Detroit Diesel Troubleshooting Diagrams

Series 60 Damaged Battery Terminal

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To determine if corroded or damaged terminals is causing starting difficulty: ‪

  1. Visually inspect terminals for corrosion or damage.
    1. If corrosion or damage are not found, check the magnetic switch.
    2. If corrosion or damage are found, repair is necessary.

Corroded or Damaged Battery Terminal Repair

Perform the following steps to repair corroded or damaged battery terminals: ‪

  1. Repair or replace any corroded or damaged terminals; refer to OEM guidelines.
  2. Verify repair of corroded or damaged terminals.
Test with Repaired Battery Terminals

Perform the following steps to determine if the repair 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 magnetic switch.
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To determine if corroded or damaged terminals is causing starting difficulty

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October 28th, 2011 at 3:58 am

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