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Trolling motor speed will not change ,only runs on high??

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SOURCE: motor on ly runs on high speed

Hello rhett700, you have crossed a wire connection on the switch or your reostat is shorted/bypassed. If need be contact 'www.minnkotamotors.com/index.asp' ask for ext#406 ask for Dave. Have your model & serial # on hand. He is a good guy. Merry Christmas.

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you have an internal ground short/ pos to ground intermittent short.. tearit down and tighten all coonections and lube them.

Posted on Apr 16, 2010

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SOURCE: Trolling motor stays on same speed no matter where

I just recently had a simialr problem. No speed control and motor only ran at 100. I talked to the minn kota tech rep and sent him my control board and he said it had a bad potentiometer...however, I had to buy a control board to fix the problem ($215). Hate to say it but sounds like you may need a new control board.

Posted on Jul 25, 2010

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