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Unimount install.....solenoid don't click when lowering

Discussion in 'Truck & Equipment Repair' started by kchopper, Dec 3, 2010.

  1. kchopper

    kchopper Junior Member
    from wi
    Messages: 1

    Bought a used western unimount for my 98 Dodge Ram. Started to install it tonight. I have all the wiring in and the mount mostly on. I decided to try the switch out to see what would happen even though the plow itself is not mounted on the truck yet. When using the controller in the up, left and right position I can hear the solenoid click, but in the lower position it does not click. Is this normal? Do I need to install the plow for some reason before the solenoid will click? I was just curious before I went any further.
  2. festerw

    festerw Senior Member
    Messages: 986

    The motor doesn't run when you lower so the solenoid won't activate.