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Boss V will go left and right but no up unless I wiggle stick and engage up

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by Boogerman2000, Dec 5, 2010.

  1. Boogerman2000

    Boogerman2000 Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    I have a 8.2 v plow and all of a sudden the thing will not lift. It will go left and right but to get it to go up I need to move the stick back a little and engage the rocker. Any ideas. I thought it was low on fluid so I added fluid and it did not help.

  2. bltp203

    bltp203 Senior Member
    Messages: 484

    if can you, swap controllers and see if thats your problem. Any controller (Straight or V) will make it go up or down.
  3. StratfordPusher

    StratfordPusher Senior Member
    Messages: 948


    Check your plow plugs and make sure all the leads are making good contact....
  4. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    Sounds like an open connection in your joystick.Those wires in there are extremely small gauge.Check them + your connections of course.
  5. Boogerman2000

    Boogerman2000 Junior Member
    Messages: 17

    Got it fixed,,,you guys were right. The white wire coming down from the toggle for the up and down was split. Tore it apart and soldered it...Badabing...it worked.:mechanic: