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#12841760 - 07/25/18 04:24 PM Minn Kota 112 Fortrex Misshap
OKNitro Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/27/14
Posts: 24
Loc: Ponca City, Ok
Well I did a stupid thing last night and wonder if anyone has advice. I was out with my 7 yr grandson and when leaving after dark last night I left the TM down when loading on trailer. At first all I could find broken was the prop and the sonar transducer. Messing with it today it is very hard to steer with the foot pedal. I can turn the motor by hand and the pedal follows with no noise but when using the pedal I can't turn the motor. Any ideas what my problem might be?

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#12842023 - 07/25/18 07:30 PM Re: Minn Kota 112 Fortrex Misshap [Re: OKNitro]
Wayne P. Online   content
TFF Team Angler

Registered: 11/16/10
Posts: 4124
Loc: Charlottesville, Va
Bent upper shaft.
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#12842044 - 07/25/18 07:45 PM Re: Minn Kota 112 Fortrex Misshap [Re: Wayne P.]
OKNitro Offline
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Registered: 10/27/14
Posts: 24
Loc: Ponca City, Ok
Thanks, Wayne!!! You always have an answer for me and I appreciate it. I'm guessing the upper tube can be replaced??

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#12843605 - 07/26/18 10:50 PM Re: Minn Kota 112 Fortrex Misshap [Re: OKNitro]
OKNitro Offline
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Registered: 10/27/14
Posts: 24
Loc: Ponca City, Ok
Go the TM disassembled and the top tube is bent. Ordered parts from MK and will rebuild this weekend.

Thanks, Wayne!!!!

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#12845336 - 07/28/18 04:10 PM Re: Minn Kota 112 Fortrex Misshap [Re: OKNitro]
OKNitro Offline
Outdoorsman

Registered: 10/27/14
Posts: 24
Loc: Ponca City, Ok
New upper tube, new bearings and new transducer and all is well. Not as complicated as I assumed. Works like a champ again!!

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