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Plow Pump Test

Discussion in 'Introduce Yourself to the Community' started by MIwinter, Dec 19, 2008.

  1. MIwinter

    MIwinter Member
    Messages: 42

    My lights seem to dim exsessively, I have dual battery set-up, altenator checked out OK. This is first year with different truck and plow, my question is, is there a way to check to see if my pump is going bad causing excessive voltage consumption? Plow goes up/down/side to side pretty fast also. Its an older western model.

  2. David 06 Ranger

    David 06 Ranger Member
    from canada
    Messages: 35

    From my knowledge of vehicles I would say a different truck=different amp altenator.
    Also if your new truck has more electronics...heated seats, power windows, fog lights etc etc. It can cause more of a drain on your system. You could have a thousand batteries but without a proper charging sytem it will render useless.

    I would say install a higher output altenator and do a big three upgrade. http://forum.sounddomain.com/ubbthreads.php/ubb/showflat/Number/312025/page/1

    I have this setup on my truck and I could power an entire city block lol
  3. David 06 Ranger

    David 06 Ranger Member
    from canada
    Messages: 35

    I believe that is your problem not the pump IMO
  4. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Check and clean all of your connections.