To avoid any electrical concerns, it is important to be aware that all electricity to the boat must be shut off before you remove the winch. It’s also a good idea to have all the tools and spare parts you’ll need, as well as a tidy workplace.
These steps should be followed to disassemble a Maxwell winch:
By releasing the retaining bolts, you can detach the winch drum from the winch body.
Remove the brake assembly of the winch with care, being sure to save any springs, washers, or other minor pieces.
Check for wear or damage by disassembling the winch’s drive system, which includes the gears, pawls, and shafts.
To get rid of any salt or debris that may have accumulated, thoroughly clean every component, paying specific attention to the gears and shafts.
After replacing any worn or broken components, reassemble the winch in accordance with the manufacturer’s instructions.
To make sure the winch is operating properly, test it out.
It is important to remember that winch upkeep is crucial to maintaining your yacht in good shape and safe for use.
Please contact us if you require annual winch maintenance. Our team of experts will ensure that your winch is in fine functioning condition and ready for the season.