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Homesteader RAM chatters when angling left

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by TeddyD, Mar 1, 2009.

  1. TeddyD

    TeddyD Junior Member
    from RI
    Messages: 2

    My 6'8" Homesteader plow had developed a bad habit. When I angle to the left, the RAM chatters. The entire frame shakes like it's going to fall off the truck. The blade does angle left but the movement chatters terribly. I took it to my dealer who "replaced a spring" somewhere. It was fine for a while and then did the same thing. He repaired it again with this "spring" and nowm it's doing it again. At $80 a pop, I'm going broke! He told me that its a Fisher factory defect and he sees a lot of Homesteaders with this problem. It angles to the right and lifts just fine. Any thoughts? Thank you.
  2. vtzdriver

    vtzdriver Senior Member
    from Vermont
    Messages: 111

    My local dealer was at a loss to explain this as well.

    If it has enough resistance, it's fine but under no load it always does it.

    I'm saving my money for the next electric motor I will undoubtedly need- let it chatter!!!
  3. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377