Table 2-1. Unit Level Preventive Maintenance Checks and Services (PMCS) (CONT).
Item to Be
Check battery box (1) for acid spills, debris,
and corrosion. Check serviceability of battery
hold down (2) and screws (3).
Hold down is damaged or
If equipped with arctic batteries follow
same PMCS procedures for standard
Check and record specific gravity of each cell
(TM 9-6140-200-14). Check battery cables for
fraying, splits, and looseness. Check battery
terminals for cracks and serviceability. Remove
batteries and clean and service batteries and
box. Replace frayed, cracked or damaged parts
Battery is not within
specific gravity level.
Cables or terminals are