Lofrans Cayman 88 electric windlass
Early one worning I stupidly tried to lift my anchor but forgot to remove the retaining hook which was taking the load off the winch overnight. The result was that the chain got snarled round the winch which jammed and stopped. I raised the gear by hand and at my leisure untangled the chain and returned everything to normal.
Unfortunately the winch is now dead although there is power to the unit. Does anybody have any knowledge as to what the fault is likely to be on this model and how to cure it? Does anybody know a good mechanic in North Kent who I could use if it proves not be fixable by an averagely talented DIY boater?
Many thanks for any help available.
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