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Bought new boat last febuarywith minn kota ulterra 112lb

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bought new boat last febuarywith minn kota ulterra 112lb I-pilot remote quit charging about 4 months ago. where do I find new battery
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Customer: rtolling motor remote wont charge. ran out of power and just stopped. tried new charging cable, didn't help. before that a charge would only last 3-4 hrs
JA: Is there anything else important you think the Marine Mechanic should know?
Customer: bought smaller new remote, no on or off switch, don't know how to synch it to trolling moter
Submitted: 18 days ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Charles replied 18 days ago.

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

Expert:  Charles replied 18 days ago.

Is the old remote the one with the GPS screen on it?

Customer: replied 18 days ago.
both have screens, old came with trolling motor
Expert:  Charles replied 18 days ago.

The rechargeable battery should look like this one.

https://www.amazon.com/dp/B0137ITW46?psc=1&smid=A2XU70B31JRNMP

Looking up the paring of the other remote now.

Expert:  Charles replied 18 days ago.

Remote.Learning
The i-Pilot remote is prelearned to the controller from the factory. The top of
the controller has a single learn button to allow additional remotes to be added
to the system. To learn additional remotes:
1. Power up the trolling motor.
2. Push and hold the learn button down. a steady audio tone will be heard
while holding this button.
3. While holding the learn button down push any button on the remote
being programmed. Three beeps will be heard when the remote is
successfully learned.
a remote can only be learned to one controller at a time. a controller can have
an unlimited number of remotes learned to it. during the learn process, the
remote must start out in the off condition. If necessary, the remote can be
turned off by pressing and holding the Pause button for three seconds.

That is from page 33 of the manual.

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