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Need help plow wont go up.

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by geereed, Oct 4, 2010.

  1. geereed

    geereed Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    I have a western pro plow 3 port 3 plug setup. Today the plow was working fine then i put it down and it wont come back up. When i press the up or left right buttons on the controler it clicks and the controller goes off. Press the power button again and hit up and it just clicks again and shuts off. Any ideas where to start trouble shooting would be greatly appreciated.

  2. JLaw300

    JLaw300 Junior Member
    Messages: 13

    Same thing happened on mine, I replaced the motor and all works fine.
  3. geereed

    geereed Senior Member
    Messages: 118

    I got lucky it was just the solenoid. Picked one up at Napa for 20 bucks and its working again. Better now than later.
  4. Western1

    Western1 Senior Member
    from MI.
    Messages: 668

    It would be a good idea to go pick up an extra! There not open at 3AM.
  5. hatesnow

    hatesnow Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    i Would also check ground at vehicle battery....dont think solenoid would shut off controller but i could be wrong at its definetly a good idea too have an extra they are a common issue
  6. no lead

    no lead PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,308

    it would be a good idea to pick up a good one too.