2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 413Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 413

ELECTRICAL Off Season Storage To prevent battery damage during extended periods of non-use, the following basic battery maintenance
below indicates freezing points by specific gravity Charging Procedure 1Remove the battery from the ATV to prevent damage
from leaking or spilled acid during charging2Charge the battery with charging output no larger than 110 of the battery's
amphr ratingCharge as needed to raise the specific gravity to 1.270 or greater3Install battery in vehicle with positive terminal
toward the frontCoat threads of battery bolt with corrosion resistant dielectric grease (PN 2871329)4Connect battery cables
WARNING To avoid the possibility of explosion, connect positive (red) cable first and negative (black) cable last5After connecting
the battery cables, install the cover on the battery and attach the hold down strap6Install clear battery vent tube from
vehicle to battery vent WARNING Vent tube must be free from obstructions and kinks and securely installedIf not, battery