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I just installed my new ultrex and don't have power when I…

I just installed my...

I just installed my new ultrex and don't have power when I turn on the switch. I checked the power to the motor and have 24 volts.

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Just installed my new ultrex, everything looks good was ready to pair the gps with the trolling motor but when I turn the switch on to the trolling motor I don't have any power. I checked the power from the batteries at the bow of the boat and have 24 volts.

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3/10/2018
Shane Creekmore
Shane Creekmore, Marine Mechanic
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Experience: I have over 20 years experience in the marine industry as a mechanic and powerhead tech at a major re-manufacturing company
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Do you have the foot control or the handheld remote?
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I have both, I was trying to turn the motor on to pair the gps. I don' get anything when I turn it on.
Did you install the small round antenna?
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Sorry it's taking so long. I had to go to work today
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
the gps is installed and ready to pair to the motor. I can't get the motor to come on. I have power from the batteries. It is a 24 volt system . Not sure if there is a default from the factory or if a circuit breaker on the motor itself has tripped or what. I just turned it on to pair it and nothing.
Are you going straight to the battery or through a plug in? I ask because the female plug may be configured wrong and not touching the posts it need to. I am going to see if I have one handy to look at. I sent 2 out yesterday but have never noticed a breaker on the unit.
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I am using the plug on my old motor. Maybe I need to wire it direct
Before you do step out about 10 feet and hit the bottom button on the center of the remote and see if the remote will turn on
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
I had to go to my granddaughters soccer game right now. As soon as I get home I will try that.
Ok just let me know
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Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Ok thanks Shane
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Shane tried the remote and no luck. Wired direct and everything works. How do you wire the marinco 4 prong plug? There are only 2 wires coming from the batteries. The plug had A+, B+, -, andNET.
Customer reply replied 1 month ago
Shane, its working, I had the positive in Bpositve instead of a+. Everything is working now. Thanks for all your help!
No problem. Glad I could help
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