Operation of an engine with abnormally low oil
pressure can lead to engine damage and pos-
ately upon a reduced oil pressure indication.
Do not rely on depth sounder to avoid submerged
tion of water depth only.
E. Voltmeter (4-in-1 Gauge)
DO NOT depend solely upon the depth sounder
for water depth. It is important to have navigation-
al charts of the waters in which you are operating.
The voltmeter monitors battery condition and thus alter-
natorperformance. SeeSectionH foradditionalinforma-
tion regarding electrical systems.
I. Four Position Ignition Switch
F. Fuel Gauge (4-in-1 Gauge)
Sundowner™ models use an ignition switch with four po-
sitions: OFF, RUN, ACCESSORIES, and START. Just
like the three position switch, the STARTpositionisspring
loaded and the key should be held in this position until the
engine starts. The key will return to the RUN position
once released. Always turn the key to the OFF position
when the engine is not running. This will prevent discharg-
ing of the battery(s). TheACCESSORIES position allows
the operator to run the stereo without activating the other
ship’s systems. Additional information on ignition switch
The fuel gauge displays the level of fuel that is present in
the fuel tank. The fuel gauge will operate when the igni-
tion switch supplying power to the fuel gauge is in the
Due to the mechanical nature of the fuel sender, varia-
tions in readings during various speeds of operation may
occur. This system is merely a relative indication of the
available fuel supply and not a calibrated instrument.
Refer to Section I-1E - Fuel Senders for additional infor-
J. Emergency Stop Switch
This safety device automatically stops the engine if the
lanyard is attached to the operator and the operator falls
from his work station. Refer to the engine manual for
detailed information about using this switch.
incorrect or contaminated fuel can cause engine
malfunction and serious damage. Refer to Sec-
tion I Fuel Systems for additional information.
The emergency stop switch (Figure E7) incorporates a
shutoff switch, switch clip, lanyard, and lanyard clip. The
lanyard clip must be securely attached to the operator’s
PFD, clothing, arm, or leg. Be sure to attach the lanyard
to a place where it is free of obstructions and to some-
thing that will move with the operator if he or she leaves
the helm station. If the engine shuts down because this
switch was activated, the clip may have to be reinstalled
on the interrupter switch before the engine can be started.
G. Power Trim Gauge
Boats equipped with stern drives also have a “powertrim
gauge.” This gauge provides a visual indication of the
is not a trailer travel mode on the gauge.
H. Depth Sounder
The depth sounder is standard equipment on your all
Sundowner™ models. It consists of two main compo-
nents, the transducer and the depth sounder. The trans-
ducer is mounted to the hull and the depth sounder is
installedinthedash. The transducer and depth sounder
communicate by means of a cable, and are powered by
sounder use the basic principle of sonar to indicate the
water’s depth. Please read the manufacturer’s litera-
ture included with the owner’s packet for information re-
garding operation and maintenance.
Keep emergency stop switch lanyard free from
obstructions that could interfere with its opera-
tion. Do not modify or remove emergency stop
switch or bypass its safety features. The proper
use of the emergency stop switch will prevent a
runaway boat situation which can cause severe
personal injury or death.
Sundowner™ Owner’s Manual
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