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#6371359 - 07/16/16 02:51 PM Winch won't work
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Registered: 07/03/12
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Loc: Central Texas
I have a Warn 2000 on the Yamaha Big Bear. I had the ATV cleaned recently, and I'll assume they power washed it. Now the winch won't work. I am not a knowledgable winch person (or a knowledgable Wench person). What would you guys think the problem is likely to be - the winch itself, or the wind/unwind control? The wind/unwind control is the old style round one that you turn clockwise or counterclockwise.

Out here in the boonies, it's alllllways somethin...

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#6371521 - 07/16/16 06:04 PM Re: Winch won't work [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 02/07/10
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I'd check power first. It should make some sort of noise if it's getting power. If it is getting power motor probably burned up.

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#6372159 - 07/17/16 12:56 PM Re: Winch won't work [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 01/15/12
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Make sure the contacts are clean and tight and relay isn't full of water

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#6372871 - 07/18/16 08:34 AM Re: Winch won't work [Re: 603Country]
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Registered: 10/11/10
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most of these typically have an in-line fuse. That would be my first point to check.
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#6372911 - 07/18/16 09:10 AM Re: Winch won't work [Re: 603Country]
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I don't know anything about them either, but I would get a volt meter and start at the battery and see where you stop getting juice.
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#6373743 - 07/18/16 07:00 PM Re: Winch won't work [Re: 603Country]
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I'm away for a few days, but will have a look at the wiring and try to find the fuse. First place I wanted to look was the fuse, but danged if i could find it. Gotta be in there somewhere.

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