Table 3-1. Operator/Crew Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) for IHMEE. (Continued)
Item to be
Not Fully Mission
Lead-acid battery gases can explode. Do
not smoke, have open flames, or make
sparks around a battery, especially if caps
are off. Battery may give off gas which
can explode. Failure to comply may result
in injury or death to personnel.
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
b. Ensure electrical master switch is in OFF
c. Inspect batteries and cables for broken,
Cables or terminals are
loose, or corroded terminals and cables.
broken, loose, or heavily
corroded. Batteries will
not crank engine.