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Old 07-21-2005, 03:59 PM   #1
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Got my winch running today. I had to replace on of the solenoids in the control box. I would have thought it would have been easier than that. Get this, I got my winch on the ground. Got my jumper cables running from my truck to the winch. I take out the solenoid I think is bad, and test it. Nothing, still doing the same thing. The winch will power out, but it just clicks when I try to spool it in. Ok, so I move the solenoid to the next spot and test it. Samething, so while I'm move the soleniod to the next spot I brake the new solenoid. So, I had to wait on a new one. This time I got two.
Now it will feed out and in. I still had a problem with the freespool. I have never been able to get it to freespool. I can turn that knob round and round and it still want freespool. So, I took the gears in off. Myk had told me it was nothing to tear into. MAN, THERE ARE ALOT OF GEARS IN THERE! Anyway with the housing off I could see that clutch was going into the housing to deep. I called Warn (I didn't know if Myk would be a wake at noon.) and told me to back off on the set screw and spring that would be found on the face of the housing. I did that and took a small ball ping and knocked it back to its place. Retighten the the set screw. I'll put it all back together as soon as I get some more Molly(grease). It was nice talking to Warn today on the phone. He was able to tell me just what to do. He also told me some short cuts for putting it back together. It sucked that I had to work on it, but it was nice to get that support after the warranty had run out. The guy even gave me his # incase I might have another problem.
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Old 07-21-2005, 04:09 PM   #2
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Nice to know that bout Warn... Glad u got your wench fixed
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