172 MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Never remove the sealing strip,
or the battery can be damaged.
Do not install a conventional
battery in this motorcycle, or the
electrical system cannot work
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It is the o wner’s responsibility to keep
the battery fully charged. Failure to do
so can lead to battery failure and leave
If you are riding your vehicle infre-
quently, inspect the battery voltage
weekly using a voltmeter. If it dro ps
below 12.8 volts, the battery should be
charged using an appropriate charger
(check with your Kawasaki dealer).
If you will not be using the motorcy-
cle for longer than two weeks, the
battery should be charged using an
appropriate charger. Do not use an au-
tomotive-type quick charger that may
overcharge the battery and damage it.
Leaving the battery connected
causes the electrical components
(clock etc) to make the battery dis-
charged, resulting the over discharge
of the battery. In this case, the repair
or replacement of the battery is not
included in the warranty. If you do
connect the battery from the vehicle.
Kawasaki-recommended chargers are:
Battery Mate 150-9