Series 50

Section 18.1 Discharged Battery

Section 18.1
Discharged Battery

To determine if a discharged battery is causing the engine not to start, perform the following:‪

  1. Measure and record the voltage at the battery terminals; refer to OEM guidelines.
    1. If the voltage recorded is below OEM specifications and the engine failed to start, replacement is necessary; refer to "18.1.1 Discharged Battery Resolution" .
    2. If the voltage recorded is at recommended OEM specifications and the engine failed to start, check the magnetic switch; refer to "18.2 Defective Magnetic Switch" .

Section 18.1.1
Discharged Battery Resolution

Perform the following for battery replacement:‪

  1. Replace the battery; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Verify replacement of the battery; refer to "18.1.1.1 Test Engine with New Battery" .
Section 18.1.1.1
Test Engine with New Battery

Perform the following to determine if the new battery resolved the no start condition:‪

  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 or run, check the magnetic switch; refer to "18.2 Defective Magnetic Switch" .


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

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