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My lcx15mt does not show correct depth and

My lcx15mt does not show correct depth and screen freezes but i can reset system it will work for a short time could my transducer be bad or do i need to repair the unit

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SOURCE: Garmen 240 fishfinder

A test bucket wont work, A 200 khz transducer will generally not work in anything less than 2' of water, due to surface clutter. If the transducer is working, you should hear it make a ticking sound.

When you got the 17000 foot reading was your range set to auto?

How is the transducer situated on the boat? Sometimes turbulence and bubbles from the hull can cause erroneous readings, including unrealistic depths, or no depth at all. Stop the boat and turn off the engin e and anything electrical to see if problem repeats itself. If it only crops up when the boat is moving then it is most likely the transducer location.

Posted on Jul 26, 2008

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SOURCE: Depth Sounder does not display depth

I will see if I can get mine off the hull for testing. Still have found no procedure. Thinking about just replacing the sounder with another unit.

Posted on Aug 03, 2008

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SOURCE: I recently bought a LSS-1

I believe I'm correct in saying that the LSS-1 for side and down scanning will only work on the HD systems.

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I assume that when it resets to 2.2 feet that the readout is flashing. If so the it sounds like you have a bad transducer as the problem has been getting progressively worse.
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My lcx15mt will not respond. How do I reset it?


check internal 5 amp fuse.  Take screws out and open unit.  Fuse is in the middle of the circuit board.  It is a regular 5 amp automobile fuse. Bob W.

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