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Western unimount pump

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by alternative, Jan 28, 2005.

  1. alternative

    alternative PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,164

    Pump is slow.. when plow is on.,, changed fluid..noticed ice build up..fllushed and bled... still kinda slow... when plow is off.. it flies up.no problems//and side to side is ok// .. ? what is the deal
    I had the pump tested.. and fluid is full..thanks
     
  2. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Sounds like low pump pressure. what pump do you have, cable controlled, isarmatic (red in color) or flowstat (black)?

    It takes less pump pressure to angle a blade than it does to raise it.
     
  3. alternative

    alternative PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,164

    cable controlled... red... had mechanic(PLOW) check pump..said ok?? i think for the money i should just replace.anyway?? what cha think<
     
  4. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    could just need a cable adjustment or shuttle valve adjustment. where in MI are you?