Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE STOPS SUDDENLY (Continued)
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 and go to Step
5e. If the meter does register a current, go to Step 6.
Start the engine.
If the engine starts, the problem is solved.
If the engine does not start, go to Step 6.
Check the breaker points.
Figure 5-107. Breaker Point Cover
Remove the breaker point cover.
Open the points with a screwdriver and inspect them. If they are pitted, burned, or badly oxidized,
replace them and go to Step 6c.