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Slow movement on conventional?

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by ommegang, Dec 6, 2007.

  1. ommegang

    ommegang Senior Member
    from wi
    Messages: 100

    I got through two 15 hour shifts with this and towards the end of the last one the blade started moving a lot slower up and sideways. Also seems to make a more pronounced eeing noise when moving the joystick. I looked at Western and think that it may be the filter screen. Fluid is full.

    Any thoughts most appreciated.

    Lance, WI
  2. ommegang

    ommegang Senior Member
    from wi
    Messages: 100

    Solved it. Another snow event is imminent and even though it is snowing and cold, I had to try. I pulled the pump and cleaned the filter screen with brake cleaner. I recenlty bought this truck and clearly, the fluid need changing and flushing. And a new screen. Anyone know how to flush?

    Anyway, I am quite happy with my efforts.
  3. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    Do a search in the Western and Fisher forums.. lots of flush info in there this year.