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03-TM-0037 REV 13
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Figure 18. Battery End Cover Re-
moval With Vise Clamp and Span-
6.6.2. BATTERY REPLACEMENT.
A. Both the Vise Clamp (P/N 810-546) and the
Spanner Wrench (P/N 810-325) are available in
kit P/N 810-2007/KVS.
B. Secure the beacon with Vise-Clamp (P/N
810-546) as shown in Figure 18.
C. Use Spanner Wrench (P/N 810-325) to re-
move the battery end cover with 2 wrench holes
by unscrewing counterclockwise. The breakaway
torque is usually high so spanner wrench should
be held firmly in contact with battery end cover
in order to prevent damage to wrench holes.
D. Remove shock cushion from battery end of
beacon if not removed with cover.
E. Remove the old O-ring from the cover. Do not
use a steel screwdriver or sharp tool because of
danger of damaging O-ring groove.
F. Remove the old battery. NOTE: Insure that
the battery pad remains in beacon.
G. Clean the threads, O-ring groove in the body
and the threads on the cover by wiping them
thoroughly with solvent.
FOREIGN SUBSTANCES IN LUBRI-
CANT ON SEALING SURFACES MAY
DAMAGE THREADS AND/OR AL-
LOW WATER LEAKAGE THROUGH
THE O-RING SEAL. SCRATCHES OR
GOUGES ON SEALING SURFACES
WILL ALSO CAUSE WATER LEAK-
H. Carefully install a new O-ring on the battery
cover. Apply a thin coating of O-ring lubricant
(P/N 810-346, 810-500 or 810-1168) to O-ring,
O-ring groove and threads. NOTE: O-ring,
lubricant and battery are provided in battery
replacement kit see Figure 19 for battery kit
number. Contact Dukane Corporation, Seacom
Division at (630) 762-4050, for replacement
I. Install new battery. Be sure the end marked
“INSERT THIS END FIRST “ goes in first. See
FIGURE 19. Battery Kit
REQUIRED BATTERY KIT