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Registered: ‎07-20-2011
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Installation of Water Separator with sensor on an '08 115?

I recently had a bout with E10 phase separation.  The ethanol mix got through my boat side fuel / water separator and into the injection system.  All is well now - but my question is this:


Is it possible to buy all of the bits on the '09 model (ie. PN 5007013, 0502906, etc) and hook it to the '08 motor in place of the standard fuel filter?  Is it possible to hook up the sensor to the EMM so it sets off the check engine light in the event of phase separation?


It's an easy fix if you catch it before it gets into the engine!


I like the fact that the '09's have the water sensor that sets the check engine light off. 


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Posts: 8,614
Registered: ‎07-14-2011

Re: Installation of Water Separator with sensor on an '08 115?

See your dealer as Evinrude makes a filter kit #5007045 just for what you are concerned about. Your motor already has the wiring in the harness for the water sensor.




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