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Homesteader plow electric motor problem

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by joe lavoie, Dec 4, 2007.

  1. joe lavoie

    joe lavoie Junior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2

    Hello. I have a two year old homesteader plow on my f150 and since ive bought it the electric motor locks up after sitting for the summer. my warranty is probably up so i was wondering if anyone has had this problem and figured out how to fix it. The motor cant be bad. any help would be apreciated. Thanks.
     
  2. dmjr77

    dmjr77 Senior Member
    Messages: 225

    Have you tried tapping on the motor? It might have a dead spot in it.
     
  3. WayneLaR

    WayneLaR Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    I agree with dmjr77, probably some moisture has seeped in over the summer and you have some corrosion. Take it apart, clean it up, reassemble with some sealant and you should be good to go.
     
  4. joe lavoie

    joe lavoie Junior Member
    from CT
    Messages: 2

    Thank you both. I tapped on it a few times and it started working. i will also take it apart and clean it out.
     
  5. BHISNOWMAN

    BHISNOWMAN Member
    Messages: 47

    I Have This Problem Every 2 Years Also, You Need To Cover The Motor And Pump During The Summer. It Builds Condensation And Then Shorts Out. My Dealer Has Always Replaced It At N/c. You Should Buy A Spare $200.00.