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Adding Fluid

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Geno, Dec 18, 2004.

  1. Geno

    Geno Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    I just purchased a used 1987 Ram PU with a Myers snow plow on it. How do I check the fluid and where do I add fluid for the snow plow.

  2. maan

    maan Junior Member
    from sweden
    Messages: 4

  3. DropPlow

    DropPlow Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Welcome aboard, Gino! :waving: Is your Dodge gas or diesel? You'll probably want to change that fluid seein' as it's a used unit. Happy Holidays, Debi
  4. echovalley

    echovalley Senior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 456

    If u look at the front of the unit toward the bottom of the piston there are 3 bolts one should say drain.Drain out the fluid then remove the other 2 bolts,there are 2 filters in there.Remove the filters and clean them with mineral spirits,then blow them out with air reinstall.On the top to the the left of the piston is were the fill is.It should take about the hole quart.
  5. Geno

    Geno Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Fluid Question

    Thanks to all who responded. :waving:

  6. Robhollar

    Robhollar Senior Member
    Messages: 766

    Make sure the lifting ram is fully in the down position when you fill it...Rob
  7. Geno

    Geno Junior Member
    Messages: 4


    Thanks for he advise........
  8. Geno

    Geno Junior Member
    Messages: 4


    Thanks........the Dodge is gas.....
  9. lawnmedic

    lawnmedic Senior Member
    Messages: 703

    I would drain and flush the pump and rams unless this is a brand new unit. Making sure there is no moisture or contaminates will make for a much better season... :)

    Messages: 20

    filling help

    if you dont want to spill any fluid steal the turkey baster from your kitchen :p to get the fluid in the fill hole works like a charm i always keep one in the tool box :drinkup: