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Tool Kit, General Mechanic's
Generator shut down, TM 9-6115-644-10, Paragraph 2-9.2
Disconnect negative battery cable from right battery and the positive
battery cable from the left battery before doing the following
procedures. Failure to observe this warning could result in severe
personal injury or death.
Check thermostat assembly, Figure 4-34, for damaged housing or break in wires.
Perform continuity check of thermostat. If temperature is above -2C/28F, check for open circuit. If temperature is
below -7C/19.4F, check for closed circuit.
Replace thermostat if housing is damaged, if breaks in wires are evident, or if continuity checks fail.
Substitute new thermostat with wires connected to TB-7 Pin 8 and Pin 9 for the defective one.