trolling motor help

Discussion in 'Power it up with Electronics' started by tailgator, Jan 27, 2009.

  1. tailgator

    tailgator Well-Known Member

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    Installed the troller I bought from a friend, I put this plug on it. http://www.marinco.com/product/connectpro-plug

    The motor worked on the first trip. Now it does not work.

    I tested the batteries. 12 volts on battery 1, 11.8 on battery 2.

    Female end of plug reads 23.8 on tester.

    I tried my BIL's troller, his didnt work either. So now I know that it is not the motor.

    So now I say WTF. The plug is designed to be put in then turned to connect. The prongs on the plug are designed to be inserted in the receptacle only 1 way.

    Any ideas?
     
  2. Strike_III

    Strike_III Well-Known Member

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    Maybe a blown fuse ????
     

  3. tailgator

    tailgator Well-Known Member

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    found out I have a bad battery. it charges but will not hold a load. :'(

    $229 for a new one. :eek:

    havent had a chance to try other batteries.
     
  4. Strike_III

    Strike_III Well-Known Member

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    $229.00 for a battery :eek: Wow !!!

    I get mine at Walmart for about $70.00. Use 'em hard for a couple of years then buy another.
     
  5. iMacattack

    iMacattack busy, too busy

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    Tip with multi battery systems. General rule of thumb is replace both batterys at the same time.

    Cheers