ORGANIZATIONAL PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE CHECKS AND SERVICES (PMCS) - CONTINUED
B - Before
S - Semiannually
A - Annually
B - Biennially
H - Hours
M - Miles
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED
PROCEDURE: Check for and have repaired,
filled, adjusted as needed
Do not smoke, use open flame, or allow sparks near batteries.
Mixture of oxygen and hydrogen gases released from batteries
is highly flammable and can explode causing serious injury or
Using battery terminal cleaner, remove corrosion from
cable clamps (1) and battery posts (2).
Using 1/2-inch open-end wrench, tighten loose cable
Tighten loose battery holddown wingnuts (3).
Check specific gravity of electrolyte in each cell
Inspect for cracked battery cases (4) and damaged cable