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Think i know answer, but, meyers e47 plow, have two batteries hooked in series to run. When fo to raise plow the light dim making me think the motor may be bad and drawing to much power. 

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Wanderer

Did this just start after the cold snap?  I haven’t hooked up mine yet but am expecting to see something similar due to my truck not starting as well since -41 temps.  I think I froze a battery and will have to replace one or both.

 

Have your batteries tested first.

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....or put an amp meter on it to see if it is drawing more than it is rated at.  

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6 hours ago, Hoey said:

....or put an amp meter on it to see if it is drawing more than it is rated at.  

 Yeah... that should really be the first order of business...  Jumping to conclusions a bit on my part.  

 

Hooked up my plow tonight and things seem to be working fine.  I’m still concerned about my batteries though.

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