Hyster S30XM:
hyster 30 forklift trouble

I checked the battery and fuses that i could find but i cant seem to get any lights on the panel to come on when i turn the key and im not sure what else to look for
  • Posted 18 Jun 2014 06:13
  • Discussion started by ray_t
  • Alabama, United States
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well depending on which 'hot wire' your speaking of , if it is the one that goes to the control circuits and not the starter wire (which is a negative feed from the keyswitch through the instrument cluster) then i'd say you have a dead short to the frame between the control wiring and fuse panel. That is if it is not blowing any fuses and just burning the wire.
Which terminal on the starter is it hooked to? it should be on the same post as the battery cable. Are all connections isolated well from each other on the solenoid?
also note:
The alternator does pick up its positive feed before it gets up to the keyswitch and instrument panel so you might want to consider having that alternator checked out and check the wiring from it as well. Make sure the charging circuit wire to the battery is not grounded anywhere.
To verify the starter just remove it from the truck and bench test it.
  • Posted 20 Jun 2014 23:39
  • Reply by swoop223
  • North Carolina, United States
You've been swooped!
i think the starter has a short in it cuz it keeps popping the hot wire on the silinoid
  • Posted 20 Jun 2014 04:07
  • Reply by ray_t
  • Alabama, United States
thanks, i 'll do that..
  • Posted 20 Jun 2014 03:48
  • Reply by momo_p
  • Texas, United States
got voltage to the fuses? how did you check them? (ohms? volts? eyeball?)
and Momo, doesn't the same pedal, just different sides, work for forward and rev? you may need to change both switches under the pedal if forward seems OK.
  • Posted 18 Jun 2014 20:06
  • Reply by edward_t
  • South Carolina, United States
"it's not rocket surgery"
my reverse pedal just stopped working. does anyone know how to fix it. i think it is a small problem. maybe a wire.
  • Posted 18 Jun 2014 13:23
  • Reply by momo_p
  • Texas, United States

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