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Old 11-25-2018, 02:44 PM   #1
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The polarity light actually works but not the red power light (part#11521). Itís located on the dockside breaker panel - of course. Bought the boat last summer and Iím a bit fussy about have everything work - question: anyone know how I might get a replacement part. Thanks
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Old 11-25-2018, 03:01 PM   #2
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I had the same problem and just took them apart and installed 120 volt leds in each one, works now but not as bright as I wood like.
West marine is where i got mine.
Good luck and welcome.
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I had the same problem and just took them apart and installed 120 volt leds in each one, works now but not as bright as I wood like.
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I haven't popped my panel yet to look at the lights. Concur with the idea to go with 120v LEDs. What style base do they have (you could just shoot me to West Marine url if that's easier). TIA
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Jst Google West Marine.
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Old 11-26-2018, 12:00 AM   #5
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Default Polarity / power light on panel

Thanks for the tips. Great idea of swapping out the incandescent lights to LEDís - Iíll keep that in mind. I will however, check West Marine to see if they have that part available - my laziness knows no bounds
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So here I am in the depths of winter and the most obvious thing that springs to my mind is the Polarity Light part #11521 - that I can’t find a replacement for - nor know the name of the manufacturer
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BTW donald and PJHoffnet, I don’t see how anyone could possibly solder an LED into such a tiny space. I would prefer to buy a new part - I don’t know the manufacturer of this part (Polarity Light 11521) and I’m also a bit of a stickler with getting original parts back in my 2000 2800 Maxum scr. If I could get a manufacturer name - that would be much appreciated. Thanks
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The LEDs have leads that are long enough to easily do the soldering.
Just remove the lamps, pop the lens, remove the old bulb and connectors, drill a hole in the back the same size as the LED and install LED, cut the spade connectors off and wire up.
Easy.
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Research Arcolectric (arco for shorthand)
They supplied a number of the switches and indicators for many Brunswick models.
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I doubt you will find the part by the Maxum part number. That is a 3rd party product that Brunswick assigned an internal part number too. A local electronics supply store would carry something like this. This is why I regret that Radio Shack closed. If you can find an independent electronics store (they are out there, but I have to drive to get to it), they would have what you're looking for.
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