2-79. BATTERY CABLE SERVICING
This task covers: Removal, Cleaning, Inspection, and Installation
Tools and Test Equipment:
General Mechanics Tool Kit (I, App. E)
Batteries produce explosive gases
and contain acid that can cause
severe burns. To avoid serious
injury, keep sparks and flame away
from batteries. Avoid electrolyte
contact with skin, eyes or clothing. If
action to stop burning effects.
REMOVE BATTERY BOX LID (1) BY TURNING
LID LATCHES (2).
TAG AND DISCONNECT BATTERY CABLES
(3, 4, 5).
a. Remove ground cable (3, BLACK) from
negative battery terminal by loosening cable
b. Remove positive cable (4, RED) from positive
battery terminal by loosening cable lug nut.
c. Remove crossover cable (5) from positive
and negative battery terminals by loosening
cable lug nuts.
Clean battery cables in accordance with paragraph 1-24.