Construction and Road Equipment

Construction and road equipment repair questions? Ask a mechanic ASAP

Ask an Expert,
Get an Answer ASAP!

Related Construction and Road Equipment Questions
I have a Altec AT37G. All of the functions work, but the
I have a Altec AT37G. All of the functions work, but the main boom retract function is extremely slow. What could cause this one function to no work properly? Extending the boom works fine, only the r… read more
Jeremy
Jeremy
Technician
Associate Degree
3,927 satisfied customers
I currently work at a rental company where one of our
Hey Curtis, I currently work at a rental company where one of our previous mechanics removed the sensors on the outriggers for a TZ 50 DC genie tow-able boom lift, then proceeded to try and fill the h… read more
Curtis B.
Curtis B.
Technician
Associate Degree
1,409 satisfied customers
I just picked up a Tm100 at an auction. I had the boom up (
I just picked up a Tm100 at an auction. I had the boom up ( after I drove BT home) and when we were bringing the boom down a fault code for both rightside outriggers popped up on the rear mountec warn… read more
Jeremy
Jeremy
Technician
Associate Degree
3,927 satisfied customers
I have an Altec bucket truck. I just replaced the injectors
Chris, I have an Altec bucket truck. I just replaced the injectors (7.3 liter) and now the boom will not operate at all.… read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
959 satisfied customers
I have a 2007 Altec DM47 digger derrick, it has worked fine
I have a 2007 Altec DM47 digger derrick, it has worked fine till i pressure washed it (all over). Now all functions are locked out. I confirmed I have green and yellow lights on all 4 outriggers when … read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
959 satisfied customers
I have an altec bucket truck model unknown at this time. It
Hi. I have an altec bucket truck model unknown at this time. It has an upper and lower boom that goes over end. Two of us got in the bucket and lifted some heavy spot lights on a roof. The bucket star… read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
959 satisfied customers
We have an Altec Model DL45T boom truck in our fleet,
We have an Altec Model DL45T boom truck in our fleet, recently the boom only work in high speed(rabbit) when you switch to low(turtle) the RPM drops but we don't get any hydraulic operations.… read more
Jeremy
Jeremy
Technician
Associate Degree
3,927 satisfied customers
I have a altec at200 bucket truck and months ago the level
I have a altec at200 bucket truck and months ago the level syst started randomly dumping me out of the bucket only when upper control was selected so I removed the wire from top. Auto level works fine… read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
959 satisfied customers
Outrigger Outriggers extended all the way out now will try
Outrigger Outriggers extended all the way out now will try to retract them in the only got 3 inches and give the sound that they are retracted all the way in but they're not I'm trying to find safety … read more
Jeremy
Jeremy
Technician
Associate Degree
3,927 satisfied customers
I have a John Deere 310sj backhoe. All the hydraulics are
I have a John Deere 310sj backhoe. All the hydraulics are drifting and when I lower the the outriggers they continue to go even when I let off the switch. It is doing in both up and down and both side… read more
John Oliver
John Oliver
none
3 satisfied customers
I just bought a 2000 Terex HR46M Bucket truck. Engine
I just bought a 2000 Terex HR46M Bucket truck. Engine running very well, I engage the PTO and the outrigger jacks operate perfectly but the boom is completely dead. Is there another interlock that I m… read more
Bradley Martin
Bradley Martin
16 satisfied customers
I have an altec lift on a peterbuilt 320,just got it and was
I have an altec lift on a peterbuilt 320,just got it and was lowering the outriggers and they quit before the last one touched the ground.pump is operating and all other hydrolics work,the outriggers … read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
959 satisfied customers
I brought my jd 240 to Deere when I got it back I was losing
I brought my jd 240 to john Deere for service when I got it back I was losing hydrolic fluid but couldn't see were I brought it back they said my motors were pressurized and pushing fluid through the … read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
959 satisfied customers
I have a 1998 HTC 8670 and one of the front outrigger tubes
I have a 1998 HTC 8670 and one of the front outrigger tubes is leaking hydrolic fluid. After removing the end cap on the opposite end and inspecting inside with a flashlight and mirror, I found the le… read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
959 satisfied customers
2007 altec dm47 tr boom up and will not lower. Fully retracted
2007 altec dm47 tr boom up and will not lower. Fully retracted and will not exstend . winch will run in lowering position but will not raise. Out rigger are exstended. any help would be greatly apprec… read more
Fieldtech59
Fieldtech59
276 satisfied customers
I have a altec AA 600 series ser no 0393-j3126 bottom boom
I have a altec AA 600 series ser no 0393-j3126 bottom boom is slow , basically wont hardly move, its not the boom stow cause , when operating boom trying to come down say from half way extended bottom… read more
Daniel Wilson
Daniel Wilson
Auto Mechanics 1&2/diesel mech
959 satisfied customers
I bought a used 2007 New Holland L180. two issues. 1st I cant
I bought a used 2007 New Holland L180. two issues. 1st I cant get the Aux Hydrolics to work. I check the linkage and all is good but the Aux spool will not move. Now there is an electronic solenoid on… read more
dd85
dd85
Service Manager
20 years Service Manager at Dealersh
223 satisfied customers
1985 416 5pc01153 Boom up and down slow with little power.
1985 416 5pc01153 Boom up and down slow with little power. Sounds like the high pressure does not kick in on that circuit. When you barely activate left outrigger, boom operates correctly up and down.… read more
catmastertech
catmastertech
Field service technician
Vocational, Technical or Trade Scho
1,283 satisfied customers
Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

JustAnswer in the News:

Ask-a-doc Web sites: If you've got a quick question, you can try to get an answer from sites that say they have various specialists on hand to give quick answers... Justanswer.com.
JustAnswer.com...has seen a spike since October in legal questions from readers about layoffs, unemployment and severance.
Web sites like justanswer.com/legal
...leave nothing to chance.
Traffic on JustAnswer rose 14 percent...and had nearly 400,000 page views in 30 days...inquiries related to stress, high blood pressure, drinking and heart pain jumped 33 percent.
Tory Johnson, GMA Workplace Contributor, discusses work-from-home jobs, such as JustAnswer in which verified Experts answer people’s questions.
I will tell you that...the things you have to go through to be an Expert are quite rigorous.

What Customers are Saying:

Wonderful service, prompt, efficient, and accurate. Couldn't have asked for more. I cannot thank you enough for your help.

Mary C.Freshfield, Liverpool, UK

This expert is wonderful. They truly know what they are talking about, and they actually care about you. They really helped put my nerves at ease. Thank you so much!!!!

AlexLos Angeles, CA

Thank you for all your help. It is nice to know that this service is here for people like myself, who need answers fast and are not sure who to consult.

GPHesperia, CA

I couldn't be more satisfied! This is the site I will always come to when I need a second opinion.

JustinKernersville, NC

Just let me say that this encounter has been entirely professional and most helpful. I liked that I could ask additional questions and get answered in a very short turn around.

EstherWoodstock, NY

Thank you so much for taking your time and knowledge to support my concerns. Not only did you answer my questions, you even took it a step further with replying with more pertinent information I needed to know.

RobinElkton, Maryland

He answered my question promptly and gave me accurate, detailed information. If all of your experts are half as good, you have a great thing going here.

DianeDallas, TX

< Previous | Next >

Meet the Experts:

Curtis B.

Curtis B.

Technician

1,409 satisfied customers

Technican turned service manager with multiple lines of equipment and rental units.

Wayne

Wayne

Journeyman

650 satisfied customers

worked on many road graders, Bull dozers , skid steers, Rollers

Cat Man

Cat Man

Cat Engine Expert

517 satisfied customers

I am ASE Master Certified.

dieseldan55

dieseldan55

Mechanic

273 satisfied customers

Road Mechanic for Volvo Construction Equipment.

Chris (aka- Moose)

Chris (aka- Moose)

Technician

42 satisfied customers

16 years of experience

Steve

Steve

Mechanic

42 satisfied customers

Heavy Equipment Mechanic for 25 years

JBFixxer

JBFixxer

Mechanic

20 satisfied customers

16+ years experience, hydraulics,hydrostatics, engines, fuel injection systems. And everything in between.

< Previous | Next >

Disclaimer: Information in questions, answers, and other posts on this site ("Posts") comes from individual users, not JustAnswer; JustAnswer is not responsible for Posts. Posts are for general information, are not intended to substitute for informed professional advice (medical, legal, veterinary, financial, etc.), or to establish a professional-client relationship. The site and services are provided "as is" with no warranty or representations by JustAnswer regarding the qualifications of Experts. To see what credentials have been verified by a third-party service, please click on the "Verified" symbol in some Experts' profiles. JustAnswer is not intended or designed for EMERGENCY questions which should be directed immediately by telephone or in-person to qualified professionals.

Show MoreShow Less

Ask Your Question

x