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07-23-2011, 07:10 PM
Today out on the water both of my speedos wouldn't work. I've been through every scenario I can think of and checked every fuse. Is there another fuse that I'm missing? Or could there be a problem with a harness or connection? It's 02 X7 with a paddle wheel. I greatly appreciate any advice or insight!! I'm hoping to be back out tomorrow....
07-24-2011, 05:53 PM
Paddle wheel broken? That happened to my bosses boat...
07-25-2011, 09:56 AM
Actually it wasn't the paddle wheel, but the little plastic ears that protect the paddle wheel. Evidently I must have hit a trailer just right to bend one ear into the paddle wheel. I gently bent the piece back and everything worked normal. One the bright side, I learned that the water from a garden hose nozzle shoots out at 16 MPH!! We didn't miss a beat on the water yesterday!
I plan on heading over to my dealer this week to see if I can get a new unit to hopefully prevent this from happening again. I was suprised that the bracket with the "ears" was plastic and not brass...especially being that close to a bunk.