Section VIII. ENGINE ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
The engine electrical system consists of the
generator, generator regulator, four 12 volt batteries,
engine safety controls, and the control/indicator panel.
The batteries are connected in series-parallel to provide
24 volts for the engine electrical system. The electrical
system has a negative ground.
Do not smoke or allow any flames or
sparks in the vicinity while checking
or filling the battery. The battery
Battery acid (electrolyte) is extremely
personnel may result if battery acid
contacts skin or eyes.
Inspect the batteries for corrosion, cracks, leaks,
or damaged vent caps. Check for loose battery cables
by hand. Remove vent caps and ensure that the
electrolyte level is about X in. above the plates (figs.
47 and 48). Refer to TM 9-6140-200-14.
Figure 47. Battery box cover.