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Cat 246c battery died...

Cat 246c battery died - replaced it - engine turns over but will not fire up - anti theft ? Fusing ?

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246c no serial # as im at work

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

Emptied sediment bowl - was full - removed filter - its practically new - read on line its an electric fuel pump and may need 2 people to repair - 1 in the seat to turn it over the other to hear if electical pump is working or not

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2010 Cat 246c

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Technician: Curtis B., Technician replied 6 months ago

Loosen fuel bleeder at the injection pump and see if there is fuel coming out when the key is turned on. If it is, the electric fuel pump is working. If there is fuel, check the fuel shutoff solenoid, it has to open the fuel passage in the injection pump for start.

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