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Is my Solenoid freezing up?

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by AUB1, Dec 13, 2008.

  1. AUB1

    AUB1 Member
    Messages: 46

    I've been having quite a time finding this problem with freezing up. I have a mm2 and while plowing last week it froze up. It happene a few times until it wouldn't work at all. The motor was wining and plow wasn't moving. Si I changed the fluid in the system. There was fisher fluid in it that was very clean, not milky or cloudie at all. I supported the plow and moved the rams in and out, I got it all out and am having the same problem when the temp drops below zero. A friend told me it might be a little water getting in the solenoid and preventing it from doing it's thing....any thoughts?
  2. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    If the motor is running its getting power through the solenoid then. The motor does run but noting happens with the plow when cold?
  3. AUB1

    AUB1 Member
    Messages: 46

    thats right. The motor's running and I try to get the plow to move and it just wines...the plow will drop of course but it won;t go up or side to side. As soon as the temp rises above freezing, it works fine. Do you think it's the motor?