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by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Wed Nov 01, 2017 9:04 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thank you for the support!
Replies: 9
Views: 1453

Re: Thank you for the support!

I glad your OK, :D :D I didn't hear about your accident until this post.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jun 26, 2017 6:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota Trolling Motor Issue
Replies: 3
Views: 583

Re: Minn Kota Trolling Motor Issue

Minn Kota has a new style bearing, you have to change the upper tube but it will take out all the play. If you want to stay with the old style then your bering inner race is probable worn. I don't know where you live, but you can call me and I can tell you what to look for :D :D . My phone # 530 246...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jun 12, 2017 7:03 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Ultera deployment
Replies: 1
Views: 367

Re: Ultera deployment

Read your manual, there is a section on how to release the motor shaft so you can raise and tilt it back. You will have to tie the motor back from falling forward.

Jay Liu's Service.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun May 21, 2017 6:38 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: The Ned Rig
Replies: 10
Views: 1790

Re: The Ned Rig

What are your thoughts about the Ned Rig. I read about it, but haven't ran into anyone who has had great success with it. Anyone having any luck with this Rig? I have been using them for over a year and had good results on lakes. :D :D it works better moving it slow or dead steaking. What I like ab...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Feb 25, 2016 7:01 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fun fishing.
Replies: 2
Views: 788

Re: Fun fishing.

I know the lake is a long way to travel, but Shasta Lake is on fire. You can catch 30 to 40 fish per day. Lots of small fish but your not board. Oroville would be my next thought, but I have not been there so I do not know how the bite is. :lol: :lol: :lol:
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Oct 26, 2015 4:49 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Bass Boat Seat Repair Help
Replies: 1
Views: 429

Re: Bass Boat Seat Repair Help

Call Ranger or the dealer you bought the boat from, it should still be under warranty. I had a friend that had to replace his twice under warranty.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jun 08, 2015 12:18 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota - Lowrance HDI Interference
Replies: 5
Views: 432

Re: Minn Kota - Lowrance HDI Interference

Mamalinao, there are some setting on your HDS7 that will help clear up your interference. If you call me I can talk to you better then doing all this typing. I have cleared most of the Minn Kota with out the ground.

Phone # 530 246-8051 Jay Liu's Service
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Jun 02, 2015 9:35 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Howdy
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: Howdy

The knees are fine, the problems I have now is age related, but I get around just fine. I fish 3 to 4 times a week mostly Shasta and Trinity, but I still go to the Delta, Clear Lake, and Oroville. Keep in touch and if you ever get up this way I’ll take you fishing

Jay
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jun 01, 2015 7:43 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Howdy
Replies: 3
Views: 532

Re: Howdy

Erick, Jay Liu (Jay Liu’s Service) nice to see you are still around. I don’t know what you could afford, but there are plenty of used bass boats for sale, and plenty of older ones that might fit your budget. I retired and moved to Redding Ca, but I still do the trolling motor repairs. If you want to...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Feb 24, 2015 9:05 am
Forum: Boats - Motors - Trailers
Topic: 1993 Ranger Boat with 2004 Optimax 175 Sold
Replies: 1
Views: 1292

1993 Ranger Boat with 2004 Optimax 175 Sold

[b][b] 7.jpg [/b] [/b] 2.jpg 1993 Ranger bass boat 482V , 18+ ft, with 2004 Mercury Optimax 175 HP, Motor Guide Digital Tour 24 volt trolling motor, two Lowrance fish finders Model HDS7 and X135, 2 fishing seats, 1 butt seat, newly reupholstered and carpeted, towable boat cover, bimini top, ski tow...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sat Nov 29, 2014 3:45 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Onboard Battery Chargers?
Replies: 12
Views: 980

Re: Onboard Battery Chargers?

I have a Due Pro 4 Bank and it is 10 years old and no problems :lol: :lol: . They have reconditions one's too give them a call and they can ship direct from the factory (I don't have their phone number :( :( ).
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Sep 24, 2013 1:53 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: old trolling motor question
Replies: 8
Views: 583

Re: old trolling motor question

Milehi I can explain every thing to you, but I rather do it by phone. Your batteries are consider half dead at 12.5 volts. They will test good with a load tester, but does not have enough storage to run all day. Call me at 530 246-8051 and I can explain it to you better. JLS (Jay Liu's Service) Trol...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Mar 25, 2013 4:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: minn kota fortrex loud & eats batteries
Replies: 3
Views: 995

Re: minn kota fortrex loud & eats batteries

If your motor is noisy, you probably have a front bearing going bad. :D :D As for your batteries, you need to do a little testing you can follow the directions that I put here. Jay Liu's Tip of the Month Deep Cycle Battery Care and Testing I feel that writing about each battery company on their qual...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Oct 22, 2012 5:09 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: first boat
Replies: 11
Views: 1249

Re: first boat

Im high school student with a part time job, I am a tournament angler (back seat most of the time) and im looking to see what others think would be the best first boat. If you do have a USED boat shoot me and pm. How much do you want to spend? I know of a real clean older ranger for about $4000.00 ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue May 15, 2012 7:45 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor current draw at rest
Replies: 8
Views: 4421

Re: Trolling motor current draw at rest

jloo, here's the best way to test deep cycle batteries. :D :D Jay Liu's Tip of the Month Deep Cycle Battery Test Batteries used with trolling motors are different than automobile batteries. They are deep cycle batteries. Many of my customers tell me that when they were having trolling motor battery ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Mar 27, 2012 8:31 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota question
Replies: 11
Views: 1335

Re: Minn Kota question

Bassman1975, your trolling motor should be under warranty :D :D . Look up for a local Minn Kota Service center in your area.

Jay (Jay Liu's Service)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sat Mar 10, 2012 4:59 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Fender on single axle ranger
Replies: 4
Views: 537

Re: Fender on single axle ranger

Medfish

Call me (Jay Liu) 530 246-8051 I have Ranger phone number, and they are cheaper then repairing them. Also I wanted to let you know more information on the fender.

Jay
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Sep 01, 2011 8:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: To all the Silver Eagles
Replies: 5
Views: 574

Re: To all the Silver Eagles

Lloyd got me started bass fishing back in 1974. Then he would come by my shop and we would talk about fishing. I’m going to miss him.

Jay Liu
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Aug 30, 2011 9:32 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Thought and Prayers for Norval Pimentel
Replies: 16
Views: 1634

Re: Thought and Prayers for Norval Pimentel

My prayers and best wishes for Norval and his family. Norval always had a smile for everyone.

Jay Liu
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Wed Feb 02, 2011 6:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide????????
Replies: 5
Views: 647

Re: Motorguide????????

Hi Cooch, I’m still around but I moved to Redding and still doing the trolling motor repairs. I found out that Shasta is better place to fish when you get older (age) because you do not have to work as hard running the trolling motor, :D :D also they are more senior friendly up here. A launch pass i...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Jan 31, 2011 7:34 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide????????
Replies: 5
Views: 647

Re: Motorguide????????

Lugnut, the micro switch is not hard to change. But you may have another problem. If you MotorGuide has the electronic speed control (speed dial turns smoothly), it can be the relay in the board that is sticking. If it is a 5 speed then I would say it is the micro switch. Any other question, you can...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Dec 27, 2010 6:13 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: minn kota fortrex problem
Replies: 13
Views: 5940

Re: minn kota fortrex problem

Goldfish, I never said that you abuse your trolling motor. I sad that they do not cover abuse such as a broken prop, bent armature shaft, or busting you bracket do to hitting something when you run big engine with the motor down. The problem you have with the case (control box) will be cover under w...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun Dec 26, 2010 5:40 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: minn kota fortrex problem
Replies: 13
Views: 5940

Re: minn kota fortrex problem

Goldfish, Your Frotrex has a two warranty. :D :D It does not cover abuse. The bottom case (control box) is cover under warranty. The housing will crack sometimes when you pull on the rope to put the motor down in the water. When pulling on the rope to put the motor down try not to jerk on the rope a...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Jun 17, 2010 10:55 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide Help
Replies: 2
Views: 425

Re: Motorguide Help

Clubchiman, your trolling motor, is it digital or analog? Most of the time when it runs, you could have a shorted diode or water in the motor. If your motor is analog, you will have to convert it to digital (expensive) :cry: :cry: . They do not make analog part any more. You can take it to the Hook ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Wed Jun 02, 2010 3:34 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Shasta Spawn??
Replies: 8
Views: 1107

Re: Shasta Spawn??

Stogieman, this is Jay Liu. When you get to Redding, give me a call my phone # 530 246-8051. I live at the south end of Redding. I tried to call you on your old cell phone #, but got someone else. I enjoyed talking to you :lol: :lol: :lol: when we were at the shop.

Jay
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Feb 08, 2010 4:53 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor help
Replies: 8
Views: 613

Re: Trolling motor help

Bryanw80. The best way is to check your voltage at the trolling motor. You should have at least 25 volts. If you have 12 or 13 volts, you have either wire you batteries wrong, or you have a bad circuit breaker. If you have 24 or 25 volts, then you might have a motor problem. You did not mention what...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Sep 28, 2009 3:37 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: trolling motor problems
Replies: 7
Views: 628

Re: trolling motor problems

Basslayer, the Min Kota Max Pro 80 will draw around 45 amps on high. You can draw your batteries down in about 6 hours depending on the size of your batteries. I recommend that you use group 31 batteries, also make sure that your batteries are fully charged. The best way to test them after charging ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Sep 24, 2009 3:22 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Crazy NEW interference on 520 with motorguide digital 109
Replies: 8
Views: 606

Re: Crazy NEW interference on 520 with motorguide digital 10

Green Weenie, if your trolling motor is new, you can get interference until the brushes seat in. I have had that problem when I rebuilt some units.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service) Trolling motor repair.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Fri Sep 18, 2009 3:56 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Maxxum Pro trolling motor problems...
Replies: 4
Views: 362

Re: Maxxum Pro trolling motor problems...

LawDog, Your problem is the armature is bad. :( :( Minn Kota is aware of the problem and has extended some warranty. :D :D I need the serial number, then I can call the factory to see if they will warranty it. You can take it to any warranty center, but If you want, you can call me my phone number i...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Sep 03, 2009 3:27 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide Issues
Replies: 9
Views: 517

Re: Motorguide Issues

Nitrosport MotorGuild warranty is transferable. I do not know where you live, but take it to a MotorGuild Service center and they can transfer it for you (if it is still under the warranty period). If you are close to Redding, I can help you. My phone # 530 246-8051. JLS (Jay Liu’s Service) trolli...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Fri May 29, 2009 4:28 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Electrical Question
Replies: 6
Views: 552

Re: Electrical Question

Kopper Bass, Call me and I will talk you thru what is taking place. I can also tell you how to check your generater. :D :D I don't like all this typing. :cry: :cry: phone # 530 246-8051

JLS (Jay Liu's Service, trolling motor repair)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon May 25, 2009 5:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling Motor Issue
Replies: 4
Views: 383

Re: Trolling Motor Issue

Herb, Call me, because I have to find out what model you have, then I can tell you what to do. My phone #530 246-8051.You can call anytime as I work out of my home.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service Trolling Motor Repair)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun May 03, 2009 3:42 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Minn Kota Composite Shaft Removal
Replies: 2
Views: 417

Re: Minn Kota Composite Shaft Removal

Jody, you have to heat the shaft area around the top of the motor (not to hot, or you will melt the composite shaft. Then unscrew the shaft (most of the time the threads on the shaft will be destroyed) any other questions just call me as I do not like to do lots of typing. My phone # 530 246-8051 JL...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun May 03, 2009 4:07 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: How to remove a bottom cover off an older Motorguide?
Replies: 1
Views: 230

Re: How to remove a bottom cover off an older Motorguide?

D1only, I can talk you thru it if you want to call me. It will be easier to talk over the phone. My phone #530 246-8051.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service, trolling motor repair)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Thu Apr 23, 2009 6:01 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Motorguide Warranty Help
Replies: 3
Views: 421

Re: Motorguide Warranty Help

Phil, what is wrong with your trolling motor. What model and how many pounds thrust do you have. Are you having the same problems as the first time? I am a Motor Guide Service center in the Redding area, if you want to call me, my phone # 530 246-8051 and I can maybe help you. The warranty for most ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sat Mar 28, 2009 5:18 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Help!!! Minn Kota
Replies: 6
Views: 576

Re: Help!!! Minn Kota

Adamsj13 The fix is pretty simple, :D :D but if you do not want to fix it yourself, I can fix it for you. I live in Redding (about two and half hour from Clear Lake) and can do it while you wait. I work on weekends and during the week, but you have to set up an appointment because I fish as much as ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Mar 16, 2009 8:56 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: DIY shaft replacement on a Minnkota
Replies: 6
Views: 6424

Re: DIY shaft replacement on a Minnkota

Hitman, to remove the shaft from the motor, you need to heat the area where the shaft goes into the motor (it is glued in with loctite) be careful not to get it to hot because you can melt the composite shaft and melt the threads inside the housing. You will need a pipe wrench or a special clamp to ...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun Mar 15, 2009 4:08 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling motor foot pedal problem...
Replies: 11
Views: 731

Re: Trolling motor foot pedal problem...

Cib11b
The trolling motor you have has electric steering, the system you are describing sounds like you have a bad foot pedal. You can get one at any Minn Kota service center.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service, trolling motor repair)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun Dec 28, 2008 11:02 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Electrical interference on trolling motor
Replies: 10
Views: 1072

Re: Electrical interference on trolling motor

Make sure that your transducer cable is not routed down with the steer cables. next go to menu (on the graph) adjust the noise rejection to high, then adjust the sensitivity to 75 or 80 percent. This should take care of your problem. If this does not work, call me #530-246-8051 I can ask more questi...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sat Nov 29, 2008 5:12 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: trailer brake help....
Replies: 5
Views: 546

Re: trailer brake help....

You can call Ranger boats direct. Parts Dept. 1800 724-7273.

JLS (Jay Liu's Service) trolling motor repair
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Wed Nov 05, 2008 7:33 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: rain on my trolling motor, wont turn off
Replies: 5
Views: 668

Re: rain on my trolling motor, wont turn off

Green weenie
After you dry the switch or replace it, then when you go out to fish, and it starts to rain, put a plastic bag or shower cap over the foot pedal, this will prevent water getting into the switch.

JLS (Jay Liu's Service) trolling motor repair.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun Aug 31, 2008 2:54 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling Motor Prop ?
Replies: 2
Views: 347

Re: Trolling Motor Prop ?

Morgan, the nut with a plastic insert is a nylock nut; this nut is design to lock the nut in place. It will not wear out. As far as removing the prop to check for line, if you see some line sticking out, then remove the prop and clean it out. But (depending on how often you fish) I would check for l...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:52 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Wiring diagram for the Ranger Style T-H Trolling Motor Plug
Replies: 1
Views: 573

Re: Wiring diagram for the Ranger Style T-H Trolling Motor P

There are all kinds of plugs that are for sale. The wiring can be wire many ways. If you can call me, I might be able to talk you thru it. My phone # 530 246-8051

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Fri Jun 27, 2008 5:48 pm
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Help with new Motorguide issue
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: Help with new Motorguide issue

You can ship it to a service center (at your cost) :( :( Motor Guide will pay for the return freight. :lol: :lol:
JLS (Jay Liu's Service) trolling motor repair.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Fri Jun 27, 2008 9:54 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Help with new Motorguide issue
Replies: 8
Views: 591

Re: Help with new Motorguide issue

On the new 5 speed Motor Guide, they have some problem with poor solder connection inside the motor. :( :( Motor Guide is aware of the problem. You can take to a Motor Guide service center and they will replace the bad part.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service Trolling Motor repair)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon May 05, 2008 10:59 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Trolling Motor Issues - Sometimes doesn't work
Replies: 13
Views: 1224

Re: Trolling Motor Issues - Sometimes doesn't work

JTF48 You have a open in the armature. :( :( Your motor should be under warranty (three year warranty). :D :D You can take it to sonny's in Sacramento. or take it to any Minn Kota service center. I do have all the parts in stock, but I am in Redding Ca. JLS (Jay Liu's Service) trolling motor repair.
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Tue Apr 15, 2008 7:30 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Big Thanks to JLS (Jay Liu’s Service) Trolling motor repair
Replies: 2
Views: 365

Re: Big Thanks to JLS (Jay Liu’s Service) Trolling motor rep

Thanks Kevin, glad to be of service. If you’re coming up to Shasta feel free to call for the latest info on Lake Shasta.

JLS (Jay Liu’s Service)
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Mon Apr 14, 2008 7:33 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: Boat Batteries...
Replies: 11
Views: 865

Re: Boat Batteries...

R Cook Is your batteries group 27, 30, or 31? The larger the capacity the longer you will run. Next is how long are you charging your batteries. You have to remember that if you do not charge them long enough, the capacity will not be there (like not enough gas in the tank). If you want more info, s...
by JLS (Jay Liu's Service)
Sun Apr 13, 2008 6:21 am
Forum: Fishing
Topic: evinrude trolling motor=need a new steering cable
Replies: 2
Views: 747

Re: evinrude trolling motor=need a new steering cable

Bassrippin365, I have a new cable in stock. :D :D If you are intrested, I can look up the price.

Phone # 530 246-8051 or e-mail Gmaliu@aol.com

JLS (Jay Liu's Service) Trolling motor repair.

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