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Pump for my livewell on my 1995 nitro bassboat.

Pump for my livewell on my boat will not work. i unhooked it from the boats power source and hooked it direct to a 12 volt battery and it worked fine. checked the wire in the boat with a meter and i am getting 12 volts at the wire but when i hook it to the pump volts drop to nothing. also i am getting power to the switch, what could be the problem?

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