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need to make a switch for my 2,000 lb superwinch 12 v. mine went missing with all the wires ? Answered


thats about it. there are two terminals coming out of the end of the motor.

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steveastrouk (author)2011-05-31

Winches MUST be used with relays, and extremely heavy feed wires, taken directly from the battery to power them.

There are specialist "contactors" needed - you can pull 150A or more under some circumstances. Look for "replacement winch contactors" on Google for a local source to you.

You can get single boxes that will do the job, like this one http://www.amazon.com/WINCH-MOTOR-REVERSING-SOLENOID-CONTACTOR/dp/B002SKU28K/ref=pd_sbs_auto_2

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Re-design (author)2011-05-31


You can use this inst. for a guide to wire your new switch.

Your switch and wires MUST be able to carry the load of the winch.  You may have to use a relay to carry the full load.

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