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Wedge actuators won't shut off on 2009 LSV

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First outing of the season and the resettable fuse tripped several times when trying to deploy the power wedge and I noticed a small puff of smoke from the fuse panel (bad sign).

One wedge actuator was shot, so off to the shop and had both actuators replaced with the newer style.

Picked up the boat and they couldn't get the actuators to shut off when there was power to them so we tried reversing the wires and same story except this time they kept powering when fully deployed.  He tried adjusting the sensor but no luck. The shop checked with other shops and no one had encountered this issue.  Ordered a new controller, but they sent a different one that would not connect with the wiring harness.   Thinking of just wiring a separate controller to the actuators since the position display still works.

Any ideas?  Is there something that is part of the fuse panel (like a relay) that could have shorted out (puff of smoke) and now provides full time power to the wedge?

Thanks for any ideas,


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You have version 2 of the power wedge and that does not have a separate Lenco control box but it is built into the main Medallion box. 

Not exactly sure how your PW is controlled with Maliview, but you might try to unplug the MUX control to see if that is causing the constant on condition.

Good luck.


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If the MUX switches are working correctly, then you likely have a failure in the main medallion power module under the dash where the fuses are located.

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