A or less Standard voltage

13.2 to 14.8 V If the result is not as specified, replace the generator.

HINT:

If the battery is not fully charged, the ammeter reading will sometimes be more than the standard amperage.

8. CHECK CHARGING CIRCUIT WITH LOAD

(a) With the engine running at 2,000 rpm, turn on the high beam headlights and turn the heater blower switch to the HI position.

(b) Check the reading on the ammeter. Standard current:

30 A or more If the ammeter reading is less than the standard current, replace the generator. HINT:

If the battery is fully charged, the ammeter reading will sometimes be less than the standard current. In this case, operate the wiper motor and the window defogger to increase the load and then check the charging circuit again.

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