BATTERY VOLTMETER GAGE
This task covers:
Tool kit SC4940-97-CL-E1,2
· Remove rings, bracelets, wristwatches, and neck chains before working around the locomotive.
Jewelry can catch on equipment and cause injury, or may short across an electrical circuit and cause
severe burns or electrical shock.
· High voltage is used in the operation of equipment. Do not be misled by the term LOW VOLTAGE.
Potentials as low as 50 volts may cause death.
Open electrical equipment cabinet door and set battery switch to CLOSED. Start locomotive (TM 55-2210-224-
With engine running, use a multimeter and check voltage on engine alternator. Voltage indicated shall be 36 V dc.
Stop engines If required, replace defective gage.