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RE: (ET) "Dead" ET's
- Subject: RE: (ET) "Dead" ET's
- From: Larry Elie <lelie ford com>
- Date: Mon, 18 Oct 1999 11:52:06 -0400
- Sender: owner-elec-trak cosmos5 phy tufts edu
All good suggestions, but I have also had (now have) an open 'small'
contactor (the one
that opens the 'BIG' contactor. Of course, there are two, one for the
drive and one for the
PTO. The check is to push the leaf-spring up with a finger; the motor
will come on.
You have to remove the 'fire-wall' to do it.
From: wombat[SMTP:wombat RealNS com]
Sent: Monday, October 18, 1999 9:12 AM
To: electrak list
Subject: (ET) "Dead" ET's
Agree, battery is a good place to look first, they will internally short or
open for no apparent reason. It's a good idea to watdh the "Fuel" meter
when you try to start, if it drops to nothing suspect bateries.
Also, I have hade the fusible link on the disconnect burn partially open, I
guess from age, that can cause the same symptoms.
If those both look good, the next place to look is either the brake pedal
not releasing the safety switch or the seat switch not working, either can