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mvp running slow

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by pvtben121, Dec 18, 2010.

  1. pvtben121

    pvtben121 Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    fluid is full, is there away to test the motor to see if it is going out?

    also i picked up the plow in new york this year i have no clue how old it is looked on westerns website and they dont even sell mvps anymore
    does anyone know when they stopped making them?
     
  2. Elite Property Services

    Elite Property Services Senior Member
    Messages: 230

  3. pvtben121

    pvtben121 Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    How do I check it
     
  4. Elite Property Services

    Elite Property Services Senior Member
    Messages: 230

    It is located inside the resevoir. Not saying thats the problem but it wouldnt hurt to check it they do plug up.
     
  5. 01lariat

    01lariat Member
    Messages: 96

    Western oil is blue and runs like water. Maybe someone used heavier oil?
     
  6. twinman326

    twinman326 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,683

    Last edited: Dec 19, 2010
  7. pvtben121

    pvtben121 Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    Sorry guys I have a ultra mount mvp is ut the same diagram
     
  8. twinman326

    twinman326 PlowSite.com Addict
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    Last edited: Dec 19, 2010
  9. pvtben121

    pvtben121 Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    thanks twinman sounds like when i go to do this i need to drain the fluid first
     
  10. twinman326

    twinman326 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,683

    Oh yes you do....While you might as well flush the system and change the fluid........
     
  11. pvtben121

    pvtben121 Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    Well I did everything every one suggested
    The filter was clean so its still slow so its either me our I will order a new motor so when this one fails I can change it out
     
  12. twinman326

    twinman326 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,683

    I might be the pump pressure or the pump itself.. U might want to check it out..

    What do you mean by "running slow?

    Or do you mean when you go to the left or right is slow?
    Drop speed slow?