1-16. ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.
BATTERIES. Provide power for three circuits: the charging circuit, the starting circuit, and the lighting
circuit. Two 12 volt batteries are connected in series to provide starting power.
ALTERNATOR. The 24 volt, 65 amp alternator, an integral part of the charging circuit, provides current
to charge the batteries when the engine is running.
STARTER MOTOR. Part of the starting circuit, the starter motor is used to turn the engine flywheel fast
enough to start the engine.
CIRCUIT BREAKERS. Located inside instrument panel. Switches that open the battery circuit if there
is a shorted, grounded wire or excessive current draw by a defective component in the corresponding
circuit. When the circuit is open, no current will flow through the electrical system. The circuit breakers
will automatically reset once they cool. If a breaker continually trips, the electrical system requires