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Minn Kota Endura trolling motor only works on the higher speeds

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Anyone have any idea on what could be causing my Minn Kota to not run in 1st or 2nd speed....? It works on the 3rd through 5th speed. Is there a resistor or something shot or corroded..? Just wondering if anyone else has run into this. Worth trying to fix or scrap and buy new..?

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Jeremy

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quite possibly either the switch (under the top cover) roughly $20? or the speed coil in the lower unit (I think thats what it's called) $100+... usualy when the prob is in the lower unit it only runs wide open on all speeds.. how old is it?

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I've got one in the basement that is the same way, I suppose I can rip it apart and see what's coroded. I hope someone has some tips for us and I'm sure it's a common problem.

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Check and see if the controller board is fried. It happened to me last year where I could turn my motor either full blast or off, no middle speeds. fishlectronics does a great job in diagnosing and fixing any issues you might have.

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look and see if any of the wires in the top cover came off. if they did then theres your problem

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Well if its over 1/2 the price of a new motor I may as well buy a new one. Its 2 yrs old but it does sit on the boat year round and I do not cover the motor and the boat sits outside. I have not opened up the control unit yet. I was just wondering if anyone else had run into this and what the problem was. I appreaciate the ideas and input.

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Jeremy

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the switch (under the top cover) roughly $20?

If it has individual speeds 5 forward 3 reverse it has a switch and NOT a controll bd. inexpensive to fix.

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