4-87. ENGINE BATTERY REPLACEMENT.
This task covers:
TM or Para
Tool kit, general mechanic's: automotive
Remove or disconnect batteries and turn master battery switch off prior to performing maintenance
in immediate battery area or working on electrical system. Such disconnections prevent electrical
shock to personnel or equipment.
Battery acid (electrolyte) is extremely harmful. Always wear safety goggles and rubber gloves, and do
not smoke when performing maintenance on batteries. Injury will result if acid contacts skin or eyes.
Wear rubber apron to prevent clothing being damaged.
Remove all jewelry such as rings, dog tags, bracelets, etc. If jewelry contacts battery terminal, a direct
short may result in instant heating of tools, damage to equipment, and injury or death to personnel.
(1) Remove nut (l), screw (2). and battery support bar (3).
(2) Remove engine battery (4) from engine mounting plate (5).