d. Remove any preservative compound that has
Mixing of the slightest amounts of
been sprayed on metal surfaces with cleaning
different electrolytes can damage the
compound, solvent (Fed. Spec. P-D-680) and dry
Check battery to determine type battery
installed. For lead acid type batteries, fill battery with
electrolyte to 5/8 inch above the plates. For lead acid or
Preservative compound is not a
nickel/iron batteries, check specific gravity of electrolyte
Take special care to
as prescribed in TM 10-t 1690A/TO 19-75C BAE-13.
completely remove the compound from
Use battery charger, National stock number 6130-00-
all wearing surfaces.
500-0069, 36 volts to 60 volts, 160 amp. 230 volts ac,
metallic rectifier type, alternating operating power, when
If battery is received with a metal cover,
charging lead acid or nickel/iron batteries.
remove and discard metal cover and
f. Lubricate the truck in accordance with the
current lubrication order.
g. Fill hydraulic reservoir with proper grade of oil.
When servicing battery, do not smoke or
Refer to current lubrication order.
use flame in the vicinity.
h. Refer to Table 4-1 for a list of maintenance and
generate hydrogen, a highly explosive
operating supplies required for initial operation of the fork
gas. Do not use the same hydrometer to
check specific gravity of nickel/iron,
nickel/cadmium or lead acid batteries.
Table 4-1. Maintenance and Operating Supplies
OIL, , HYDRAULIC: 1 gal can
(1) See current LO for
grade application and
(2) Includes quantity
.fill hydraulic system
OIL, LUBRICATING, GEAR:
55 gal drum as lollows:
3 3/4 gal.--reservoir
(3) See C9100-IL for
additional data and
OIL, LUBRICATING: 55 gal
drum as follows:
AND ARTILLERY: 35 lb.
can as follows:
b. Fire Extinguisher. Remove separately packed
4-2. Installation of Separately Packed Com-
fire extinguisher and install in bracket on instrument
panel. Be certain bracket clamp locks properly to secure
The only components not
fire extinguisher in position.
already installed are the forks, battery and the fire