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post #1 of (permalink) Old 08-07-2001, 12:18 PM
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8274 Question

I recently purchased an older Warn 8274 (manufactured in 1985) from a friend and have a question about the power-out function. The winch only powers-out when there is tension on the line. Is this normal?

By the way, thanks to those who recommended welding supply stores for power cables.

Rick G
85 CJ7, 2.5 BDS Lift, Warn 8274
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post #2 of (permalink) Old 08-07-2001, 02:45 PM
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Re: 8274 Question

Whaddaya mean "older"? That's not old! Mine is a 1978 model but still works like new. It should power out no matter what the load is. Sounds like there is a problem either with contacts or in the gearbox itself.

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post #3 of (permalink) Old 08-07-2001, 03:14 PM
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Re: 8274 Question

Thanks Snowtow, I had a feeling it wasn't operating normally.

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85 CJ7, 2.5 BDS Lift, Warn 8274
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