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Hopefully problems only come in 3's

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by Brian Young, Nov 19, 2005.

  1. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,382

    Well we got our first winter blast, it wasn't a lot of snow (about 3 or so inches) but like a lot of guys I waited until the night before to get things going. We planned on doing 4 fall clean ups on Saturday so I was busy doing that (lawn care stuff). Well I hook up the plow, it works fine until I angle left and right, found the right side angle cylinder leaking all over so I replaced the seals in both. The next day while plowing, my control pad shorts out so I had to replace it with a whole new set up to the tune of $300.00. That night the truck starts shifting funny and hanging up in second gear, well found the tranny low on fluid. I just had it flushed out and I had checked it all over 2 weeks ago. It was only down like 1/2 a pint but hopefully thats all it was.
     
  2. Well I see your problems

    Well, I see your problems.....Blue Ovals and Yellow PlowS! NO NO NO NO NO:nono: :nono: :nono: :nono:
     
  3. NJ Plowman

    NJ Plowman Senior Member
    Messages: 799

    Right on....Chevy and Western...:waving:
     
  4. Jpocket

    Jpocket Senior Member
    Messages: 302

    Your truck is only ahalf ton dude, and it aint new. Is that the original tranny.
     
  5. frostservices

    frostservices Member
    Messages: 63

    I have heard of alot of people haveing trouble right after they change tranny fluid. IK have heard on an older truck your best to not change the fluid not sure if its true just one more case for the books I guess