C. Liner Drains
Be sure the drain plug is securely in place prior
the drain plug is usually taped to the steering
Fiberglass liners are typically standard on the
models with fiberglass liners. Fiberglass liners can be
cleaned easily by hosing the floor. The water will drain
B. Bilge Pumps
D. Bilge Compartment Drainage
Bilge pumps are provided in the bottom of the hull to re-
move miscellaneous water accumulations that might oc- CertainbulkheadareasofFour Winns® boatsaresealed
cur during normal boating or weather conditions. The in accordance with U.S. Coast Guard regulations effec-
bilge pump is controlled by the bilge pump switch on the tiveat thedateof manufacture. Drainageisprovidedand
dash panel. See Section H-3 for a detailed description of water can be removed with the bilge pump.
the bilge pump switches.
Bilge pumps equipped with automatic switches are stan-
dard on all Sundowner™ models. As the water level
rises, the automatic float switch will activate the pump.
or during excessive rain storms, it is a good idea to check
on the boat for excessive water accumulation. Be sure
both the bilge pump and automatic float switch are oper-
ating properly. The operating time of the bilge pump will
be limited to the battery capacity.
While at rest, any bilge water accumulation may
flow forward. Therefore, operate the bilge pump
is at a substantial running angle. DO NOT allow
bilge water to accumulate. Damage to the en-
gine or other components may result.
Periodically, clean the bilge pump strainers. DO NOT
operation of the bilge pump float switch often to ensure
movement of the switch is not restricted by debris, por-
tions of the hull, etc.
Wipe up any oil accumulation in the bilge prior to activa-
tion of the bilge pump. Pumping oil overboard will pollute
the water, and is subject to fine.
After winterization of the fresh water systems, be sure
oughly dry. Damage to the hull, bilge pump and other
equipment could occur if water is allowed to freeze in the
Sundowner™ Owner’s Manual
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|Model Year||2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008|
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