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Creaking sound from unimount??

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by bsmitty, Dec 22, 2010.

  1. bsmitty

    bsmitty Member
    from Chicago
    Messages: 47

    Little help please. I am getting a creaking noise from my unimount when I raise my plow. I am not sure if it is coming from the motor or just the sound of the plow just lifting. I changed the fluid in the plow before the season, but it didn't make it initially. I am wondering if it is just the sound of the plow itself and if anyone has had anyhting like this before? Thanks
  2. got-h2o

    got-h2o 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,439

    Normal. Grease your pins when you put them in, it'll probably go away.
  3. twinman326

    twinman326 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,683

    Also check the "pivot bolt"
  4. jb1390

    jb1390 Senior Member
    Messages: 710

    Normal- The sound is your lift chain. If you don't like it, grease the chain with FF or some other spray grease near the lift arm. It doesn't hurt anything though.
  5. twinman326

    twinman326 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,683

    Just to let you know, a creaking sound can travel to any were on the plow frame..Remember it metal, sound travel...I don't believe a chain will do that...

    Just my opinion