Battery acid (electrolyte) is extremely harmful. Always wear safety goggles and rubber
gloves, and do not smoke when performing maintenance on batteries. Injury will result if
acid contacts skin or eyes. Wear rubber apron to prevent damage to clothing.
Remove all jewelry, such as rings, dog tags, bracelets, etc. If jewelry contacts Battery
Terminal, a direct short may result in instant heating of tools, damage to equipment,
and injury or death to personnel.
Exercise extreme caution when working under tilt platform. Falling platform could
result in serious injury or death to personnel.
Turn battery disconnect switch OFF prior to performing maintenance in immediate
battery area or working on electrical system. Failure to comply can result in electrical
shock to personnel or damage to equipment.
Always disconnect the negative (-) battery cable before servicing the battery or positive
(+) battery cable. Failure to comply can result in electrical shock to personnel or damage
to electrical system.
Do not allow battery cable ends to contact each other or the machine. Failure to comply
can result in damage to battery or electrical system.
(23) Install Red Wire (15) and nut (21) to
Positive (+) Battery Terminal (22).
(24) Tighten nut (21).
(25) Install Black Wire (16) and Diode
Protection Cable (18) to Negative (-)
Battery Terminal (23) with nut (24).
Coil excess Power Cable (11) and Diode
Protection Cable (18) in Battery
(26) Tighten nut (24).
b. Follow-On Maintenance.
(1) Connect Main Power Cable
(2) Start Engine
(3) Remove Chocks
END OF TASK