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Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
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Experience:  Technician turned service manager on multiple lines of trucks and engines, used in industry.
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Have a Mahindra Max 28XL. Starts but then dies immediately.

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Have a Mahindra Max 28XL. Starts but then dies immediately. Cleaned connections, ran fine, thought fixed, but next time tried to used did same thing.
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: Mad Max28SHU Serial #28MG120750280
JA: Are you fixing this yourself? What have you tried so far?
Customer: Replaced fuel filter, has new air filter, cleaned relays on firewall. Have no service repair manual so can
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: t easily identify things.
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.

Tractor kills with key, so it has an electric fuel shutoff solenoid. This solenoid has to have battery voltage at all times the key is on. Find the solenoid, and check it for voltage with key on, if ti has voltage, and does not retract and hold, the solenoid is bad. If it does not have voltage to it, check upstream by using wire color, to see where voltage is lost.

Customer: replied 10 months ago.
I will try thiis.
Expert:  Curtis B. replied 10 months ago.


Expert:  Curtis B. replied 9 months ago.

I see question is still open, did you find problem to be the fuel solenoid?