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snow ex problem

Discussion in 'Ice Management' started by Gavins Lawncare, Dec 8, 2007.

  1. Gavins Lawncare

    Gavins Lawncare Member
    Messages: 93

    the spreader will turn on for a few seconds then quit and the controll box start going from 10 to 99 flashes between them any help would be great
  2. Dailylc

    Dailylc Senior Member
    Messages: 226

    Check your connection back at the spreader. I had to put a new plug on mine last year because it was not making good connection.

  3. Robertsturf

    Robertsturf Junior Member
    Messages: 3

    Snowex problem

    Mine is doing the same thing and I've noticed the plug has swollen from all the road salt and Ice-Melt. I was thinking of ziptying it as a tempo fix. Don't they have a better pug for it??
  4. dmontgomery

    dmontgomery PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,238

    also make sure the plugs on the back of the control box are all the way in........
  5. 92XT

    92XT Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    there are several display codes that show in your manual
  6. flykelley

    flykelley 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,127

    It is either your connections at the spreader or your controller is getting ready to die. I would check the rear plug first, I had to replace mine last year, it was not making good contact. If you need a new controller call Bob at Karrier. They make a lot better controller than snowex and it is cheaper.

    Good Luck Mike
  7. Gavins Lawncare

    Gavins Lawncare Member
    Messages: 93

    got it fixed the motor was going bad took it to a buddy and he rebuilt works great
  8. 92XT

    92XT Senior Member
    Messages: 343

    Yea , my 1875 will flash a code when it is either jambed or the plug was loose.
    No other complaints on the 3rd year. ~.^
  9. SnowGuy

    SnowGuy Senior Member
    from NW Ohio
    Messages: 201


    Who is Bob at Karrier and how do you contact him. I have 3 or 4 SnowEx controllers that I would like to have fixed/rebuilt if anyone knows someone who does that sort of thing.

    THANKS !!!!!