2011 Polaris Ranger RZR ATV Service Manual, Page 375Get this manual

2011 Polaris Ranger RZR ATV Service Manual, Page 375

ELECTRICAL Battery RemovalInstallation See Chapter "Maintenance" for battery removal and installation procedures Battery
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 retest Battery Testing Whenever service complaint
is related to either the starting or charging systems, the battery should be checked firstFollowing are two tests which can
easily be made on sealed Maintenance Free battery to determine its condition: OCV Test and Load Test OCVOpen Circuit Voltage
Test Battery voltage should be checked with digital multitesterReadings of 12.6 volts or less require further battery testing