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#11172344 - 10/19/15 08:41 AM Minn Kota Maxxum 70
Tech Angler Offline
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Registered: 02/08/05
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Loc: Lorena, TX
Has anyone had experience with the toe switch stops working? I can set it to constant and the motor works great. I switch it to "momentary" and nothing. Any ideas on what it might be?

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#11173453 - 10/19/15 05:18 PM Re: Minn Kota Maxxum 70 [Re: Tech Angler]
harvey walker Offline
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Registered: 01/24/12
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Loc: waco
look for a broken wire. If that not It I say the switch is bad. If you know how put a volt meter and see if the switch is woking

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#11174322 - 10/20/15 08:49 AM Re: Minn Kota Maxxum 70 [Re: Tech Angler]
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Thanks Harvey, its the switch.

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#11175301 - 10/20/15 03:54 PM Re: Minn Kota Maxxum 70 [Re: Tech Angler]
Jones Trolling Motor Offline
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Is this a 5 speed or a variable speed. The 5 speed uses a mechanical switch. The variable uses a reed switch that can be adjusted.
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#11182964 - 10/24/15 12:59 PM Re: Minn Kota Maxxum 70 [Re: Jones Trolling Motor]
harvey walker Offline
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I have a 5 speed on mine and would like to change it to a variable speed. looks like the variable is a circuit board type. can it be just a part change?

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#11237067 - 11/21/15 07:12 PM Re: Minn Kota Maxxum 70 [Re: harvey walker]
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#11238562 - 11/22/15 03:17 PM Re: Minn Kota Maxxum 70 [Re: harvey walker]
Jones Trolling Motor Offline
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Originally Posted By: harvey walker
I have a 5 speed on mine and would like to change it to a variable speed. looks like the variable is a circuit board type. can it be just a part change?


It is several part changes, along with some rewiring. Will cost you around $250.00 in parts.
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