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#10762916 - 04/12/15 10:48 PM Can a Broken HDS 5 Unit Be Repaired?
Lil joe Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 05/30/13
Posts: 2997
Loc: lake conroe, tx
I have a Lowrance HDS 5 unit that just completely quit working on me last year. I turned it off, went to another spot and it would not come back on. It was on my front deck. I bought it used about a year prior. I have had a lot of bad luck with lowrance units over the years, so frustrated with it, I put the unit on the shelf in my garage where it has sat for over a year now. Is it possible that it could be repaired? When I have called lowrance about fixing other units before they simply told me to go buy another one even though I have been told by others that lowrance repaired their units.

Edited by Joel c (04/12/15 11:11 PM)

#10762984 - 04/12/15 11:38 PM Re: Can a Broken HDS 5 Unit Be Repaired? [Re: Lil joe]
CoastalBent Offline

Registered: 02/01/09
Posts: 405
Loc: Denton
That has happened to me 3 times. The first 2 times, it was in warranty and they replaced it. The last time, they only offered a discount on a refurbished one.

#10762996 - 04/12/15 11:49 PM Re: Can a Broken HDS 5 Unit Be Repaired? [Re: Lil joe]
Andrew Y'Barbo Offline
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Registered: 06/25/12
Posts: 1390
Loc: Lufkin Texas
Lowrance has been more than fair to me. I had a hds10 quit working. On a Sunday practicing for a tournament. Called them Monday. Put my 10 in a overnight box. Sent my shipping info to them. And they mailed mine out. Had it for Tuesday evening

#10762997 - 04/12/15 11:50 PM Re: Can a Broken HDS 5 Unit Be Repaired? [Re: Lil joe]
David Burton Online   confused
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Registered: 07/14/11
Posts: 2184
Loc: McKinney, TX
Part it out. wink I need a new bracket, as I shattered mine today.
David Burton
2015 Skeeter FX 21

...and down goes PhotoBucket with the new Terms of Service... I predict they will be out of business or begging for forgiveness inside a month. 6/30/2017

#10763113 - 04/13/15 07:10 AM Re: Can a Broken HDS 5 Unit Be Repaired? [Re: Lil joe]
Corey Stanley Offline
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Registered: 10/26/09
Posts: 1010
Loc: Tx
Buddy of mine just had the same issue with his HDS 5...he contacted lowrance and they told him to send it in. After a few days they told him it was bad and they would offer him up to a touch 9(I think on size)for a really good deal.


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