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Servicing the plow

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by MsQueen, Nov 5, 2003.

  1. MsQueen

    MsQueen Member
    Messages: 76

    Okay, now that I am almost installed and am ready for it to snow, had my tranny flushed, tranny cooler and timbrens installed...what's done to the plow during the season if anything?
     
  2. CARDOCTOR

    CARDOCTOR PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,310

    first thing is hit the hand carwash
    wash the truck ,plow everything
    salt will get in everything

    check all connectors make sure their tight put dielectricgrease to help fight corrosion

    i usually check the mounting bolts to make sure they dont loosen up









    john:yow!: :dizzy:
     
  3. MsQueen

    MsQueen Member
    Messages: 76

    Thanks, will do!
     
  4. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,830

    Did you flush your plow cylinder's out and change the fluid in the hydraulic unit you didn't say if you had meyers fisher western some have strainers that need to be cleaned:drinkup:
     
  5. Adams plowing

    Adams plowing Senior Member
    Messages: 195

    you might throw a coat of wax on that plow too b4 the season hits...
     
  6. MsQueen

    MsQueen Member
    Messages: 76

    It's brand new Fisher RD.
     
  7. PLOWMAN45

    PLOWMAN45 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,830

    besides a coat of wax or silcone i use sometimes ur all set
     
  8. Brian Simmons

    Brian Simmons PlowSite.com - Sponsor
    Messages: 196

    Is this a new install? MM1 or MM2? Always keep the plugs well greased. If it is a MM2 make sure you keep the cam guides well grease for ease of removal.
     
  9. MsQueen

    MsQueen Member
    Messages: 76

    Yes, a new install, MM2.