Section 6.1 Discharged Battery

Section 6.1
Discharged Battery

Check as follows:‪

  1. Check all battery cables and connections. Reconnect or replace if necessary. If there is still a no start condition, go to step 2 .
  2. Measure and record the voltage at the battery terminals; refer to OEM guidelines.
    1. If the voltage recorded is at recommended OEM specifications and the engine failed to start, check the magnetic switch; refer to "6.2 Defective Magnetic Switch" .
    2. If the voltage recorded is below OEM specifications and the engine failed to start, load test the batteries. Refer to OEM guidelines. If a battery fails the load test, go to step 3 .
  3. Replace the battery according to OEM guidelines.
    warning

    ENGINE EXHAUST

    To avoid injury from inhaling engine exhaust, always operate the engine in a well-ventilated area. Engine exhaust is toxic.‪

  4. To determine if the new battery resolved the no start condition, attempt to start and run the engine.
    1. If the engine starts and runs, no further troubleshooting is required. Shut down the engine.
    2. If the engine fails to start or run, check the magnetic switch; refer to "6.2 Defective Magnetic Switch" .


EPA07 MBE 4000 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE568
Generated on 10-13-2008

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