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Western 1000 Salt Spreader Relay

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by Midatlanticpowe, Jan 30, 2014.

  1. Midatlanticpowe

    Midatlanticpowe Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Does anybody know where I can get the relay thats inside the controller box for the Western 1000? I accidentally hit the switch yesterday and I guess there was a bind on the spreader and it started getting hot. I smelt the burnt plastic and popped open the controller to find the relay melted. It says 12v 30 amp on the relay and its a 4 prong. Thanks
     
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,946

    Does it just look like a standard relay? If that's the case then any auto part store
     
  3. mpriester

    mpriester Senior Member
    Messages: 404

    you may also want to check your inline fuse as it should have blown long before that happened.
     
  4. Midatlanticpowe

    Midatlanticpowe Junior Member
    Messages: 29

    Its not the fuse because my ******* must have taken the fuse out the last time it blew and didnt have a spare handy in the middle of the night. Trust me I learned the hard way. I have already put the fuse back in. When I went to the Western dealer all they didnt have it and of course had to buy a whole new controller. $135