Question for you defiance owners I’m a newbie

Tugboat64

150lb tuna club
Sep 8, 2017
426
300
La Mirada/Whittier
Name
Logan
Boat
Wanting a bigger boat
So I just picked up a defiance 220 admiral yesterday and as I’m going through it, I find a switch on the side of the dash that is connected to a cigarette lighter or plug. Does any one know what it is for? I’ve asked the original owner and he didn’t know what it was for.


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irob2

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Sep 26, 2010
1,226
873
S.D
Name
robert
Boat
REEL ADDICTION/STRICTLY BUSINESS
Looks like a 12v outlet to me bud
 

Contractor.aten

I've posted enough I should edit this section
Jul 10, 2016
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196
51
Highland, Ca
Name
Tito Saldana
Boat
Defiance 290
On my defiance that switch is used to power that outlet. Plug something into it and turn it on and off.
 

Tugboat64

150lb tuna club
Sep 8, 2017
426
300
La Mirada/Whittier
Name
Logan
Boat
Wanting a bigger boat
Wierd, my Defiance does not have that switch? What year is the boat?
2017
On my defiance that switch is used to power that outlet. Plug something into it and turn it on and off.
I thought it might’ve been that but it’s like the horn switch, you hit it and once you lift your finger it returns to its position
 

dragonballs

I'm off probation
Mar 28, 2008
9,198
7,899
Arlington WA
Name
Vance
Boat
40' ocean sport fisher
Look behind the switch and follow the wiring. That would be my guess
 
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Tugboat64

150lb tuna club
Sep 8, 2017
426
300
La Mirada/Whittier
Name
Logan
Boat
Wanting a bigger boat
Look behind the switch and follow the wiring. That would be my guess
I followed the wiring the other day and got no where, the wiring is protected by a black tubing that eventually turns into 4 wires two that split off Into the circuit breaker and the other two feed into the fiber glass which I can’t follow the
 

dragonballs

I'm off probation
Mar 28, 2008
9,198
7,899
Arlington WA
Name
Vance
Boat
40' ocean sport fisher
Reset fuel or trip computer ?most rocker switches like that reset something.
 

Tugboat64

150lb tuna club
Sep 8, 2017
426
300
La Mirada/Whittier
Name
Logan
Boat
Wanting a bigger boat
Reset fuel or trip computer ?most rocker switches like that reset something.
I thought about that but it’s not unfortunately. The guages are programmed on my 12 inch ray marine fish finder, and the fuel gauge that is on the dash doesn’t reset when hitting that switch