Battery Charging Alternator Removal and Installation
(d) Attach a No. 10 ring terminal to one
(2) Inspect alternator for cracks, corrosion, evi-
end of the 5 inch wire.
dence of shorting and overheating, bent or broken
connector pins and other damage.
(4) Attach the test leads as shown in figure
the free end
of each lead through
(3) If the electrical connector receptacle is loose,
hole in the ventilated shield of the alternator housing.
remove end cap. Remove old rivets and refasten the
receptacle with new rivets or screws and nuts.
(5) Carefully install the rear cover plate and
secure with screws.
c. Testing and Adjustment.
(6) If alternator is still installed in the gen-
(1) Remove four screws attaching the rear
erator set, connect wiring harness connector to the
cover plate to the alternator.
(2) Carefully pull the cover plate away from
(7) If alternator has been removed, install it
the alternator assembly.
means of rotation at approximately 2500 rpm.
(3) Fabricate two test leads as follows:
(a) Cut two pieces of No. 8 or No. 10 in-
sulated wire; one 5 inches long and the other 10
(9) Operate alternator at the required rpm
and note the reading on the multimeter.
(b) Strip both ends of each wire and tin
with solder (Federal Specification QQ-S-571).
(c) Attach a No. 10 ring terminal to one
dance with table 3-5, rotate adjusting screw to ob-
end of the 10 inch test lead.
tain proper reading.