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279c skid steer, drives no hydraulic to lift arm and dump

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279c skid steer , drives no hydraulic to lift arm and dump bucket
JA: Sometimes things that you think will be really complicated end up being easy to fix. The Heavy Equipment Mechanic I'm going to connect you with knows all the tricks and shortcuts. Tell me a bit more about what's going on so the Heavy Equipment Mechanic can help you best.
Customer: There is a ! Light in left gauge cluster
JA: Is there anything else the Heavy Equipment Mechanic should be aware of?
Customer: Machine will drive but the arms and bucket will not move
Submitted: 8 months ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Bradley Martin replied 8 months ago.

What is your serial number? also do you have any codes on the LCD display?

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
The ! Light flashes with no alarm. Can't find serial number
Expert:  Bradley Martin replied 8 months ago.

Should be on left side behind loader arm black tag

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
That tag is missing and can't make out the tag on valve cover worn off
Expert:  Bradley Martin replied 8 months ago.

See if you can get any fault codes using this attachment

Customer: replied 8 months ago.
I don't have a gauge cluster on right side like you are talking. I have no way of getting codes. Have just fuel gauge too left with screen for warning lights
Expert:  Bradley Martin replied 8 months ago.

Ok can you raise the cab and check the solenoids on the left hand side of the frame should be a control valve with some solenoids make sure they are all plugged in