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Aquaholic
08-03-2006, 12:32 PM
Is the wiring harness going to the speed paddle suppost to have a bare wire in the mix of other colored wires? Boat 2005 XLV with P. Pass. Cause I'm getting weird speed indications but if i move the cannon plug around pp works great. I know I have a loose wire but which one .....don't know.

hunter
08-10-2006, 04:22 PM
i have an xlv also and sorry im not sure about the wire but what is the cannon plug im having trouble with my pp and you said that if you mess with the cannon plug that it works great.

Aquaholic
08-14-2006, 04:07 PM
I found out that the bare wire is the depth finder ground wire. I have not found out which wire is loose. Hunter the grey plug is what connects the the paddle wheel speed sensor to the brain of the PP. this a reoccurring problem, the dealer said they found a loose wire and repair it Ops check good. But it's doing the same thing it did before they looked at it last time. I think you should use the RPM mode instead of MPH, I returned to using it in that mode and PP works consistantly. Good Lucky