Table 1. Preventive Maintenance Checks and
Services (PMCS) for M915A3 - Continued.
Not Fully Mission
To avoid eye injury, eye protection is required
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 to per-
sonnel. Remove all jewelry such as rings, ID tags,
watches, and bracelets. If jewelry or a tool con-
tacts a battery terminal, a direct short will result in
instant heating, injury to personnel, and damage to
To reduce battery damage, check battery compart-
ment for corrosion (greenish/white powder) and
do not jerk or pull on battery cables during visual
remove cover (56). Check bat-
tery compartment for damaged
or missing batteries.
a. One or more batter-
ies are damaged or
b. Check for damaged or missing
filler caps (57).
b. One or more filler
caps are damaged or
c. Check for missing, broken,
split, or frayed cables (60).
c. Cables are missing,
d. Check for damaged terminal
d. Terminal posts are