Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
THE ENGINE IS HARD TO START (Continued)
Figure 5-80. Coil Test I
Remove the breaker point cover and jam a piece of cardboard between the breaker points.
Turn the ignition switch ON.
Connect the negative (-) meter lead to a grounded part of the engine.
Connect positive (+) meter lead to the battery (+) side of the coil. If the meter reads 11.5 to 12
volts, there is current to the coil. Go to Step 3d. If the meter reads 11.5 volts or less, there is
poor current to the coil. Go to Step 4d.