Table 2-2. Unit Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS)
for the M915 Family of Vehicles (Cont).
Item to Check/
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
Ignition sources around batteries.
If a battery is giving off gases, it
can explode and cause Injury to
personnel. Remove all jewelry
such as I.D. tags, rings, watches,
and bracelets. If jewelry contacts
battery terminal, a direct short will
result in instant heating of tools,
damage to equipment, and cause
Injury to personnel.
To reduce battery damage, do not
remove batteries from battery box
unless battery compartment is
corroded (greenish/white powder)
or during battery replacement.
Do not jerk or pull on battery
cables during visual inspection.
Remove batteries from battery box
Check for damaged or missing filler
b. Filler caps are damaged
Check for damaged terminal posts.
c. Terminal posts are
Check electrolyte level (TM 9-6140-
d. Electrolyte is not at
Check and record specific gravity of
e. Specific gravity Is not
each cell in all batteries (TM 9-6140-
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