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dump squeels when raised

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by Precision21, Feb 11, 2011.

  1. Precision21

    Precision21 Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    First problem was dump would not lower,brought inside to warm up and clean up connections.Got it to lower but now it squeels very loud when raised.and goes up slowly now.
     
  2. NICHOLS LANDSCA

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,302

  3. Rc2505

    Rc2505 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,245

    Is there water in the hydro fluid?
     
  4. EvenCutLawnCare

    EvenCutLawnCare Senior Member
    Messages: 207

    Belt slipping maybe?
     
  5. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    Sounds like you're low on hydraulic fluid.
     
  6. starc

    starc Senior Member
    Messages: 229

    Sometimes the relief valve can make a squeal noise.
     
  7. Mister Plow

    Mister Plow Senior Member
    Messages: 139

    Is there Ned Beatty stuck in it?
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  8. maverjohn

    maverjohn Senior Member
    Messages: 902

    Try a diffrent hyd fluid
     
  9. jb1390

    jb1390 Senior Member
    Messages: 710

    I would check for water (ice) in the hydro fluid. That will starve the pump and prevent it from lowering. i had ice in my valve on my dump a few weeks ago, and the bed wouldn't drop. Cleaned the valve, and it dropped fine. Changed the fluid, and now I am good to go.