Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
THE ENGINE IS HARD TO START (Continued)
Figure 5-83. Ignition Wire Test
Connect a meter lead to each end of the wire and check the continuity.
Remove the breaker point wire from the points and the coil.
Connect a meter lead to each end of the wire and check for continuity.
Wiggle the wire back and forth. If the meter does not register a current, replace it and go to Step
4e. If the meter does register a current, go to Step 5.
Start the engine.
If the engine starts without trouble, the problem is solved.
If the engine does not start, or if it is hard to start, go to Step 5.
Check the breaker points.