Author Archive for Kevin Hannula

Accessory Assessment

Hey guys, The guys at Manitou gave me your contact info last year for a boat wiring question. You solution worked out perfectly. Now I have another question that I'm hoping you can answer for me. On my 2006 Manitou…

Finding Fuses

Kevin, Thank you for all of the great pontoon boat wiring info that you publish. It makes for great reading and a lot better understanding of how to keep these wonderful boats running. My question is probably too simple for…

Dead Outlet

Kevin, Pontoon boat wiring is definitely not my strong suit. Could you please help me sort this one out? I was using the 12 volt outlet in my pontoon boat to power a Dc to AC power inverter. I turned…

Has Power. Won’t Start.

Hello, I have a 2004 Premier pontoon boat that will not start. I have battery power as the motor will raise and lower, the radio will come on, etc.; however, the engine will not crank. It worked well prior to…

Refuse!

Hi Kevin, I have an older Misty Harbor that I need your help with. The boat battery and boat battery wiring is good. Up until three days ago, the motor would trim without any problem. Now there is no power…

Trim Gauge Wiring

Hi Kevin, I am in the middle of a pontoon boat rebuild and need your boat wiring expertise. Part of my project included adding all new gauges – including a new trim gauge. Could you please tell me what I…

LED Upgrade Wiring

Kevin, I have an older Sanpan pontoon boat that has the original under bench courtesy lights. I was wondering if can I replace them with LED lights without rewiring? Can splice the wires from the boat’s old incandescents onto the…

Trim Trouble

Kevin, I have a 2000 Smokercraft pontoon boat and I’m trying to hook up a Mariner 75 hp powertrim motor to it. The boat wiring is all different colors – some of them match, some of them don’t. What do…