INSPECT BATTERY SUMP JAR
Electrical Repairers Tool Kit, NSN 5180-00-323-4915
Boric Acid (E83)
Battery Disconnected (Task 1-39)
Electrical Power Off
Hydraulic Power Off
Left Electrical Compartment Access Door Open (Task
Wear gloves (E184.1), apron, and
face shield when handling batteries.
The potassium hydroxide in the
battery electrolyte is very corrosive.
If any electrolyte is spilled on your
clothing, hands, or on other material,
immediately flood the affected area
with cold water or boric acid solution.
Consult a physician if your eyes are
Check four vent hoses (1) for security. Tighten
hose clamps (2) if needed.
The sump jar shall contain a water
solution of 3 percent boric acid, by
weight, sufficient to thoroughly soak
Remove sump jar (3) from cover (4). Check pad
(5) for wetness. If needed, add 1 teaspoon of
boric acid (E83) to thoroughly soaked pad. Use
cloths (E135) for spilled fluid.
Install sump jar (3) on cover (4).
Check two electrical connectors (6) and four
clamps (2) for corrosion. Clean connectors if
Close left electrical compartment access door (Task
END OF TASK