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I just purchased a boom lift from auction. It won't move

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I just purchased a boom lift from auction. It won't move reverse or forward. It goes side by side and up and down fine but will not move.
Submitted: 1 month ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Hello! Let's see if we can work together and come to a satisfactory conclusion!

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

Make and model? does it have lock outs on each wheel that lets it free wheel? Will the boom roll? Check the wheel hubs , they may be in the free wheel position.

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Jlg45ic 45' boom lift dual fuel
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

wheel hubs should have a lockout pin, that the outer cover is removed and flipped over, to allow hubs to roll free, could hubs be in freewheel?

Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Wheels are not locked. It does moves but it looks like it has a short somewhere. It won't turn
Customer: replied 1 month ago.
Every time I try to move it it shakes. Wheels won't turn either.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

wheel hubs should have a lockout pin, that the outer cover is removed and flipped over, to allow hubs to roll free, could hubs be in freewheel?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

The first thing that has to happen on the lift, is the brakes have to release. Do the brakes appear to release? will it drive in two wheel or 4 Wd?

Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 month ago.

I see question is still open, did you find problem?

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