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Caterpillar 279c warning lights

Discussion in 'Compact Track/Multi Terrain Loaders' started by 277, Jul 17, 2017 at 3:19 AM.

  1. 277

    277 Active Member

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    2010 Caterpillar 279c. What is this warning light? Not the fuel or park light.
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  2. DIYDAVE

    DIYDAVE Senior Member

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    my guess would be low voltage
     
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    277 Active Member

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    Thanks for the reply.
    It came on several times yesterday, and then the right joy stick would not work. Left joy stick would continue to be fine. I also noticed when you would pick up the left armrest, it and the parking light would come on, which I believe is normal.
    Today I drove it around moving some stuff and never had any issue. But I was making sure I had my left arm fully planted on the armrest.
    Just got the machine and really wish I knew what each one of the "dash lights " meant.
     
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    92U 3406 Well-Known Member

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    Hydraulics locked out. Comes on when door is opened. Won't let the boom operate. Check door switch on left side, by the wiper motor. May just need an adjustment.
     
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    That makes sense. Appreciate the info.