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Western problem

Discussion in 'Commercial Snow Removal' started by The Boss, Nov 5, 2003.

  1. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    Hi everyone!:)

    My friend has a 79 f250 with an old wetern 7 foot on it. It still works pretty good but when he turns it to the right, it's real slow.
    I'm guessing it's one of the cylinders but not sure which one? Can anybody give me any advice to pass on? Thanks!
  2. Crash935

    Crash935 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,377

    Im guessing, that by saying that its an old western, that its a cable controlled power unit. The cable for turn functions is either worn and needs to be replaced or its just out of adjustment. The turn cable is the one closest ot the lift cylinder. be careful removing the set screw, its usually pretty stubborn and strips out.
  3. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    Thanks Crash!

    I'll call my buddy right now and tell him. Appreciate the advice!:)
  4. speedracer241

    speedracer241 Senior Member
    Messages: 325

    Could also be a hydraulic coupler going bad. I put on 2 new couplers this past weekend and one of the brand new ones was defective. I replaced them with a set from the local farm supply store and they worked perfectly.

    Good luck,
    Mark K

    Welcome to Plowsite:waving:
  5. The Boss

    The Boss 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,099

    Thanks Speedracer!
    I'll pass along the info to my friend.:)
  6. Brian Simmons

    Brian Simmons PlowSite.com - Sponsor
    Messages: 196

    You could also refer to the thread titled Fisher Electric angling speed adjustment. Just turn the cable nut the opposite way to increase the speed in the other direction

    ADLAWNCUTTERS Senior Member
    Messages: 212

    its sounds like the cable