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Old    wakeagu            10-15-2006, 6:58 PM Reply   
hey guys, my spedometer works like c***, the speed indicated changes while the boat speed is constant, also is very inacurate. What could be the problem? maybe the thing that is under the boat that picks the speed? do you have any reccomendation on a special brand or system? thanks!
Old    wakeagu            10-15-2006, 6:59 PM Reply   
ps, my boat is an outboard :-) and im not sure if the spedometer/thing that picks the waterspeed is good.
Old    Psyclone (cyclonecj)      Join Date: Jul 2001       10-15-2006, 7:22 PM Reply   
You either have a small paddle wheel attached to the transom or in a thru hull fitting, or more likely a small plastic nozzle looking thing on your transom with a black 1/4" hose coming off it. It is a water pickup, and sometimes the little hole gets clogged. Pull off the black tube and clean out the hole, compressed air, straight pin, whatever.
If it's a paddle wheel, check to make sure it is not damaged and that it spins.
Good luck!
Old    Kevin R Baugh (krbaugh)      Join Date: Mar 2002       10-15-2006, 7:47 PM Reply   
Worst of all you may have the pick up in the lower unit of the outboard
Old    wakeagu            10-18-2006, 2:39 PM Reply   
its a water pickup, ill check if its clogged.
I didnt understand what u said kevin, sorry

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