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my trolling motor will run fine for about 15 min it then stops

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my trolling motor will run fine for about 15 min it then stops after about 5 min or so it starts again what needs to be done
Submitted: 6 years ago.
Category: Boat
Expert:  Noel Schembri replied 6 years ago.
Hello my name is Noel and I will help you with your problem. Most probably you have a damaged fuel pump or a blocked vent in the fuel tank. Start with the fuel tank and if it is ok then you ll need to check out the fuel pump.

Customer: replied 6 years ago.
this is an electric minn kota it has no fuel except electric
Expert:  briggs archer replied 6 years ago.
Sounds like water has been introduced into the foot control or the motor .