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Does anyone know the proper method for checking the resistance in the R/R?

The manual is confusing at best and my experience with an ohmmeter is somewhat limited. TIA
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From the yahoo group files..
From: "Dan Morgan" <[email protected]>
Date: Thu May 29, 2003 1:42 am
Subject: Re: [VN750] Electircal Problem continues.
- How to check out the R/R

If you have the Kawasaki Service Manual, you will find
R/R checkout on page 15-18. If you don't I will list
what is there for you.

Quoted from the manual as much as possible:

Regulator/Rectifier Inspection

Remove the left side cover.
Pull out the connector.
Be sure to set the hand tester to the 100 ohm range and zero
the meter(Not necessary on a digital meter)
Check the resistance between the regulator/rectifier terminals
as follows(there is a chart and picture in the manual which I
cannot reproduce right now but I will try to put it in words
for you)

A1 A2 A3 All Alternator Terminals
--- --- ---
Connector with pins facing
you and notch at bottom
--- --- ---
G M B G = Ground M = Monitor B = Battery

--|__|--

(Hope that came across right)


Measure B to M - should read infinity
Measure B to G - should read infinity
Measure B to A1, A2, A3 - should read infinity
Measure M to B - should read > 10K ohm
Measure M to G - should read > 10K ohm
Measure M to A1, A2, A3 - should read > 10K ohm
Measure G to B - should read between 0.4 to 2K ohm
Measure G to M - should read between 1 to 5K ohm
Measure G to A1, A2, A3 - should read 0.2 to 0.6K ohm(200 to 600 ohm)
Measure A1, A2, A3 to B - should read 0.2 to 0.6K ohm(200 to 600 ohm)
Measure A1, A2, A3 to M - should read infinity
Measure A1, A2, A3 to G - should read infinity

If there is more resistance than the specified value, the unit has an
open lead and must be replaced. Much less than this resistance means
the unit is shorted, and must be replaced.

Hope this helps someone out there.

Dan Morgan
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Dianna
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Thanks Diana !!!!!

Well guys I need an R/R anyone have one out there ? It's special order only from my local dealer $ 156.00 Yipes !!!!!!
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There's a used one on eBay right now!

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