Honda iST Owner's Manual

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  • Page 1 Owner's Manual Click to Save As...
  • Page 2: Table Of Contents

    Table of Contents Control Head Operation Trim Control Keypad Operation Sync Mode Notes Station Transfer System Startup Configuration Mode Trolling Control (Bump Mode) Troubleshooting and Alarm Codes Warm Mode Alarm Codes Slow Mode Emergency Return to Port Capability You will find important safety information in a variety of forms, including: A few words about safety •...
  • Page 3: Control Head Operation

    Control Head Operation Gear Operating Range handle controls gear position ENGINE SPEED ENGINE SPEED IS IS CONTROLLED FROM CONTROLLED FROM IDLE IDLE TO FULL THROTTLE TO FULL THROTTLE FORWARD WOT REVERSE WOT The neutral transmission position is indicated by a spring detent.
  • Page 4: Keypad Operation

    Keypad Operation Single Engine Multi Engine Neutral gear position indicators Select station WARM indicator indicator SELECT Button & Indicator SYNC Button & Indicator: allows all engines to be Engine Trim (Up/Down): controlled from one control Buttons provide independent handle (page 11). trim of Port or Starboard engines.
  • Page 5: Notes

    Notes NOTICE Only use proper oil filter • iST equipped engine require use of an oil filter with a maximum body diameter of 65 mm. • Oil filter part number 15400-PLM-A01 or equivalent. • Use of a filter other than specified can lead to loss of oil and damage to the engine.
  • Page 6: System Startup

    System Startup This procedure explains the process of starting up the iST system. Neutral Position Check System Lights Control handles must be in the neutral position prior MULTI–ENGINE CONTROL SINGLE ENGINE CONTROL to starting the control system. NEUTRAL NEUTRAL The system is on when the...
  • Page 7: Trolling Control (Bump Mode)

    Trolling Control (Bump Mode) Change engine speed in small increments while cruising Increase or Decrease Throttle Settings During normal cruise mode you can “bump” engine throttle settings in small increments while handles are in gear above Idle. MULTI– ENGINE CONTROL SINGLE ENGINE CONTROL Increase Engine Speed NEUTRAL...
  • Page 8: Warm Mode

    Warm Mode Locks gearshift in neutral while allowing throttle operation Enter Warm Mode Exit Warm Mode NOTE: Control handles must be in the neutral To enter warm mode, the control handles must be To exit warm mode and regain gear operation, bring position before entering or exiting in neutral.
  • Page 9: Slow Mode

    On single-engine boats, press the buttons WARM simultaneously to enter slow mode. lights WARM NEUTRAL will flash when the iST system is in slow mode. FORWARD IDLE NEUTRAL WARM SLOW FULL FORWARD When lights are blinking, response to...
  • Page 10 Slow Mode (cont.) Exit Slow Mode To disengage slow mode, proceed as follows: On single-engine boats, press to exit On multi-engine boats, press the button to exit slow WARM SLOW slow mode. mode. NEUTRAL WARM SLOW...
  • Page 11: Trim Control

    Trim Control This allows the boat operator to control the trim/tilt of the engine drive unit from the control handle or keypad. Control All Engines Control Port & Starboard Simultaneously Separately NOTE: To control all engines trim simultaneously, press and Individual trim for three or four engines is done on an release trim toggle switch located on the port control auxiliary panel.
  • Page 12: Sync Mode

    Sync Mode While sync mode is engaged, the iST system will automatically control the slave engine speed to exactly match the lead engine speed. Enter Sync Mode Using Sync Mode Exiting Sync Mode To engage, handles should be in or above idle —...
  • Page 13: Station Transfer

    Station Transfer This procedure allows the propulsion system to be transferred from one helm control station to the other. Determine Active Station Determine Inactive Station Begin station transfer at the helm station where you wish to Prior to pressing the SEL button at the station where take control you wish to take control, the SEL light &...
  • Page 14 Station Transfer This procedure allows the propulsion system to be transferred from one helm control station to the other. Determine Appropriate Handle Prepare the Station Handles Use the Desired Station Position Control handles must be in the appropriate handle Press and release the SEL button a second time at position at the station taking control in order for the station where you want to take control.
  • Page 15: Configuration Mode

    Configuration Mode Allows you to set speed increments, define the startup mode, and reset to factory settings. Enter Configuration Mode Choose Menu & Select Choose Option & Select Cycle through menu options Cycle through available settings • Turn System Power Off for selected menu •...
  • Page 16 Configuration Mode Cont. These are the only Configuration Menus that are available for Speed Increment (“throttle bump”) end user adjustment. For information on other configuration size configuration — Menu 4 menus, refer to the Service Manual. To reset Factory Defaults, select Configuration Menu 7. Option Number Speed Increment step size There are no Options with this Menu –...
  • Page 17: Troubleshooting And Alarm Codes

    Troubleshooting and Alarm Codes If at any time the system is unresponsive, return all handles to the neutral position and restart the system. Additionally, if it is necessary to restart an engine, for any reason, all handles need to be in the neutral position. Activate Alarm Code Retrieval Display Alarm Code Statistics Retrieve Alarm Codes...
  • Page 18: Alarm Codes

    Alarm Codes Code Category 11 – Throttle actuator position alarm Code Category 1 — Actuator Communication Alarm Code Category 14 — Gear actuator feedback alarm Throttle actuator is not responding correctly to ECU Control Head lost communication with the ECU on engine Gear actuator feedback sensor is out of range command indicated in Code Detail...
  • Page 19: Emergency Return To Port Capability

    The iST system must be completely disabled prior to performing any of the following steps. To disable the iST system, remove the fuse from the iST power harness located to the port side of the engine fuse box (see diagram below). FUSE...
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