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badbrad
01-31-2007, 05:22 AM
I've got an older model Evinrude foot Controlled trolling motor on my boat. It works fine, but when I shut it down it vibrates back in forth causing a good deal of noise. Anyone else know what I'm talking about. I've really not had a chance to inspect it on the water to see exactly what's happening. Any suggestions on how to fix it. Thanks.

Wiskers
01-31-2007, 05:36 AM
Check & make sure your mounting bolts are tight. :D

bentpole
01-31-2007, 05:50 AM
Yep,Is it tight?? :D ,Also I've seen alot of them jump & raise all kinds of fuss when they was out of the water. If it's an old motor it could be the pins where it hinges at are worn, But I'd bet it's not as bad in the water.

papasage
01-31-2007, 06:26 AM
i have a old evinrude tm need a set of cable for it . will buy cables if i can find them ot sell the motor .

SteveJ
01-31-2007, 10:59 AM
i have a old evinrude tm need a set of cable for it . will buy cables if i can find them ot sell the motor .

Give this guy a call, he had the parts for mine, in Jackson MS. Sure going to hate it when mine bites the dust for good, love it, best I ever had.

Propeller Service
Art Payne
291 Hwy 51
Ridgeland MS 39157
601 856-3191

twhaley
01-31-2007, 03:54 PM
Brad there is a set of bearings on both sides of the mount. There is a tighting ring on the lower side, it has an allen screw in it, loosen it and move the ring up nto tighten the bearings. This should take care of your problem if not you may need new bearings. Terry

papasage
01-31-2007, 07:37 PM
thanks for the info will see what i can do . i realy don`t need it . if it git the cables i will probabley sell it . i have a mercuray i like . it has 2 cables that steer the motor . it is a lot smoother . haven`t used it in a while . i bought the eletric stering for the bass boat . i like the hand held for the pontoon . panning on gitting some of the old Tm out and see if i can sell them . some work and some are good parts motors .

badbrad
01-31-2007, 08:46 PM
Thanks for the info guys, I'll look it over and see if I can get if fixed. Be a good time for maintenance with the cold weather that's set in.

buflew
01-31-2007, 09:38 PM
Hey Papasage, I have two of those trolling motors but the arms are broke one was broke on a pier and i broke the other trying to get the piviot pin out but both worked great as far as the cables.If your selling I'll buy the motor or if not you can have what i have maybe it will get you going and I'll buy another