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Western old cable style plow barely lowers

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by Hotfeet, Nov 10, 2015.

  1. Hotfeet

    Hotfeet Member
    Messages: 41

    It lifts up great, but barely lowers. I have adjusted the handle on the controller but does help. Does the cable need changed? Something else?
  2. tjctransport

    tjctransport PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,390

    there is an adjustment at the pump end of the cable too.
  3. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,990

    you need to adjust your lift valve. instructions are on the western site in the cable lift (conventional) instruction manual, way too much to type.
  4. Hotfeet

    Hotfeet Member
    Messages: 41

    Thanks I will check those out. I have adjusted drop speed on my unimount snow plows before but not the old cable plow.