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Boss lift cylinder troubles.

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by johnnymil, Feb 25, 2013.

  1. johnnymil

    johnnymil Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    I am having trouble with the lift cylinder on my older RT3 Straight blade. The plow will angle left and right without any problems, however when I attempt to lift the plow it will barely move. I have to repeatedly bump back the joystick to get it to raise a inch or two. Any ideas as to how I rectify this headache?
  2. jhenderson9196

    jhenderson9196 Senior Member
    Messages: 615

    Try posting in the boss forum.
  3. grandview

    grandview PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 14,609

    When was the last time you serviced it?
  4. johnnymil

    johnnymil Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Boss lift cylinder trouble

    I went through everything in Oct. 2013. I did run into trouble with the smarthitch system on it and had to manually mount the plow. I now know this is a mortal sin as it may cause air to get in. Is this what I am dealing with? and if so, how do I correct it?

    Thanks John.