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Replacing Motor Cables

Discussion in 'Western Plows Discussion' started by graycenphil, Feb 21, 2008.

  1. graycenphil

    graycenphil Member
    Messages: 82

    It looks like a I have a bad connection in the cables going to my Unimount motor.

    So here's my plan: Replace them with two straight cables (basically a couple of ground straps). Bolt one end to the solenoid and one to the motor. The other one I'll bolt to the battery and the motor ground lug.

    I only take the plow off once or twice a season, so it won't be a big hassle. It's only two bolts anyway. I figure this way there will be no chance of a bad connection.

    Anything wrong with this?

  2. B&B

    B&B PlowSite Fanatic
    Messages: 12,777

    No reason you can't do it.

    It would only take a bit more work though to add a heavy duty connector (Anderson style) to the cables near the grill in order to disconnect the cables.
  3. wild bill

    wild bill PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,239

    ditto on the Andersen connector another 10 minutes and your are good to go .