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Squeaking new plow.

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by Buckeye Chuck, Apr 4, 2005.

  1. Buckeye Chuck

    Buckeye Chuck Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    I got my first year in plowing. New truck and new Western Plow. I noticed at the end of the season I started getting a kind of loud squeak (most of the time) when raising and lowering the plow. I don't think it is the truck. I sprayed the coils and the hydraulic cylinders with light oil but doesn't seem to help. I can't figure it out. I'm not sure if will act up for me if I bring back to dealer (hr. drive).
    Any ideas.
     
  2. Yaz

    Yaz PlowSite.com Addict
    from NH
    Messages: 1,061

    Have a fiend lift your blade while your listening were it's comming from. I always use spray on wht. lithum grease on all my moving parts to keep equipment from wearing and creeking. Good luck Inspector!
     
  3. Buckeye Chuck

    Buckeye Chuck Senior Member
    Messages: 134

    That is what I have to do. Have someone around when it's acting up. Now that spring has sprung, probably be next snow fall. I think it has a two year warranty, which is good.