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Old 07-08-2008, 02:49 PM
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Dead Power...

Need a little help here. The 205 died this weekend on the lake Started up just fine and died figured it just had not warmed up yet as I was waiting for the wife and kid to get the truck parked. Went to start it back up and had absolutely nothing. Nothing at the gages, nothing when I turned the key etc. Started tracing the problem back from the battery then to the solenoid. Battery was reading 12.98 volts, the power inside of the solenoid was reading 12.98 but when I tried to read the output side to the ignition and to the starter I had nothing. I am assuming that this is the culprit but not entirely sure as the dealer did not have a solenoid on hand. Any Ideas?
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Old 07-08-2008, 02:53 PM
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Did you check the safety lanyard and the main break on the engine?
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Old 07-08-2008, 03:00 PM
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Yup! I would not think the lanyard would take away all power at the dash, just the inability to start the motor... Correct me if I am wrong though. Checked the main reset is there a breaker that I am not aware of?
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Old 07-08-2008, 05:18 PM
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I posted something pretty close to your problem last weekend. Anything on the same circuit as the "key on" position would not work (including the radio). The interior lights worked which tipped me off. I found the problem on mine to be the circuit breaker on the engine. Don't know what tripped it but I reset it and it's been fine for the 10 hours I put on it over my vacation last week. If you haven't checked the breaker it's worth a try.
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:17 PM
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What about your ignition. I had some problems with my new boat when I first got it that turned about to be a loose wire on the back of the ignition.
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Old 07-08-2008, 10:42 PM
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East I did check all of that my "guess" was that there was no way a loose ignition wire would explain the complete lack of power at the dash or on the starter side of the solenoid. TXMC has a solenoid on order for me hopefully be here soon, I am removing the battery tomorrow to go have it load tested, removed the ground tonight and cleaned all of it's connection the next measure I guess will be the starter, but my thought is that wouldn't help the lack of power at the dash.
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Old 07-08-2008, 11:22 PM
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John, Must be time for an upgrade. I know of a nice 97 for sale and a few 07's. Sorry to hear about your troubles. That will surely leave a bad taste on the 4th weekend. Hope you salvaged it.
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Old 07-08-2008, 11:25 PM
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Yeah already talked about that particular 97 but someone is dead set on a V-Drive and Brian and I are talking at the moment. I am just freaking about having that expensive of a mistress.... But I am just about ready to say "Oh Well" Just to let you know it's the one you demo'd..... yeah we salvaged it on Egl. Mtn on my friends dad's 44' Silverton.
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Old 07-08-2008, 11:43 PM
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