Why wont my liftgate go up?
The most common liftgate issues can be traced back to the motor or motor start solenoid. Using a small jumper cable, bypass the solenoid by putting direct power to the motor to see if it will run. If it doesn’t, safely check and replace any broken fuses or reset breakers.
How does a liftgate solenoid work?
When the control box switch is turned to the DOWN position, the lowering valve coil is activated, allowing fluid to flow from the cylinder back into the reservoir . This releases pressure on the cylinder piston, enabling the liftgate platform to lower by gravity.
How much does a Tommy Gate cost?
There are myriad specs to consider, with cost ranging from $2,000-$9,000, depending on the type of gate, platform size and material, power supply, and lifting capacity.
How does a liftgate work?
The standard liftgate utilizes a hydraulic pressure to force a piston through a cylinder which raises and lowers the gate. They are typically controlled via a switch box with a simple “up” and “down” function.
Is there any way to troubleshoot a liftgate?
Damage or normal wear and tear can interfere with normal liftgate operation. We’ve prepared this section to help guide you step-by-step through the most common troubleshooting procedures for liftgate repair. Simply locate and click the description that most closely matches your issue, then follow the troubleshooting steps outlined on that page.
What causes liftgate to not raise to full raised position?
Bent latch pin. Hydraulic oil leaks from cylinder rod end. Platform will not raise to full raised position. Platform will not raise, liftgate motor does run. Platform will not raise, motor does NOT run. Platform lifts little or no load & platform drifts down when raised off ground, motor does run.
Is it normal for an Anthony liftgate to break?
Anthony Liftgates don’t break often, but even the most rugged parts don’t last forever. Damage or normal wear and tear can interfere with normal liftgate operation. We’ve prepared this section to help guide you step-by-step through the most common troubleshooting procedures for liftgate repair.
What to do when liftgate platform goes out of sync?
Power the liftgate platform up to the top before locking the platform. Hold the button at the top for 5-10 seconds to relevel the platform. Sometimes if the platform goes out of sync it may need to be relevelled at the top before it goes into the locks properly. 6.1) Platform leaks down.