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red light blinking on controller

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by edgewaterapts, Jan 10, 2014.

  1. edgewaterapts

    edgewaterapts Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    A red light blinked on my controller yesterday and I thought nothing of it. Today I can't get my straight blade plow to move because I can't get my controller to turn on. Is the circuit board on my controller fried. What did the red blinking light mean? It did not blink green to red, just red.
  2. PremierSnowPlow

    PremierSnowPlow Senior Member
    Messages: 125

    Bad connection at the front? Check all the connections and throw some dialectic grease in there
  3. mega10cab

    mega10cab Senior Member
    Messages: 192

    Mine does it too, but when it goes into "sleep" mode and doesn't move the plow. After 20-30min of not being used it goes to sleep and blinks red. All I had to do was turn the controller off then back on.
  4. edgewaterapts

    edgewaterapts Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    connections are all clean and tight. don't think that is it.
  5. edgewaterapts

    edgewaterapts Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    I have tried turning it off and back on
  6. Mr. Mud

    Mr. Mud Member
    Messages: 91

    It has been a long time since I had a straight blade, but Don't you have a wire that goes to the fuse box that is supposed to be on a "keyed" fuse? You may want to check that to make sure it didn't wiggle out or the fuse blown.
  7. qualitycut

    qualitycut PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,226

    There may be an issue with one of the connections you can't see. Are any of them green looking?