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#11930490 - 11/12/16 02:35 PM 2010 Yamaha VMAX Series 2 VZ250FTLR Lower Unit Ground Wire???
burner42 Offline
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Registered: 07/19/16
Posts: 197
Loc: Dallas Texas
I have a 2010
Yamaha VMAX Series 2 Engine. Coming from the lower unit are two ground type wires, one has come loose (no damage to connector) and I can not find where it reattaches to, it must have come from inside because there is no bolt hole or nut missing, and it was not like that yesterday. It does not affect the engine performance. I read it could be an anode(?) which connects the lower unit and bottom unit for grounding purposes and keep parts from corroding... Anyone with a similiar engine would appreciate a little guidance...
Thanks


Edited by burner42 (11/12/16 09:27 PM)
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#11931297 - 11/13/16 06:41 AM Re: 2010 Yamaha VMAX Series 2 VZ250FTLR Lower Unit Ground Wire??? [Re: burner42]
gary purdy Offline
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Goes under a grease insert. They get knocked off using motor trailering supports that go in the trim area.
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#11935049 - 11/15/16 08:14 AM Re: 2010 Yamaha VMAX Series 2 VZ250FTLR Lower Unit Ground Wire??? [Re: burner42]
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Registered: 07/16/10
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Loc: McKinney
you look behind your transom saver you will see grease fitting broke off need to always put on other side had to change sides with trim switch before
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#11935446 - 11/15/16 12:42 PM Re: 2010 Yamaha VMAX Series 2 VZ250FTLR Lower Unit Ground Wire??? [Re: burner42]
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Registered: 08/25/06
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you may wanna consider buying a MotorMate saver.
p/n 10-302-SS

no more broken fittings with these.
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#11940085 - 11/18/16 08:47 AM Re: 2010 Yamaha VMAX Series 2 VZ250FTLR Lower Unit Ground Wire??? [Re: burner42]
burner42 Offline
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Registered: 07/19/16
Posts: 197
Loc: Dallas Texas
Thanks guys, could not figure out where it came from! I'll get it fixed and switch sides for my transome saver.
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