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need help with electric motor

Discussion in 'Hiniker' started by mikes-plow, Dec 23, 2012.

  1. mikes-plow

    mikes-plow Senior Member
    Messages: 103

    Hiniker 8ft straight plow. i have power to solenoid and power to the motor when i operate the remote but nothing happens. even hit the motor a few times to try and get it off the bad spot. now am I missing anything or is this a problem with the electric motor? One of my friends said you can take them a part and clean them, i'm not sure how and is it worth the time? thanks for all help in advance

    NICHOLS LANDSCA PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 4,362

    If you have power at the motor and it isn't doing anything I think you answered your own question. As for cleaning I think you're past that point
  3. mikes-plow

    mikes-plow Senior Member
    Messages: 103

    well i took it all apart and cleaned everything, works just like new now. I had no choice, i would of had to drive 100 miles to get a new and i needed it that day. just glad everything worked out