DISCONNECT BATTERY GROUND STRAPS (Sheet 1 of 1)
TOOLS: 9/16 in. socket with 1/2 in. drive
5 in. extension with 1/2 in. drive
Rag, wiping (Item 65, Appendix D )
Rubber gloves (Item 73, Appendix D)
Goggles (Item 74, Appendix D)
Remove all jewelry such as rings, watches, dog tags, bracelets, etc. If
jewelry or disconnected battery ground cable contacts battery terminal,
a direct short can result, causing instant heating
of jewelry and tools,
causing severe injury to personnel or damage to equipment.
Battery acid (electrolyte) is extremely harmful. Always wear safety
goggles and rubber gloves, and don't smoke while servicing batteries.
Severe injury will result if acid contacts eyes or skin.
As each cable is removed, cover cable with rags to prevent
contact with floor or battery box which may cause arcing.
Using socket with extension, remove three screws and washers (A) securing three ground straps (B) to
Remove cloth from each cable (B) and place in position.
Using socket, install three screws and washers (A) securing cables (B) to hull floor.
End of Task