4-91. BATTERY LEVEL INSPECTION.
This task covers:
TM or Para
Tool kit, general mechanic's: automotive
Right engine door
Wear safety glasses or goggles when checking batteries. Always check electrolyte level with engine
stopped. Do not smoke or use exposed flame when checking battery; explosive gases are present and
severe injury to personnel can result.
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.
This procedure is the same for auxiliary and engine batteries.
(1) Remove six plugs (1) from engine battery (2).