Official 400EC thread

Discussion in 'Sport Yachts/Yachts' started by Air O'Nautical, Oct 30, 2008.

  1. CaptRonn

    CaptRonn Member SILVER Sponsor

    112
    May 25, 2016
    Houston
    Sea Ray
    put put put put put
    Does anyone know where to locate the AC water pump relay box on the 400EC ('93)?

    My forward stateroom AC is not switching the pump on and off, the salon AC is working just fine.
     
  2. CaptRonn

    CaptRonn Member SILVER Sponsor

    112
    May 25, 2016
    Houston
    Sea Ray
    put put put put put
    Found it, located behind the main electric panel. Replaced the trigger switch, everything works as advertised.
     
  3. TALON

    TALON Member

    102
    Sep 3, 2014
    NorCal
    '95 400 Express Cruiser
    Twin 454 Mercuisers
    I bought a Dometic Sealand 510 Plus toilet with a elongated bowl from Amazon for only $271.00 and swapped the two bowls using my factory base. I saved over $600 bucks that went towards a new sound system!!

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  4. TALON

    TALON Member

    102
    Sep 3, 2014
    NorCal
    '95 400 Express Cruiser
    Twin 454 Mercuisers
    This lock failed me last weekend while I was 50 miles away from home. Anyone know where I can find a new one?

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  5. h_gerry

    h_gerry Active Member GOLD Sponsor

    Jun 19, 2013
    Oceanside, NY
    400 Express Cruiser - 1994 with
    Raytheon 41xx Radar, Northstar 6000i GPS
    Kohler 5E
    454 Mercruiser Inboards
    Although I have not specifically looked for it, I have not seen any of those in any search I have done. Thankfully mine still works.
     
  6. h_gerry

    h_gerry Active Member GOLD Sponsor

    Jun 19, 2013
    Oceanside, NY
    400 Express Cruiser - 1994 with
    Raytheon 41xx Radar, Northstar 6000i GPS
    Kohler 5E
    454 Mercruiser Inboards
    Although I have not specifically looked for it, I have not seen any of those in any search I have done. Thankfully mine still works.
     
  7. h_gerry

    h_gerry Active Member GOLD Sponsor

    Jun 19, 2013
    Oceanside, NY
    400 Express Cruiser - 1994 with
    Raytheon 41xx Radar, Northstar 6000i GPS
    Kohler 5E
    454 Mercruiser Inboards
    Anyone know where the shower sump pump power is feed from? My pump stopped working but when I checked, I also don't have power at the factory wiring. I ran temporary wire for power and ground to test the pump. It ran but then blew a 25 amp fuse. So I am figuring it had already blew a fuse or thermal breaker on the factory wiring, but I can't trace where it goes. Anyone know?
     
  8. jonsm114

    jonsm114 Member

    115
    Sep 4, 2015
    Defiance, Mo
    1996 400 Express Cruiser
    7.4 MPI Mercruisers
    fuses are under the helm station. behind hinged door, well marked. remember to check all grounds.
     
  9. jonsm114

    jonsm114 Member

    115
    Sep 4, 2015
    Defiance, Mo
    1996 400 Express Cruiser
    7.4 MPI Mercruisers
    if it is blowing a fuse on a direct wire, check the ground....if ground is good, your pump might have an issue. clean the impeller and housing. might be gummed up or have debris in it.
     
  10. TALON

    TALON Member

    102
    Sep 3, 2014
    NorCal
    '95 400 Express Cruiser
    Twin 454 Mercuisers
    I haven't been able to find one either. I have a locksmith looking for me, but until one is found here's what I've done!!

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  11. TALON

    TALON Member

    102
    Sep 3, 2014
    NorCal
    '95 400 Express Cruiser
    Twin 454 Mercuisers
    Are the Salon bar stools still available? If they are, do you have any pix, and how much are you looking for?
     
  12. GregM

    GregM New Member

    29
    Jan 19, 2016
    Grand Rapids
    1994 400 Express Cruiser
    7.4L Merc
    Yes they are but I have no pictures at the moment. Text me and I'll take some.
    616-856-1133
    Greg
     
  13. TALON

    TALON Member

    102
    Sep 3, 2014
    NorCal
    '95 400 Express Cruiser
    Twin 454 Mercuisers
    Thanks, text sent!
    Ken
     
  14. TitanTn

    TitanTn Member

    247
    Jul 12, 2015
    Chattanooga, TN
    1986 Saltare, 1987 300 Weekender, 1998 400 Express
    454 direct drive; twin 350s, twin 3116TA
    Trying to learn my new-to-me 400EC. Not sure if my battery setup is factory or not, but I have 5 total batteries. Three on the starboard side which I believe is the cranking and house batteries. I have two on the port side, of which one is for the generator I assume. And then assuming all of this is correct, I have no idea what the remaining battery is for. Suggestions?
     
  15. Air O'Nautical

    Air O'Nautical Active Member

    Feb 5, 2008
    Stamford CT "Ponus Yacht Club"
    1995 400EC. Raymarine E80,4kw dome, Garmin 235 gps,
    2013 7.4L Mercruiser Blue water.
    Hurth straight shaft 630's,
    Westerbeke 7.0 BCG
    I don't believe that's a factory set up.
    Sounds like you've got an extra installed on the port side.
    Trace the cable and see where it's connected.
    I'd guess it's connected to the house bank.
     
  16. TIDALWAVE

    TIDALWAVE Member GOLD Sponsor

    37
    Oct 21, 2010
    Great Lakes-Toledo, OH
    2000 410 Express
    1997 400 Express
    1990 39 Express
    1998 39 Express
    1987 34 Express
    Merccruiser 7.4 MPI Horizons
    Yes it is factory. My '97 had the same setup. Never did find out what that extra battery was for. Could be part of the emergency start circuit. A few years ago I ran all season without connecting the hot side to that one. Never missed it. I didn't discover that it was never connected that year until I was winterizing in the fall.
     
  17. TitanTn

    TitanTn Member

    247
    Jul 12, 2015
    Chattanooga, TN
    1986 Saltare, 1987 300 Weekender, 1998 400 Express
    454 direct drive; twin 350s, twin 3116TA
    That's interesting. It isn't easy to trace as everything goes into pipes or looms, but I want to figure it out. Not sure how THIS emergency start is wired, but typically the emergency start switch just allows the port cranking battery to also crank the starboard motor. There's not typically an additional battery involved. Since you didn't miss having it, I wonder if it just adds power to the house bank?
     
  18. Air O'Nautical

    Air O'Nautical Active Member

    Feb 5, 2008
    Stamford CT "Ponus Yacht Club"
    1995 400EC. Raymarine E80,4kw dome, Garmin 235 gps,
    2013 7.4L Mercruiser Blue water.
    Hurth straight shaft 630's,
    Westerbeke 7.0 BCG
    I have the 1998 400EC parts manual in my iPad iBooks.
    It shows the same battery set-up as my 1995 so, might not solve your quandary but, neat to have.
    PM me an email and I can send it to you :)
     
  19. jonsm114

    jonsm114 Member

    115
    Sep 4, 2015
    Defiance, Mo
    1996 400 Express Cruiser
    7.4 MPI Mercruisers
    Looking for a accessory switch panel, helm, silver in color. Mine is falling apart.

    Thanks, Jon
     
  20. TitanTn

    TitanTn Member

    247
    Jul 12, 2015
    Chattanooga, TN
    1986 Saltare, 1987 300 Weekender, 1998 400 Express
    454 direct drive; twin 350s, twin 3116TA

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