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#11102658 - 09/14/15 09:45 AM Wiring Harness on Evinrude....
Dave F Offline
Green Horn

Registered: 08/28/15
Posts: 8
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
I just replaced my wiring harness, stator, rectifier/regulator and power pack on my 1986 Evinrude V4 140 HP outboard. The regulator overheated causing damage to all these parts and that is why I had to replace them. I have the wiring diagram but am having some issues understanding or deciphering it.

At the end of the harness there are 2 wires that are brownish in color and have pin connectors on them. I am trying to figure out where they go. does anyone have any idea what they are for? I don't see any obvious place to connect them....
Do you know a good mechanic that is good with electrical/ignition issues that I can contact?


Edited by Dave F (09/14/15 02:00 PM)

#11103709 - 09/14/15 06:49 PM Re: Wiring Harness on Evinrude.... [Re: Dave F]
whybass Online   content

Registered: 06/20/12
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if the wires have a yellow tracer on them they are probably for the kill switch although most are black with yellow tracer.

#11104406 - 09/15/15 06:28 AM Re: Wiring Harness on Evinrude.... [Re: Dave F]
Dave F Offline
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Registered: 08/28/15
Posts: 8
Loc: Fort Worth, TX
Just discovered that they are for the sensors that are on each side of the engine. All good! Now I hope it starts after I get everything hooked up. Thanks guys!


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