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I tried this from a previous thread and comment posted by a guy helping me. I had sent him a picture:

"Yeah, that's the main solenoid there in front of the pump(when I had them that was mounted under the hood). But that's also a bit tighter then under the hood too, I would connect one positive lead to the unbooted cable(the one on the left), THEN, stand on the side and just touch the other end of the cable to the positive post on the battery, the plow should come up then. When the plow comes all the way up just take the lead off the battery and you should be good, for real good measure, put your transportation lock on so it can't drop all the way back down. There's also no need for the ground, that's a complete loop as it is."

I had saved and sent this to my phone so I could read it out by the truck. Not sure where the thread went :beatsme Anyway, this worked except for the plow raising, the motor engaged but nothing happened. I didn't want to leave it attached for too long so after 8-10 seconds I disconnected. Did I not wait long enough?

The plow blade is resting on dry clean concrete, nothing to impede it's journey up. What's plan B?

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I did this using a jack that took it up 8 inches, high enough to put two 4 X 4 blocks under the plow edge. The jack was placed at the top of the "A" part of the frame and as it went up the center cylinder did not extend out at all.

Did I place the jack wrong? Does the jack need to be under the plow blade scraping edge only and not the frame?

Thanks, and thanks for not snickering at the rookie if I'm being a bonehead.
 

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YES! This works as described by Festerw. Not knowing if it's working the first 8-10 inches deterred me. That and the 18 degrees plus wind chill :( Crank it way up and it will stay up.

After the jacks come out and the plow blade settles back down it does not rest on the safety lock out sleeve but is held up by the hydraulic fluid, which 99.9% of the folks here know. I leave behind this for the next noobie that finds themselves without a functioning remote/controller.

Thanks for the help! I'm off to get my new remote :D
 

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