4-20. Testing of
Replace capacitors that fail to give a reading
within 10 percent of the value in microfarads
given in paragraph 4-18.
Test the capacitors for leaks, shorts
and open circuits, using a capacitor tester.
Section VIII. MAINTENANCE OF THE ENGINE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
instructions for the battery and batter
and battery cables,
and slave receptacle,
switches, panel lights and meters.
otherwise specified, these instructions apply
to both the model MEP-017A and model
MEP-022A generator sets.
t h a t a p p l i e s t o t h
engine, refer to TM 5-2805-258-14.
Battery Cables, Starter Cable and
( 1 ) R e f e r t o f i g u r e 3 - 4 a n d r e m o v
the fuel can as follows:
(a) Lift locking handle and remov
the fuel can adapter from the fuel can.
(b) Lift clamp to loosen strap securing
the fuel can in fuel can bracket.
(c) Remove strap from fuel can an
remove fuel can from bracket.
(2) Refer to figure 4-21 and the following
instructions to remove the terminal cover,
battery cables, starter cable and grommet,
and terminal stud.
( a ) R e m o v
the negative battery cabl
to the battery terminal and disconnect battery
(b) Remove nuts, lockwashers, an
screws securing the other end of the negative
battery cable to the skid and remove negative
(c) Disconnect starter cable at starter
and remove grommet from engine shroud.
(d) Remove nut and lockwasher securing
the starter cable to the terminal stud and
Exercise care when removing starter
cable to prevent possible damage
when withdrawing cable from the
(e) Remove starter cable.
(f) Loosen nut securing positive cable
to the battery terminal and disconnect the
positive battery cable.
insulating washers, and terminal stud securing
other end of battery cable to the skid base
and remove cable.