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 an electrical circuit or battery
terminal. Failure to comply may result in serious injury or death to
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 for damaged
posts, and security of
that cable clamps
are secure. Notify
Unit Maintenance if
defects are found.
b. One or more