2-18. GROUND CABLE.
This task covers:
General Safety Instructions
Tools and Special Tools
Automotive Maintenance and Repair Shop Equipment, Less Power
(SC 4910-95-CL-A72 and SC 4910-95-CL-A74)
The battery cable may be coated with acid caused by spillage
and/or fumes. Wear protective clothing while working on the cable.
Abrasive, cloth (item 9, app D)
Wash your hands with baking soda and water solution, flush with
clean water before eating, smoking, or touching your face or cloth-
Sodium bicarbonate, technical (item 32, app D)
ing. If battery acid gets into your eyes, flush them out using clean
water and obtain medical treatment immediately. Failure to do so
may cause blindness.
Unscrew nut (1) from bolt (2) and remove. Remove terminal lugs (3) and
cable (4) as a unit from terminal (5).
Terminal lugs (3)
Repair by replacing authorized items. Replace terminal (5) if corrosion has
heavily pitted the mating surfaces. Remove all traces of oxidization from
all components by washing in baking soda and water solution or by
scraping surface with a sharp edged tool. Use abrasive cloth and lightly
polish inside surfaces of terminal (5) until they are bright and shiny.