• GUESTS

    If You  want access  to member only forums on FM, You will need to Sign-in or  Sign-Up now .

    This box will disappear once you are signed in as a member.

  • Join In - We Share Fishing Reports & Outdoor Information Here

     
      You know what we all love...

      The same things you do!!!! Share what you love & enjoy in the outdoors as well as thank those whose posts you 'appreciate.'

      Have Fun!!!

  • 0
Sign in to follow this  
walligator

lx3 problem

Question

walligator

I have an Lx3 approximately 3-years old with the tc upgrade.

First time out this year the gain was at approximately 2.The next 3 times out I had to have the gain at 7 to find my jig.Friend I was with said his did the same thing last year and sent it in and they replaced the power head,has anybody else had this problem?I would have thought that it may be a transducer.(I cleaned my transducer,still does'nt work)Having second thoughts about the Lx5 I bought my son for Christmas!Anybody else have this problem and what was the fix? frown.gif

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites

8 answers to this question

Recommended Posts

  • 0
Jim Almquist

Sounds like a bad transducer but give Marcum a call they will take care of it .

From there website

MarCum Technologies is dedicated to providing the best possible experience for our customers. Within the customer support center you will find product manuals, answers to frequently asked questions, parts and service requests and general product information.

Please take a moment to browse through the information available. If at any time you cannot find what you need please send e-mail to [email protected] or call us at 763-323-0456. Our customer service agents will help you get what you need in a timely manner. All e-mail correspondence will be answered within 24 hours Monday-Friday.

We strive to make your outdoors experiences the best we can. Please let us know how we can help

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
Northland Sportsman

A friend of mine had a very similar problem w/ his lx3. after contacting marcum, he sent it in for repair. I think he was happy with the cust service but was without a flasher for a little while.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
Hookmaster

I've had this happen on two LX3s. On the first one it was the transducer. On the second one it was the powerhead. They took care of both issues very quickly.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
fishing 101

How long are we talking to get the thing back. Just found out mine is doing the same thing. I haven't sent it in yet, and I am leaving on a trip next Friday. Suppose that is what I get for waiting a week before to get the gear out.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
walligator

I was told 2-3 days to turn around plus shipping time.E-mail them to get a request for return number.

Please take a moment to browse through the information available. If at any time you cannot find what you need please send e-mail to [email protected] or call us at 763-323-0456. Our customer service agents will help you get what you need in a timely manner. All e-mail correspondence will be answered within 24 hours Monday-Friday.

I'm waiting til after this weekend to send mine in.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
Borch

Talk to the repair guy and let them know your situation. They'll bend over backwards to get it back to you by then.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
Hookmaster

Fishing 101,

If you can drop it off at their place in Anoka that will save some time. Like Borch said, explain your situation and they'll work to get it ready for your trip. They did for me before Xmas.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
  • 0
NCLaker

Had the problem same with my LX3tc - told them I needed it for a weekend trip. They fixed in 2 days the end of Dec and had it in time for the weekend. Did it no questions asked. Great customer service.

From the list of things they fixed looks like they replaced just about everything but the shell.

Share this post


Link to post
Share on other sites
Guest
This topic is now closed to further replies.
Sign in to follow this  



  • Your Responses - Share & Have Fun :)

    • mrpike1973
      Sorry Smurfy was not me I was on Belle lake chasing panfish got zero🙄 I think we need a few days of warmer weather but if it does not rain sunday i may come to the river.
    • yoppdk
      These are definitely for laying back, not sitting up. I can honestly sit in these for hours ... but thanks for looking!  
    • Mike89
      love the chairs but for me I like a chair that sits up more!!  other wise I might have gotten 2!!!  nice work!!!!👍
    • Dusty
      Ash river ice went out yesterday, the lake is about 10 days after, so ice out should be before May 1st.
    • yoppdk
      If you are interested in a new Adirondack Chair, or set of chairs, and would like some built just for you now is a great time. These generally take less than a week to build, depending on quantity and the finish you choose.   These are hand-built using premium cedar lumber that will last for many years. You can choose to have it stained or leave unfinished. If unfinished it will have virtually no maintenance and will weather to a pleasing gray color. These are Xtra-Large heavy duty chairs using mostly 2 x 4, 2 x 6 and 2 x 8 lumber for frame pieces and 1 x 2 and 1 x 4 slats. They feature a double contour for maximum comfort - you can literally sit in these for hours and feel great. Perfect for the cabin, lakeshore, around the fire-pit or on your home deck.   Single chair - Unstained: $225 Siingle chair - Stained - $250 Two chairs - Unstained: $425 Two chairs - Stained: $450   Higher quantities are negotiable. PM me with questions or requests.   These are hand built and available for pick up in Grand Rapids, MN.
    • tbetts1000
      Nets are in
    • sweede
      Here is a link to the latest on The Wright County AIS program.  http://www.co.wright.mn.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1057 It is dead for now. They may try to spin this in the future, so watch for other clever ways they will try to privatize the lakes.  See the full board discussion in the video replay, the boat inspection topic starts at 1:49:50 
    • sweede
      Here is a link to the latest on The Wright County AIS program.  http://www.co.wright.mn.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1057 It is dead for now. They may try to spin this in the future, so watch for other clever ways they will try to privatize the lakes.  See the full board discussion in the video replay, the boat inspection topic starts at 1:49:50 
    • sweede
      Here is a link to the latest on The Wright County AIS program.  http://www.co.wright.mn.us/CivicAlerts.aspx?AID=1057 It is dead for now. They may try to spin this in the future, so watch for other clever ways they will try to privatize the lakes.  See the full board discussion in the video replay, the boat inspection topic starts at 1:49:50 
    • Fish Head
      I think we'll be safe for open water on the opener.  I'm hoping for open water the weekend before.  That will be a close call. Forecast looks good.