Table 1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) - Continued.
NOT FULLY MISSION
Batteries and a. With assistance, remove arctic
Battery Cables heater battery box cover, if
b. Open battery compartment
Holddown is loose or dam-
c. Check battery holddowns for
looseness or damage.
d. Inspect batteries for cracked
Battery cases are cracked or
cases and evidence of leaking.
leaks are evident.
N OT E
Original equipment batteries are maintenance-free and do
not have removable caps.
e. Check for missing, broken, split, Damage is noted.
or frayed battery cables.
f. Check for damaged battery
Damage is noted.
g. If equipped with non-
maintenance free batteries, check
electrolyte level in each cell. If level
is low, fill with distilled water to
bottom of filler opening. Close
battery compartment cover.