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Snow Way Plow Maintenance

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by snowservices, Jan 1, 2005.

  1. snowservices

    snowservices Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    Looking for some suggestions:

    I have a five year old Snow Way. I do about 20 driveways per storm...we average 5-6 storms per season, so plow is getting work but nothing to hard on it. All driveway work and It's on a 98 Ford F-150.

    The local Snow Way Dealer has gone out business ! Closest one is two hours away.

    Any suggestions on routine maintenance for the plow (off season) and/or spare parts I should carry with me. I have some basic repair skills but nothing too elaborate

    Thanks
     
  2. pbeering

    pbeering Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    Check all the hoses and wires
    Lube all the pins & pivots
    Clean the chrome on the hydraulic cylinders
    Tighten the bolts
    Inspect the cutting edge bolts and replace (with grade 8) as needed
    Aim the lights
    Put some dielectric grease (sparkplug boot grease) in the electric plugs/Deutch connector
    Change the fluid in the pump
    Wax the moldboard
    Touch up the paint

    You should carry:
    An extra hydraulic hose
    An extra solenoid
    Extra pins
    Fluid
     
  3. snowservices

    snowservices Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    Peter,

    Thanks for the info !!
     
  4. snowservices

    snowservices Junior Member
    Messages: 10

    Any suggestions for Snow-Way dealers on line.

    The local dealer has closed

    Thanks in advance
     
  5. pbeering

    pbeering Senior Member
    Messages: 266

    Call Randy Brown at Complete Hydraulics 317-736-5094.

    They are the Top Sno-Way dealer in the US and he can ship you whatever you need. Tell him I referred you.