Table 2-1. Operator PMCS Procedures -Continued
Equipment Is Not
ITEM TO BE INSPECTED/Procedures
1 2-VOLT DC ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Explosive gasses are always present in the
cells of a lead-acid battery. Keep sources of
ignition away from batteries.
Electrocution is possible if the positive
battery terminal is touched. Avoid contact
with the conducting surfaces of the battery
Inspect battery boxes for visible damage. Be sure all at-
- Battery leaks or is
taching hardware is in place and tight. Check that battery
is secure and free of cracks/leaks, and that terminals
are tight. Report any deficiencies to Unit Maintenance.
Check electrolyte ievel in each celi. If water level is
below top of plates, fill cells to just above top of
plates. Use distilled water only.
11O-VOLT ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
110 VAC, 60 Hz Receptacles
Check 1 1 O-volt electrical system with APU running.
Check cab and pump panel voltmeters and ammeters
for proper operation. Check 1 10 VAC, 60 Hz
receptacles using portable floodlights. Check aerial
circuit operation and on/off switch.
Check engine covers on both sides of the engine are
in place. Tug on both handles to ensure cover is
Inspect engine enclosure insulation for tears or
missing. Check latches and hinge for smooth
operation, missing affaching hardware.