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Is my Mercury engine SmartCraft compatible?

Is my Mercury engine SmartCraft compatible?

Can I use SmartCraft on my older engine? The SmartCraft line of products are applicable to all Mercury/Mariner OptiMax outboard engines starting with Model 2000, and all MerCruiser 8.1 liter engines for Model Year 2001.

What is SmartCraft digital technology?

SmartCraft® is a full suite of digital technologies, fully integrated and totally coordinated. Gauges, sensors, vessel systems, computer-controlled features – one total package, one high level of control. Make your boating experience easier, safer, and a lot more enjoyable.

What Motors does Mercury vessel view work with?

Compatible Engines *VesselView Mobile is compatible with all SmartCraft-compatible Mercury outboards and sterndrive engines (2004 and newer, 40hp and up). For engine information, including gauge functionality, alerts and maintenance reminders, the module must be installed on the engine(s).

What is Mercruiser DTS?

Mercury Marine’s DTS (Digital Throttle and Shift) takes the performance of your boat to the highest level and makes putting the motor into gear a lot smoother and less clunky. Anyone spending a whole day on the water can testify the feel, control and leverage of a well-designed throttle makes everything easier.

Which Mercruiser engines are compatible with Active trim?

Active Trim is compatible with most:

  • Mercury FourStroke outboards from 40 hp and up.
  • Mercury SmartCraft-capable two-stroke outboards.
  • Mercury SmartCraft-capable gas and diesel sterndrive engines with digital trim senders. For compatibility with Joystick Piloting for Sterndrives (Axius), please see your local Mercury dealer.

What is the 4 pin connector on the vessel sensor harness used for?

Connect the paddle wheel/sea temperature sensor harness to the boat harness assembly 4‑pin connector. IMPORTANT: To prevent corrosion to the boat harness assembly the 4‑pin connector, when not in use, must be sealed with the weather cap supplied with the kit.

What does Mercury SmartCraft do?

SmartCraft is a powerful, fully-integrated Boat information system from Mercury Marine that provides up-to-the-second information on dozens of engine diagnostics, including RPM, fuel flow and management, critical temperature readings, speed, and engine Trim.

Does vessel show water pressure?

It shows water temp, rpm, voltage etc. but doesn’t even have a pressure reading.

What is mercury Smart Start?

Starting is via Mercury’s SmartStart system, in which the operator simply turns the key and immediately releases it. SmartStart automatically continues turning the engine until it starts. There is also an internal balancing system featuring balance shafts coupled directly to the crankshaft.

Is Mercury VesselView compatible with Garmin?

VesselView functionality is expected to be available for Garmin customers in the second quarter of 2021. It will require a free software update from Garmin and the purchase of a SmartCraft Connect gateway from Mercury. To learn more, visit or