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

If the pick-up becomes clogged, the speedometer  will
not register.  Clean the opening with a piece of wire or
disconnect the tubing and blow out the pick-up with com-
pressed air.
be drained of water. Disconnect the speedometer hose
at the  pick-up assembly  and at  the gauge and  blow
through the tubing to remove the water.
Speedometers are not  precision instruments.
used for navigational purposes or similar critical
DO NOT rely on the speedometer when trying
to achieve a “NO WAKE” condition in a harbor
or other enclosed waterway. ALWAYS reduce
throttle! Speedometersarenoteffectiveatmea-
suringlowoperationalspeeds.   Youarerespon-
sible for damage caused by the wake of  your
Figure  E5: Sundowner™   Tachometer  - Rear  View
C.   Temperature Gauge (4-in-1 Gauge)
B.   Speedometer
The temperature gauge included in the 4-in-1 gauges
monitor the cooling system of the engine. Asudden in-
crease in the temperature could be a signal of a blocked
cooling passage or a water pump malfunction.
The speedometer is a water pressure sensitive unit. It
has a pick-up (pitot tube) assembly mounted on the tran-
som and a small  plastic hose (speedo tube) that con-
nects it to  the speedometer gauge on the  dash.  See
Figure E6. The pitot tube extends below the hull. Water
strikes the tube inlet and creates positive pressure. The
faster the boat speed, the greater the pressure, and the
higher the speed indication on the speedometer.
Operation of an overheated engine can result in
engine seizure.  If an unusually high tempera-
ture reading occurs, shut the engine off immedi-
D.   Oil Pressure Gauge (4-in-1 Gauge)
The oil pressure gauge indicates the pressure in the en-
gine lubrication system.  A significant drop in oil pres-
sure is a possible indication of an oil pump or other leak-
age problem.
If the engine has been equipped with an audible engine
alarm, the alarm should sound if the oil pressure drops
below the normal operating range of the engine. Please
see your engine owner’s manual for specific engine in-
Figure  E6:   Sundowner™  Speedo  Sender
Sundowner™  Owner’s  Manual
Section E
Product Specification
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Evgeny on Jun 25, 2013.

nice boat!

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