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Old 01-13-2014, 10:40 AM
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What engine do you have? I had to replace my sending unit on my 2003 209 with the MCX. Very cheap and very easy to do. It takes 2 min to replace so do it yourself dont waste your money by having the dealer do it!
I think the part was around $25-$30 if I remember right.
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Old 01-13-2014, 10:43 AM
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FYI, you can pick up the sender from your local auto parts store.
You can take the old unit off and take it to Napa. See if they can help. Or google the part number and try to find the cheapest price online.
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Old 01-13-2014, 09:11 PM
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Thanks for replies, going to give it a try tomorrow if the weather is warm again.

I have the LTR motor
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Old 03-09-2014, 06:01 PM
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Got out to the boat today, turned key on and then pulled the wire from sending unit. The gage did move slowly to the right, then I grounded it and it did not do much. From what I have read when I ground it then it should move back to zero.

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Old 03-09-2014, 06:26 PM
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Got out to the boat today, turned key on and then pulled the wire from sending unit. The gage did move slowly to the right, then I grounded it and it did not do much. From what I have read when I ground it then it should move back to zero.

I will take any help
Sounds like the the gauge is toast -should make a major move if grounded. should be no problem changing out the gauge - three wires on gauge - power via igniotion, ground and sender wire.

You can check new gauge without installation. run 12 volts to new gauge - plus ground and the attach sender wire. Start motor pressure reading... iirc.
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Old 03-09-2014, 10:30 PM
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Good idea and I am going to order new gauge and try the test first. If that works I will then need to start the next process of removing dash panel to replace

has anyone ordered from Great Lakes Skipper, this is the one I am looking at


http://greatlakesskipper.com/faria-g...ure-boat-gauge
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Old 03-09-2014, 11:39 PM
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You have one more step before buying a new gauge. Removing the wire to the oil pressure sender and grounding it tests the gauge and associated wiring. You could have a corroded connection in the wiring harness to the gauge, or a bad gauge ground. A couple resistance checks would verify good wiring and properly condemn the gauge.
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Old 03-10-2014, 09:54 PM
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I am going to guess using an ohm meter but how do you get to the wire in the dash

sorry for stupid questions but this is my first go with an oil gauge and a dash like this one
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Old 04-08-2014, 08:11 PM
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Well I am back and still a chicken, I think I have it figured out. There is one bolt under the dash that needs removed, then pull out the radio and somehow remove the steering wheel and the dash should pull outward to remove the gauge.

I will take any and all input and someone to push me forward.
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Old 04-08-2014, 11:26 PM
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What does your dash look like? Pic? If its like my 01 x30, you need to remove 6-7 wing nuts from up and behind the dash, releasing the gauge panel. Shouldnt need to remove the steering wheel.

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