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#12623159 - 02/12/18 07:09 AM Insurance qu.
ToledoBassin Offline
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Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 227
Loc: Toledo Bend
Wondering if anybody has experience or knowledge of insurance claims on a blown power head. Is this a possibility?

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#12623200 - 02/12/18 07:41 AM Re: Insurance qu. [Re: ToledoBassin]
TwoLakes Offline
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Registered: 08/04/09
Posts: 956
Loc: Texarkana, AR
I saw a thread on here a couple of weeks ago that said an insurance company covered a guys blown power head. I can't remember the poster's name, but someone can probably recall.

I didn't think that would be covered with insurance and was surprised to read that it was.

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#12623201 - 02/12/18 07:42 AM Re: Insurance qu. [Re: ToledoBassin]
K.D. Online   content
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Registered: 05/04/02
Posts: 14470
Loc: Hurst, TX

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#12623227 - 02/12/18 08:01 AM Re: Insurance qu. [Re: ToledoBassin]
Rodney2100 Offline
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/13/07
Posts: 3074
Loc: Flower Mound
did you get caught up in some heavy grass and have it wrapped around the lower unit causing it to overheat and blow the power head???

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#12623272 - 02/12/18 08:30 AM Re: Insurance qu. [Re: ToledoBassin]
ssmith Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/22/07
Posts: 3470
Loc: scotland tx
some of the companies have motor coverage to their policy but you have ask for it is an add on. most insurance companies don't go for the weeds around the lower unit or the plastic bag over the gearcase anymore. with a lot of the newer motors having computers on them they can hook them up an tell if it was run with a warning horn or it will show a code if it was misused.

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#12624031 - 02/12/18 02:35 PM Re: Insurance qu. [Re: ToledoBassin]
ToledoBassin Offline
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Registered: 12/26/11
Posts: 227
Loc: Toledo Bend
Thanks for the replies. I'm just trying to see what options are out there. Boat isn't even in the shop yet, bringing it in this afternoon. But, after explaining to a mechanic what was happening, he said his first inclination is power head.

And no, I didn't hit anything or have grass wrapped in LU. in fact I didn't get any alarm before the motor died on me.


Edited by ToledoBassin (02/12/18 02:36 PM)

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#12624300 - 02/12/18 05:20 PM Re: Insurance qu. [Re: ToledoBassin]
reinke Offline
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Registered: 08/03/09
Posts: 735
Loc: Cedar Creek Lake
I had insurance cover a blown motor.

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