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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 a new speed trip,time, and battery gauge and want to

Customer Question

I have a new speed trip,time, and battery gauge and want to know how to hook up the colors because I have two black wires and want to know if both are for the neg.
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Marine Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: just want to know about the two black wires and also the white wire
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Marine Mechanic should know?
Customer: not that I know. Just replacing the gauge
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

Is there an existing gauge that you are replacing?

Who makes this new gauge and is there a model for it?

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
yamaha same as was in boat
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

I do not have a wiring diagram for this gauge. I am going to have to opt out of the question. One of the guys with a diagram will pick the question up.

Customer: replied 2 months ago.
online conversation will be fine
Expert:  Ted G. replied 2 months ago.

Hi, this is Ted. I may be able to help you with this, could you tell me the part number of the gauge you purchased and the year and engine size of your motor please?