Table 1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) - Continued.
NOT FULLY MISSION
WARN I N G
To avoid injury, eye protection and acid-resistant gloves
must be worn when working around batteries. DO NOT
smoke, use open flame, make sparks, or create other igni-
tion sources around batteries. If a battery is giving off
gases, it can explode and cause injury. Remove all jewelry
such as rings, ID tags, watches, and bracelets. If jewelry or
a tool contacts a battery terminal, a direct short will result in
instant heating, damage to equipment, and injury to per-
Sulfuric acid contained in batteries can cause serious
burns. If battery corrosion or electrolyte makes contact with
skin, eyes, or clothing, take immediate action to stop the
corrosive burning effects. Failure to follow these proce-
dures may cause death or serious injury to personnel.
DO NOT use compressed air to clean batteries. Use a
clean, dry rag.
C AU T I O N
To reduce battery damage, check battery compartment for
corrosion (greenish/white powder) and DO NOT jerk or pull
on battery cables during visual inspection. Failure to follow
this caution may result in damage to equipment.
WARN I N G
Use extreme caution when handling heavy parts. Provide
adequate support and use assistance during procedure.
Failure to follow this warning may cause injury or death to
N OT E
Arctic heater battery box cover weighs approximately 50 lb