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Electrical diagram for 8000lb champion winch

Solenoid click wont run

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Winches are out in the worst weather so before I looked at a wiring diagram I would be checking the condition of all the terminals for clean and tight. Next check the charge rate and condition of the battery driving the winch even having a load test done on that battery to see if all the cells are ok as when the solenoid clicks but no more the results are the same as a bad battery in the car.

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Contact them direct. Here is your manual and contains contact details.

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Solenoid clicks, solenoid is ok.
Most likely points on solenoid on one side. If you can get to it, then look at the points.
To check , reverse battery terminals then click. the reverse should work and the other not. This will prove the points are bad on one side. .
In that case, you have to take it apart put in new points or get new switch.

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I have a Champion 8000 lb. winch. It was working great and then just stopped. When I hit the control button for it to pull in I hear a click but the motor does not turn to bring in the cable. When I hit...


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