In this video, we dive in to show you how to troubleshoot free spool issues on your heavy-duty DP Winch. The steps in this video cover three common issues and show you how to conduct a replacement of the o-rings in the gear kick-out cover.
As you start your spring cleaning or monthly maintenance cycle you might notice some oil on the side of your winch. What should you do? Here is a video that walks you through how to troubleshoot leaks on your…
This video showcases the Miller Industries exclusive Ramsey® Sierra 8,000 lb. planetary gear winch offered as a standard option on our 10, 12, & 16-Series Century®, Vulcan®, and Chevron™ Car Carriers from Miller Industries.
In this short video we demonstrate a helpful technique to aid in changing the gear oil on the DP winches found on our heavy wreckers and rotators. This video is a last video in a three-part video series covering the DP Winches found on Century® and Vulcan® heavy-duty wreckers and rotators.
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In this video, our friends at TWG walk us through how to change the gear oil on the DP winches for Century and Vulcan heavy-duty wreckers. In this video, we also discuss the difference in oil reservoirs found on the 50k and 35k winches. We hope you find this video helpful. If you have more questions please reach out to one of our knowledgeable distributors.
Verifying the winch drag settings on your heavy-duty wrecker is an important maintenance item. Our friends at TWG helped us create this helpful video that outlines why drag settings are so important, and also demonstrates how to set the tension for both the DP 35,000 lb. and 50,000 lb. winches. In this video, we also clear up some common misconceptions around free-spool tension settings on our Century® and Vulcan® heavy-duty wreckers and explain the differences between how the 35k and 50k winches function internally.
One of the most important preparations a tow truck operator can do, is to make sure the wire rope on their recovery winch is tightly wrapped on the winch drum. This process is referred to as “power wrapping”. This video discusses the importance of power wrapping the wire rope on your wrecker and carrier winches, while also demonstrating one technique that can be used to complete the power wrapping process.
Thanks to our friends over at Ashley Sling, we are able to provide you with this video covering the importance of conducting wire rope inspections on your tow truck. In this short video we talk about the frequency of wire rope inspections, as well as what you should look for when conducting inspections of wire rope.
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