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Help please

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by hterrebt, Jan 7, 2011.

  1. hterrebt

    hterrebt Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    I have a E-47 meyer 7ft snow plow, the problem I'm having is when I operate the plow left,right or up, it drains my battery pretty bad and my pump motor on my plow is really hot, is there a pressure adjustment i can set on my pump? and if there is how do i set that?
     
  2. theplowmeister

    theplowmeister 2000 Club Member
    from MA
    Messages: 2,552

    how long does it take to heat up?

    sounds like a bad electric motor
     
  3. hterrebt

    hterrebt Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    about 8 times moving it up and down and side to side. I have burned up a new motor already and now this is my old motor
     
  4. kashman

    kashman PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,070

    have a look se at your ground
     
  5. no lead

    no lead PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,308

    bad ground and or loose connection.
     
  6. b&b landscapes

    b&b landscapes Member
    Messages: 74

    weak alt or too low of amp alt....
     
  7. MickiRig1

    MickiRig1 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,617

    I think you have pump problems. Try posting in the Meyer section down the forum page.
    Your screens are clear and you have good fluid? My E-47 Motor would go for 12 hours without getting hot. You may need a rebuilt pump or other service.
     
  8. LON

    LON Senior Member
    Messages: 749

    Bad ground for sure. It is the biggest cause of motors heating up & destroying themselves.
     
  9. hterrebt

    hterrebt Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    I replaced the all the cables and I have 2 negative grounds to the pump now, now it only drains the battery down to 11 amps (about half of what it did before) but, my motor operates slow now, I wonder if i damage the motor and need to replace it, What do you guys think?
     
  10. hterrebt

    hterrebt Junior Member
    Messages: 9

    I replaced the all the cables and I have 2 negative grounds to the pump now, now it only drains the battery down to 11 amps (about half of what it did before) but, my motor operates slow now, I wonder if i damage the motor and need to replace it, What do you guys think?