1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 60 LV 90, 115, 150, 150C, 175 Service Manual, P/N 507127, Page 259Get this manual

1996 Johnson Evinrude "ED" 60 LV 90, 115, 150, 150C, 175 Service Manual, P/N 507127, Page 259

RectifierRegulator Tests Variable Load Tests To test the operation of the rectifierregu lator, you must be able to run the
the rectifierregulator red lead and the battery side of the starter solenoid3Reconnect the engine's battery cables 4Following
the manufacturer's directions, connect the variable load tester (carbon pile) across the battery terminalsSteven's Instrument
Model NoLB-85 and Snap-on Model NoMT540D are examples of testers available& Excessive battery discharge rates might overheat
battery causing electrolyte gassingThis might create an explosive atmosphere5Start the engine and run it at approximately
4500 RPMUse the variable load tester to draw the battery down at rate equivalent to the stator's full output The ammeter
should indicate nearly full output20 or 35 amps 6Decrease the battery load toward zero amps Ammeter should show reduced outputAs