ARMY TM 9-6115-639-13
AIR FORCE TO 35C2-3-386-51
MARINE CORPS TM 10155A-13/1
4-45. BATTERY CABLE ASSEMBLY MAINTENANCE - cont.
Inspect battery terminals and crimp lugs for corrosion and damage. Check for security of attachment.
Inspect insulation sleeving for deterioration.
Inspect battery for cracks, corrosion, or evidence of leakage. Inspect battery posts for corrosion. Remove
corrosion from cable terminals and battery posts using a wire terminal brush.
Replace any component that is damaged to the extent that it will effect the safe operation of the set.
Ensure battery is secure in battery tray. Tighten hold down rods as required.
When connecting battery cables, always connect positive cable first and negative cable last.
Failure to observe this warning can result in personal injury.
Connect positive battery cable (1, Figure 4-36) to starters positive terminal (3) using nut (4) and washer
(5). Connect opposite end of cable to positive (+) battery post (2).
Connect negative battery cable (6) and cable (8) to engine ground lug using screw (9), lockwasher (10),
and washer (11). Connect opposite end of cable (6) to negative (-) battery post (7).
Close main access cover and lock in place using latches.