DISCONNECT BATTERY GROUND STRAPS (Sheet l of 1)
9/16 in. socket with 1/2 in. drive
5 in. extension with 1/2 in. drive
Rag, wiping (Item 65, Appendix D)
Rubber gloves (Item 72, Appendix D)
Goggles (Item 71, Appendix D)
Remove all jewelry such as ring, watches, dog tags,
bracelets, etc. If jewelry or disconnected battery ground
cable contacts battery terminal, a direct short can result,
causing instant heating of jewelry and tools, severe injury to
personnel, or damage to equipment.
Battery acid (electroyte) is extremely harmful. Always
wear safety goggles and robber gloves, and don't smoke
while servicing batteries Severe injury will result if acid
contacts eyes or skin.
As each cable is removed, cover cable with rags to prevent
contact with floor or battery box, which may cause arcing.
Using socket with extension, remove three screws and six washers (A) securing three ground
straps (B) to hull wall.
Using socket with extension, install three screws and washers (A) securing cables (B) to
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