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8100PP won't stay up?

Discussion in 'Blizzard Plows Discussion' started by maxikark, Mar 3, 2013.

  1. maxikark

    maxikark Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    My 8100PP won't stay up. When plow is left in the up position it slowly lowers itself to the ground.
    Takes about 5 minutes. Any ideas would be appreciated.

  2. 2006Sierra1500

    2006Sierra1500 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,758

    Debris in the valve or a bad valve.
  3. bliz&hinikerDLR

    bliz&hinikerDLR Senior Member
    Messages: 553

    Slow leak in the lift cylinder ... suggest take it to dealer ASAP
  4. maxikark

    maxikark Junior Member
    Messages: 4

    Bad valve?

    I live an hour away from the closest dealer. I tried cleaning the valve but it didn't help. I was hoping if it was the valve I could just order one and have it sent before the next storm.

  5. bhmjwp

    bhmjwp Senior Member
    from kcmo
    Messages: 309

    Check the lowering pressure adjustment at the left side of manifold. Adjust wheel in 1/4 " turns. Also remove valve and clean & replace and see if improvement.