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Plow won't angle

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by cubplower, Nov 3, 2012.

  1. cubplower

    cubplower Senior Member
    Messages: 182

    Ive got a Fisher speedcast straight blade. I put on a haldex electric over hydraulic pump. Lifts/ lowers fine but will only angle to the right. I put on a new angle cylinder and still nothing. I'm going to try the hose tomorrow but I don't think that' it could be clogged or anything because the fluid goes through it when the piston compresses as it angles to the right. Does anyone have any other suggestions? Thanks Patrick
     
  2. snowplowpro

    snowplowpro Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 901

    Did you change the plow fluid in the pump if not fluid could be dirty and change the screen inside the pump to that could be clogged. also there could be air in the system .and instead of changing hose if you think its clogged grab a bucket and put one end in bucket and push plow to see if fluid comes out easy or not.
     
  3. cubplower

    cubplower Senior Member
    Messages: 182

    the fluid is brand new as well as the pump. i will do the hose in the bucket idea. with the cylinder not attached to the plow it will extend so im thinking the maybe the valve that is supposed to allow fluid in from the other piston may not be working?
     
  4. clark lawn

    clark lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    from NE ohio
    Messages: 1,233

    Check all you electric connections. Do some troubleshooting and find the problem instead of throwing parts at it.
     
  5. cubplower

    cubplower Senior Member
    Messages: 182

    I'm checking the coils today. I had the extras laying around so I put them on quick.
     
  6. cubplower

    cubplower Senior Member
    Messages: 182

    It will turn angle to the left from dead center though.
     
  7. cubplower

    cubplower Senior Member
    Messages: 182

    And I tried it on another plow still does the same thing
     
  8. clark lawn

    clark lawn PlowSite.com Addict
    from NE ohio
    Messages: 1,233

    when you try to turn to the right does the coil energize? I had a Western (same plow) and it did that and it turned out to be the controller was bad
     
  9. ducaticorse

    ducaticorse PlowSite.com Addict
    from we
    Messages: 1,426

    Check wiring for a cracked wire or short.
     
  10. snowplowpro

    snowplowpro Senior Member
    from NJ
    Messages: 901

    One of the coils is bad or stuck closed and not opening to let the fluid through there's three coils that one has got to bad or one of the wires that connects to the coils is lose off or broke.