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#11242536 - 11/24/15 03:42 PM Motor guide problem
bgmg17 Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 12/27/11
Posts: 122
Loc: East Texas
I have a 2008 Digtal tour 24v and I can't keep the directional arrow accurate. Removed the top plate, all gears are in place and in good shape. Nothing appears to be out of alignment. Any suggestions?
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#11242862 - 11/24/15 06:27 PM Re: Motor guide problem [Re: bgmg17]
redwigglr Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 02/20/09
Posts: 1567
Loc: granbury,Tx
If the shaft is bent they will do that. The lower shaft goes to the top with that gear on it.
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#11243216 - 11/24/15 09:24 PM Re: Motor guide problem [Re: bgmg17]
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Registered: 01/03/04
Posts: 3584
Loc: Nacogdoches Tx. USA
Mine has been like that for years. I don't even look at it anymore. I know what direction I'm going just by my foot movement! Foot pressing down going to the right, heel pushed down going to the left!
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#11243316 - 11/24/15 10:30 PM Re: Motor guide problem [Re: bgmg17]
Mo_Cat Offline
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Registered: 01/12/15
Posts: 131
Loc: LOZ
Common MG problem. The plastic gears don't mesh tight enough.
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#11243321 - 11/24/15 10:33 PM Re: Motor guide problem [Re: bgmg17]
dandeeks Offline
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Registered: 04/06/14
Posts: 314
yea, mine does that. Even after I get it right.

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#11243382 - 11/25/15 12:47 AM Re: Motor guide problem [Re: bgmg17]
Mayo Offline
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Registered: 08/13/08
Posts: 505
Buy a new Minn Kota like me... Problem solved.

I had some major issues also haha

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#11243849 - 11/25/15 09:21 AM Re: Motor guide problem [Re: bgmg17]
Lucky Al Offline
Extreme Angler

Registered: 08/17/04
Posts: 2379
Loc: Rio Grande Valley
the plastic gear may have stripped teeth and not engaging.



Edited by Lucky Al (11/25/15 09:21 AM)

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