Electronic Monitoring System (EMS)
The Electronic Monitoring System (EMS) consists of a
fault alarm, a fault light an a monitoring panel (with
individual fault indicators) ô.
The system is designed to alert the operator of an
immediate or impending problem in one or more of the
machine systems covered.
EMS Functional Test
Check the EMS daily to ensure proper operation.
Turn the disconnect switch to ON.
Panel Test Switch - With the engine stopped,
move test switch í UP. The EMS panel fault
indicators should FLASH and the fault light should
BLINK. They should continue to light until the switch is
If any of the fault indicators do not come ON, have the
necessary repairs made before starting the engine.
If all the fault indicators came on, start the engine. Move
the test switch 0 UP. The EMS panel fault indicators
should FLASH, the fault light should BLINK and the fault
alarm should sound.
If any of the indicators or the fault light do not come ON,
or the alarm does not sound, stop the engine. Have
necessary repairs made before starting the engine again.
EMS Warning Levels
The EMS provides three warning levels. The first level
requires only operator awareness. The second warning
level needs operator response. The third warning level
requires immediate shut down of the machine. The
following topic groups the machine systems by EMS