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anybody know Western plows?

Discussion in 'The Garage' started by beater_k20, Nov 2, 2004.

  1. beater_k20

    beater_k20 Banned

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    spent a bit of time tonight working on my plow truck, finally got it running, and decided i had better hit the plow lever before i left. it lifts and lowers fine, but doesnt move side to side. i can hear the pump working when i move the lever left or right, but no movement. anybody got any ideas?
     
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    what style do you have?
    does it use the cables or is it electronic?
     
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    cables AFAIK, i havent had to mess with it much, since i basically inherited it from my grandfather when he passed away July '03, and have only had to use it once. if its the same as the one that was on my 79 K20, which i believe it is, it is cable.
     
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    where the cables go into the box, pull the cover and have someone move the lever. make sure they move freely and fully. the box can get some crap in there and not let it fully move. then lubricate the cables well. you may need to do some adjustment. not sure on exactly how, i have not messed with the cable style much as mine is electronic. also make sure the cables are not kinked.

    /forums/images/graemlins/waytogo.gif good luck
     
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    Have any luck? If not, let me know I have had the factory training from western. I have the service manuals and lots of experience with western plows.
     
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    Ryan, havent had a chance to go take a look at it yet. last night i was just flat out beat when i got home from work. something about being on your hands and knees grouting floors for 10 hours that's just not good for ya. tonight i got a little busy. lets just say, my rig is finally off jackstands now, and the bed is back on... /forums/images/graemlins/whistling.gif
     

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