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MAINTENANCE WORK ON CHASSIS AND ENGINE 68
Recharging the batteryb
Risk of injuryಘBattery acid and battery gases cause serious cauterization.
ದ Keep batteries out of the reach of children.
ದ Wear suitable protective clothing and goggles.
ದ Avoid contact with battery acid and battery gases.
ದ Keep the battery away from sparks or open fire. Charge only in well ventilated rooms.
ದ In the event of skin contact, rinse with large amounts of water. If battery acid gets in the eyes, rinse with water for at least
15 minutes and contact a doctor.
Environmental hazardಘComponents and battery acid are a danger to the environment.
ದ Do not dispose of batteries in normal household waste. Take defective or used batteries to a battery recycling operator.
Environmental hazardಘProblem materials cause environmental damage.
ದ Dispose of oil, grease, filters, fuel, cleaning substances, brake fluid, batteries, etc. according to regulations.
Even if there is no load on the battery, it loses power every day.
The charge state and the type of charge are very important for the service life of the battery.
Fast recharging with a high charge current shortens the battery's service life.
If the charge current, the charge voltage and the charge time are exceeded, electrolyte escapes through the breathing holes.
The battery capacity is then reduced.
If the battery is discharged from starting, it must be recharged immediately.
If it stands for a long time in a discharged state, the battery becomes over-discharged and sulfated, and then it is destroyed.
The battery is maintenance-free, i.e., the acid level does not have to be checked.
ದ Switch off all power-consuming components and switch off the engine.
ದ Remove the seat. ( P. 69)
ದ Disconnect the minus (negative) cable of the battery to avoid damage to the motor-
ದ Connect the battery charger to the battery. Switch on the battery charger.
You can also use the battery charger to test rest potential and start potential of the
battery, and to test the generator. With this device, you cannot overcharge the bat-
Never remove the lidb
Charge the battery according to the instructionsb
on the battery casing.
ದ Switch off the charger after charging. Disconnect the battery.
The charge current, charge voltage and charge time must not be exceeded.
Charge the battery regularly when the
motorcycle is not in use.
ದ Mount the seat. ( P. 69)