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Dominick, Marine Mechanic
Category: Boat
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Experience:  25 Years Experience as Mechanic, 20 Yrs Boat Yard Owner/Mechanic, Factory Certified
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I have power to rt side of boat, my gauges and tilt to motor

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I have power to rt side of boat, my gauges and tilt to motor not working
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Customer: i think i have a fuse problem, all fuses in panel good is there any other fuses, My cigarette lighter shorted out and now i have no working gauges nor lights on Lt side of boat, Tilt to motor not working. have power to key switch
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Submitted: 4 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Tan replied 4 months ago.

Hello. My name is Tan.

There is a fuse on the power supply to the fuse panel. This is a red wire with an inline fuse holder or circuit breaker on the positive side of the battery. Check that fuse or breaker. If that fuse is good then we will need a volt meter to check for voltage loss. On the trim what is the make, model and serial number of the engine?

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