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