Series 638

Section 15.3 Starting Circuit Connections Loose or Corroded

Section 15.3
Starting Circuit Connections Loose or Corroded

To determine if the starting circuit connections are loose or corroded and causing the engine to crank slowly or not crank, perform the following steps:‪

  1. Visually check the circuit connections to ensure that they are clean and secure.
    1. If the circuit connections are neither clean nor secure, repair as necessary. Refer to "15.3.1 Repair of Starting Circuit Connections" .
    2. If the circuit connections are clean and secure, check for proper starter operation. Refer to "15.4 Starter Motor Operating - Engine Will Not Crank" .

Section 15.3.1
Repair of Starting Circuit Connections

Repair the starting circuit connections as follows:‪

  1. Clean the connections as necessary.
  2. Tighten all loose connections.
  3. Verify repairs.
Section 15.3.1.1
Test of Engine with Repaired Starting Circuit Connections

Perform the following to determine if the repaired starting circuit connections resolved the fault:‪

  1. Attempt to start and run the engine.
    1. If the engine failed to start and run, check for proper starter operation. Refer to "15.4 Starter Motor Operating - Engine Will Not Crank" .
    2. If the engine started and ran, no further troubleshooting is required.


Series 638 Service Manual - 6SE648
Generated on 10-13-2008

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