TM 5-3740-21 4-14
ELECTRICAL PARTS GROUP (Continued)
Test the condenser. Use a volt-ohmmeter.
(a) Remove the condenser from the engine.
Figure 5-237. Condenser Test
(c) Connect the negative (-) meter lead to the side of the condenser and the positive (+) meter lead to the
If the meter reads below infinity the condenser is ok.
If the meter reads at infinity and remains there, replace the condenser.
(d) Tap the condenser lightly. If the meter fluctuates, there are loose connections inside the condenser.
If there are no loose connections, the condenser is ok.
If there are loose connections, replace the condenser.