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My cat 226 skidsteer has,a flashing armrest light. The

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My cat 226 skidsteer...

My cat 226 skidsteer has,a flashing armrest light. The machine wont start.I read a thread on here, but not sure where to find the answer to my problem

Mechanic's Assistant: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?

Cat 226 sn 5FZ02329

Mechanic's Assistant: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?

I read your thread. I hit a hard object plowing snow, and feel this is a result of it. I have plenty of voltage from battery

Mechanic's Assistant: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?

It did start once after fiddling with the ignition switch and armrest

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Mechanic: catmastertech, Technician replied 6 months ago
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Hello,

Do you have full voltage at the fuse panel?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
I do
Mechanic: catmastertech, Technician replied 6 months ago

Ok, give me a minute to locate a troubleshooting guide to help you.

I assume you have a working multi meter?

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It has started, but I'm not really sure why....where is the armrest switch located ?
Mechanic: catmastertech, Technician replied 6 months ago

In the back right of the armrest.

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Mechanic: catmastertech, Technician replied 6 months ago

Follow the attached guide for troubleshooting the interlock system. The reason the indicator is flash is due to a fault in the circuit.

If you need help with this guide, please post the results of each step and the problem you are having. I will be glad to help more.

It is very common to find damaged wires as the root cause of the failure.

https://drive.google.com/open?id=1LjNUetLeYNe1PjHfLqylGD9_qS5oWKfW

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Customer reply replied 6 months ago
It is the seat switch...it popped off, somehow.
Thanks for your time,
Pete
Mechanic: catmastertech, Technician replied 6 months ago

Glad to hear you found the problem. Please let me know if I can help you in the future.

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