PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS)
INCLUDING LUBRICATION INSTRUCTIONS - CONTINUED
Table 1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) for the 966H Wheel Loader - Continued.
NOT FULLY MISSION
tery Box, and
WARN I N G
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 per-
sonnel. 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 person-
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 procedures may result in injury or death to per-
N OT E
For complete information on servicing batteries, refer
to TM 9-6140-200-14.
Perform service on both batteries.
a. Check that left-side battery box Battery is leaking electro-
cover is closed and secure. Be alert lyte.
for any evidence of electrolyte
leakage coming from battery box.
b. Open battery access cover under Battery is missing.
left side of operator platform.
c. Inspect battery for obvious dam- Any electrolyte leakage is
age such as a cracked case and evident or damage to batter-
d. Check battery hold-down for pres- Hold-down is missing, loose
ence, looseness, and damage. If or damaged.
loose, tighten wingnuts.
e. Check battery for broken and cor- Broken and corroded con-
roded connections or frayed/ nections or frayed/burned/
burned/melted cables and clamps. melted cables and clamps