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I have a raymarine fishfinder model L365 that I bought in

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I have a raymarine fishfinder model L365 that I bought in 2003. Everything works fine except the paddle-wheel speedometer feature. It works intermittently. I have tested it out of the water and it is intermittent there also.
JA: Sometimes boat issues seem like they'll be really complicated, but end up being easy to fix. The Marine Electronics Specialist I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Is there anything else the Marine Electronics Specialist should be aware of?
Customer: Transducer part number M78898
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Marine Electronics
Expert:  Michael replied 2 months ago.

Hi , I am Tech Michael an expert in this field and I will be assisting you today. I am a Master Technician that's dedicated to giving you the best Answer possible.

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On this one yes the sensor on the paddle wheel will eventually fail.

You can get a new sensor and replace that pretty easily;-)

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Customer: replied 2 months ago.
HI Michael,
I already knew that I could look on line to try to find a new transponder. I haven't found one. If you know of some special source of these trasnponders, or how to fix the problem that would be helpful.Rob
Expert:  Michael replied 2 months ago.

Hi Rob, I will check on that for you. I have some good sources I can find for you.

I will be back in a few hours;-)

Thanks for your patience.

Tech Michael

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