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Hi, mine name is ***** ***** I Run equipment repair for Crouse hinds in Syracuse New York. I Have a sky jack Scissors lift model 3220 serial number 609364. The machine will not drive and steer at the same time unless I jack the front of machine and take pressure off front steer wheels. Also steers fine when standing still. I figured maybe it had low pressure so I replace Pump but no change. Also when it's in drive I did test for power to steer solenoids and seems to be fine. Any ideas??
Submitted: 2 years ago.Category: Agriculture and Farm Equipment
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Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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Hello my name is***** will try and help you with this. Is there any fault codes that come up on the display?

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Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
 replied 2 years ago

LED lights should be blinking a code if it has one

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Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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LED light should be on lower controls panel bottom right hand corner

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
This unit doestrogen not have led trouble code system. Older model
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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Ok does it raise and lower ok?

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Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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ok let me locate an manual I will get back with you

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Thanks
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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Have you by chance took the steer valve out and looked at it made sure it was pulling in and out all the way and had no trash in it?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
even switched with drive solenoid to see if there was any changes. As they are the same
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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ok

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Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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Have you tried adjusting the pressure relief valve?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
There are 2 relief valves that I see lower right under steering valve I turned all the way in then all the way out with no change but I'll try again. The one at the top I believe is for the lowering
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
 replied 2 years ago

Does it drive fine when just driving no steering?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Drives fine with no steering and steers fine with no driving. Unscrewed relief valve all the way nothing moves all way in drives but doesn't steer
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
 replied 2 years ago

Ok does it have two steer cylinders or just one?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
One
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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I would suspect the steer cylinder to be at fault you probably have fluid bypassing the piston inside the cylinder putting it in a bind

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
Would that allow it to work when the drive motor isn't on.
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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No it would not does it do this all the time or just when it has been worked a little while?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
The steering works fine till the drive motors are going
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
 replied 2 years ago

Is your manifold block aluminum?

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Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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more than likely it has a hairline crack inside of it allowing pressures to fluctuate when driving and steering at the same time.

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Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
 replied 2 years ago

are you going to replace the manifold?

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
but it's coming from the factory. Said about 2 weeks
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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Ok let me know what happens. That is the only thing I can think of that is wrong. Do you agree? I have ran into to it before but it is rare.

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Customer reply replied 2 years ago
I can't see where else I'd be loosing pressure we will see. Let you know when I've got done
Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
 replied 2 years ago

ok sounds good.

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Mechanic: Bradley Martin,
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Can you rate me? I dont know if they will keep the question open that long you can message me back when you complete the job so we can open the question back up with no charge

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