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Charles, Marine Mechanic
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I just bought a used 2008 triton 351 center consol. It has a

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I just bought a used 2008 triton 351 center consol. It has a pro series Wenliss that was installed with the original sale of the boat. For some reason the winless stops working when there is a minimal amount of pressure or resistance is applied to the Anchorline .The motor will run but it will not spin. Any idea what may be causing this and how to fix it
Submitted: 2 months ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 2 months ago.

Hello, my name is***** will assist you.

What you have, it either the clutch nut on the outer end of the spool has backed off, or you have damaged the clutch. Only removing the outer nut and inspecting the clutch will tell you which it is.

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