There should be an accessory terminal on your ignition switch that supplies 12v to radios and such. Mercruiser inboards should have their oil changed every 100 hours. Also, it can also be found on temporary services. You will also connect the metering equipment back to ground. Continuing on we see the ground connection. Also from each phase to ground or neutral you should expect to see 120v.
These wires connect back to the neutral to create a return path for the current. Also, looking behind the instrument panel, you need to make sure there are no hidden components directly behind that location that will impede the installation. Touch each of the wire connections on the rear of the ignition switch to see which one is powered. Also, some meter sockets do not come with this 5th terminal pre-installed. Form 12s Meter Wiring Diagram Network Service The form 12s meter can be used with the network service. The neutral connects to a lug that is normally but not always in the center of the meter socket.
These are either or terminals. Although newer engines often come with display gauges, older ones leave you in the dark. Technical Data Sheets Our technical data sheets contain detailed specifications, feature descriptions, schematics, and wiring diagrams. This is the diagram for using a 12s with a delta service. My key is never on unless the engine is running so the volt meter idea by Reel Kahuna sounds like an easy thing to do. This means that the meter is in series with the load.
They are organized by product category, and you can also search using keywords or specific series numbers. So, always use your company standard as far as the color code goes. Thanks for the reply, btw! Re: How to wire up an hour meter? It wouln't hurt to check with a meter to be sure that is the one that is hot when the switch is on. Notice that we are going to be metering a single-phase three-wire service. The only difference is that it is larger.
Regardless the meter socket for the form 2s meter is wired the same way. Step 1 — Selecting a Hour Meter Model First, you must select an hour-meter model. This means that the meter is installed in series with the load. Your volt meter is connected by the purple wire that's mentioned above. As always remember that there is no standard on colors in the metering field. Sorry, maybe I have confused the words as English is not my official language.
The form 12s meter can be one of the more confusing out there. With some form 2s meter sockets there are provisions to install a 5th terminal. There are two terminals that the two phase wires will attach to. If you do not have a color code then create one. This will help prevent the fiberglass or other material to be cut from chipping excessively while the hole is being made. Negative side of the hour meter to the ground bar.
Step 6 - Making Wire Splices Next, you will need to splice some of the wires to the hour meter, depending on your model. You can connect the wire to the left center terminal or the bottom center terminal. If you notice you have phases 1, 2, and 3 labeled as well as the neutral. Then, create a connection using the soldered splice. Several models of Evinrude outboards suggest an engine tune-up every 500 hours. A simple hour meter just runs while it is connected to 12 volts. And much simpler, especially when you need to change the alternator.
One of the questions that I often get is about how to wire a form 9s meter. One way to do this is to use a red wire for one and a red wire with a black or white tracer for the other. The reason for this is that many of these businesses do not require a full three phase service. S0, as you begin to study the wiring diagram I want to make note of a few things. Always be sure to follow local and national codes with regard to wire color codes. The colors were chosen so they show up on the diagram.
When wiring a form 9s meter you can think about the different wires in groups. And if you check the voltage from each phase to ground or neutral you should get 120v. This is because of high resistance in wire. On the bottom side of the meter socket we have the load side terminals. The setting may be different in other type of kWh or energy meter in different locations around the world. First is that the colors that I chose were chosen at random.
You have phase groups and you have voltage a current groups. Remember that the form 9s is typically used to meter a 4 wire wye service. So, when the meter is pulled out of the meter socket the power to the service will go off. I take it this is for the 99 130 johnson. About the Form 9s Meter Wiring Diagram The form 9s meter is one of the most commonly used. Meaning that you connect the wire to one or the other in the meter socket. Having a waterproof hour meter is a plus.