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hydraulic line freezing

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by 2low, Feb 6, 2011.

  1. 2low

    2low Member
    Messages: 56

    start of the winter we picked up a ex city truck when it was droped off all the plow hydraulics worked. when it came time for the first storm the hydraulics didnt work i narrowed it down to a weak pump. i replaced the pump / flushed the system but now still the wing and front plow barely move they will only move slowly when you rev the engine to the sky,

    im starting to think the lines are freezing what is the best way to drain and flush the system
  2. Plow man Foster

    Plow man Foster PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,153

    New hoses maybe? Might be time for cylinders though! My buddys boss plows wing wouldnt move i thought it was the solinoid but it was actually the cylinder was bad
  3. 2low

    2low Member
    Messages: 56