138 MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Battery posts, terminals and re-
lated accessories contain lead
and lead compounds, chemicals
known to the State of California
to cause cancer and reproduc-
tive harm. Wash hands after
Make sure the ignition switch is
Remove the rider’s seat (see Seats
section in the GENERAL INFORMA-
Remove the bolt and bracket.
Disconnect the negative (–) cable
from the (–) termina l.
Slide t he red cap from the positive (+)
Disconnect the positive (+) cable
from the (+) te rminal.
C. Red Cap and (+) Terminal
D. (–) Terminal
Take the battery out of the battery
Clean the battery using a solution of
baking soda and water. Be sure that
the cab le connec tions are clean.
Place the battery on the battery case.