ASE A6 Electrical Electronics Practice Test

Starter voltage drop test.

11. A vehicle's engine is slow cranking. The battery has 12.6V and is in good condition. A voltage drop test is performed to test the starter circuit. Technician A says the test result above indicates there is excessive resistance in this circuit. Technician B says the ignition must be disabled and the starter cranked in order to perform this test. Who is correct?

  • A. Technician A
  • B. Technician B
  • C. Both A and B
  • D. Neither A or B

11.

Starter voltage drop test.

Answer A is wrong. Both technician A and B are correct.

Answer B is wrong. Both technician A and B are correct.

Answer C is correct. The starter draws a lot of current, but there is too much resistance somewhere in this circuit. Troubleshoot the cables, connections and the starter solenoid by performing a voltage drop test.

Answer D is wrong. Both technician A and B are correct.