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Boss V-Plow Rt3 with Smarthitch 2

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by BigDawg99, Mar 23, 2015.

  1. BigDawg99

    BigDawg99 Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    I inherited a Boss Vplow from my father inlaw who passed away and i am have some issues with the plow..the plow will lower and wings will come in..But cant get it to raise with the controller or get the wings to expand out..i am able to raise and expand the wings if i jump the solenoid..once i jump the solenoid..the plow will raise and wings will expand..Hydraulic Fluid is Full and wiring from the wiring diagram looks to be alright..can anyone help me with my problem..Live in Northern NB Canada and we have bee hit with a ton of snow..need my plow to work...

    Firefighter 19..( Captain )
  2. jhenderson9196

    jhenderson9196 Senior Member
    Messages: 615

    If jumping the solenoid makes it work you've answered your own question. Check the signal wire to the solenoid. If that's good replace the solenoid. Solenoid isn't needed for non pressure functions such as drop or retract wings.