To save time, the inspector should develop his own plan or sequence for checking miscellaneous electrical items, many of which can be inspected while inspecting other items.
|Procedures:||Reject Vehicle If:|
|Inspect Electrical System.|
|(1) Horn shall be securely fastened, produce audible but not harsh or loud sound, and have a horn button readily accessible to the operator.||
(1) Horn is:
(b) Fails to function;
(c) Produces loud or harsh sound;
(d) Not equipped with horn button within arm's reach of operator.
|(2) Switches shall all function properly.||(2) Switches fail to function.|
|(3) Wiring shall be well insulated.||
(a) Insulation is bare, cracked, or broken;
(b) Shows evidence of burning or short-circuiting.
|(4) Connections shall be tight and secure.||(4) Connections are loose or show signs of excessive corrosion.|
|(5) Automatic Transmission Only. Neutral safety starting switchDetermine that starter operates with gear selector in P and N only.||(5) Starter operates with gear selector in any gear other than P or N.|
|(6) BatteryCheck General Condition.||
(a) Is cracked or broken;
(b) Connections are loose or show signs of excessive corrosion;
(c) Is not held down securely;
(d) Vents are not open (if equipped);
(e) Is low on fluid level (if applicable).