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Cavitation plate motor issue???

Discussion in 'V-Drives' started by Sbarry, Mar 9, 2014.

  1. Sbarry

    Sbarry Well-Known Member

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    I don't know much about repairing electrical issues with boats so wanted to post this here. How difficult is it to troubleshoot and repair cavitation plate motors? Interested in possibly picking up a boat but the cavitation plate motor is non-operable. On a v-drive this seems to be a very important link in the performance if it is stationary and non-adjustable. Isn't this the sole source of trim? Sorry for the dumb questions. I have never owned a V-Drive. Any info is greatly appreciated.

    Thanks in advance guys
     
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    SFV2RVR Registered Parker Legend

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    If it's not repairable a new motor I believe is about $300
     
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    Sbarry Well-Known Member

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    Easy deal. Thanks. Worst case $300 ain't a deal breaker
     
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    Racey Maxwell Smart-Ass

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    The motor itself works off reversing polarity, take the wires that go into the motor and put one to ,+, and one to ,-, it will move one direction! Reverse them and it will move the other, that will tell you if the motor is good
     
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    Called a linear actuator. They are inexpensive and easy to get
     
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    Sbarry Well-Known Member

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    Thanks for the insight guys
     

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