2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 316Get this manual

2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 316

ELECTRICAL OCVOpen Circuit Voltage Test Battery voltage should be checked with digital multitesterReadings of 12.6 volts
securely to engine ground before proceedingA battery may indicate full charge condition in the OCV test, but still may not
have the storage capacity necessary to properly function in the electrical systemFor this reason, battery capacity or load
test should be conducted whenever poor battery performance is encounteredTo perform this test, use load testing device that
has an adjustable loadApply load of three times the ampere-hour ratingAt 14 seconds into the test, check battery voltageA
good 12V battery will have at least 10.5 voltsIf the reading is low, charge the battery and retest75100 5075 255025 Voltage
(DC) Action None, check again in months May need slight charge Needs Charge Needs Charge Needs Charge Charge Time None Requiredhrs11
hrs At least 13 hrs At least 20 hrs Charging Procedure If battery voltage is 12.6 Vdc or less, the battery may need rechargingWhen