Figure 5-5. Cell Puller.
5-10. Reconditioning Battery Components
After the battery is disassembled (para 5-9), proceed as follows:
Individual Cell Inspection.
(1) Remove, clean (para 4-7), and replace fillercaps on all cells. Be sure fillercaps are on
Do not allow tapwater to enter cell; the electrolyte will be diluted or contaminated and will require replacement.
(2) Wash each cell with tapwater. Remove potassium carbonate deposits by brushing with
the nylon brush. Rewash the cell with tapwater.