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Old 2nd-July-2012, 15:12
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Default hard wiring warn m8000

I'm trying to hardwire my warn m8000 as it didn't come with a wander lead but don't know exactly what i need or how i wire it, i was thinking that i could use some 6 core cable to connect to each wire on the solenoid then back to the cab with a relay and a switch?

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Old 2nd-July-2012, 17:34
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tis easy ive got a switch on the front grill and a switch in the cab..get an old leccy window switch and use that..live in to the centre pin and then each live out for forward and reverse operation

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Old 2nd-July-2012, 19:51
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so do i need a switch with only 3 pins? do i need a relay? i have a 5 or 6 pin plug, does this matter? and which wire go to which pin.

thanks for your help
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Old 2nd-July-2012, 19:55
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Default Re: hard wiring warn m8000

One of these and you don`t need a relay.

Toggle Switch 16A SPDT (On)-Off-(On) Mom (SW406) | eBay

Or as WL says an old leccy window switch
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Old 2nd-July-2012, 19:58
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ok thanks, what wires do i connect it from the solenoid as i have around 5 or 6?
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Old 2nd-July-2012, 20:02
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Default Re: hard wiring warn m8000

You need to check which wires go 12v when you winch in and out. These are what you connect your switch wires to
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Old 2nd-July-2012, 20:22
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how do i tell which wire is 12v, in and out? this is what I'm finding hard because if i get the wrong one it could do some damage.
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Old 2nd-July-2012, 20:24
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Default Re: hard wiring warn m8000

Test light or a meter, if you have neither get someone to do it for you or find a wiring diagram for your solenoid
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Old 2nd-July-2012, 20:28
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olim what solenoid do you have?

this may help

http://www.google.co.uk/url?sa=t&rct...6BOsEpX5035YDw

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Old 3rd-July-2012, 23:19
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I've tried to do this today but i get nothing? i soldered the 6 core to the power, in and out and the attached them to the switch but nothing happens? would the solders not but a good enough connection or something else wrong?
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