To determine if a discharged battery is causing the engine not to start, measure and record the voltage at the battery terminals; refer to OEM guidelines.
- If, after charging, the voltage recorded is below OEM specifications, voltage is between 10.5 - 14 volts, and the engine failed to start, replacement is necessary; refer to "6.1.1 Discharged Battery Resolution" .
- If the voltage recorded is at recommended OEM specifications and the engine failed to start, check the magnetic switch; refer to "6.2 Defective Magnetic Switch" .
Discharged Battery Resolution
Perform the following steps for battery replacement:
- Replace the battery; refer to OEM guidelines.
- Verify replacement of the battery; refer to "220.127.116.11 Test Engine with New Battery" .
Test Engine with New Battery
To determine if the new battery resolved the no start condition, 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.
- Attempt to start and run the engine, if the engine starts and runs, no further troubleshooting is required. Shut down the engine.
- If the engine fails to start or run, check the magnetic switch; refer to "6.2 Defective Magnetic Switch" .
|EPA07 MBE 900 DDEC VI Troubleshooting Guide - 6SE580|
|Generated on 10-13-2008|