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Western Plow Issues

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by Rescue1, Dec 5, 2011.

  1. Rescue1

    Rescue1 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Hello I'm having issues with my plow and not sure what to do or where to go for help? I have an 8' Western Convent. Plow on a 1988 Chevy Pick-up. When I raise the plow I have to help it up. Once it is up it will stay for a little while but once we start moving the blade starts to drop. I have checked the fluid and check valve. Also I can turn the blade to the left but it will not go right without assistance. I checked a local shop and they do not want to help. Any suggestion?
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,749

    maybe your pump is going out. if it wont lift on its own kinda sounding like pump to me
  3. Rescue1

    Rescue1 Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Thank-you for your reply. I did check the pump. everything was find with that. it ended up being as simple as my cable linkage was not were it was suppose to be. once i adjusted that it works great now. Thank-you again though.
  4. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 10,749

    Good,,glad to know it was a simple, not expensive fix. Those are the best kind :)
  5. juspayme

    juspayme Senior Member
    Messages: 116

    tughten your packing nut a little
  6. bignyla

    bignyla Junior Member
    Messages: 7

    I have a 96 Dodge ram I had an uni mount on ther but a friend of mines old me a few bucks so he gave me an ultra mount plow got the mount on and realize that its a 3 plug system what can I do to convert my truck over to a 3 plug without changing the complete wiring harness which can be really expensive......thanks