4-72. STARTER REPLACEMENT (CONT).
Replace wires or cables failing test.
(2) Perform starter solenoid test as follows:
(a) Connect positive battery cable to
positive side of ammeter and negative
battery cable to solenoid ground.
Ensure switch is open prior to connecting
to starter solenoid. Electrical shock may
result if solenoid is energized while making
final battery connection.
(b) Connect switch leads to ammeter and
starter solenoid switch terminal (S).
ground and solenoid switch
(d) Connect carbon pile across positive and
negative battery terminals.
(e) Close switch and adjust carbon pile
Observe ammeter reading. Normal reading is 105 to 115 amps. If above or below normal reading,
send to direct support maintenance for repair.