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#12388389 - 08/16/17 01:03 PM Help!
bass_n_fire Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/24/05
Posts: 292
Loc: Valley View, TX
If anyone is on Ray Roberts right now, I'm stranded If you can help call my cell 469-628-8194

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#12388406 - 08/16/17 01:12 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
David Welcher Online   content
Extreme Angler

Registered: 06/02/10
Posts: 2159
Loc: Weatherford
Make sure your kill switch is plugged in all the way.

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#12388408 - 08/16/17 01:16 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
bass_n_fire Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/24/05
Posts: 292
Loc: Valley View, TX
I did. Even checked it 6-7 times

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#12388415 - 08/16/17 01:25 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
Bass&More Online   content
TFF Guru

Registered: 06/04/08
Posts: 10296
Loc: Jack County
check for loose or broken wires around your connections, battery and starter, give the starter a few love taps.
Sorry that's all I got, I am stuck at work today. Good Luck. b_n_f. peep

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#12388420 - 08/16/17 01:31 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
bass_n_fire Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/24/05
Posts: 292
Loc: Valley View, TX
Pulled one of my trolling batteries. Got it started.

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#12388426 - 08/16/17 01:38 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
GROD Offline
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Registered: 09/12/10
Posts: 1780
Loc: Eagle Mountain
Carry jumper cables in the future to connect the batteries in these type situations. Glad you got it figured out.

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#12388431 - 08/16/17 01:41 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
Barn Offline
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Registered: 05/17/02
Posts: 2313
Loc: McKinney, TX
Is you battery dead? You might be able to swap battery cables / batteries? Be care of you try to jump if you have a 36V set up. You'll need to disconnect the extra battery. It could be fuse in the engine. I have that happen to me earlier this year. There was an extra fuse packed in the fuse box from factory. You might try calling one of the boat dealer services department. Someone might be able help walk you through what to check.

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#12388478 - 08/16/17 02:27 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
bass_n_fire Offline
Angler

Registered: 08/24/05
Posts: 292
Loc: Valley View, TX
I'm pretty sure it's the battery. Once I hooked it up to one of my trolling batteries (after disconnecting it from the 36 volt setup), it cranked right up. It just so happens that I have a 3 bank charger, and they're all hooked to my trolling batteries. Guess I forgot to charge the cranking battery and I didn't go too far in order to charge it with the motor. Guess the HDS 8's drained it enough not to start. Lesson learned. I will definitely be buying a set of jumper cables to keep in the boat.

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#12388511 - 08/16/17 03:03 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
JJHunts Offline
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Registered: 01/26/10
Posts: 550
Spend $40 on a jumpbox at Wal-mart. Way easier then cables IMO. Mine has saved my arse more then once.

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#12388545 - 08/16/17 03:29 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
TEXASJIGSTER Offline
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Registered: 02/01/11
Posts: 203
Loc: CADDO LAKE
Jumper box is the way to go. I keep one in my truck and just move it to my boat when I'm at the ramp. A lot of these boat now days the rear compartment open to the back and it's a pain when you have to stand on your head to do anything much less move a battery.

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#12388586 - 08/16/17 04:00 PM Re: Help! [Re: GROD]
JoeFriday Offline
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Registered: 05/23/13
Posts: 902
Loc: Flower Mound, TX
Originally Posted By: GROD
Carry jumper cables in the future to connect the batteries in these type situations. Glad you got it figured out.


Have a set that stays in the boat. Been there, done that, got the T-shirt. Don't need another one. grin
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#12388590 - 08/16/17 04:02 PM Re: Help! [Re: TEXASJIGSTER]
B.Hollingshead Offline
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Registered: 03/11/09
Posts: 2093
Loc: ft.worth
Originally Posted By: TEXASJIGSTER
Jumper box is the way to go. I keep one in my truck and just move it to my boat when I'm at the ramp. A lot of these boat now days the rear compartment open to the back and it's a pain when you have to stand on your head to do anything much less move a battery.
jump start perco switch is the way to go.


Edited by B.Hollingshead (08/16/17 04:02 PM)
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#12388794 - 08/16/17 06:55 PM Re: Help! [Re: bass_n_fire]
PowPowOl'Son Offline
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Registered: 05/03/16
Posts: 290
To jump your cranking battery, you do not have to disconnect your 36v system. Hook em up just like you normally would and you're good to go. I promise.

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