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My warn vantage 3000 will not spool in. solenoid clicks but motor does not turn. winch operates on out. use for snowplow, only a month old

Just pulling out some cable and trying multiple times to winch in, both with remote and regular dash switch

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If motor runs in one direction motor is not burned out.
Solenoid clicks, solenoid is ok.
Most likely points on solenoid on one side. If you can get to it, then look at the points.
To check , reverse battery terminals then click. the reverse should work and the other not. This will prove the points are bad on one side. .
In that case, you have to take it apart put in new points or get new switch.

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