2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 415Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 415

ELECTRICAL Low Maintenance Battery Charging If battery voltage is 12.8 or less, the battery may need rechargingWhen using
times carefullyStop charging if the battery becomes very warm to the touchAllow it to cool before resuming charging Low Maintenance
Battery Installation 1Clean battery cables and terminals with stiff wire brushCorrosion can be removed using solution of
one cup water and one tablespoon baking sodaRinse well with clean water and dry thoroughly2Route the cables correctly3Reinstall
battery, attaching positive (+) (red) cable first and then the negative (-) (black) cableCoat terminals and bolt threads
with NyogelTM Grease (PN 2871329)4Reinstall the holder strap BATTERY CHARGING REFERENCE TABLE STATE OF CHARGE VOLTAGE ACTION
CHARGE TIME None, check voltage at mos12.8-13 after manufacture date 12.5-12.8 12.0-12.5 11.5-12.0 11.5 or less May need
slight charge Needs Charge None Required 75-100 50-75 3-6 Hours 5-11 Hours At least 13 hours, verify state of charge At least