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Old 02-17-2008, 10:36 PM
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Default Help- Liquid filled speedo has no liquid

The speedo on the boat I just purchased was supposed to be liquid filled but is almost empty.....where do I start with troubleshooting????
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Old 02-17-2008, 10:46 PM
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what brand is it? some have a lot of liquid, some look half full
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Old 02-17-2008, 10:51 PM
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those are pretty full, with barely a bubble at the top of the rim.. track down the factory phone number or a rep and see if they have a rebuild kit available for them. Not sure if the gauge face is pressed on or is able to be removed.. probably just a rim gasket
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Check the fill plug, assembly screws and the square hose fitting boss on the back side for leaks. But if it is almost empty, might be hard to detect now. I think they are filled with glycerin (do a search here) that can be purchased from your local drug store. Mine dripped a few drops every so often. The gauge has a few o-rings that can leak in time. I simply sent mine back to Livorsi to be resealed and recalibrated. No biggy


The outer rim screws on, but I've never seen one leak from there. Usually from the back.

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Old 02-17-2008, 11:03 PM
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Call Livorsi 877-548-5900

They made most of Gaffrig speedo's

Mostly likely you can send it back for recalibration. less $90
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Got tired of mine leaking replaced with a GPS speedo in its place much better.
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Or...send it to Gaffrig Performance, Inc. www.GaffrigPerformance.com
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Throw it away and buy a gps speedo.
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Send it to Livosi.

Just got mine back, looks new.
Calibrated, new seal, needle, face.
Changed from 120 to 80 mph.

About $100 plus shipping, a few days turn around.

They are the best !! I know who's GPS speedo I will buy !!!
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