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Repair a unimount controller?

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by bigjeeping, Mar 7, 2011.

  1. bigjeeping

    bigjeeping Senior Member
    Messages: 676

    My uni-mountcontroller won't angle left. I hooked up my spare and everything works properly. Can a controller be repaired or should I trash it?
     
  2. jb1390

    jb1390 Senior Member
    Messages: 710

    check the wiring on the connector. Mine had a broken wire where the pigtail entered the connector, causing the same problem. If that isn't it, check inside the controller for a broken solder joint. It should be able to be repaired fairly easily if you know how to solder.
     
  3. mishnick

    mishnick 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,243

    Sometimes the hand held controller wires break at the base of the handle. There is a rubber "strain relief" on some controllers and the wires break there. I have repaired several by opening them up and cutting a few inches off the brocken end and then resoldering them to the circuit board.