03-06-03-004J Warranty Code Generated By EL-50313 Midtronics GR8 Battery Tester Charger Required for Claim Processing On Labor Operation 4041510 and 250 Mile 400 Km Labor Operation Restriction (North America ONLY) - (Oct 25 2013) Low Voltage Battery - part 2
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Note:For vehicles in dealer stock - Battery recharging, swapping or replacement due todamage or lack of maintenance is not covered by the vehicle warranty during the periodof dealer inventory storage as stated in the GM Service Policies and Procedures Manual.All submitted claims using labor operation 4041510 Battery Replacement on vehicleswith 250?miles (400?km) or less, require GM wholesale authorization. Contactthe Warranty Support Center (WSC). See 250 Mile/400 Km Labor Operation Part Restrictionsection below.
Note:If a defective battery is identified when the vehicle is first delivered to the dealerfrom the assembly plant, the claim must be submitted within one week of the vehiclereceipt. See note below.
PDI Mode – The EL-50313 (Midtronics GR8) has a charge algorithm identified on thetool as PDI Mode. In this mode, the battery condition is checked then a fast chargeis applied to the battery. This mode is designed to apply as much charge as safelypossible in 20 Minutes. PDI Mode replaces the previous requirement of battery voltagecheck & charge. This mode also generates a print out. The print out must be kept withthe vehicle fileas proof of maintenance. See 250 Mile/400 Km Labor Operation Restriction below.
If a new vehicle arrives at your dealer from transportation that will not start dueto a discharged or defective battery, the claim must be submitted within one weekof the vehicle arrival at the dealer. Only warranty codes generated in the “DiagnosticMode” and “Out Of Vehicle” are valid for warranty replacements.
On vehicles with two batteries, each battery must be electrically isolated and chargedindividually, which will result in two printouts.
PDI Mode Is To Be Used:
?When a new vehicle is received at the dealerAt each subsequent 30 day interval while in dealer inventoryAt the Point Of Sale
For complete information on dealer responsibilities on inventory battery maintenance,refer to General Motors Service Policies and Procedures Manual Article 2.2.2.Batteries Replaced Under Warranty
The Warranty Code is generated by the EL-50313 Midtronics Battery Tester/Charger isrequired for claim processing on labor operation 4041510, Battery-Replace. The codeis only generated when the tool is operated in Diagnostic Mode after the tool identifiesa battery that requires replacement. It is included on the print out. The code mustbe entered into the Labor Code Dependency Field in GWM. The complete print out shouldbe kept withthe warranty claim.
Important:The warranty code is ONLY generated under Diagnostic Mode when the test is set upas Out Of Vehicle. At minimum the vehicle battery cables must be disconnected andthe tool cable clamps connected directly to the battery posts.