For boat models with the Surge BrakeActuator and Cou-
tounlockthecoupler. Push down on the release handle/
locking lever to lock the trailer to the ball hitch. The
locking pin, provided with the trailer, or a padlock must
be inserted in the locking lever hole. This ensures the
coupler’s locking lever remains in the locked position
during towing of the trailer. Refer to Section S-3 Op-
eration for additional information on couplers and hitch-
ing to the tow vehicle.
Figure S7: 5-Wire Plug Harness
For maintenance and other information, refer to the
manufacturer’s literature included with in the owner’s
Anti-sway devices as used on recreational vehi-
cles (RV’s) are not applicable to surge brake
systems and should not be used on Four
Winch operating instructions are listed below.
To release the winch, place the ratchet in the REVERSE
or NEUTRALposition. The winch handle may spin when
pulling on the winch line.
DO NOT use a trailer hitch with moving parts.
The brakes could activate when traveling down-
hill. Always use a fixed hitch.
To prevent personal injury, observe the follow-
If the brakes are wet from loading, travel at a slow speed
to “dry” out the trailer brakes.
A spinning winch handle can cause injury. Be
sure the area is clear.
Release handle must be in open position
to remove from or place on ball.
DO NOT release the handle when the ratchet is
disengaged. Be sure the ratchet is engaged or
no load is on the winch before releasing the
To prevent personal injury,ALWAYS inspect the
winch line and hook before each use. NEVER
use line that is worn or frayed. NEVER let any-
one stand in or behind a boat while pulling with
Release handle must be
fully closed and pin inserted
To rewind the winch, ALWAYS engage the ratchet first.
Turn the handle in the appropriate direction to rewind the
Figure S6: Surge Brake Actuator & Coupling Assembly
A clicking sound will be heard when the winch is
properly engaged. If a clicking sound is not
spin backwards. Lower the load into a safe po-
sition before releasing the handle.
The brake actuator and coupling assembly comes with
a 5-wire plug for connecting to the tow vehicle’s trailering
harness. Figure S7 depicts the 5-wire plug, the color of
the individual wires, and the designated circuit for each
Refer to the manufacturer’s literature, included in the
owner’s packet, for more information on winch opera-
Funship™ Owner’s Manual
|Categories||Four Winns Freedom Manuals, Four Winns Funship Manuals, Four Winns Horizon Manuals, Four Winns Manuals, Outboard Marine Corporation Manuals|
|Tags||Four Winns Funship 214, Four Winns Funship 234, Four Winns Funship 264|
|Model Year||2003, 2004, 2005|
|Document Type||Owner's Manual|
|Product Brand||Boats and Cruisers, Four Winns. For support contact your dealer at http://www.fourwinns.com/locate-dealer.aspx|
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|Wikipedia's Page||Outboard Marine Corporation|
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