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Need help. Fisher extreme V motor running continuously

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by Kuchocki, Jan 31, 2014.

  1. Kuchocki

    Kuchocki Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    We washed our trucks yesterday and now when the power cable is attached to the plow the pump motor runs continuously. I don't know where to start to check what is making the motor run. The controller can lift and angle the plow just fine.
  2. dieselss

    dieselss PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 11,392

    Probably the solenoid under the hood
  3. cubicinches

    cubicinches PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,415

    It's likely the motor relay. It's mounted on the plow motor, under the plastic covers on an Extreme V. Disconnect the plow side battery cable from the truck. Remove the plastic covers on the plow to access the motor relay. Disconnect the two small wires from the relay and re-connect the plow battery cable to the truck. If the motor runs, you need a new motor relay. If not, you've got a control, control harness, or plow module issue.
  4. unhcp

    unhcp PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,267

    water and electronics is not a good combo bad things usually happen
  5. Kuchocki

    Kuchocki Junior Member
    Messages: 8

    It was the motor relay. Just a coincidence that we washed the truck. The relay was dry but decided to get stuck. All fixed $28.
  6. Arc Burn

    Arc Burn PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,141

    Be sure you got the updated motor relay for the multiplex systems,it looks the same but has a different cycle rating
  7. Burkartsplow

    Burkartsplow PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,246

    Had same issue last year with xls. Glad it was an easy fix.
  8. cubicinches

    cubicinches PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,415

    That's correct.

    p/n 42901 Fisher or 42902 Western.