M38: Testing the charging system

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Re: M38: Testing the charging system

Post by 51willysm38 » Sun Nov 22, 2020 1:20 pm

Does anyone know if the abc connections on the generator should all show continuity or does just cb and not a?


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Re: M38: Testing the charging system

Post by Cuz » Sun Nov 22, 2020 8:45 pm

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If you are testing continuity at this connector with it disconnected from the regulator then A & C will share continuity since they both are attached to the armature. B will not share continuity with A & C since be is connected to the field.
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