ARMY TM 9-6115-672-14
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-444-32
MARINE CORPS TM 09244A/09245A-14
SECTION VI. UNIT MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES
MAINTENANCE OF DC ELECTRICAL SYSTEM.
When disconnecting or removing batteries, disconnect the negative lead that
connects directly to the grounding stud first. Disconnect the negative end of
the interconnection cable next. When installing batteries, reverse the
connection sequence. Failure to comply can cause serious personal injury.
Introduction. This section contains unit maintenance procedures for the DC electrical system. Deficiencies
noted during inspection or repair which are beyond the scope of unit maintenance shall be reported to the next
higher level of maintenance.
Battery and SLAVE RECEPTACLE Cables.
Batteries give off a flammable gas. Do not smoke or use open flame when
performing maintenance. Failure to comply can cause injury or death to
personnel and equipment damage due to flames and explosion.
Battery acid can cause burns to unprotected skin. Wear protective gloves and
safety goggles. Failure to comply can cause personal injury.
DC voltages are present at generator set electrical components even with
generator shut down. Avoid shorting any positive terminal with
ground/negative. Failure to comply can cause injury to personnel and damage
Metal jewelry can conduct electricity. Remove metal jewelry when working on
electrical system or components. Failure to comply can cause injury or death
to personnel by electrocution.
This procedure is typical for the positive, negative, and interconnect battery cables,
and the positive and negative NATO SLAVE RECEPTACLE cables.
Shut down generator set, paragraph 2.11.2.
Open BATTERY ACCESS door and right side engine compartment access doors (Figure 1-2).