Table 2-1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (All Models) (Cont)
Lead-acid battery gases can explode. Do not smoke, have open
flames, or make sparks around a battery, especially if caps are
off. Battery may give off gas which can explode. Failure to
comply may result in serious injury or death to personnel.
Remove rings, bracelets, wristwatches, neck chains, and any
other jewelry before working around vehicle. Jewelry may catch
on equipment or may short across and electrical circuit. Failure
to comply may result in injury to personnel.
When operating in outside temperatures above 90F (32C), battery
fluid levels must be checked daily. Failure to comply may result in
damage to equipment.
a. Open battery cover
b. Check batteries for
terminal posts, and
security of mounting.
Check that battery
cable clamps are
secure. Notify Unit
Maintenance if any
defects are found.
b. One or more