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DLD24

I-pilot problems

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I walked by my boat this morning and I could hear my trolling motor beeping so I went over and unhooked the cables and hooked them back up and it beeped like usual when I put the cables on...I grabbed my iPilot remote and it would just light up and then go off... Anybody have any ideas...My first idea is to replace the battery in remote (I've only used it twice). Thanks for any ideas, need it for opener.

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Motor deployed and turned on?  What TM?  Is main battery good and fully charged? 

 

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Check yer cables from the unit, and yer FOOT PEDAl...is it engaged or "on"? My did the same thing until I figured out the pedal was "engaged".....duh. Er, if you have a foot pedal, that is. :crazy:

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It was stowed parked at my house (PD V2)...battery is brand new, I pushed the power test button and it says full power

I just replaced the battery on the remote now that works, but the trolling motor isn't doing anything

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So it is a pd2 or a terrova?  Terrova cuts off the power when retracted.  But it can have the pedal hooked up.  PD2 can't have the pedal but doesn't cut off automatically.  

I'm having trouble understanding what you expect to happen and what equipment you have.  My experience is terrova based.  

Is there a trouble shooting section in the manual or page? 

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He may have to do a program re-boot. Right in the instructions. Easy 10 second relearn.

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It's a PD2 you must have missed that in my last post... I relearned the remote a couple times and still nothing...There are no GPS bars 

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Did miss that, sorry. It isn't parked inside, is it?

Edited by delcecchi

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No it has been parked outside with a cover...

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OK, just wondering if structure was blocking GPS signal..   So no bars... How long did you wait to see if it acquired satellites?  (I'm sort of brainstorming here so feel free to ignore my suggestions or questions)

BTW how old is it?  Warranty?  Possible a bad board in the ipilot unit. or maybe a bad connection in the motor.  Did you put it on yourself or is it a factory install? 

Got my fingers crossed about mine surviving the winter...

Edited by delcecchi

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Got it figured out...It was the brand new deep cycle, I went and grabbed my other battery hooked it up and it worked...Big sigh of relief....Thanks for your time

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