Series 60 DDEC VI Troubleshooting

Section 4.2 Low Battery Voltage

Section 4.2
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.
  2. Analyze your findings.
    1. If voltage is between 10.5 - 14 volts (21 - 26 volts for a 24 volt system), check the terminals; refer to "4.3 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 "4.2.1 Battery Replacement" .

Section 4.2.1
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 "4.2.1.1 Test Engine with Replaced Battery" .
Section 4.2.1.1
Test Engine with Replaced Battery

Perform the following steps 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 down the engine.
    2. If the engine fails to start and run, check the terminals; refer to "4.3 Corroded or Damaged Battery Terminals" .


EPA07 Series 60 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE567
Generated on 10-13-2008

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