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#12147640 - 03/19/17 09:06 AM Xi5 Problem , need help !
BigTex1959 Offline
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Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 215
Loc: Waxahachie Texas
Well I took my boat out to try my new Xi5 , the darn thing wont lock in GPS it just blinks every one in awhile. Also when I turn it on , it seams to only have low speed , and wont cruise or anchor. I am off some next week to go fishing but don't guess I will if I cant figure this thing out.

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#12147671 - 03/19/17 09:32 AM Re: Xi5 Problem , need help ! [Re: BigTex1959]
Chiz Offline
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Registered: 01/22/06
Posts: 631
Loc: Sanger, TX
Did you link or sync the footpedal or remote?

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#12147696 - 03/19/17 09:50 AM Re: Xi5 Problem , need help ! [Re: BigTex1959]
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Loc: Coppell Tx.

I would start with having the batteries checked out.
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#12147859 - 03/19/17 12:22 PM Re: Xi5 Problem , need help ! [Re: BigTex1959]
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Registered: 07/06/07
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Loc: Waxahachie Texas
The batteries were fully charged but I did notice the batteries light was red on the moter

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#12147862 - 03/19/17 12:25 PM Re: Xi5 Problem , need help ! [Re: BigTex1959]
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Yes even though all appears to be well with the batteries while on the charger It is my 1st recommendation to have them tested anyways. You can pull the boat to any AutoZone or O'Rileys and they will check them for you at no cost. You do not even need to pull them from the boat.
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#12147961 - 03/19/17 02:04 PM Re: Xi5 Problem , need help ! [Re: BigTex1959]
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Registered: 05/31/08
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I've used mine for 7-8 hours and it has still never left green.
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#12148932 - 03/20/17 08:45 AM Re: Xi5 Problem , need help ! [Re: BigTex1959]
Gmann Offline
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Registered: 03/09/04
Posts: 719
Loc: Allen, TX
You might not have the batteries connected in series correctly to be 24 volt. I know when I accidentally connected mine parallel and was only 12 volt, it acted the same way. If that light is red, then the batteries are not fully charged or it's not getting full juice somehow.

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#12150262 - 03/20/17 09:27 PM Re: Xi5 Problem , need help ! [Re: BigTex1959]
BigTex1959 Offline
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Registered: 07/06/07
Posts: 215
Loc: Waxahachie Texas
Not sure if they are or not, shut up and ish install it , surely he would have noticed it. I got new batteries now but not sure they are hooked up 24. Or how to check it.

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