BATTERY AND RELATED COMPONENTS MAINTENANCE (Cont).
Remove 2 nuts (2) and battery
retainer (1) from hook bolts (4).
Check charge indicators (5) on top of
if indicator (5) shows a green dot,
battery is okay.
DO NOT charge, test, or slave start battery when built-in hydrometer
shows clear or light yellow. An explosion may occur causing serious injury
or death to personnel.
If indicator (5) appears dark with no green dot, recharge and test battery.
If indicator (5) shows a clear or light yellow dot, replace battery.
Remove battery caps and check electrolyte level. If level is low, notify your supervisor.
Check specific gravity. (See TM 9-6140-200-14)
Visually check for corrosion and damage.
If corroded, clean battery posts and cable connections with wire brush and soda solution, and
lightly coat battery posts with grease. If damaged, replace as required.