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Cable Operated unit "sticks"???

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by mkwl, Mar 4, 2009.

  1. mkwl

    mkwl 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,361

    Hi-

    I'm looking at buying a 1986 Chevy K30 truck equipped with an (I assume) 1986? Western cable operated power pack (conventional mount). The control in the cab seems to not make the plow move right (cable sticking) sometimes- have to wiggle controller around to make it go for a bit. Any ideas on what could be causing this?

    Thanks,
    matt
     
  2. kashman

    kashman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    thats a ez fix they have points in the controller just look and see that they are making a good connection. i ran a cable pump for 6 years no problems its old school but works well
     
  3. mnz28

    mnz28 Member
    Messages: 38

    Check the cable for sharp bends. Go to the western site and look at the guide. It will tell you how to adjust the cable and make sure its set up right.