Section 5.2 Empty Fuel Tank

Section 5.2
Empty Fuel Tank

To determine if an empty fuel tank is causing starting difficulty, check the amount of fuel in fuel tank; refer to OEM guidelines.‪

  1. If fuel is at recommended level, check for a weak battery; refer to "5.3 Low Battery Voltage" .
  2. If fuel is below recommended level, refer to "5.2.1 Low Fuel Level Resolution" .

Section 5.2.1
Low Fuel Level Resolution

Perform the following steps in order to resolve low fuel level:‪

  1. Fill fuel tank to full; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Verify fuel tank refill; refer to " Test Engine with Filled Tank" .
Test Engine with Filled Tank

To determine if a filled fuel tank resolved starting difficulty, perform the following steps:‪



To avoid injury before starting and running the engine, ensure the vehicle is parked on a level surface, parking brake is set, and the wheels are blocked.‪

  1. Attempt to start and run the engine, 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 battery; refer to "5.3 Low Battery Voltage" .

EPA07 MBE 900 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE580
Generated on 10-13-2008

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