Table 5-3. Direct and General Support Maintenance Troubleshooting (Continued)
TEST OR INSPECTION
ENGINE LACKS POWER (Continued)
Remove the breaker point cover and jam a piece of cardboard between the breaker points.
Turn on the ignition switch.
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 9c(5). If the meter reads 11.5 volts or less, there is
poor current to the coil. Go to Step 9d.
Figure 5-141. Coil Test II