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need help with a western mvp 8.6 v plow.

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by highhog1, Oct 6, 2011.

  1. highhog1

    highhog1 Senior Member
    Messages: 112

    I just bought this MVP blade from a guy but I'm having an issue with the left wing extending when I hit the scoop button. I ve tried a differ controller so I don't think that's the problem. I downloaded all the litature from westerns site I was going to start testing the s4 coil and solenoid or the p/o valve A. I think it was, but before I begin disasembling can anyone give me any tips or advice? Like how do I actually test the coil and solenoid?
  2. Morrissey snow removal

    Morrissey snow removal PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,798

    sounds like one of the cartridges just pull them out clean them put the solinoid on them in your hand you should here them move sometimes a piece of dirt or something jams them up good luck
  3. highhog1

    highhog1 Senior Member
    Messages: 112

    thanks, it turns out i had to replace 3 cartridges because they swelled up and wouldn't move. I guess when you strike an object hard enough, this can happen due to pressure built up. 500 bucks later its fixed.