2-19. POSITIVE BATTERY CABLE.
This task covers:
Tools and Special Tools
General Safety Instructions
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.
Abrasive cloth (item 9, app D)
Wear protective clothing while working on the cable. Wash your hands with
baking soda and water solution, flush with clean water before eating, smok-
ing, or touching your face or clothing. If battery acid gets into your eyes, flush
them out using clean water and obtain medical treatment immediately. Fail-
Sodium bicarbonate, technical (item 32, app D)
ure 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
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. Paint top
surface of terminal (5) with red enamel paint if paint has faded or is