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Smart Hitch Switch?

Discussion in 'Boss Plows Discussion' started by Geoff426, Jan 30, 2013.

  1. Geoff426

    Geoff426 Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    Hi all-

    So I bought a diesel truck that has a 9' boss plow with it. It has worked great since my purchase in September until now. It has been sitting in my driveway waiting for some snow. I went out the other day and tried to hook it up and move it, and the switch on the plow to raise it up to lock in did nothing.
    I thought maybe the solenoid was bad so I replaced it. That didnt fix it.
    I recently took it in to the dealer for some service and they load tested the batteries. (this is all I can think of causing the problem so far) Could that have fried the solenoid that was in it? I honestly dont know if they took the batteries out or unhooked them to do the test.
    It will run the motor left/right and sound like the motor is running up but I cannot hook it up (attach it to the truck) to test it for sure. Could this be just the switch went bad out of the blue? I had used the plow not too long ago, maybe a couple weeks?

    Thanks
    Geoff
     
  2. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    Did you put the controller in float?
     
  3. WilliamOak

    WilliamOak PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,986

    Put the controller in float and push the headgear up. My v has done it intermittently not a big deal at all
     
  4. Geoff426

    Geoff426 Junior Member
    Messages: 11

    re

    Ok. Now I feel stupid. It wasn't in float. Thank you much for the super fast correct solution reponses!

    Geoff