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fisher question

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by tunlrat, Feb 8, 2011.

  1. tunlrat

    tunlrat Junior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 10

    MM2, i try to lift plow but while i do this it stalls out truck.Then i had to jump start truck.is it just the battery or is there something going on w/the plow?
     
  2. chevyzrule810

    chevyzrule810 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239

    Does this only happen when you try to lift the plow?You could have a poor connection at battery cables,pump relief incorrectly adjusted,or worn or damaged motor or pump.
     
  3. RepoMan207

    RepoMan207 PlowSite Fanatic
    from Maine
    Messages: 5,037

    My money is on a junk battery. The truck should be able to with stand a strain. Have the charging system tested.
     
  4. ram_tough2001

    ram_tough2001 Senior Member
    Messages: 174

    my truck will stall while lifting the plow only when its rather cold and my auto starter is running the truck. other than that it never stalls. im guessing a bad batt or alt.
     
  5. tunlrat

    tunlrat Junior Member
    from mass
    Messages: 10

    i hit the motor with a hammer this morning and the plow went up and worked fine any suggestions
     
  6. buddymanzpop

    buddymanzpop Senior Member
    Messages: 601

    Tired motor putting a strain on your electrical system or you could have debris accumulation inside of the motor. Take your motor off and see if any silty cruddy debris that could cause binding of the armature comes out. I'd check out your truck's electrical system also like previously suggested to make sure it's not a combination of events.
     
    Last edited: Feb 9, 2011
  7. chevyzrule810

    chevyzrule810 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239

    I would also take the plastic cover off the back of the pump and make sure you have good connections at the solenoids.Then take the pump and open the pump and check the operation and of the valves.