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Case 580 CK

Discussion in 'Heavy Equipment' started by jj112, Apr 9, 2004.

  1. jj112

    jj112 Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    I have an older 70's Case 580 CK diesel. My question is when the unit is running the red generator light stays on, and the battery eventually goes dead. Should I look at the alternator, or voltage regulator? Are those parts still available? Case only or aftermarket?

    Thanks JJ
  2. parrothead

    parrothead Senior Member
    Messages: 157

    is the machine just idling, sometimes you have to speed the motor up to get it to charge, rob
  3. jj112

    jj112 Junior Member
    Messages: 26

    all the time, even if I am working the machine it still goes dead.