SMB-124 – Battery Replacement – New Flyer

NHTSA ID Number: 10110411

Manufacturer Communication Number: SMB124


Service Manual Bulletin – Updated Battery Replacement Procedure


1 Affected Product





ISSUE DATE: Jun 05 2013

Battery Replacement


This bulletin provides WARNINGS that will be added to the Voltage Regulator and Batteries section, advising Maintenance Departments to check voltage regulator setting requirements whenever a replacement battery is installed on your New Flyer vehicle.

This information supersedes all other related information within your New Flyer Service Manuals. Make this Service Bulletin available to service personnel to inform them of changed information.





SaleBestseller No. 1
KONNWEI KW208 12V Car Battery Tester, 100-2000 CCA Load Tester Automotive Alternator Tester Digital Auto Battery Analyzer Charging Cranking System Tester for Car Truck Marine Motorcycle SUV Boat
  • 【Automotive Car Battery Tester】 As one of the most cost-effective products of KONNWEI, it's a perfect Christmas gift. KW208 can test all 12V 100-2000CCA batteries including regular flooded, AGM flat plate, AGM spiral, or gel batteries. Provide overall analysis of batteries’ health and help you know their status in advance before it dies. KW208 battery tester support cranking and charging system test also alternator and starter test.
  • 【Display Overall Batteries Data】KW208 12V Battery Load Tester gives you the basic battery parameters such as voltage, internal resistance, cold cranking amp and AH capacity, battery health and charge status. Additionally, battery cca tester will also show you professional advice whether to replace or charge the battery.
  • 【 >99.5% Accuracy】Thanks to KW208’s powerful and smart chip, it provides more than 99.5% precise testing reports within milliseconds(testing results refer to US Midtronics), greatly improved the testing speed compared to other battery testers.
  • 【Plug and Play】 KW208 Battery load analyzer allows you to test batteries both in-vehicle and out-of-vehicle, and even test dead batteries. Just connect the tester’s clips with battery then it will turn on and ready to test and analyze battery. It’s that easy!
  • 【Starter& Alternator Tester】KW208 not only a great battery load tester that tests batteries cranking & charging system but also can test alternator's charging and starter's cranking conditions. And it can switch up to 8 languages for different needs.
SaleBestseller No. 2
FOXWELL BT705 24V 12V Car Battery Tester Battery Load Tester Alternator Automotive 100-2000 CCA Auto Cranking Charging System Checker Digital Battery Analyzer for Heavy Duty Truck Boat Motorcycle
  • 【24V 12V BATTERY CHECK ANALYZERS】 EDITORIAL RECOMMENDATIONS Batteries Tester. FOXWELL BT705 auto battery life testers designed for 12 V or 24 V batteries with a capacity of 100 to 2000 CCA, such as regular flooded, AGM flat plate, AGM spiral, GEL and deep cycle batteries, 12V & 24V starting and charging system. The test results based on JIS, EN, DIN, SAE, CCA, BCI, GB, CA, MCA and IEC Standards.
  • 【CAR BATTERIES DOCTOR】 Adopt the advanced conductance testing technology, the premium quality copper clip and wire maintain a stable communication all throughout the testing process to provide you with reliable results! Accurately and quickly measure the actual cold cranking amps, capability of the vehicle starting battery and healthy state of the itself. Test results are not limted to SOH, SOC, CCA , current, rating, resistance, no-load & loaded voltage, charging ripple value, etc.
  • 【CRANKING & CHARGING SYSTEM TEST】 BT705 car battery testers displays the decision on the starter system, cranking voltage and cranking time in milliseconds. Also, the battery diagnostic scan tool can check 12 volt or 24 volt vehicle electronic system’s charging condition to make sure the output voltage of the generator is in a regular condition, the rectifier diode works fine and the charging current is a normal status.
  • 【WORTH TO OWN】 You need to know how much life your batteries have left. BT705 hybrid battery cca tester can accurate reading of battery health status in just 3 seconds in its large and easy to use backlit LCD display, help you diagnose and resolve battery health problems timely without disconnecting the battery or using a separate battery. It is widely for cars, suvs,mini-vans, trucks, marine boats, motocycle, trackors or other devices which equiped in 12v or 24v batteries.
  • 【EXTRA-SAFE OPERATION】Different from other vehicle battery alternator testers, our FOXWELL BT705 digital car battery load tester for all batteries was equipped with 100% high-quality safety copper clip, which has reverse polarity protection and spark-proof function, which can achieve stable and safe connection during the test. Plus, the small and compact FOXWELL battery load analyzer can be easily stored in our additional carrying case.
Bestseller No. 3
Car Battery Tester 6V 12V Battery Load Tester, BM560 100-2000 CCA Auto Battery Tester Automotive Alternator Digital Battery Analyzer Charging Cranking System Tester for Car Motorcycle ATV SUV Boat
  • 【Suitable for Most 12V Battery Types 】The KINGBOLEN BM-560 car Battery Tester checks and reports on condition of 6V/12V battery types including: regular flooded, AGM flat plate, AGM spiral, GEL and EFB batteries. Accurate test results are available in 3 seconds.
  • 【Test Features- Battery Test, Starting test, Charging & Load Test, 】Judge battery health through test data. ①test the battery by obtaining the exact CCA parameter form the battery and setting the benchmark accordingly; ②tests the voltage and time required to start the engine in the flame-out state; ③start the car engine and test the battery voltage status in the charging state; ④start the car engine, turn on all the load appliances to test the voltage situation under the working state .
  • 【Test various battery parameters and compatible with 5 battery types】The BM560 battery tester can compatible with EFB, GEL, AGM Spiral, AGM Flat Plate and Regular Flooded battery. it can test cold cranking amps (CCA), batteries State of Charge (SOC), State of Health (SOH), voltage waveform, allows screen captures, real-time voltage monitoring, recording and replay etc. It displays data the tested battery health and charging status and clearly indicates whether the battery needs to be replaced.
  • 【Tests Extensive Range of 6V and 12V Batteries】 The KINGBOLEN BM-560 Battery Tester tests a wide range of 6V and 12V batteries ranging from 100 to 2000 CCA, or 2AH to 200AH capacity. For smaller motorcycle, ATV, boat and other batteries there is a 2AH ultra-low-capacity detection mode, allowing these lower capacity batteries to be accurately tested and reported on. Most other battery testers do not have this capacity.
  • 【Reverse Polarity Protection】The KINGBOLEN BM-560 Battery Tester is extremely low power and won’t discharge the battery. It also has reverse polarity protection to ensure complete operator safety if cables are inadvertently connected to the battery incorrectly.
Bestseller No. 4
YOMAACAR 12V 24V Car Battery Tester Digital Auto Battery Load Analyzer SOH SOC CCA IR Automotive Battery Diagnostic Tool for Car Truck Motorcycle ATV SUV
  • Smart Tester - The battery tester intelligently analyzes the health status and recommends where to replace the battery. It is tailor-made for 12V/24V batteries. It is widely used in automotive lead-acid starter batteries, including regular flooded, EFB, AGM tablet batteries, AGM winding batteries, GEL batteries, WET, etc.
  • Multiple Protections - Tester has input overvoltage protection and reverses connection protection. The low-frequency signal injection test does not need to connect to a significant load discharge test, and it will not cause damage to the battery. Premium copper clips feature reverse polarity protection and spark resistance for a stable and secure connection during testing
  • 99.5% Accuracy - The tester can quickly and accurately detect the battery status and is displayed on the LCD screen in only 3 seconds to check the precise battery health data. Thanks to high-quality integrated chips, the accuracy rate of the test results of the battery health tester is as high as 99.5%
  • Simple Operation - Connect the tester's clip correctly to the car battery then it will turn on and be ready to test and analyze the battery; by moving the up/down buttons, you can see voltage, internal resistance, battery health and charge status
  • Tips - First of all, please remove the screen protector before use. Like a phone screen, bright light will reduce the screen's display clarity. When reading data in intense sunlight, tilt the tester 60° or view the display screen from the 6 o'clock orientation for a better view of the data
SaleBestseller No. 5
Car Battery Tester 12V Load Tester, TOPDON BT100 100-2000 CCA Automotive Alternator Tester Digital Auto Battery Analyzer Charging Cranking System Tester for Car Truck Motorcycle ATV SUV Boat Yacht
  • [Car Battery Tester] You can easily test and inspect your 12V lead-acid battery with this TT TOPDON car battery tester. The SOH (State of Health), SOC (State of Charge), Voltage, Current, Rating, and numerous other understandable analytical data are provided by this battery tester. It is compatible with 100-2000CCA regular flooded, AGM flat plate/spiral, EFB, and GEL for their optimum performance.
  • [Wide Application] This 12V battery load tester can only be powered on once it is properly attached thanks to a safe passive testing approach. You may test the batteries of a number of vehicles, including cars, motorbikes, trucks, RVs, ATVs, SUVs, boats, yachts, lawnmowers, and even golf carts, without needing to charge the device first.
  • [3 Testing Function] A battery health test will determine whether or not the battery is in excellent operating order. A cranking test will determine whether or not the electrical system has sufficient power to start the engine. Check to see that the charging current, rectifier diode, and generator are all functioning normally. This handy auto battery analyzer makes sure your summer road trips won’t end on a flat.
  • [Ergonomic Features] To help you rapidly determine the health of the battery, this load battery tester is built with three different colors of LEDs. It's easy to use because it operates through a menu system. Additionally, for a reliable and secure connection during the testing process, premium-quality copper clamps have polarity reverse prevention and spark proof features.
  • [Great Choice] The TOPDON BT100 is small and compact, making it simple to keep in a glove box or center console. This battery load tester's rapid and precise results will enable you to decide whether your car battery needs to be replaced or jump-started making it an excellent choice for auto shops, garages, and DIY users who frequently check batteries.
Bestseller No. 6
Veepeak 12V Car Battery Tester, Automotive 100-2000 CCA Digital Battery Load Tester Alternator Analyzer Vehicle Charging & Cranking System Testing Tool for Cars, Motorcycles, Boats, ATVs, RVs
  • BATTERY HEALTH CHECK: Scan and show you overall status of a 12V battery in seconds such as SOC (state of charge), SOH (state of health), voltage, internal resistance and CCA; it’s a cost-efficient way to tell you whether the battery is good, or requires replacement or charging.
  • STARTING & CHARGING SYSTEM ANALYZER: Test the cranking voltage and time to check the starting capability; read the ripple and loaded & unloaded voltage when engine is running to see if alternator is providing proper power to the electrical system and keep the battery charged.
  • PLUG AND PLAY & HIGH ACCURACY: Test batteries (even dead ones) either in-vehicle or out-of-vehicle, and just connect and go. Thanks to the high-performance chip and premium cable and clamps, the voltage testing accuracy of this battery tester is close to 0.01v with overall accuracy close to 99.9%.
  • BROAD COMPATIBILITY: Compatible with all 12V lead acid batteries from 100 to 2000 CCA like Regular Flooded, AGM Flat Plate, AGM Spiral, GEL and EFB, which means it can be used for a variety of applications: cars, SUVs, trucks, motorcycles, RVs, marine boats, ATVs, and other automobile systems.
  • PEACH OF MIND: polarity reverse protection, spark proof & no heat connection. It’s easy to carry and a useful tool to help test your battery regularly and prevent a dead battery from ruining your day. Comes with one year hassle free replacement warranty.
SaleBestseller No. 7
MOTOPOWER MP0514A 12V Digital Car Battery Tester Voltmeter and Charging System Analyzer with LCD Display and LED Indication - Black Rubber Paint
  • 🔥【Easy Operation】- Connect and Go. It provides a quick reading to determine if a vehicle battery needs a jump or replacing and also the alternator output status. Various Colored LEDs indicate the battery or the alternator status.
  • 🔥【Safety Ensured】- Reverse-hookup and Over-voltage protection, making it safe and simple to use. The Digital Voltmeter Testing Range: 4-20V DC. 【If the voltage is under 4volts, the screen will display - "LO"; Above 20volts, the screen will display - "HI"】
  • 🔥【High Accuracy】- With a Four-character lighted digital display, the voltage testing accuracy will be close to 0.01volt. 【NOTE: Verify the counterfeit with only 3-character display. The accuracy is only 1/10 of ours.】
  • 🔥【Rubber Paint Body to achieve the original quality】- Black Rubber Paint on the body surface to achieve the best feeling. As the inventor and the manufacturer of the tester, we are keen on the details to ensure the brand quality and the good custome buying experience.【NOTE: The counterfeit doesn't include the rubber paint on the body at all. 】
  • 🔥【TWO-YEAR Warranty and Lifetime Service】- Direct source from MOTOPOWER factory. Just REGISTER your product on the manufacturer's website to activate your warranty. 30 days money back and 24/7 friendly customer service.
SaleBestseller No. 8
SOLAR Digital 12V Battery and System Tester
  • 12 Volt battery and system testing
  • 40-1200 CCA testing capacity
  • 7-15V operating range
  • Compatible with many battery types, including Flooded, AGM, Spiral and Gel Cell
  • LCD display for optimal viewing in all lighting environments
SaleBestseller No. 9
12V Car Battery Tester, TOPDON BT20 Battery Load Tester, Voltage Test Digital Alternator Tester, Cranking&Charging Test via App, Budget Automotive Battery Analyzer&Checker for Car Truck SUV ATV Boat
  • 【A Budget-Friendly Car Battery Tester】As a battery tester below 30 bucks, it features 4 testing modes: battery load tester (range 10V-20V), voltage test, cranking test, and charging test (alternator tester), the latter 2 test modes are availabe only with APP, offering you more value for the money. NOTE: For 12V lead-acid batteries. NOTE: It doesn't measure CCA.
  • 【Fast&Accurate Diagnosis within 1 Second】Simply click the TEST button, and get the testing results within 1 second. This battery tester will display the battery life by way of Low/Medium/High. Adopting the latest conductivity testing technology (up to 99.5% test accuracy). Thus, it makes a great choice for users who want to get results quickly. NOTE: Bluetooth is to be connected via APP, not phone setting.
  • 【Expanded Voltage, Cranking, and Charging Tests with APP】Easily connect to this car battery tester via Bluetooth to get additional cranking, charging, and voltage testing capabilities. Easily view real-time voltage waveform graphs with data playback functionality. NOTE: Bluetooth is to be connected via APP, not phone setting.
  • 【Comprehensive Vehicle Coverage & Multi-Language Support】Plug & play operation. Simply connect the testing clamps to the battery and you are ready to analyze. This 12V battery tester works on a variety of vehicles with 12V Lead-acid batteries such as boats, motorcycles, ships, and trucks. Also this auto battery tester easily switches between 8 different languages.
  • 【Ideal Car Tool for Every Car Owner】Reverse polarity and "no spark" protection for extra safety. Long 19.75" clamp leads allow testing from inside or outside the vehicle. A perfect battery analyzer and load tester for small repair shops & car owners alike. Makes a great gift for car enthusiasts.
Bestseller No. 10
AUTDER 12V/24V Digital Car Battery Tester, Battery Condition Tester & Alternator Charging System Analyzer, Automotive Voltmeter with LCD Display and LED Indication, Lead Length 23.6 Inches
  • 🚗 [ 12V & 24V Car Battery Tester ]: AUTDER AD-808 automotive battery tester works on all 12 Volt and 24 Volt batteries for vehicles, cars, motorcycles, trucks, RVs, ATVs, SUVs, boats, yachts, mowers, and even golf carts. The accuracy of the car battery voltmeter is close to 0.01V, such as 12.29V.
  • 🔥 [ Alternator Charging System Analyzer ]: Except for providing a quick reading to determine if a vehicle battery needs a jump or replacing, It can also test the alternator output status to avoid damaging the battery because of overcharge or incomplete charge.
  • 🎯 [ Easy Operation ]: We creatively designed three gears to test the alternator, 12V battery, and 24V battery respectively. When keeping the gear in the middle, the LCD screen displays the real-time voltage, the LEDs indicate the alternator status, When shifting to 12V or 24V gear, the LCD screen displays the real-time voltage and the LEDs indicate battery status.
  • 👍[ Reverse-hookup & Over-voltage protection]: While connected reversed, the LCD screen will display the error code 'ERR' and the built-in buzzer will sound. The Digital Voltage test range is 4-30V DC, when the voltage is out of range, the screen will display 'LO'(<4V) or ‘HI’ (>30V).
  • 🙂[ Package & After Sales Service]: 1*AD-808 Battery Tester, 1*Alligator Clamps, 1*Cigarette Lighter Plug Adapter Cable, 1*User Manual. We provide you with 1 year of warranty service and 24h on-line service, If you have any questions, please freely contact us.

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