7-48. DISCONNECTING/CONNECTING BATTERIES
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
Goggles, Industrial (Item 15, Appendix C)
Apron, Rubber (Item 3, Appendix C)
Gloves, Rubber (Item 13, Appendix C)
Puller, Battery Terminal (Item 28, Appendix C)
Tools and Special Tools (Cont)
Tool Kit, Genl Mech (Item 44, Appendix C)
Dispenser, Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tape
(Item 21, Appendix D)
Grease, Automotive and Artillery (GAA)
(Item 23, Appendix D)
Lockwasher (Item 78, Appendix G)
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 severs burns or electrical shock. Batteries can explode from a spark. Battery acid
is harmful to skin and eyes. Always wear eye protection when working with batteries.
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.
Tag battery terminals, terminal lugs, and
connection points prior to disconnecting.
(1) Remove nut (1) and lockwasher (2) from battery 24 VDC
ground cable (3). Discard lockwasher.
(3) Remove terminal lugs TL50A (5), TL48 (6), battery tester
terminal lug (7) and washer (8) from battery 24 VDC
ground cable (3).