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Old 19 December 2012, 06:03   #1
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Hi I am considering the replacement of the console on my rib. I am worried that the hand trottle unit will have to be disconnected and reconnected to the wires and cables that link it to the engine. I am wondering if this is a DIY you or will I need professional assitance.

i.e. is it just a case of matching the wires with the right locations or is there more to it such as the t.P.S. setting (etec 60 hp).

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Can't speak re etec but I put new control on my mariner no problem. But I am sure the regular etec gurus will be on shortly.

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I'm sure someone will saddle up and trottle along shortly
Thought Saddle is a dirty word with you!!

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How can it be dirty Billy! it's brand new
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Glad to hear it, have you tried it out yet?
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not yet Billy that's why it's still clean
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Hi I am considering the replacement of the console on my rib. I am worried that the hand trottle unit will have to be disconnected and reconnected to the wires and cables that link it to the engine. I am wondering if this is a DIY you or will I need professional assitance.

i.e. is it just a case of matching the wires with the right locations or is there more to it such as the t.P.S. setting (etec 60 hp).

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In teory as long as you remove the cables from the control box & replace them without altering any settings you should be fine. The TPS should only need setting if you change or alter any component in the system. Saying that, I'd plug the laptop in & check it anyway, it's not difficult to do if you have the software & cable. Setting up the TPS is pretty straightforward & the software guides you through it.
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Is there any thing else I would need to be carefull about?

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Is there any thing else I would need to be carefull about?

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Not really, depending on what you are replacing your console with, your cables might be the wrong length. Make sure you have nice gentle bends in the cables etc.
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