(4) Crank the engine with the engine
starter and observe the voltmeter.
(2) With the meter on RX 100 scale, test
The voltage should not drop below 18
volts. If the voltage drop exceeds this
limit, replace or recharge the batteries
reading) should be indicated on these
and proceed with the following testing
tests. If either of the tests indicates a
faulty cable, replace it.
(5) Start the engine (TM 5-3825-213-10).
The voltmeter reading will either return
cable. Obtain a voltage reading of
the 24-volt reading or rise to a higher
battery voltage with no load by
level. If it rises to 27.5 volts, the
system is in working order. If the
reading rises above 28 volts or falls
below 27.5 volts, the system is
should indicate 24 volts.
working but needs adjustment. Refer