Thanks, I got the armature off - you were right it was frozen to the coupler.
I took out the brake - the shoes look OK - but the spring is really easily compressible - from reading online I thought it would be under high tension.
I called warn and they said they don't know if that is normal or...
Well, I may have jumped the gun a bit.
So I figured, hey, i should probably test it to make sure it works..
well, the solenoids click but the motor doesn't move.
So i try to jump the motor directly - nothing happens. No spark. Ground is good, still no spark
So i pull the motor - and instead...
That's a great idea. My trailer is 16ft- I'll look for a 50' cable.
I have a hard time finding a warn one - anyone recommend a good place to get winch cable? I am looking at westtechrigging at the moment.
Well, I guess I will have to post more carpet pictures ;P
So I called Warn, they didn't have an option to replace just the pins (a few were worn away, not just dirty). Option was to buy a $70-ish remote and a $30-ish replacement plug. I didn't want to spend that.
So I ended up using a fender...
Haven't been on for years, glad to be posting again.
Got myself a well-used/abused Warn m8000. I want to re-hab it and put it to use on my car hauler. Need some advice on how to go about it.
It has the contactor box instead of the old school solenoids ,so I think it is somewhat...