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losing pump pressure

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by nelson4047, Jan 28, 2010.

  1. nelson4047

    nelson4047 Member
    Messages: 32

    lost lifting power and asked dealer what pump pressure should be, they said it should be between 1700 & 1800 psi i had 1350 psi, we turned it up with screw in vale body & it seems to be fine for now. any reason for loss of pressure or am i gonna have problems in the future?
  2. nelson4047

    nelson4047 Member
    Messages: 32

    sorry i didnt tell you its a 1 year old 7.5 pro plow & have'nt had heavy snow since we turned up pressure any thoughts?
  3. twinman326

    twinman326 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,683

    could be possible the pump "o" ring might be defected. that will cause loss of pressure.

    Have you change the fluid?