006 – Waiting for Horizontal Plunger reed switch to be off.

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Note: Before the machine retracts the Horizontal Plunger cylinder, the Horizontal Plunger reed switch is in front of the first set of magnets. When the machine retracts the Horizontal Plunger cylinder it moves the first magnet away from the switch, which turns the Horizontal Plunger reed switch off. This is what the machine is waiting for.

If the Horizontal Plunger cylinder is fully retracted,

– Loosen nuts on Horizontal Plunger reed switch and hold the switch away from any magnets or metal for approximately 10 seconds. Check tractor box display to see if it is still displays “006”. If it does, lightly tap the switch on something to free up the stuck switch. The switch may need to be replaced if this problem continues.

If the Horizontal Plunger cylinder is partially retracted,

– Check that a bale or foreign object is not preventing the Horizontal Plunger from retracting.

– Hydraulic power or hydraulic return has been disconnected or shut off from machine. This circuit has a 2-position valve and cannot be partially extended unless power or return has been disconnected or shut off.

If the Horizontal Plunger cylinder is still extended,

– Check that hydraulic power is still on to the machine and that return line is still connected.

– Check that a bale or foreign object is not preventing the Horizontal Plunger from retracting.

– Check that the directional valve is not stuck.

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