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We have a hummingbird fishing buddy Max DI. We changed

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We have a hummingbird...

We have a hummingbird fishing buddy Max DI. We changed battery it loads then flashes and turns off. Only used 6 a times

Mechanic's Assistant: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Marine Electronics Specialist I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Marine Electronics Specialist can help you best.

It worked for about an hour yesterday then screen started to flash and blanked out

Mechanic's Assistant: Is there anything else the Marine Electronics Specialist should be aware of?

Not that I can think of

Submitted: 9 months ago.Category: Marine Electronics
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Marine Electronics Expert: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 9 months ago
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Marine Electronics Expert: Pete, Electronic Engineer replied 9 months ago

Was the Fishin' Buddy working ok before you changed the batteries?

Did you put in 8 new fresh batteries?

Is there any sign of corrosion in the battery compartment?

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