What I found was a dead short in the rectifier/regulator.
Thanks, already installed new set.
If anyone is interested in the old set of connectors, please contact me.
Reeds are a one way inlet valve (and rarely fail).
The block sounds trashed, but you might want to do a compression test anyhow.
And don't do what I did once: Hooked the flushing hose to the vent!