Minn Kota reverse / forward

Discussion in 'Power it up with Electronics' started by cmiranda, Mar 8, 2011.

  1. cmiranda

    cmiranda I Love microskiff.com!

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    I just installed a MinnKota transom mount trolling motor on a Birdsall removable mount on the bow of my skiff. I reversed the head so the prop can face backwards. The reverse and forward are mixed up for some reason. I checked the connections to the battery and they are correct. Has anyone had this problem? :-/
     
  2. firecat1981

    firecat1981 BBA Counselor

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    Take the head back off and switch the leads in the shaft and it will run the other way.
     

  3. Salty_South

    Salty_South Well-Known Member

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    That happened to me once, long after I installed it. My quick fix was to reverse the terminals, but thats the lazy way!
     
  4. cmiranda

    cmiranda I Love microskiff.com!

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    Are the leads easy to get to? There is not too much clearance from the wires from the shaft to the head.
     
  5. firecat1981

    firecat1981 BBA Counselor

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    the connections should be right there in case it needed to be disassembled for service.
     
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