Battery Charging Alternator Removal and Installation
(d) Attach a No. 10 ring terminal to one
end of the 5 inch wire.
pressed air and a soft bristle brush or wipe with a
clean, lint-free cloth lightly moistened with an
(4) Attach the test leads as shown in figure
3-14 and pass
the free end
of each lead through
(2) Inspect alternator for cracks, corrosion,
hole in the ventilated shield of the alternator housing.
evidence of shorting and overheating, bent or
broken connector pins and other damage.
(5) Carefully install the rear cover plate and
secure with screws.
Testing and Adjustment.
(6) If alternator is still installed in the gen-
(1) Remove four screws attaching the rear
erator set, connect wiring harness comector to the
(2) Carefully pull the cover plate away from
(7) If alternator has been removed, install it
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 ether 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.