2003-2008 Four Winns Sundowner 205 225 245 285 Boat Owners Manual

When running at high engine speeds, be sure
the trim tabs are in the full up position. Trim tab
action should be only enough to compensate
for any listing.   Trim tab adjustments at  high
speeds are extremely critical. Be prepared to
slow down should handling difficulties arise.
better efficiency will be obtained with the trim tabs in the
full-up position.
C.   Trim Tab Maintenance
Figure E4:  Helm  Station  - Twin  Engine
Check the fluid level of the trim tab reservoir often. Al-
ways keep the fluid level between the designated marks
onthetrimtabpump-reservoir.    Refertothemanufactur-
ers information for specifications on the type of fluid to
be used and  other operation and maintenance  infor-
A.   Tachometer
The tachometer indicates the speed of the engine in revo-
lutionsperminute(rpm).   Thisspeedisnottheboatspeed
or necessarily the speed of the propeller. The tachometer
may not register  zero with the  ignition key in the  OFF
position. Note: Some Sundowner™ models come with
a tachometer/hour meter combination gauge which al-
lows for hour meter viewing at the helm. Please refer to
Section E-7K - Engine Hour Meter for information regard-
ing the engine hour meter.
E - 7
with a  complete set  of individual  engine instrument
gauges.  These instrument gauges allow the boat op-
erator to constantly monitor the operational condition of
theengine. Closeobservationoftheseinstrumentgauges
could save the engine from damage. See Figures E3 &
E4 for examples of helm layouts.
Never  exceed  the maximum  recommended
operating rpm of your engine. Maintaining maxi-
mum, or  close to maximum  rpm for extended
periods can reduce the life of the engine.
Some engines are equipped with devices that limit engine
rpm in accordance with the oil pressure, or engine tem-
perature. Refertotheenginemanualincludedintheowner’
packet for additional information.
This is  typically done  at the  factory. The  tachometer
gauge for the  Sundowners™ is shown along  with the
table detailing the tachometer settings. See Figure E5.
Figure  E3: Helm  Station
Sundowner™  Owner’s  Manual
Section E
Product Specification
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Evgeny on Jun 25, 2013.

nice boat!

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