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Meyer problem

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by Mack4, Dec 20, 2010.

  1. Mack4

    Mack4 Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I have a meyer e60 pump. When i hit the controller solenoid clicks. But i can't get the piston to raise up. I hooked jumper cables to it, pump sounded like normal, beat on it with a hammer a couple times. Still no luck. Any one got any ideas? Thanks
     
  2. stackmaster

    stackmaster Senior Member
    Messages: 107

    I know this sounds stupid but did you check the Hydro fluid level??
     
  3. EvenCutLawnCare

    EvenCutLawnCare Senior Member
    Messages: 207

    Try the search tool! B&B another member here can walk you through your problem. Send him a PM
     
  4. Mack4

    Mack4 Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I can't seem to find B&B. An yes there is fluid in the pump. any idea?
     
  5. EvenCutLawnCare

    EvenCutLawnCare Senior Member
    Messages: 207

    I'm on my phone. Ill link ya to one of his posts when I can get to my PC. Sounds like ground issue to me....
     
  6. MSplowing

    MSplowing Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 42

    You need to have some one in the truck to hit the controller while your next to the pump and see if you can hear the motor on the pump itsself. If the soleniod is just clicking and no pump movement odds are you have a bad solenoid. The best way is to try and angle the blade you will see the hydro lines move, if they do its not the solenoid, if not replace the solenoid.
     
  7. MSplowing

    MSplowing Member
    from Indiana
    Messages: 42

    Some solenoids have to be grounded if not they will just click like that also
     
  8. cmo18

    cmo18 Senior Member
    Messages: 815

    I have the same setup, when you put the jumpers on the motor it worked, so you either got a a bad seal causing your pump not to build pressure or your pump isn't working. B&B can chirp as hes an expert, but if your in a pinch email me and I can email you a diagnostic sheet.

    Check fluid, make sure filters aren't clogged basic stuff first. chrismorrison95@Hotmail.com
     
  9. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Remove and clean ALL power cable connections between the pump motor and the battery terminals including those on the under hood solenoid and all grounds. It costs nothing but a little time and should be done periodically regardless as PM. If that doesn't address the issue replace the under hood solenoid. That will fix it.

    Just be sure it's a solenoid intended for plow use, NOT a starter solenoid. :salute:
     
  10. Mack4

    Mack4 Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Thanks guys for all your help. I will try every thing you guys said to do an see what happens.
     
  11. Mack4

    Mack4 Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    Well after listening to everyone's ideas. I took everything apart,cleaned everything you could clean, an repleaced solenoid under the hood. She now works better than ever. Fast,smooth,quite. Thanks again for everyone's ideas. Let it snow now.