7-46. BATTERY/BATTERY CABLES REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
c. Follow-On Maintenance
Engine shut down (TM 9-2320-365-10).
Battery box cover removed (TM 9-2320-365-10).
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, Genl Mech (Item 44, Appendix C)
Apron, Rubber (Item 3, Appendix C)
Goggles, Industrial (Item 15, Appendix C)
Gloves, Rubber (Item 13, Appendix C)
Puller, Battery Terminal (Item 28, Appendix C)
Dispenser, Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tape
(Item 21, Appendix D)
Lockwasher (Item 78, Appendix G)
Grease, Automotive and Artillery (GAA)
(Item 23, Appendix D)
Remove rings, bracelets, watches, necklaces, and any other jewelry before working around vehicle.
Jewelry can catch on equipment and cause injury or short across electrical circuit and cause
severe burns or electrical shock. Batteries can explode from a spark.
Battery acid (electrolyte) is extremely harmful. Always wear safety goggles and rubber gloves, and
do not smoke when performing maintenance on batteries. Injury will result if acid contacts skin
or eyes. Wear rubber apron to prevent clothing being damaged.
Negative battery terminals and battery tester negative terminal lug must be disconnected first.
Failure to comply may result in serious injury or death to personnel.