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Uni mount problems

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by WALKERS, Dec 16, 2013.

  1. WALKERS

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    Ok was plowing the other day working fine and then nothing no up or left. Just stuck to the right. Since then I have replaced #3 and 4 valve. Nothing still In cab lights on and fuse is good for controller I get a noise outside like a heavy clicking
    Does these plows have a relay? Is the relay the silenoid on the fender? Any thoughts or advice is greatly appreciated.
     
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,973

    Yes a circle or tower looking like thing. With 2 large wires going to it
     
  3. WALKERS

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    That's the silenoid that is in the fender well by battery. That is not where the noise is coming from. It's by the fire wall sounds like. The plow was all ready on truck when I bought it.
     
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,973

    Ok so look at that wiring and see if it goes to the grill to power the plow
     
  5. WALKERS

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    I will check it tomorrow thanks
     
  6. jimtz23

    jimtz23 Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    plow leaking oil

    :(Ok so I can't seem to find a discussion/post on this. Hope someone could help me. My plow started to leak oil from the lifting cylinder, thanks in advance to anyone the can help me.

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  7. artans

    artans Member
    Messages: 70

    Mine leaked same spot on the lift ram. I tightened the nut and it was fine. If it is not loose seal might be shot, this happens when you have rust spots on the ram.
     
  8. artans

    artans Member
    Messages: 70

    Looking at your pics your nut looks like it just needs to be tightened.
     
  9. jimtz23

    jimtz23 Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    :mechanic:ok thanks for the answers I will try to tighten the nut. and see what happens. thanks again
     
  10. jimtz23

    jimtz23 Junior Member
    Messages: 22

    I tightened the nut. Im not really sure to how many pounds of torque but i went easy i dont want to break it or something. And now that its tight its still leaking. I noticed a few rust spots but to me they dont seem that big to make that much oil leak is there like a gasket or O ring that i can replace in it? Or do i have to get a new hydraulic?
     
  11. WALKERS

    WALKERS PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,138

    Yes there is a seal or O ring in there. Easy to replace.
     
  12. deicepro

    deicepro PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,124

    I think it's $20-30 for a new seal/o-ring
     
  13. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,973

    Replace the lift ram and seal packing. Do it once and do it right. If you just replace the packing it'll leak again
     
  14. dbdragon

    dbdragon Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    It's leaking because the rust on the ram ate away the packing with abrasion, if you just replace the packing it will eat it away again, replace the ram and the packing