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On the 279c caterpillar skid track I have a caution light…

On the 279c caterpillar...

On the 279c caterpillar skid track I have a caution light that flashes on the dash that will not go off

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

Cat oh to 79 c a l m b t 0 0 3 4 8

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

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Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 years ago
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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
we got this machine borrowed we've had it for a week and haven't done nothing with it is that work on it and we don't know what's wrong with it when other than off the machine off the trailer machine stopped working forward I found that problem fixed it and machine was working perfect and then I went to turn around and everything stopped nothing works now shut the engine running
Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 years ago

When you try to release the parking brake after engaging the lap bar what indicators are flashing? Do you have a parking brake or a lap bar indicator flashing?Do you have access to Caterpillar ET diagnostic software? Also does this machine have the optional digital display where you can access fault codes? If not Caterpillar ET would be needed to communicate with the machine.

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Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 years ago

The C series skid steers have a single ECM that monitors and controls everything which makes it difficult with diagnostics if you do not have Caterpillar ET diagnostic software. Check all your fuses and relays. Also check all of your center lock safety switches and wiring for your lap bar, seat switch, and door switch if the quipped with thew door kit. It's a pleasure to help anyway I can.

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Customer reply replied 3 years ago
I don't have cat e.t hardware check the fuses wires everything but it still will not move a light will not stop flashingIs there any way to reset the computer
Mechanic: Dan, Technician replied 3 years ago

The only thing you can do is disconnect the batteries and then reconnect them to see if it resets on its own. Other than that you cannot do anything with this ECM without having Caterpillar ET diagnostic software connected unfortunately.

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Thank no a phonecall won't help me I have done everything you said before I called you thanks for trying to help me
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