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Old 03-20-2005, 02:47 PM
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dump insert wont work

When I press the button for the dump insert to go up nothing happens. I bought a new switch and inspected alll of the wiring. I just cant get to the motor or the wiring underneath the dump because it wont go up!!! So does this mean I have to take it out? How will I be able to get it out if the dump wont go up to get to the bolts that hold it in the bed? Thanx for your help
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Old 03-20-2005, 08:13 PM
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Ground problem, attach a jumper cable to the metal dump body directly, then to your negative batt terminal. Then try.
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Old 03-20-2005, 11:14 PM
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If that doesnt work, disconnect the piston and pull under a tree and use a chainfall to raise the body . Chock it safely and check your wiring
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Old 03-21-2005, 09:51 AM
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What kinda of insert is it (truck Craft EZ Dumper)?
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Old 03-21-2005, 10:24 AM
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It is an Ez dumper. It is an early model, I would say early 90's. I does not have the in cab control.
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Old 03-21-2005, 10:54 AM
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sounds like a ground or a corroded battery terminal. I agree with jumping the ground and going right to the motor of the unit. The problem is raising the unit in the air. Where are you located in Montgomery county?
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Old 03-21-2005, 03:57 PM
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Yeah I am in Willow Grove 19090, I think the corrosion sounds right on the ground wire, because I had alot of rock salt in the truck during the winter. I wont be able to get to the motor of the unit because the dump wont go up. I am going out right now to try. I will let you know. I really appreciate the input guys!
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Old 03-21-2005, 04:13 PM
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Well I tried running the jumper cable from where I grounded on the chassis to the ground on the battery and no go... I cant disconnect the raise piston on the dumper unless the dump is up. I really think the problem is the wire connections on the motor, but again I can't get to the motor. I guess I have to take the whole thing out.
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Old 03-22-2005, 04:07 PM
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Do you have a come-along and some chains. You should be able to find a strong tree and hoist the dump body right on up.
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Old 03-22-2005, 09:21 PM
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That wont break the piston
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