5-9. BATTERIES AND CABLES MAINTENANCE (CONT)
a. B a t t e r i e s ( c o n t ).
This task covers removal, cleaning, inspection, and installation
o f b a t t e r i e s.
TOOLS: No. 1 Common Organizational Maintenance Tool Kit
Combination box and open end wrench set
Socket wrench set, 3/8 inch drive
Scratch wire brush
B a t t e r y t e r m i n a l l i f t er
MATERIALS/PARTS: Clean cloths (Appendix C, item 1)
Cleaning solvent P-D-680 (Appendix C, item
Detergent (Appendix C, item 3)
Insulation tape (Appendix C, item 5)
Electrical cleaner (Appendix C, item 19)
Electrical sealer (Appendix C, item 20)
Electrolyte (Appendix C, item 23)
Battery cleaner (FSCM 10988 PN M20376)
PERSONNEL REQUIRED: Two Construction Equipment Mechanics MOS 62B
REMOVAL (SHEET 1 OF 2)
In following steps
t e r m i n a l l i f t e r .
PROCEDURE: Radiator grille unlocked and open.
r e m o v e t e r m i n a l s f r o m b a t t e r y p o s t s u s i n g b a t t e r y
To prevent damage to batteries, do not pry terminals
loose using screwdriver.
( f )
Inside battery compartment, at front battery, loosen nut (1) and pull
terminal (2) with ground cables from battery post. Push terminal (2)
aside to prevent contact with battery post.
At rear battery, loosen nut (3) and pull terminal (4) with positive
cables from battery post.
At cable (5), loosen two terminal nuts and pull terminals from battery
posts. Remove cable (5) from battery compartment.
At ends of bracket (9), loosen and remove two nuts (6) and lock wash-
e r s ( 7 ).
At left end of bracket (9), lift clamp (8) with positive cable and set
a s i d e .
Remove bracket (9) and two J-bolts (10) from battery compartment.