Table 1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) - Continued.
Cab Air Filter
If CBRN exposure is suspected, personnel wearing
protective equipment must handle all air cleaner
media. Contaminated filters must be handled using
adequate precautions and must be disposed of by
trained personnel. Consult your CBRN Officer or
CBRN NCO for appropriate handling or disposal
procedures. Failure to follow this warning may result in
injury or death to personnel.
Inspect cab air filter element.
Physical damage or
excess debris (WP 0347).
· To avoid injury, eye protection and acid-resistant gloves
must be worn when working around batteries. Do not
smoke, use open flame, make sparks, or create other
ignition sources around batteries. If a battery is giving off
gases, it can explode and cause injury to personnel.
Remove all jewelry such as rings, ID tags, watches, and
bracelets. If jewelry or a tool contacts a battery terminal,
a direct short will result in instant heating, damage to
equipment, and injury to personnel.
· Sulfuric acid contained in batteries can cause serious
burns. If battery corrosion or electrolyte makes contact
with skin, eyes, or clothing, take immediate action to
stop the corrosive burning effects.
· Failure to follow these warnings may result in death or
injury to personnel.
· If battery compartment is corroded, it will be necessary
to remove batteries and clean compartment to remove
acid residue and corrosion.
· Buildup of dirt or corrosion on batteries may lead to elec-
a. Open battery box cover (TM 5-