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I have a transom mount 12volt i was fishing the other day and it just quit working come home and checked my voltge that was but doing some testing i found that all the wires going to the actual go to the motor go to ground and loose all voltage i cant figure it out no wires are shorted out

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The motor windings are very low resistance so checking for a short is difficult. However, It sounds like a open rather than a short circuit. The switch might be open. Try jumping the switch to see if that works. If not then visually inspect for opens. To go further would require a schematic, disconnecting wires, etc. It would help to have the nameplate information or a copy of the schematic to really help, Send me an email at Ed

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