2002-2008 Four Winns Vista 378 Boat Owners Manual

A.   Helm Equipment
Blower - The  BLOWER switch is used  to activate the
bilge blower. The bilge blower is used to remove any gas
vapors that may have accumulated in the bilge or engine
Ignition systems and  gauges are protected by  circuit
breakers at the helm, near the ignition key on all Vista™
models.  Equipment switched “ON” at the helm is pro-
tected by circuit breakers in the cabin’s AC/DC panel.
Gasoline vapors can explode resulting in injury
or death. Before starting the engine and/or gen-
erator, check  engine  compartment  bilge for
gasoline or vapors. Operate blower for four min-
utes, and verify blower operation. ALWAYS run
the blower when the vessel is operating below
cruising speed.
On the  378  Vista™,  a separate  SYSTEMS
breaker on the battery switch panel can be used
to shut  down all DC  equipment (except bilge
pump) on the cabin panel.
Cockpit Lights - The COCKPIT LIGHTS switch is used to
activate the cockpit (courtesy) lights.
To assist you, we have listed below descriptions of indi-
vidual switches and their uses:
Emergency Start -Allows for an engine to draw current
from the other batteries  should the engine battery be
too low to start the engine.
ment fuses orbreakersthat areof equalratingto
the originals.
Engine Hatch - The ENGINE HATCH switch is used to
raise and lower the engine lid by activating a linear screw
Accessory - Accessory equipment that is  customer or     jack.  Pressing the upper portion of the switch marked
dealer installed. This circuit is wired to a circuit breaker   “UP” allows  the engine lid to be raised.  Pressing  the
in the 378. For additional information on adding acces-    lower portion of switch marked “DOWN” lowers the en-
sories, refer to Section H-4B.
gine lid.
Aft Bilge Pump - The AFT BILGE PUMP switch is used    Engine Room Lights  - The ENGINE ROOM  LIGHTS
tomanuallyactivatethebilgepumpintheenginecompart-          switch is used to activate the lights in the engine room
ment. The bilge pump is used to remove water from the
bilge (bottom of the hull) area of the boat by pumping that
water overboard. The aft bilge pump is equipped with an  Fuel Tank Control - The FUELTANK CONTROLswitch
automatic bilge switch and will operate whenever bilge     allows you to select which fuel tank you want to draw
water rises to a  level that will cause the  float to move     fuel  from.   Pressing the  upper portion  of the  switch
marked “PORT FUEL TANK” allows  fuel to be drawn
from the port fuel tank.   Pressing the lower portion of
This automatic bilge pump is active even if the battery      switch, marked “STBD FUEL TANK”, draws fuel from
selector switch is in  the OFF position.  The  automatic     the starboard fuel tank.   Placing the fuel tank  control
bilge pump circuitry is connected directly to the batter-     switch  in the center position  allows for the fuel  to be
ies. When leaving your boat unattended for an extended   drawn from both tanks simultaneously.  When ignition
period, check the charge on the battery(s) periodically.     is placed in “OFF” position fuel is no longer drawn from
Also check the water level in the bilge and make sure the the tanks.  Please refer to Section I - Fuel Systems for
float switch is functional.
more information regarding fuel systems  and the fuel
tank selector panel (if applicable).
If the automatic bilge pump  must be disabled, discon-
nect the wiring plug near the bilge pump.
Horn - To sound the horn, press the HORN switch.
Arch Light - The ARCH LIGHTS switch is used to acti-     12 Volt DC Receptacles - Permits the use of additional
vate the radar arch lights.
12 volt equipment such as a cell phone.  Using the ap-
propriate adaptor, the equipment draws power from the
boat’s batteries.
Vista™ Owner’s  Manual
Section H
Product Specification
CategoriesFour Winns Manuals, Four Winns Vista Manuals, Outboard Marine Corporation Manuals
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shaun on Jul 07, 2014. s

great very informative. should not have to fill this out for a manule though

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