FIELD (UNIT) MAINTENANCE
LARGE CAPACITY FIELD HEATER (LCFH)
BATTERY TERMINAL CONNECTOR
INSPECT, SERVICE, REPLACE
Tool Kit, General Mechanics (Item 2, WP 0092
MOS 63J or 52C
Heater shut down and cool.
Engine bay access door open.
Main battery switch OFF and handle removed.
Leather gloves and eye protection must be worn when performing
maintenance involving batteries. Failure to do so could result in serious
injury to eyes or hands.
Disconnect the negative battery terminal on the battery closest the engine
bay access door before performing maintenance involving the batteries.
Failure to do so may result in shock or other serious injury.
Inspect the terminal connector (1) to ensure that there is no corrosion that would prevent a good electrical
connection. Clean any corroded terminal connections as detailed in the section of this work package
Slide flexible protective covering off terminal before beginning service on battery terminal.
Replace the covering when maintenance is complete.
1. To clean a corroded battery terminal connector (1), loosen the nut (2) that secures the terminal
connector to the battery terminal post (3).
2. Remove the battery terminal connector (1) from the battery terminal post (3). To make removal
easier, it may be necessary to force the terminal open a bit using the blade of a flat blade screwdriver
in the gap (4) between the arms of the terminal. Pry the terminal connector (1) off the battery terminal
post (3). If the terminal connector is damaged in the removal process, it should be replaced in
accordance with the section of this work package entitled REPLACE.