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Old 07-10-2009, 11:32   #16
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I can hear a click when I step on the rubber on switch. I check fuse down below and did not see it blown..
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Old 07-10-2009, 12:24   #17
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I agree that the motor isn't getting power. Remove the bolts attaching the power cables and clean everything. You can check the solenoid by pushing the button and checking voltage on each side.
Just sitting that long is cause enough to grow corrosion in connections that LOOK good but are not.
The fact that the motor does not turn AND the fuse didn't blow Proves that there is an open curcuit somewhere.
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Old 07-10-2009, 12:46   #18
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There may be a very simple fix.
On my boat I have a circuit breaker at the panel that powers the control...the solenoids...I have another breaker at the batteries for the heavy load.
If I forget to turn the second breaker on and try to operate the windless it just click, click, click.
What size is the breaker you are saying hasn’t tripped....if its the heavy power then it should be a really big one like 50amp or more...if its not, then you have another breaker or fuss some where that’s tripped or burned...have a good look...I'll bet that’s the problem!
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Old 07-10-2009, 19:55   #19
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I'd bet on corrosion at the terminals.
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Old 10-10-2009, 01:52   #20
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It was corrosion on the terminals.. yes sireeeee Works perfect now... Quick wire brush job and of course when I took the switch off the spring and connection disk fell away. Had to retrieve them both and put it back together and wallla Works great.
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Corrosion.... the reason for many electrical faults on the water
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