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Buyers Salt Spreader wiring

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by amcolandscaping, Feb 22, 2010.

  1. amcolandscaping

    amcolandscaping Member
    Messages: 31

    I have a buyers tailgate spreader and im not sure how to wire it! On the control box there is 2 wires together (heavier gauge) I am assuming these go to battery then one wire by itself does this go to motor? then the ground wire thats screwed to box any help would be great!


  2. Pennings Garden

    Pennings Garden Senior Member
    from VA
    Messages: 242

    that's right, 1 comes from the battery and 1 runs to the spreader. you ground the spreader to the frame of the truck. and you ground the controller to the truck. there should also be a wire that runs from the controller to the fuse box.

    Did you buy it used?
  3. Sno4U

    Sno4U Senior Member
    Messages: 480

    Thats rite, make sure everything grounds well! Use plenty of dieelectric grease.
    ...and a hint, when u install the plug @ the back of the truck make sure it tuckes under far enough or else the morons at the place where u load your pallet of salt (assuming your buying pallets) will bend that puppy rite under for ya:eek:
  4. DobbinsINC

    DobbinsINC Member
    Messages: 61

    which fuse do you connect it to?