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Experience:  Technican turned service manager with multiple lines of equipment and rental units.
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I have a rotochopper grinder with a c9 cat .i need to boost

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Hi my name is***** have a rotochopper wood grinder with a c9 cat .i need to boost to start. The engine won't stay running ,i have between 11 and 7 volts fluctuating ,also giving fault signals for some functions. Then machine shuts down.i think it's a bad battery/ bad alternator .the battery is over 3 years old with very cold winters .the starter is new by three weeks.
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: Construction and Road Equipment
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 1 year ago.

Fuel shutoff solenoid has to have full 12 volts to stay open. I would try new battery!