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Bobcat s175 electric problem

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by mtalonm, Sep 18, 2015.

  1. mtalonm

    mtalonm Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    So the bucket stopped moving. After some time of frustration and searching forums I found that it could be a fuse. The fuse for switched attachments. Replaced it and it worked fine. After two weeks it blew again. When i tried to replace it the second time, it blew at contact. So i'm guessing there is a constant short somewhere. I followed a huge bundle of wires coming from the fuse box, but couldn't find any visible wire damages or shorts. Do you guys have an idea what and where the problem is?
    Thanks in advance.
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,392

    Honestly, somewhere in the wiring.
    Start tracing wires. Important places to look...around metal parts, moving areas, places commonly used...I.e. like air filter box, dipstick, where the wires go through the cab etc.
  3. mtalonm

    mtalonm Junior Member
    Messages: 2

    Found a wire with damaged isolation. Fixed it. The fuse doesn't blow anymore. But the hydraulic system doesn't engage.