4-73. BATTERY CABLE DISCONNECT.
This task covers:
Tool Kit, General Mechanic's: Automotive
Tags, identification, item 35, Appendix E
Refer to Appendix H for electrical
Tag all clamps prior to removal to aid
Remove strap (1) and battery box cover (2).
Do not wear watches, rings, or other
jewelry which could short out battery
terminals while servicing batteries. Do
not smoke or use open flame around
batteries. Batteries may explode from
a spark. Battery acid is harmful to skin
cable on right (muffler) side first, or
injury to personnel may occur.
Loosen nut (3) on negative clamp (4) using a
1/2 in. open end wrench.
Tag and remove negative clamp (4) from
negative post (5) using battery clamp puller.
Loosen nut (6) on positive battery clamp (7) using a 1/2 in. open end wrench.
Tag and remove clamp (7) from positive post (8) using a battery clamp puller.
Repeat steps (1) through (5) for left side battery.