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Old 11-28-2021, 07:04 PM   #1
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Lewmar Windlass Motor

I have a Lewmar V1 windlass on my 2006 Mainship 34T.

Can the motor for the windlass be rebuilt? It seems to be running a bit slower than usual and has some surface rust on the casing.

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See what amperage the motor is drawing. You could have dirty connections or too small of primary wires.

And, yes motors can be rebuilt.
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Yes, I had one rebuilt. Brushes and bearings easy, windings a bit tougher.

But I agree, most likely electrical supply: wiring size, connections, switches or solenoids.

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