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Old 23 July 2008, 07:24   #1
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two wires tucked away help please

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just changed the plugs on merc 50 approx 1998ish and noticed 2 wires tucked away which could possibly be spare or should be joined can anyone help with the answer they both come out the same cable loom wrap!
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Old 23 July 2008, 07:44   #2
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Dino does this help at all:

Black All Ground
Brown Reference Electrode MerCathode System
Orange Anode Electrode MerCathode System
Lt. Blue/White Stripe Trim UP Switch
Lt. Green/White Stripe Trim DOWN Switch
Brown/White Stripe Trim Sender to Trim Gauge
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Gray Tachometer Signal
Black/Yellow Stripe Shorting or Stop Circuit
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Red Unprotected Wire from Battery
Red/Purple Stripe Protected (Fused) Wire from Battery
Red/Purple Stripe Protected (12 Volt +) to Trim Panel Control
Purple Ignition (Switch) to 12 Volt Positive
Tan Temperature Switch to Warning Horn
Tan Temperature Sender to Temperature Gauge
Tan/Blue Stripe Temperature Switch to Warning Horn
Yellow Starter Solenoid to Starter Motor
Yellow Starter to Regulator (Charging Circuit)
Yellow/Red Stripe Start Switch to Start Solenoid to Neutral Start Switch
Yellow/Black Stripe Choke (Enrichener System)
Green with Color Stripe Switch Box to Coil - Striped and Numbered
White/Black Stripe Bias Circuit (Switch Boxes)

Looks like the male connection is your trim sensor but I can't tell in your photo what colour the female wire is.
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Old 23 July 2008, 07:53   #3
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thanks for quik reply the male wire is black and white and the female is brown

just gone to start it after winterising last year put new plugs in and it wont start looks like a good spark but the plugs are bone dry after a lot of trying , is this usual or is something wrong been trying for about 10 mins
all plugs still bone dry
i did all the carbs and plug holes last winter with quick silver winteriser
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I've had several Maniners, and they've always had 2 spare wires. From memory, I think it's if you want to hook up a trim gauge, so if your not using a trim gauge you don't need to worry.
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