SECTION X. MAINTENANCE OF THE BATTERY AND CABLES
Removal. Refer to figure 4-57 and remove
Cleaning, Inspection, and Repair.
Clean all corrosion off of cables with a
Clean the terminal stud with a clean
Inspect the cables for fraying and
breaks. Replace all damaged cables.
Inspect the terminal stud for cracks
and breaks. Replace if damaged.
Installation. Refer to figure 4-57 and install
Removal Refer to figure 4-58 and remove the
The 6TN and 6TL batteries can be
maintenance-free batteries cannot be
batteries. The 6TN and or the 6TL
batteries will perform properly in hot
weather as long as electrolyte levels
electrolyte expands and causes the
level to rise, some fluid must be
removed. If the level becomes too
low due to evaporation, distilled
water may be used to obtain the
proper level. A good grade of
drinking water (excluding mineral
waters) may be used if distilled water
is not available.
Electrolyte (NSNs 68104)0-249-9354
and 681040-843-1640) have a specific
gravity of 1.280 and should be used
in these batteries. Do NOT adjust the
electrolyte in wet batteries to a lower
Figure 4-57. Battery and starter cables, removal and installation
* U.S. GOVERNMENT PRINTING OFFICE: 1991 554-123/20079
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