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fisher conventional problems

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by k-20 work horse, Nov 8, 2007.

  1. k-20 work horse

    k-20 work horse Member
    Messages: 35

    I have a 84 chevy k-20 with a 8 foot fisher conventional, belt driven and cable controled. it goes up and down but it went to the left and wont go back. i put a different piston on the valve and it moved but the orig. angle cylender just wont move!! the piston i have is unfortionitly to small. please help!!!!

    Im also looking for some newerstyle plow lights, a cutting edge and the pins to coonect the plow i only have 1 good 1 the other one is missing.
  2. DareDog

    DareDog PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,438

    i know some where theres a thread on here, where some one had same trouble it would go out to the right and stick and the person had to hit it agianst a tree to get it back
  3. Flipper

    Flipper PlowSite.com Addict
    from CT
    Messages: 1,180

    Loosen up the packing nut a bit. Then work it back and forth. If it leaks tighten it down a bit. Once you get it moving it should be fine.
  4. k-20 work horse

    k-20 work horse Member
    Messages: 35

    packing nut?

    Im new to plows, i appreiciate the quick replie but where is the packing nut?
  5. earl964

    earl964 Member
    Messages: 53

    each piston will have a packing nut . right where the piston comes out of the assembly. Also make sure the piston is smooth , some times if the piston is left exposed they become pitted and rusted . Try cleaning them up and adjusting the packing nut , usally this will take care of it.