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  1. #1

    Default Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    Hello all...

    Ive been reading for years, finally joined up.

    I got an older merc 200 20hp. Its a 1969 model.

    It has no kill switch and i need to get one installed.
    Coukd someone walk me through this?
    Parts needed and some info.

    Ive done some work on my evinrude but never anything like this.
    Any info would be really appreciated.

  2. #2
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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    Does it have the phasemaker ignition???
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  3. #3

    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    I believe it has the thunderbolt ignition. Though im not 100% on that

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    Post serial # as kill switch works different on certain ignition systems......
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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    What is the serial number of your motor?

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    The s# is 2250276.

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    That is a 1967 model is there a terminal block on the side of the ignition with two wires? If so any kill switch will work all your doing is shorting the two sets of points together. Do the plug wires go under the flywheel?

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    The motor is at the shop getting a tune up so i cant check. It will be back in a couple weeks.
    Dang....

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    It's a Phelon mag motor--lucky for you! (The later Phase Maker was a dog.) Any good switch will work yours.

    Jeff

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    Quote Originally Posted by fastjeff View Post
    It's a Phelon mag motor--lucky for you! (The later Phase Maker was a dog.) Any good switch will work yours.

    Jeff

    Ok..that sounds good. But how. Where do i get a switch and where do i wire it into.

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    Are you looking for a lanyard type man overboard stop switch or just a stop switch ??------Best to find a boat shop for a switch or ask the shop to install one.-----No big deal.
    Last edited by racerone; 02-26-2018 at 11:16 AM.

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    Any marine start switch will work you should have a terminal on the side of the powerhead with two small wires from under the flywheel. Just connect the switch to those two wires.

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    Ok... yeah i meed a lanyard kill switch. Im going to buy one and see if i can figure it out.
    Look for the wires and screw **** up. Lol

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    Default Re: Need kill switch on merc 200 20 hp

    You may need to remove the flywheel if the wires are not present but still easy enough to do take a couple pics of the sides of the powerhead.

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