6-3.2. 100 AMPERE ALTERNATOR (12342944) TESTING AND REPAIR (Cont'd)
Regulator Bypass Test.
Perform this test only when instructed from tables 6-A and 6-A.1.
(a) Prepare alternator as in Full-Load Test.
Use jumper wire rated for 15 amps.
(b) Disconnect alternator connector from regulator. With alternator spinning, use jumper wire and
short pin A of connector to ground momentarily. Record results.
(c) Amperage should rise within 10% of rated output with jumper wire connected and fall with
jumper disconnected. Refer to table 6-A.2 for diagnosis.
Turn test stand master power switch and load switch to OFF.
Disconnect jumper wires from terminals on test stand and alternator.
Remove V-belt from test stand pulley and alternator pulley. Remove alternator from test stand.
Table 6-A.2. Regulator Bypass Test.
Alternator OK. See note. Replace regulator
only if low AMPS/low VOLTS are indicated
in table 6-A and/or table 6-A.1.
Alternator must be repaired. Refer to Static