ARMY TM 9-6115-641-24
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-456-12
Remove terminal cover(s) (2, Figure 2-3) from battery post(s), if applicable.
Clean battery post(s) and cable terminals with battery terminal cleaner.
Install terminal cover(s) (2), if removed.
If cable cannot be repaired, refer to Appendix D.
Remove applicable broken or damaged terminal as shown in Figure 2-3 or Figure 2-4.
Slide new shrinkable tubing (4, Figure 2-3 or Figure 2-4) over cable end.
Install applicable terminal to cable end as described in Appendix D.
Heat shrinkable tubing (4) with heat gun until secure.
Install applicable cable assembly as shown in Figure 2-3 or Figure 2-4.
Connect negative battery cable terminal (1, Figure 2-3) to battery.
Close access doors.
Batteries give off flammable gas. Do not smoke or use open flame when perform-
ing maintenance. Flames and explosion could result in severe personal injury or
Shut down generator set.
Open engine access doors and disconnect negative battery cable terminal. (1, Figure 2-3).
Remove battery vent caps.
Test specific gravity of electrolyte in each battery cell with a hydrometer. Refer to Table 2-7 for state of charge
with specific gravity corrected to 80°F (27°C). Refer to Table 2-8 for specific gravity temperature corrections.
Recharge or replace batteries as necessary. Retest batteries per above instructions.
Install battery vent caps.
Connect negative battery cable. Close engine access doors.
Table 2-7. STATE OF CHARGE WITH SPECIFIC GRAVITY CORRECTED TO 80°F (27°C)