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#11332943 - 01/08/16 09:33 PM Terrova issue
Txmedic033 Offline
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Registered: 08/13/13
Posts: 3789
Loc: Longview, Tx
Every time I deploy my Terrova it has the continuous learning beep. I link it to my remote and can see everything on my remote, but can't control the unit. It still works with the foot pedal though. Next time I deploy it the same issue starts all over again. I have a brand new battery in the remote and my boat batteries are fully charged. Any thoughts or suggestions.
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9 lake records, 3 all tackle, and I only added this because Rick did and I have more.

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#11333034 - 01/08/16 10:40 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
Bobby Milam Offline
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Registered: 07/13/14
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Loc: Arlington
Have you tried disconnecting from battery then reconnecting?

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#11333067 - 01/08/16 10:55 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
44 Diesel Offline
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Ipilot or ipilot link

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#11334158 - 01/09/16 03:24 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: 44 Diesel]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Bobby Milam
Have you tried disconnecting from battery then reconnecting?


Yes


Originally Posted By: 44 Diesel
Ipilot or ipilot link


Ipilot
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#11334986 - 01/09/16 08:23 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
Bobby Milam Offline
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If it is under warranty, call Minn Kota and take it in for repair. If not, I'd start by borrowing a remote and see if your remote is bad. I just sold my ipilot head to someone who's unit's spotlock had stopped working but everything else worked. The new head allowed the spotlock to work again. So, they can be finicky when they go bad. Probably going to have to take it in to a repair shop and have them diagnose it for you.

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#11339037 - 01/11/16 03:18 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
Txmedic033 Offline
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I sure was hoping David would chime in with a response.
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#11339455 - 01/11/16 06:14 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
44 Diesel Offline
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Could possibly be the control board in the head or remote problem. Try removing the remote batteries and leave outer for a few minutes, then replace batteries and re-learn the remote to head unit


Edited by 44 Diesel (01/11/16 06:32 PM)

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#11343378 - 01/13/16 11:11 AM Re: Terrova issue [Re: 44 Diesel]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Originally Posted By: 44 Diesel
Could possibly be the control board in the head or remote problem. Try removing the remote batteries and leave outer for a few minutes, then replace batteries and re-learn the remote to head unit


Tried that and tried another remote. It did the same thing. It paired with the motor, but would not control it. The wired foot control is still working fine.
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9 lake records, 3 all tackle, and I only added this because Rick did and I have more.

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#11343715 - 01/13/16 01:14 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
44 Diesel Offline
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Registered: 12/25/12
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Bout the only other thing I would suggest if possible switch the control link with someone, other than you may have to call Minnkota and see about the control board

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#11343851 - 01/13/16 02:10 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
Txmedic033 Offline
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I am swapping to an Xi5, but I wanted to get this one working good for it's new owner. I guess I'll be selling it for less than I planned.
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#11357622 - 01/20/16 04:28 AM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
Kevin R. Offline
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Registered: 03/22/13
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Loc: Crossroads Texas
If you don't mind me asking, why are you switching to the Xi5?

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#11360122 - 01/21/16 07:46 AM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Kevin R.]
Txmedic033 Offline
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Originally Posted By: Kevin R.
If you don't mind me asking, why are you switching to the Xi5?


It is compatible w/ the Lowrance electronics that I use and the anchor mode is much more accurate. The Terrova will not keep you anchored in a small enough area to fish brush piles. The Xi5 will.
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#11361195 - 01/21/16 02:15 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
Bobby Milam Offline
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I know someone that had a head unit that works except for the spot lock. I sold him mine to replace it. He might be interested at selling it so you could atleast have a workable remote to help sell it even if spotlock won't work. Not sure if he wants to sell but can give you his name of you are interested

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#11362976 - 01/22/16 10:49 AM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
BlueNitro Offline
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Loc: Lewisville
Originally Posted By: Txmedic033
Originally Posted By: Kevin R.
If you don't mind me asking, why are you switching to the Xi5?


It is compatible w/ the Lowrance electronics that I use and the anchor mode is much more accurate. The Terrova will not keep you anchored in a small enough area to fish brush piles. The Xi5 will.


Preach the truth brother!!!!

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#11363814 - 01/22/16 04:27 PM Re: Terrova issue [Re: Txmedic033]
Kevin R. Offline
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Registered: 03/22/13
Posts: 747
Loc: Crossroads Texas
Thanks for the info, I'm trying to decide between the minn kota or the motor guide.

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