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Motor Guide Problem! #13227124 07/27/19 09:00 PM
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I have an older, bought in 2006, Motor Guide Freshwater Series trolling motor with 82# of thrust. It doesn't seem to eat to work now and I am not very mechanical. The prop will turn in a slooow jerky manner like it has power and then it doesn't. I haven't used it very much in the past two years due to travel and illness but now I am able to fish and I need it to work. Any ideas short of a new unit?

Stu


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Re: Motor Guide Problem! [Re: MrRules] #13227168 07/27/19 09:48 PM
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First thing I would do is remove the prop to see if it has fishing line under it.

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Check both male and back side of female plug for corrosion at wire connect points.


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Re: Motor Guide Problem! [Re: Dayne] #13227193 07/27/19 10:41 PM
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I did remove the prop and you were correct, there was some fishing line wrapped around the rod but that didn't solve the problem.


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