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How to Troubleshoot a Lowrance Depth Finder

How to Troubleshoot a Lowrance Depth Finder

Lowrance has made sonar electronics for fishermen and recreational boaters since 1957. Sonar or 'SOund', 'NAvigation' and 'Ranging' technology was developed during WWII. Lowrance manufactures high-definition, ...

How to Adjust the Throttle Cable on a Boat

How to Adjust the Throttle Cable on a Boat

If you're unable to regulate your boat's speed effectively, you can end up in a tight situation quickly. One of the problems with regulating your boat's speed might be loose, ineffective throttle control, sometimes ...

How to Troubleshoot a Yamaha Battery Charger

How to Troubleshoot a Yamaha Battery Charger

Yamaha Motor Corporation ships certain recreational products that use lead batteries with a battery charger. One of the recreational items that comes with a battery charger is Yamaha's fleet and personal golf carts. ...

How to Redo Cables on a Jayco Pop-Up Camper

How to Redo Cables on a Jayco Pop-Up Camper

Replacing the lift cables in a Jayco pop-up camper is simple but labor intensive. The cable system operates on a single winch. The winch sits on the front and controls a separate cable for each corner of the trailer. ...

Troubleshooting a Coleman RV Air Conditioner

Troubleshooting a Coleman RV Air Conditioner

Traveling in an RV allows you to take many creature comforts from home on the road. One of these is a Coleman air conditioner. A Coleman air conditioner not only cools, dehumidifies and filters the air in an RV, it can ...

How Do I Troubleshoot a Yamaha WaveRunner?

How Do I Troubleshoot a Yamaha WaveRunner?

Approach the troubleshooting process for your Yamaha WaveRunner as you would a book; start at the beginning -- for the WaveRunner, the electrical system -- and move through the process in a logical and straightforward ...

MerCruiser Starter Wiring

MerCruiser Starter Wiring

The electrical connections for a MerCruiser starter motor are made on the solenoid. The solenoid is attached to the top of the starter and sends electrical current to the starter when the ignition switch is turned on. ...

How to Repair Jayco Camper Cables

How to Repair Jayco Camper Cables

Jayco camping trailers, which first came on the market in 1968, use a winch and a system of cables, pulleys, drive slugs, flexible push rod springs, and telescoping posts to raise and lower the roof. When the roof lift ...

Troubleshooting EZ-GO Golf Carts

Troubleshooting EZ-GO Golf Carts

The key to solving problems is averting them before they've begun. E-Z-Go golf cart owners can get years of enjoyment out of their vehicles if they take regular care to "troubleshoot" the systems they'll rely upon the ...

How to Troubleshoot Four Wheelers

How to Troubleshoot Four Wheelers

Trouble starting is a common problem with four wheelers due to problems with the fuel and ignition. Following a troubleshooting procedure may help you avoid having to take your four wheeler in for service because many ...

How to De-Winterize a Jet Ski

How to De-Winterize a Jet Ski

There are certain procedures that need to be accomplished to winterize a jet ski for winter storage. Once spring and summer roll around again, you get to gladly roll that Jet Ski back out. To properly prepare the vessel ...

How to Test an Outboard Motor Rectifier

How to Test an Outboard Motor Rectifier

The purpose of the rectifier on an outboard motor is to force the current to flow in one direction only, using diodes, which are like one-way electrical valves. The whole purpose behind testing the rectifier is to ...

How to Adjust the Shift on the MerCruiser Alpha One

How to Adjust the Shift on the MerCruiser Alpha One

The MerCruiser stern drive's shift cable connects the driver controls to the shift control plate. A shift interrupter switch connects to the shift plate and stalls the engine when you shift in and out of gear to help ...

How to Charge a Deep Cycle Marine Battery

How to Charge a Deep Cycle Marine Battery

Deep cycle marine batteries are a specialized type of power cell that is created to be able to run very low on power and not malfunction. In fact, if a deep cycle battery is used only slightly and then the charge topped ...