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blade trips when pushin snow...

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by donny boy, Dec 4, 2003.

  1. donny boy

    donny boy Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    i also have a problem when i push snow...... fairly big snow piles ... but the plow struggles to keep upright, and wants to fully trip, so i have to stop and let it come back to the correct position... could i tighten the springs or should i go back to the dealer and see if they could tighten up the springs.......
     
  2. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    You should be able to take a dollar bill folded in half and just fit it between the 3rd and 4th coil down on the spring. Then again, if your springs have quite a few years on them, it might be time to replace them.
     
  3. easthavenplower

    easthavenplower Senior Member
    Messages: 282

    what kind of plow
     
  4. donny boy

    donny boy Junior Member
    Messages: 21

    its a brand new sno-way snow plow... i dont think there should be any problems with the springs but i am gonna contact the dealer that i bought it from
     
  5. sbrennan007

    sbrennan007 Senior Member
    Messages: 350

    I agree, check spring tension.