DD15 Operator Guide – Electrical System

Electrical System

Observe the following cautions when jump starting an engine, charging a battery, or working with the vehicle/application electrical system.‪



To avoid injury from electrical shock, do not touch battery terminals, alternator terminals, or wiring cables while the engine is operating.‪


Electrical Shock Hazard

High voltage can remain inside the Electrostatic Oil Separator after removal. Wait 30 minutes after turning off the ignition before removing the separator. Never touch parts through ventilation openings or impeller opening with finger or conductive items (e.g. screwdriver or wire). High voltage can remain inside the Electrostatic Oil Separator for up to 12 hours after the ignition is turned off.‪


Battery Explosion and Acid Burn

To avoid injury from battery explosion or contact with battery acid, work in a well ventilated area, wear protective clothing, and avoid sparks or flames near the battery. If you come in contact with battery acid:‪

  • Flush your skin with water.
  • Apply baking soda or lime to help neutralize the acid.
  • Flush your eyes with water.
  • Get medical attention immediately.


To avoid injury from accidental engine startup while servicing the engine, disconnect/disable the starting system.‪

EPA07 DD15 Operator’s Guide – DDC-SVC-MAN-0003
Generated on 10-13-2008