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xblade "creaking"

Discussion in 'Fisher Engineering Discussion' started by nor'easter1, Dec 30, 2008.

  1. nor'easter1

    nor'easter1 Senior Member
    Messages: 143

    Got a 2008 8'6" xblade. Just heard the old creaking sound comming from the lift arm when I mounted it tonight. My guess is fluid is cold. Creaks going up but even more down. Should I check fluid level. Plow goes on 2008 f350. All functions are in good working shape.
  2. BigDave12768

    BigDave12768 PlowSite.com Addict
    Messages: 1,446

    I think its haunted. Have priest do an exorcism
  3. tawilson

    tawilson Senior Member
    Messages: 225

    Squirt some lube on the chain and see if it goes away.
  4. mcwlandscaping

    mcwlandscaping 2000 Club Member
    Messages: 2,557

    Yea i was going to say that my chain creaks sometimes when it's dry
  5. Brian Young

    Brian Young PlowSite Veteran
    Messages: 3,394

    Dido on the chain! spray I spray fluid film on it a few times a year, more so where it goes to the top piece.