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Light bar switch won't work

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by Chevy/GMC, Jan 14, 2011.

  1. Chevy/GMC

    Chevy/GMC Member
    Messages: 61

    I went to unhook my plow last night. I did the usual put in float ,drop the stand, release lockpins, then flip the switch on the light bar up to relaease the pins. Nothing happened.
    I checked to make sure I was in float mode and yes i was. Try'd again and no go. So i ended up just pushing back on the light bar and then it released the pins. But I still didn't have power to the switch to bring back up the light bar to lock the pins back in.
    I try'd looking through the maual and i didn't see anything in the trouble guid section.
    Any clue as to what happened?

    RBRONKEMA GHTFD 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,592

    Take the pump cover off and make sure the wires are connected. There could be a issue with the wiring for your float operation. Basically it shows your plow in float but its actually not. Is there anyway you can try a friends controller? Just a thought.
  3. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Count the pins in the plow side plug, should make it to thirteen. If not, you're missing the one for the pump activation through the Smart Hitch switch. When you lose a pin it's almost always that one.
  4. jwang203

    jwang203 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I had this problem all year last year, dealer could not find my problem. I replaced the switch the new updated style and nothing. Finally joined the forum and this was my problem! Thanks
  5. gpshemi

    gpshemi Member
    Messages: 59

    Snapped a pin on mine last year and lost power too.