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salt dogg controllers all dying..

Discussion in 'SnowDogg Snow Plows' started by Ramairfreak98ss, Dec 13, 2013.

  1. Ramairfreak98ss

    Ramairfreak98ss PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,885

    Who has the bulk salters, 1500/2000/4000 etc?

    We're going through faulty controllers like no bodys business now.

    The original saltdogg wiring harnesses are uber cheap.. after 2-3 years theyre cracking the casing and letting the copper get corroded :(. $200 for a new one plus labor and headaches.

    Anyone replace their spinner motors yet? Seems all of ours suddenly are spinning slowly or hard to start spinning when cold "20-40deg out" not -30F lol.

    Any made in usa upgraded motors for the spinner itself?
  2. MahonLawnCare

    MahonLawnCare Senior Member
    from Ohio
    Messages: 848

    We do. Got karrier controllers. No issues.
  3. tuney443

    tuney443 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,847

    I have and believe the white faced analog controllers are the way to go.My OEM black faced digital failed when new on it's maiden outing---ABSOLUTE GARBAGE--that was app.4 years ago.No problems controller wise since.I can almost guarantee part of your problem in back is the POS Chinese connectors.That,combined with their aluminum,copper coated also Chinese wiring is garbage.I changed my connectors to an Anderson 2 wire for the spinner and a huge 220V AC locking one for the vibrator and auger circuits.I couldn't find a 4 wire Anderson quickly thus the AC one.