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I have a 1997 caterpillar 311b and i dont see what the two

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i have a 1997 caterpillar 311b and i dont see what the two power supply wires are supposed to hook to.whatever used to be there is now gone looks like it caught fire and they removed it.on the battery side of the machine
Submitted: 11 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  cat_engines_only replied 11 months ago.

I am sorry no one could help you earlier. If you still need help, I will be glad to assist you.

What is the full machine serial number of this machine?

What are the colors of the wires in question?

Can you see any number markings on the wires?

What size are theses wires? (wire gage size, if possible)

Where do you think they should go? Is a part bracket missing that should be in that compartment?

What components are in the compartment? (air filter, fuel filter, etc.) {If these are small wires, see if they could go to the air filter restriction switch located behind the air filter housing on the suction hose to the turbo.}

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