BATTERY COMPARTMENT CLEANING continued
a. Clean battery compartment (1).
(1) Carefully neutralize spilled electrolyte by
treating with 3 percent solution of boric acid in
water. Use boric acid (item 33, App F).
(2) Apply solution with acid swabbing brush. Use
brush (item 34, App F). Allow to remain on
the surface 10 minutes. Discard brush in a
(3) Remove neutralized electrolyte with a wet
mop or sponge. Rinse area thoroughly with
clean tap water.
b. Install battery (para 9.40).
END OF TASK