How to Identify and Resolve Common Issues ?
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Connections. If you are having issues with your motor and the batteries are charged, have been load tested (FLA, AGM or Gel) and are testing good, you will want to check the connections between the trolling motor and battery(s). The connections should be clean and tight.
They typically last around 2-3 years and may require some sort of maintenance.
It is highly recommended that a circuit breaker or fuse be used when installing a trolling motor.
The propeller works by displacing the air pulling it behind itself (the action), this movement of air then results in the aircraft being pushed forward from the resulting pressure difference (the opposite reaction). The more air that is pulled behind the propeller the more thrust or forward propulsion is generated.
A good propeller shop can restore a prop with pretty significant damage, often by welding new material onto the affected blades and then grinding and shaping the blades back to original geometry.
The first letter of the serial number determines the year. The following three numbers determine what day of that year the trolling motor was made. Example 092 is April 2nd.
A Newport Vessels (NV) 55 lb thrust trolling motor draws a current of 52A at full speed. On paper, this means that you can run that motor at full speed for almost 2 hours (1 hr 55 mins) if you use a 100Ah battery.
The pedal is pushed up and down to steer the motor. Push the toe of the foot pedal down to turn the motor to the right, or push the heel of the pedal down to turn the motor to the left. There is a switch or dial on the pedal to control motor power.
If the props were spinning the last time you used it, but won`t work now, something inside the motor head may have corroded. If even a little bit of water found its way inside the motor head, then internal wires, plugs, or circuit breakers may have rusted.
Grab the tiller and turn it clockwise to increase speed, or turn it counter-clockwise to reduce speed. Turn counter-clockwise beyond the tiller`s starting point, to go into reverse. Some trolling motors have a number of speed settings, and you`ll feel a click in the tiller handle as you move up through them.
Trolling Motors With 3 Wires
Most trolling motors with three wires are designed to give you a choice between using 12 volts or 24 volts. These trolling motors will also have a switch that you can set to either voltage to make sure it is working the way you want it to.
Remove the nut and screw the harmonic puller, also known as a prop knocker, onto the shaft. Hand-tighten the prop knocker, then rap it four or five times with a hammer. Rap the prop a couple of times too. The prop should have come loose from the shaft taper as a result of the vibration.