Precautions

• Make sure battery cables are connected to correct terminals.

• Always disconnect battery cables (negative first!) when the battery is given a quick charge.

• Never operate an alternator on an open circuit (battery cables disconnected).

• Always follow specs for engine speed when grounding terminal "F to bypass the regulator. High speeds may cause excess output that could damage components.

• Never ground alternator output terminal "B." It has battery voltage present at all times, even with the engine off.

• Do not perform continuity tests with a highvoltage insulation resistance tester. This type of ohmmeter could damage the alternator diodes.

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