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Old 04-07-2009, 12:23 PM
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Any ideas how to try and fix? bravo ones.
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Old 04-07-2009, 12:25 PM
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Usually there is a rubber hose that popped off. Take a look around your drive.
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The speedo pick up on the leading edge of the lower unit is probably plugged. Its a little notch about 4" above the bullet. The actual pick up tube could be connected to either drive.
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That was always my problem. Take the smallest drill bit you have and start w that. prob some wood in there.
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LEAVE IT PLUGGED, MAKES THE BOAT FASTER
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Any ideas how to try and fix? bravo ones.
Pickup tube is either plugged or cracked, and may need replacing. I had the same problem, mine was cracked, and had to splice the hose and refit together with hose barb.
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I agree with griff. Proabably some wood in the pitote hole.
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Speedo is fine...you just need more power
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My speedo didn't work for me either....
So I switched to boxers
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If the little rubber hose didn't pop off as Phantom Chaos advised then I would do as Griff suggested. I had the same issue last year and corrected it by pulling the drive and using a long thin drill bit to clear debris from the lower unit speedo pickup and it's vertical capilary where the rubber hose connects... problem solved!

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The speedo pick up on the leading edge of the lower unit is probably plugged. Its a little notch about 4" above the bullet. The actual pick up tube could be connected to either drive.
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