I have some questions regarding the alternator testing procedure outlined in the 98 US work shop manual ( this is related to my battery warning light question ), my car has the FS engine:
When it says to test voltage at terminals S and L, is it correct to assume it means to disconnect "Connector 2" and then test between those pins on the alternator side and the negative battery terminal? But if they're disconnected there won't be any current flow because voltage is tested in parallel to the circuit, so that doesn't seem like it'll work. So maybe I need to probe where the wires insert at the back of the connector and the negative battery terminal?
Another problem is that the 97 European WSM lists different voltages on these pins:
The problem here is that my car is a 98 GF, which is the European / International model, so I'm not sure which voltages to go with.
EDIT July 3, 2016
The European GF models ( or at least mine ) use a Mitsubishi alternator FP34 A2TB0191 and voltage regulation is done by the ECU via the two pin DP connector.