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Cable western Problems. HELP

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by Grass_n_Trees, Jan 16, 2013.

  1. Grass_n_Trees

    Grass_n_Trees Junior Member
    Messages: 23

    Ive got an old cable western on the backup truck, pump was acting up so put on my backup pump ( back up on the back up) this thing is making me crazy.. first wouldnt go up, adjusted relief valve on the front, than it won't go down unless i remove both screws front and back. now after hours of tweaking.... it lifts fine and falls right down.. the front relief has two o-rings and one seems to be missing. think this might be my issue ?

    thanks all..

  2. linckeil

    linckeil PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,259

    you'd be amazed of the havoc a bad o-ring can cause on any hydraulic system - let alone one missing all together.

    and having one that "fits" is much different than having the correct one.
  3. snowplowparts

    snowplowparts Inactive
    Messages: 67

    The front valve is your lift valve. And yes, you have to have that o-ring.