How to Bench Test a Winch Motor

Updated 6 months ago by Juan Velez

Read instructions carefully and completely before performing service.
  1. Connect an earth cable to the motor earth (bolt on the bottom of the winch motor).
  2. Connect a cable between terminal F1 and terminal A. (Diagram 1)
  3. To test, connect a live cable to terminal F2.
  4. To test the other polarity, connect a cable between terminal F2 and terminal A. (Diagram 2)
  5. To test, connect a live cable to terminal F1.

If you are unsure, check with an auto electrician or contact your local winch supplier.
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