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Old 02-22-2010, 08:30 PM
amcolandscaping amcolandscaping is offline
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Buyers Salt Spreader wiring

I have a buyers tailgate spreader and im not sure how to wire it! On the control box there is 2 wires together (heavier gauge) I am assuming these go to battery then one wire by itself does this go to motor? then the ground wire thats screwed to box any help would be great!


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Old 02-23-2010, 12:34 PM
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that's right, 1 comes from the battery and 1 runs to the spreader. you ground the spreader to the frame of the truck. and you ground the controller to the truck. there should also be a wire that runs from the controller to the fuse box.

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Old 02-23-2010, 04:05 PM
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Thats rite, make sure everything grounds well! Use plenty of dieelectric grease.
...and a hint, when u install the plug @ the back of the truck make sure it tuckes under far enough or else the morons at the place where u load your pallet of salt (assuming your buying pallets) will bend that puppy rite under for ya
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Old 01-18-2012, 05:47 PM
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which fuse do you connect it to?
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