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goodmatt78

MLS ballast question 05 VLX

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goodmatt78

I picked up a 05 VLX this weekend.  It does have the 4th tank in the bow, but only 3 rocker switches at the helm.  Does the bow fill only after the center tank fills as in a piggy back system?  I thought they were independently controlled, but I guess not.  The boat is winterized, so I can't investigate further until spring.

 

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05hammerhead

1 switch, 2 pumps.  Not tied together, just one same switch. 

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t a

Weird, my 05 had 4 rocker switches, one for each tank.

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goodmatt78

Can you guys let me know the pump layout/location for each tank?  It will save me the time of chasing all the hoses.

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05hammerhead

3 pumps in middle of floor 1 under the partition leading to the front of the boat. What are you looking to do?

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Dodger40

My 07 has 4 switches. Are you sure you have a bow tank?

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goodmatt78

OK I confirmed that All is plumbed up and the center and bow tanks fill and drain off same switch.

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05hammerhead
3 hours ago, goodmatt78 said:

OK I confirmed that All is plumbed up and the center and bow tanks fill and drain off same switch.

Depending on what else you have in the boat, you may have some free switch space for wiring in other pumps.  I didnt ahve that luxury as I had a heater, heated seats and docking lights.  

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goodmatt78

The only free ACC switch I see is for the Perfect pass....why is this on a switch since you enable it on the PP?

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05hammerhead
49 minutes ago, goodmatt78 said:

The only free ACC switch I see is for the Perfect pass....why is this on a switch since you enable it on the PP?

Not sure.  Maybe take a pic and post it. 

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t a
On 2/7/2017 at 11:47 AM, goodmatt78 said:

The only free ACC switch I see is for the Perfect pass....why is this on a switch since you enable it on the PP?

When I had my 05 I remember every time I parked at the cove and listened to music, PP would turn itself on and off and beep like crazy to the point that i would just crawl under dash and unplug it.  I don't think it liked any voltage drop.  The previous owner may have put it on a switch, better solution would've been to put stereo on switch.

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