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Meyers E57 Pump Problem

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by rcnease, Jan 8, 2015.

  1. rcnease

    rcnease Member
    Messages: 31

    I have a Meyers E57 pump that I was using on Tuesday. I didn't hit anything and it was functioning just fine. Then all of a sudden, it started to float left while down or up. I could move it to the right with the controller, but as soon as I let off the button, it would move to the left again. When I got out to check it, I could hear the motor still spinning. Can anyone tell me what is causing this? Someone I talked to told me it might be a crossover valve, but I would much rather know for sure rather than just replacing parts to try to find out.

    Thanks in advance.
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,739

    Might get better responses in the MEYER thread. Just saying
  3. kimber750

    kimber750 PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,146

    If motor keeps running start with solenoid. Left is default for Meyer, no valves needed just the motor running.
  4. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    First you said float, then you say the motor is running? Is it turning left under power or not holding a right hand angle under load?

    If it is not holding position under load it COULD be a crossover relief.

    If it is turning left under power, it could be a bad 12v motor solenoid but before you change it, unplug the pump, go to the 12 volt MS and check to see if it is getting a constant activation signal, you could also have a bad control. No 12 volt at the trigger, change the 12v MS, 12 volt at the trigger, try another control.