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Old 09-07-2014, 11:57 AM
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i just got a quick 1000f windlass and have 4 wires coming out of windlass 2 heavy and 2 small,the heavy go to battery but where do the small go,also all wires are same color,does it matter on heavy which go too positive
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Old 09-07-2014, 05:00 PM
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get on line on Quick web site may be a wiring manual--- small maybe for switch
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Old 09-07-2014, 05:06 PM
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already looked at quick manual only shows 2 wires
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Old 09-07-2014, 08:51 PM
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The two large wires coming out of the on deck windlass motor go to the reversing relay (contactor unit) not the battery, the polarity should not matter on these two wires, since the contractor switches the polarity depending if the unit is lowering or raising the anchor, thought I would follow directions and attach M1 and M2 as described the the manual. There is not normally any other electrical wires that would come out of the on-deck windlass motor. There are smaller wires that come from the contractor and connect to the up and down switches, A1 and A2.

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Old 09-08-2014, 06:27 PM
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found out the small wires are for chain counter
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