trolling motors

Discussion in 'Boat Tips' started by Chris, Dec 13, 2005.

  1. Chris

    Chris New Member

    Spring Hill, Kansas
    I got a free Motorguide 28 bow mount trolling motor tonight. What kind of maintance do you peform on it? The trolling motor has a foot pedal but how does it turn left and right?

    thanks for the help
  2. JAYNC

    JAYNC Active Member

    Newport N.C.
    I dont have the same trolling motor as you but they are generally similar. There should be a button on it that you depress with you foot to turn on the motor. You change the direction by rocking your foot forward and backward. As far as maintenance I would just check all the connections periodically for corrosion and treat it. There should also be a know and a switch on the side of it for the power setting and to have it on constantly or when you press the button with your foot. Hope this helps but they are usually all similar.