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My new winch arrived in the mail today. The contacter rattles like something is loose inside. I don't want to open it up and possibly void the warranty.
I've emailed Warn and waiting to see if they make it good.
Anyone else notice the same with theirs?
 

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The new contactor rattles too. I opened the original, and it looks like two solenoids in there. Nothing loose that I can see.. Its got to be the solenoids, or relays,,,whatever they are.
When it's not 95 degrees, I'll install this new one and see what happens.
 

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If you shake it before you install it you are going to hear a rattle, it just happens due to what a contactor/relay is and how it is built. It isn't solid state but mechanical with a few loose parts that open and close to make contact and allow a heavy amperage currant to pass through it.
 
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