Check Charging Circuit Without Load

(a) According to the following procedure, connect an ammeter and voltmeter as shown in the illustration.

(1) Disconnect the wire from terminal B of the generator and connect it to the negative (-) lead of the ammeter.

(2) Connect the positive (+) lead of the ammeter to terminal B of the generator.

(3) Connect the positive (+) lead of the voltmeter to positive (+) terminal of the battery.

(4) Ground the negative (-) lead of the voltmeter.

(b) Check the charging circuit.

(1) While keeping the engine speed at 2,000 rpm, check the readings on the ammeter and voltmeter.

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