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Textbook Problem

While checking for conditions that might cause coolant electrolysis: Technician A places the positive lead of a voltmeter into the coolant and connects the negative lead to a ground. Technician B checks for the presence of voltage in the coolant with the ignition off. Who is correct?

  1. Technician A

  • Technician B
  • Both A and B
  • Neither A nor B
  • To determine

    While checking for conditions that might cause coolant electrolysis: the technician who is correct.

    Explanation

    Given information:

    Technician A places the positive lead of a voltmeter into the coolant and connects the negative lead to a ground.

    Technician B checks for the presence of voltage in the coolant with the ignition off.

    Electrolysisis the process in which electrical current flows through the cooling system causing rapid corrosion of the layers of the components which may result in significant failure to the engine. This may be caused due to improper or missing ground connections. In order to check whether the engine is liable to electrolysis or not, a voltmeter is used...

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