2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 417Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 417

ELECTRICAL Low Maintenance Battery Charging Procedure 1Remove the battery from the ATV to prevent damage from leaking or
level Charge at rate no greater than 110 of the battery's amphr capacity until the electrolyte's specific gravity reaches
1.270 or greater Store the battery either in the machine with the cables disconnected, or store in cool placeNOTE: Stored
batteries lose their charge at the rate of per dayRecharge to full capacity every 30 to 60 days during non-use periodIf the
battery is stored during the winter months, electrolyte will freeze at higher temperatures as the battery dischargesThe chart
below indicates freezing points by specific gravity WARNING To avoid the possibility of sparks and explosion, connect positive
(red) cable first and negative (black) cable last6After connecting the battery cables, install the cover on the battery and
attach the hold down strap ELECTROLYTE FREEZING POINTS SPECIFIC GRAVITY OF ELECTROLYTE 1.265 1.225 1.200 1.150 1.100 1.050
FREEZING POINT -75 -35 -17 +5 +18 +27 F 99234122012 Sportsman 400500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual Copyright 2011 Polaris