d. Front End Attachments. Not all of the front end
Serious damage to instruments can occur, should
attachment components will be boxed or crated. Most
this caution be ignored.
will be secured to carrier with blocking, cribbing, and
(2) Install ground cable to negative post on
hold-down bolts (para 2-3). After unloading, the proper
battery, then secure remaining end to stud on engine
(3) Install battery cable to positive post on
2-3.Installation or Setting Up Instructions
battery, then secure remaining end to positive terminal
a. General. Crane-shovels are shipped partially
of starting motor solenoid. For further service to
disassembled and processed for limited storage.
Definite services described below are required before
15 (Operation and Organizational, Field and Depot
they can be put into operation. The operator and crew
Maintenance of Storage Batteries, Lead Acid type).
requires assistance from organizational maintenance
Note. After batteries have been installed for
personnel in performing these services.
about three or four hours, recheck electrolyte level
b. Unloading the Equipment.
in all cells. Add electrolyte, if necessary, until it
(1) Preparation for unloading. Remove all
stands at least 3/8 inch above plates.
blocking, hold-down cables, supports, or cribbing, from
(4) Place cover on battery box and secure with
front end attachments, accessories, or crane-shovel unit
Figure 2-1. Crane-shovel basic unit, and accessories loaded and blocked for shipment, front view.