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Unread 10-05-2010, 10:51 PM   #1
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So i just got this 88 cherokee pioneer with a 7 foot meyers plow on the front and the plow goes up, down, left but does not go right someone told me it could be a solenoid.... any ideas??

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Unread 10-06-2010, 08:44 AM   #2
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From the experiences I've had with plows, ayup...solenoid is where I'd start first. If you can switch them around, try that as a cheap diagnosis. If that fails, call a Meyers distributor and ask them.
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Unread 10-06-2010, 09:06 AM   #3
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I would say the soleniod and/or the connection to the solenoid is likely bad.
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Electronics: Remote start/locks, Pioneer DEH-P7800MP w/XM, Polk Audio speakers, Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS, Cobra 148 GTL P&T w/Wilson 1000.
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Misc: Garvin Wilderness rack, Safari Snorkel, Redline Tuning hood lifts.
Awaiting installation: Autometer A pillar gauge pod, oil, water, & tranny temp guages, PIAA driving lights, Goferit tie-rod flip bushing, '95 Brake booster and M/C, M.O.R.E. Motor mounts, TnT Custom 1.5" Shackle.
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Unread 10-06-2010, 09:13 AM   #4
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sounds great, even simple the only thing is i've never really had much experience with plows so where exactly are the solenoids located??? O (pictures may be appropriate)
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Unread 10-06-2010, 09:47 AM   #5
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They should be right on the plow mount, near the motor. There are three little cylindrical metal objects, with power going to them. They are usually A, B, and C. One is up, one is left and one is right. A quick Google search will likely net you a manual in .pdf.
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Engine: 4.0 HO, Sealed canister filter, 3 core CSF steel radiator, CatCo cat, Dynomax Turbo Flow muffler.
Electronics: Remote start/locks, Pioneer DEH-P7800MP w/XM, Polk Audio speakers, Garmin Nuvi 660 GPS, Cobra 148 GTL P&T w/Wilson 1000.
Suspension: Old Man Emu 3" lift+OME AAL, JKS adjustable trackbar, QDs, LCAs UCAs, A.C.O.S., DPG Offroad adjustable bumpstop plate, Daystar poly bumpstops.
Steering: Currie HD steering, C-ROK steering box reinforcement, OME stabilizer.
Armor/Recovery: T&T Custom belly skid, Mopar gas tank skid, JKS LCA mini skids, Rock Lizard Super Skink Sliders, Mopar 2" receiver, ARB Bull Bar/Ramsey REP 8.5 winch.
Drive train: D30 front axle w/Superior Chromo D30 axles & outter seals, D/S 4.56 R&P, ARB locker, Ruff Stuff cover. Ford 8.8 rear axle w/Superior Super 88 kit, Ford Motor Sports 4.56 R&P, ARB locker, SOLID cover, Russell stainless lines. Front and rear Tom Woods HD drive shafts, 242 x-fer case w/Tom Woods SYE.
Tires/Wheels: 33x10.5x15 BFG Mud Terrains on Alcoas.
Misc: Garvin Wilderness rack, Safari Snorkel, Redline Tuning hood lifts.
Awaiting installation: Autometer A pillar gauge pod, oil, water, & tranny temp guages, PIAA driving lights, Goferit tie-rod flip bushing, '95 Brake booster and M/C, M.O.R.E. Motor mounts, TnT Custom 1.5" Shackle.
Stroker Project: HO Block, '99 intake manifold, bored TB, 1" TB spacer, Dynomax Blackjack Header, Permacool electric fan.
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Unread 10-06-2010, 10:26 AM   #6
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i'd be more worried about plowing with an XJ! beeee careful
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Unread 10-06-2010, 10:32 AM   #7
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ya i hear that but i got the whole thing for 700 so even if the xj goes out i still got a decent plow
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