Hi, I had the same proplem on my Amel.
Finaly it was the switch on the control pannel.I had to take it out
and clean the inside contacts. After that it worked.
Rudy of SAMANTHA
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, Richard Piller
Dave, there is a black box next to the motor when in the up
position. Open the box and clean the contacts. And check that the
micro switches are clean and workng.
Good luck. Richard and Joan on Challenge in Corse
--- On Sun, 11/2/08, drdavegoodman <drdavegoodman@...> wrote:
From: drdavegoodman <drdavegoodman@...>
Subject: [Amel Yacht Owners] bow thruster electrical failure
Date: Sunday, November 2, 2008, 6:42 AM
My bowthruster on SM#230 suddenly failed.. The bowthruster is in the
up position. Flipped the control panel switch to the 'on position'
lower the motor unit, and the control panel red light indicator did
not come on, and the motor to lower the bowthruster did not
Its as if there is no power getting to either the control panel or
lowering motor unit. I checked the circuit breaker on the 24volt
electrical panel and that is working properly. Wonder what to do
to trouble shoot the problem. Any ideas?
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