4-73. BAITERY HOLDDOWN REPLACEMENT
This task covers:
General mechanics tool kit:
automotive (Appendix B, Item 1)
l Battery box cover removed (para. 10-43).
l Battery ground cables removed (para. 4-68).
l Battery interconnecting cable removed
General Safety Instructions
l Wear safety goggles and rubber gloves, and do not
smoke when performing battery maintenance.
l Remove all jewelry.
l Battery positive cable removed (para. 4-68).
Battery acid (electrolyte) is extremely harmful. Always wear
safety goggles and rubber gloves, and do not smoke when
performing battery maintenance. Severe injury will result if
acid contacts eyes or skin.
Remove all jewelry such as rings, dog tags, bracelets, etc. If
jewelry or disconnected battery ground cable contact battery
terminal, a direct short can result, causing instant heating of
tools, severe injury to personnel, or damage to equipment.
Remove four nuts (21, battery holddown (31, and four holddown rods (1) from batteries (5) and
Install battery holddown (3) on batteries (5) and brackets (4) with four holddown rods (1) and
four nuts (2).