After market engines trim switch?

Discussion in 'OnBoard Electronics & Controls' started by the brain, Nov 23, 2017.

  1. the brain
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    After market engines trim switch?

    Some how the lower down part of my engines trim switch got jammed in (can’t trim up or down w/ engines switch and it effects the binnacals control like when I trim up then let off the button it continues to trim up until I press the trim down on binnacale.


    So if I want to trim from engine at launch and retrieval I have to remove cover and jump the triangle plug.


    I assume the three wire switch was designed to have red as 12VDC blue and green are for up/down.


    The OMC switch is $90. new. until I can obtain a used one I see them on ebay for around $25. can I waterproof then hang a after market type switch outside cowling?


    Here’s the alternative switch it mite just fit the orginal switchs hole

    Boat Marine 3 Pin Up Down On/Off/On Momentary Toggle Switch Panel 12v 150A | eBay https://www.ebay.com/itm/Boat-Marine-3-Pin-Up-Down-On-Off-On-Momentary-Toggle-Switch-Panel-12v-150A/182645430599?_trkparms=aid%3D555018%26algo%3DPL.SIM%26ao%3D2%26asc%3D49477%26meid%3Dc01cfee561784197af1c0ff24fb7edf3%26pid%3D100005%26rk%3D1%26rkt%3D6%26sd%3D362013435728&_trksid=p2047675.c100005.m2219

    Thanks TB
     
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