Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
THE ENGINE IS HARD TO START (Continued)
Battery cables between the battery and the start button and the battery and the ground connection.
Wires between the ignition switch and the coil, the points and the coil, and the condenser and the
Between the starter and the start button.
Between the ignition switch and the start button.
Figure 5-89. Ignition Wire Test
Remove the wire to be tested and connect a meter lead to each end of the wire.
If the wire shows a current, it is ok. Go to Step 7a(3).
If the wire does not show a current, replace it and go to Step 6b.
Wiggle the wire back and forth. If the meter jumps up and down, replace the wire and go to Step
6b. If the meter stays steady, go to Step 7c.
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 7c.
Check the cooling system. Symptom 10, Step 1.