174 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 ign itio n switch is
Remove the single seat cover and
the rider’s seat. R efer to the Single
Seat Cover and Seat section in the
GENERAL INFORMATION chapter.
Disconnect the negative (–) cable
from the (–) terminal.
Slide the red cap from the positive (+)
Disconnect the positive (+) cable
from the (+) terminal.
Remove the band.
A. Red Cap and (+) Termin al
B. (–) Terminal
C. B and
Take the b attery out of the battery
Clean the battery using a solution of
baking soda and water. Be sure that
the c able con nections are cle an.
Place the battery in the battery case.