2.0 Auto Glide Mechanical Installation

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  • Last update: 03 July 2013

WARNING

Before cutting, make sure the inside the area inside the helm is clear of wires and other equipment that could be damaged.

CAUTION

Please read through the instructions in their entirety prior to beginning installation! Proper function of this product cannot be assured unless you follow these instructions.

 

2.1 Auto Glide Key Pad Installation

1. Determine where the Auto Glide key pad will be installed. Must have a 2.75” by 2.75” clearance on helm.

2. Before cutting, make sure the area inside the helm is clear of wires and other equipment that could be damaged. Find center of key pad location and cut a circular opening using a 2” (5.08cm) hole saw (hole must be 2” (5.08cm)).

3. Drop key pad into 2” (5.08cm) hole.

4. From underneath the helm, hand tighten the large white key pad nut onto the back of the key pad. Make sure the key pad is securely installed. (See Figure 2.1.1) Note: key pad nut can be flipped to accommodate helm thickness.

Figure 2.1.1        Figure 2.1.2 

 

2.2 Replacing Existing 123 LED Indicator / 124 Standard Key Pad 

1. From underneath the helm, disconnect the existing key pad from the control box. Squeeze the release mechanism on the black wire and pull it away from the existing key pad.

2. Unscrew the four nylon nuts from the existing key pad posts.

3. From the top side of the helm, remove existing key pad.

4. Install the Auto Glide key pad by simply dropping it into the existing 2” (5.08cm) hole and screw the large white key pad nut onto the back of the key pad. Make sure the key pad is securely installed.

 

WARNING

Before drilling, make sure the mounting hardware will not damage any existing wiring, structures, or hoses. DO NOT CONNECT TO POWER AT THIS TIME.

CAUTION

Please read through the instructions in their entirety prior to beginning installation! Proper function of this product cannot be assured unless you follow these instructions.

 

2.3 Auto Glide Control Box Installation

Determine where the Auto Glide control box will be installed.

• MUST BE INSTALLED ON A VERTICAL SURFACE WITH THE CONNECTOR FACING STERN (REAR OFTHE BOAT)! The top of the control box (sticker side) can face either port (left) or starboard (right). If a port or starboard vertical surface is not accessible, an optional Auto Glide control box mounting bracket is available. (See section 2.4 below.)

• Install level. A 15 (+/-) tolerance in all directions is allowed. (See Figure 2.3.1)

• Install within 4’ (1.21m) of the Auto Glide Key Pad. (If key pad must be installed further than 4’ use a CANBUS Extension Cable 30260-XXX Series. See price list for different lengths.)

• Control box mounting hardware to be supplied by customer.

NOTE: DO NOT CONNECT POWER TO AUTO GLIDE CONTROL BOX AT THIS TIME

Figure 2.3.1

 

2.4 Optional Auto Glide Control Box Mounting Bracket Installation

Determine where the optional Auto Glide control box mounting bracket (Part # 70568-001) will be installed.

• L SHAPE MUST BE INSTALLED FACING EITHER PORT (LEFT) OR STARBOARD (RIGHT)! THE CONTROL BOX MUST BE MOUNTED WITH THE CONNECTOR FACING STERN (REAR OF THE BOAT)! Top of the control box (sticker side) can face either port or starboard. (See Figure 2.4.2 for some installation examples)

• Install level with the boat. A 15 (+/-) tolerance in all directions is allowed. (See Figure 2.3.1)

• Install within 4’ (1.21m) of the Auto Glide key pad.

• Mounting bracket & control box mounting hardware included.

Figure 2.4.1          Figure 2.4.2

 

2.5 Replacing Existing 123 / 123DR LED Indicator / 124 Standard Control Box

To remove existing control box:

• Disconnect control box from power.

• Disconnect control box from actuators.

• Disconnect control box orange wire from tach or mechanical on / off switch.

• Remove two mounting screws and remove box from boat.

• See section 2.3 above for Auto Glide Control Box installation instructions.

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