NATO RECEPTACLE CABLES REPLACEMENT
This Task Covers:
Tools and Special Tools
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Tags, Identification (MIL-S-29190) 1,000 per
(SC 5180-90-N26), Tool Number W33004,
carton, NSN 8135-00-178-9200
Engine OFF (TM 5-3895-379-10)
Drum and wheels chocked
Battery acid (Electrolyte) is extremely harmful. Always wear safety goggles
and rubber gloves, and do not smoke when performing maintenance on
batteries. Injury will result if acid contacts skin or eyes. Wear rubber apron to
prevent clothing being damaged.
Remove all jewelry such as rings, dog tags, bracelets, etc. If jewelry contacts
battery terminal, a direct short may result in instant heating of tools, damage to
equipment, and injury or death to personnel.
Turn battery disconnect switch off prior to performing maintenance in
immediate battery area or working on electrical system. Such disconnections
prevent electrical shock to personnel or equipment.
Always disconnect the negative (-) battery cable before servicing the battery or
positive (+) battery cable. Failure to do so can result in damage to electrical
Do not allow battery cable ends to contact each other or the machine. Allowing
cable ends to contact each other or machine can result in damage to battery or