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Pete, Automotive Mechanic
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Satisfied Customers: 28717
Experience:  Performed various automotive repairs on several light duty and medium duty vehicles over 15 years of service.
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I have a 1996 scania truck and when I apply the retarder

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I have a 1996 scania truck and when I apply the retarder lever it works really good sometimes and next time I use it starts and then stops and then it won't work at all. The green gauge light lights up when working and turns of when not working.
JA: What is the complete model and serial number of your machine?
Customer: R113H serial no 96 vin ys2rh6*4z012 14281
JA: Anything else you want the equipment mechanic to know before I connect you?
Customer: I am a farmer in australia
Submitted: 10 months ago.
Category: Medium and Heavy Trucks
Customer: replied 9 months ago.
I haven't herd anything so I would like my membership closed
Expert:  Pete replied 9 months ago.

My name is ***** ***** I am a professional here at Just Answer. I noticed that your question had not received a response and thought I would see if you still need help with this.I apologize for the delay and I hope I can still assist you with this here.My info is somewhat limited on your model here but I had seen no one else has responded and would like to see if I can help here.If at any time you feel that I cannot help with this please let me know.

Check for any corroded or damaged wiring to the gauge and any switch controls for this here and see if any issues are found.If any issues are found they will need to be repaired to resolve this fault here.If this is or was checked and found to be o.k. let me know so we can continue.

If more help is needed, use the reply tab to continue our conversation. If no further assistance is needed, kindly rate my service,your 5 star rating is appreciated.You can rate at any time and we can continue to work on your question as this will not close out your question.Keep in mind in some cases it can be difficult to fully diagnose or help repair your vehicle without seeing it and I work on delivering the best possible answer from what I see to work with.

Thanks Pete