2-36. OPERATING FORWARD REPAIR SYSTEM (FRS) IN EXTREME HEAT (CONT).
Batteries do not hold charge well in extreme heat. Battery will be tagged for use in
tropical conditions and will have a white circle printed on top. Battery specific gravity
must be changed to adjust for heat (TM 9-6140-200-14).
Keep batteries (1) full, but do not overfill.
In hot, damp climates check body and chassis often and notify Unit Maintenance if any of the following
Signs of pitting or paint blistering on metal surfaces.
Signs of mildew, mold or fungus on fabrics or rubber.