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Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by rock009, Mar 2, 2014.

  1. rock009

    rock009 Junior Member
    Messages: 1

    I have an f350 with a western ultra mount 2001 plow I was plowing the other day and it was working fine then it just died in the up position. I thought it was the solenoid so I changed it along with the harness,the plug ends the joy stick still can't get it to work .Dose anybody know what else I can do
  2. quigleysiding

    quigleysiding PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,091

  3. seville009

    seville009 Senior Member
    from CNY
    Messages: 701

    It's not the same, but anytime I've had problems with my MVP, it's been the wiring in the handheld controller itself.
    I changed controllers this year because the plow would sporadically stop working many times during a single plow. Switched over to a spare controller, and the plow works fine.
  4. mishnick

    mishnick 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,243

    What exactly is it doing? Does it make any noise at all? Does the controller backlight come on? Did u check the basics like fuses and grill plugs?
    More detail would help. St. or MVP? How many plugs in isolation module, 3 or 4? Or does it have two grill plugs and relays?
  5. skorum03

    skorum03 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,933

    Will it go down? Can you hear solenoid clicking when you press up left or right? Like said above. It could be a controller issue. I have a wire problem in my controller that causes the plow to not move every once in a while