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Snow Way 26 weak hydraulics?

Discussion in 'Sno-Way Discussion' started by palmtree907, Dec 15, 2009.

  1. palmtree907

    palmtree907 Member
    Messages: 69

    Ok, so here I am, 1 month into the season with 3 events, and lots of pick up jobs in between. I have probably now cleared 80 properties with my new Snow Way 26, and it seems to me that the hydraulic rams that run the blade left and right are weak. It seems that the blade pivots left or right (uncommanded) when pushing large piles, cutting berms, etc. My Blizzard plow was powerful enough that if I was up against a pile and powered left or right, it would move the truck. this Snow Way seems to give way too easy.
    What are everyone's experience? Is it me? Is it bad design? Is it broken?
  2. basher

    basher PlowSite Fanatic
    from 19707
    Messages: 8,993

    The cross over releif could just be doing it's job. Have your dealer check the cross over relief settings.
  3. palmtree907

    palmtree907 Member
    Messages: 69

    Thanks Basher, will do. We are in the middle of a 2 day blizzard warning. So it'll be a project for next week.
  4. vamootsman

    vamootsman Senior Member
    Messages: 322

    All of my Snoways do that when I am pushing heavy piles at angles that are too much for them. With the wet heavy stuff that we had, It probably kept me from breaking things. My Meyer did the same thing