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Test Port Leaking

Discussion in 'Blizzard Plows Discussion' started by adh2k1, Jan 4, 2016.

  1. adh2k1

    adh2k1 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Hello all, a couple of questions. Older Blizzard 760 (circa 2001-04)

    1) My test port starting leaking (spraying upwards) and I lost most of my fluid last night. I was able to get the plow home and take a look at it today and its spraying pretty good. So can I get a test port from an auto parts store or will I need to order one online? Someone said they are from Parker, but I couldn't find a part number to really search.

    2) All of the plow electricals are now covered in the fluid. I will wipe them down with a dry cloth, but is there any worry about frying anything?
  2. adh2k1

    adh2k1 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Or could I get a plug of some sort? I assume if I get the same size 7/16-20 with an o-ring that I could use that temporarily until I get one ordered. Our former dealer doesn't really carry any parts anymore at least not for a plow this old. I'm not sure if this is the same as on newer ones, but from what I understand it's a pretty generic part.
  3. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,743

    IMO. Just get a plug for now.
    Take the test port off, take it to a hydro shop. They MIGHT have the correct fittings in stock.
  4. scottr

    scottr Senior Member
    Messages: 345

    I believe it's just a # 6 O-Ring boss fitting. Not sure an auto store would have one but any hose / hydraulic shop / store will have them.
  5. adh2k1

    adh2k1 Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    I was able to get one at our auto parts store. I'm back up and running! Plow seems a little bit slower but I can't tell if it's my imagination or not.