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Plow lights aren't working!

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by CK82, Nov 14, 2005.

  1. CK82

    CK82 Senior Member
    Messages: 189

    I just hooked up my plow (Western 8'6) and the plow lights wouldnt work, I had the electrical plugged in from the plow to the truck and everything seemed ok, but they werent on and wouldnt turn on. Please help me out, any common things that could be wrong or anything would help! Thanks
  2. sixspeed

    sixspeed Senior Member
    Messages: 306

    Loose lighting connector or connector is not on all the way??? Wiggle the connectors (with lights on)... And hopefully you will see action.

    Did u clean (with brake cleaner,etc) and re-lube the connectors with dielectric grease yet this season? I'd do this first !!! :)
    Last edited: Nov 14, 2005
  3. infineon954

    infineon954 Senior Member
    Messages: 251

    Make sure the prongs inside the connector are not corroded or broken. Ultramount or uni-mount?
  4. wagonman76

    wagonman76 Senior Member
    Messages: 107

    If none of the lights work its likely a bad ground.
  5. CK82

    CK82 Senior Member
    Messages: 189

    Uni-mount, I'll try those things see what happens. Thanks for the replys
  6. SnowGuy73

    SnowGuy73 PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 24,870

    Check your relays!! :nod:
  7. CK82

    CK82 Senior Member
    Messages: 189

    There's no current to the relays from the headlight, and no current at connectors to the plow, the plow itself works fine, I think it has something to do with the wiring off the left drivers side headlight?
  8. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    did you hook the brown wire from the plow harness up to the truck marker lights? With the headlights on you should have power coming in to the relays on the orange wire for low beams and the red wire for high beams.