CLEAN, INSPECT, AND REPAIR
W A R N I N G
Battery posts and cables
touched by metal objects
can short circuit and bum
you. Do not wear jewelry,
necklaces, or watches when
operating on the electrical
system. Keep tools away from posts,
wires, and terminals.
Clean battery with nonmetallic brush dipped
in mixture of sodium bicarbonate. After
foaming stops, flush battery with clean
water. Dry with clean cloth.
Clean retainers and parts by soaking in
mixture of sodium bicarbonate. Dry parts and
apply epoxy coating.
See TM 96140-200-14 to service batteries.
Battery is heavy and can
cause injury if handled
improperly. Be sure to have
battery. Battery weighs
about 75 lb (34 kg).
8. Place batteries (1) in battery box (2).
Place batteries with positive (+) and neg-
Install two bolts (3) in slots of battery
frame (4). Turn bolts to secure.
Install two retainers (5) on two bolts (3).
Secure with two washers (6) and nuts (7).
Place clamp (8) on two retainers (5). Secure
with washer (9) and bolt (10).
1. Install battery terminal lugs (page 13-10).
4. Raise and lock ramp (see your 10).
2. Connect battery ground lead (page 13-2).
5. Stop/shutdown engine (see your 10).
3. Turn MASTER SWITCH ON to check that
batteries are installed correctly. Master
switch light should come on (see your -10).
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