Series 50

Section 17.4 Corroded or Damaged Battery Terminals

Section 17.4
Corroded or Damaged Battery Terminals

To determine if corroded or damaged terminals is causing starting difficulty:‪

  1. Visually inspect terminals for corrosion or damage.
    1. If corrosion or damage is not found, check the magnetic switch; refer to "17.5 Defective Magnetic Switch" .
    2. If corrosion or damage is found, repair is necessary; refer to "17.4.1 Corroded or Damaged Battery Terminal Repair" .

Section 17.4.1
Corroded or Damaged Battery Terminal Repair

Perform the following to repair corroded or damaged battery terminals:‪

  1. Repair or replace any corroded or damaged terminals; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Verify repair of corroded or damaged terminals; refer to "17.4.1.1 Test with Repaired Battery Terminals" .
Section 17.4.1.1
Test with Repaired Battery Terminals

Perform the following to determine if the repair 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 magnetic switch; refer to "17.5 Defective Magnetic Switch" .


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

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