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old boss V doesnt work

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by terrapro, Nov 24, 2007.

  1. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,868

    *old boss V chain lift*

    its about mid 20's right now here in Michigan late november and my plow wont work! truck runs as usual and lights and such work.....

    but plow wont raise or use horizontil movement. i can hear the solenoids clicking but i have no movement....any ideas guys
  2. Stud Bro

    Stud Bro Senior Member
    Messages: 144

    i know this is stupid but i got to ask did you check the fluid? and second is the pump working
  3. terrapro

    terrapro PlowSite Veteran
    from MI
    Messages: 3,868

    yep fluid is fine. i should probably change it out soon but other than that it is full and not frozen.

    how do i determine if the pump is working?

    i hooked the plow up a couple weeks ago and it performed as usual then parked the truck
  4. heather lawn spray

    heather lawn spray PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,206

    The easy way is listen for the hum of the electric-hydraulic motor.