4-30. STORAGE BATTERIES AND BATTERY BOX (cont)
Repair cracks dents and door in battery box by welding and straightening as required. Grind welds smooth.
Remove corrosion by washing box with a water/soda solution.
Remove rust by sanding and using a metal conditioner. Prime bare metal and paint with rubberized paint.
13. Place batteries (9) in position in battery box. Install wooden blocking (10) as noted in removal. Install bracket (8)
and secure with two lockwashers (7) and nuts (6).
14. Clean battery connectors ands ends of cables (5) and (4). Place cables on battery connectors. Install bolts (3) and
nuts (2). Apply a thin coating of petrolatum. Wipe off excess with a clean rag.
Raise and secure door (1).