D6K Track-Type Tractor Battery Disconnect Switch Caterpillar


Battery Disconnect Switch
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D6K Track-Type Tractor [SEBU8126]
ELECTRICAL AND STARTING SYSTEM
SWITCH GP
D6K Track-Type Tractor Battery Disconnect Switch
1.1. Checking the Battery Disconnect System



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The battery disconnect switch is on the right side of the machine inside the access door in front of the battery box.


On - Insert the key, and turn the key clockwise in order to activate the electrical system. The switch must be ON before you start the engine.


Off - Turn the key counterclockwise in order to shut off the entire electrical system.

Remove the key when you exit the machine overnight or when you exit the machine for an extended period of time. Also, remove the key when you service the electrical system.


NOTICE

Never move the battery disconnect switch to the OFF position while the engine is operating. Serious damage to the electrical system could result.


Checking the Battery Disconnect System


NOTICE

To ensure no damage to the engine occurs, verify that the engine is fully operational before cranking the engine. Do not crank an engine that is not fully operational.


Perform the following procedure in order to check the battery disconnect system.

  1. With the battery disconnect switch in the ON position, verify that electrical components in the operator compartment are functioning. Verify that the hour meter is displaying information. Verify that the engine will crank.

  1. Turn the battery disconnect switch to the OFF position.

  1. Verify that the following items are not functioning: electrical components in the operator compartment, hour meter and engine cranking. If any of the items continue to function with the battery disconnect switch in the OFF position, contact your AVSpare dealer.