 0. I figure if it was a plugged line or something it probably wouldn't show a higher value than the actual speed.

timvan
05-06-2011, 05:41 PM
I have the spinnign wheel ... no pitot