5-2. ALTERNATOR MAINTENANCE (CONT)
a. T e s t i n g ( c o n t ) .
(2) Alternator Current Test.
This test checks alternator for rated output
c u r r e n t.
TOOLS: No. 1 Common Organizational Maintenance Tool Kit
Starting and charging system tester
PRELIMINARY PROCEDURE: Engine left rear
and radiator grille unlocked and open.
TESTING (SHEET 1 OF 2)
side panel removed (page 9-14)
(a) Connect LOAD leads of starting and charging system tester to one battery
(b) Fasten tester ammeter clamp around alternator output wire at least two
inches away from alternator.