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With most hatch lifts they don't use a relay, simply power to the switch and then out of the switch to the lift. If you remove the wires from the switch and jump them to a battery will the hatch come up?
Does the relay click when you hit the switch?
I don't have a diagram of this system so I am going to have to opt out. Good luck.
Hi my name is Mike,
I don't have a diagram for this either but I am familiar with Sea Rays and how this system works.. Can you get access to the lift motor/relay in the engine bay. There should be an access port under the settee near the helm. Sometimes you can access it through the generator service hatch as well.
Jason was on the right track here and what you need to determine is if the relay is getting power to it. If you can access it and check if there is voltage going into the relay and it is not clicking, then you have a bad relay.... You can bypass the relay and jump power straight to the lift motor to raise the hatch so it is easier to work on. Also, there is a release pin on the top of the lift ram that you can pull so that you can manually lift the hatch, but be warned... That hatch is weighs roughly 400+ pounds and takes several people to lift safely.
Let's start by trying to get power though to the lift motor and take it form there. Get back to me with what you find and we'll take it from there.
not necessary, I know which version you are dealing with. If you can provide me with your boat's HIN # ***** can help you source the relay if necessary. But first, check and see if you are getting power out of the relay.
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