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Old 05 May 2013, 14:42   #1
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Optimax engine bus

Ok all went well today on the sea trial. Only niggle was the engine bus alarm coming on intermittently and losing all the smartcraft stuff. Is there a particular connection I need to look at?
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Have you got the separate smartcraft loom ? Can't remember.
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Old 06 May 2013, 01:15   #3
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No separate loom.
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Have you got a permanent live to the master switch from the gauges?

Were the gauges totally turning off, needles dropping to 0 etc?
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Have you got a permanent live to the master switch from the gauges?

Were the gauges totally turning off, needles dropping to 0 etc?
Yes have a permanent live. Guages losing info and locking up. Not turning off.
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What's your charging output showing? If it's both gauges it's got to either be a crap contact somewhere or a voltage spike.
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What's your charging output showing? If it's both gauges it's got to either be a crap contact somewhere or a voltage spike.
13.7volts when I last looked today.
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Just ran it up again. All working fine. Gotta be a dodgy connection but where to look???
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I'd start on the round rubber one just below the ignition.

if they're locking up, could it be a 'last known state' that they're displaying that you're seeing?
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I'd start on the round rubber one just below the ignition.

if they're locking up, could it be a 'last known state' that they're displaying that you're seeing?
Yes it's the last known state showing...
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