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Northman plow help

Discussion in 'Residential Snow Removal' started by salessn, Jan 10, 2016.

  1. salessn

    salessn Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Hello everyone, I have a northman plow and last year it stopped lifting. Ive been trying to figure out what the problem is and I was wondering if i could get some help. The plow goes left and right just fine, the motor does turn on when you flip the lift switch, the lift cylinder very very slowly moves up about 3/4 of an inch and stops, and if i put enough pressure on it, i can push it back down. No leaks and the hydraulic fluid level is fine. Any suggestions? thanks! again left and right works fine.
     
  2. racer47

    racer47 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    new ram packing .adjust presser .
     
  3. salessn

    salessn Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    wouldnt that cause fluid to leak out if that was bad? and how do i adjust the pressure? thanks.
     
  4. racer47

    racer47 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    the ram packing being wore out doesn't mean it will leak out of top of ram .its just by passing the presser to lift the blade. I think they are like the meyer e 47 pumps . motor gear pump under it and 3 valves and coils
     
  5. racer47

    racer47 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    to replace ram packing you will need basic seal kit .I don't no where to find them ,I do a lot of meyer pump .
     
  6. racer47

    racer47 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    i would not mess with pressure until you fix pump .where you at . pm you number i can wall you through it .
     
  7. racer47

    racer47 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    also could be o rings on a valve .black wire .little one in back of pump
     
  8. iceyman

    iceyman 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,537

    Nice guy you are!!
     
  9. racer47

    racer47 Senior Member
    Messages: 324

    been their 30 years ago .now i no a little about plow pumps .you got any info on where to find rebuild kit for northman pump .i don't see anything yet but i will keep looking .i do believe their almost like the meyer e 47 pumps .ussmileyflag