Series 50

Section 17.3 Low Battery Voltage

Section 17.3
Low Battery Voltage

To determine if a weak battery is causing starting difficulty, perform the following steps:‪

  1. Measure the battery voltage; refer to OEM guidelines.
    1. If voltage is between 10.5-14 volts (21-26 volts for a 24 volt system), check the terminals; refer to "17.4 Corroded or Damaged Battery Terminals" .
    2. If voltage is less than 10.5 volts (21 volts for a 24 volt system), replacement is necessary; refer to "17.3.1 Battery Replacement" .

Section 17.3.1
Battery Replacement

Perform the following steps for battery repair:‪

  1. Remove and replace the battery; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Verify battery replacement; refer to "17.3.1.1 Test Engine With Replaced Battery" .
Section 17.3.1.1
Test Engine With Replaced Battery

Perform the following to determine if the battery replacement resolved starting difficulty:‪

  1. Attempt to start and run the engine.
    1. If the engine starts and runs, no further troubleshooting is required. Shut the engine down.
    2. If the engine fails to start and run, check the terminals; refer to "17.4 Corroded or Damaged Battery Terminals" .


Series 50 Service Manual - 6SE50
Generated on 10-13-2008

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