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Do you have voltage at the coil when cranking?
Could I get engine serial number please?
i would like to use another expert. TAN gave BAD advise on my other question regarding buying a module for a 1988 boat BUT BOAT ;STILL DOES NOT WORK. I WANT TAN TO FINISH THIS JOB BEFORE I USE HIM AGAIN.
Hi, my name is Kerry
Does your engine still have the original breaker points ignition system?
With point ignition, there will be no voltage reading at the coil when the points are closed.
If you disconnect the wires from the coil negative terminal, you should have battery voltage on the positive terminal of the coil with the key on.
did that but still no voltage at coil, positive side.
still no voltage at coil
Sorry about the delay.
If there is power on the key switch and none to the coil, there is a problem somewhere between the key and the coil. This could be a bad connection at the engine harness plug.
Most of these engines have a circuit breaker mounted on the engine, make sure you have battery voltage to both sides of the circuit breaker. The circuit breaker usually has a red button with a number on it, usually 40 or 50 for the number of amps.
Have you checked if the power gets past the ignition switch?
Maybe the switch is no good.
Do you still have an issue?
If not, please let me know what resolved it.
think i have tracked problem to a flybridge on/off switch, a toggle that may be bad.
why did it take you two months to get back with me??
I was waiting for a reply from you.
When we get a reply we are notified by email.
Quite a few people never reply or respond, so I wait for a reply notification.
Once in a while I go through my old questions, that's what happened.
Did you confirm that you have a bad switch?