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  • trim gage working backwards

    just installed a new OMC trim gauge and it is reading backwards. I double and tripled checked my wiring and it is correct. Any ideas? can the sending unit be reversed? Thanks(85 Johnson 150hp)


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    Re: trim gage working backwards

    Is your gauge the one that has an outline of a boat on the face or just lines to indicate up and down? Any writing?

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      Re: trim gage working backwards

      it is the one with the up and down, and has a yellow area on top that says tilt. The backside body is orange.

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        Re: trim gage working backwards

        ok, I figured it out. The one I bougt is for the omc cobra or inboard. The resistance is backwards from the outboards.

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