Go Back   TeamTalk > Maintenance Tips, How-tos and Refurbishing Topics > Electrical

Reply
 
Thread Tools Display Modes
  #1  
Old 09-24-2019, 01:11 PM
Boyderoo Boyderoo is offline
TT Regular
 
Join Date: Jul 2012
Boat: Mastercraft X5 2001 Predator on LPG
Location: United kingdom
Posts: 46
2001 MDC and Speedo & Tachometer

After having Oil & Temp gauge problems on my 2001 X5 and having a new MDC I replaced the Oil pressure and the Temp gauges with independent Faria ones = great the problem of the gauges zeroing themselves whilst pulling a skier went away. However I'm looking now to sell the boat and there are two gauges not working properly The speedo ( never used as we always used perfect pass ) and just recently the Rev Counter has done the usual MDC trick of sticking at various places round the dial and not zeroing These need to be operational for a good sale . I thought of replacing the tacho with another faria independant tachometer then realised the Hours counter is in the centre so I'm looking at my options Try and fix it which i think means disconnecting any other gauges still connected to the MDC bus ( fuel & speedo ) and then follow the Medallion fault finding guide and then look for poor connections / poor earths Replace the tacho and just forget about the hours as at this age 2001= 18 years a buyer will buy mainly on condition, also the hours are sort of incorrect as a new short engine was fitted when I purchased the boat ( the dealer dropped something in the intake when doing the LPG conversion and holed a couple of pistons = major oops )
Any Tips or advice appreciated I'm here in the Now Rainy Wet & Cold UK
Boyd
Reply With Quote
Reply

Thread Tools
Display Modes

Posting Rules
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off


All times are GMT -4. The time now is 08:51 AM.


2018