2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 271Get this manual

2001 Polaris SLX, PRO 1200, Virage TX, Genesis, Virage TXi, Genesis i Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 271

Electrical Systems Battery Testing A burnsAlways connect the positive (red) cable firstbeand thetonegative (black) cableoflastWhenresulting
battery with electrolyte to upper level marks on caseSet battery aside and allow it to cool and stabilize for 12 hourAdd
electrolyte to bring level back to upper level mark on caseNOTE: This is the last time that electrolyte should be addedIf
the level becomes low after this point, add only distilled waterCharge battery at 13 of its amp'hr rating for up to hrsNOTE:
This charge rate is to be used only on new batteries during the first-time chargeAfter this charge, they should be charged
at the normal charge rate of 110 of amphrCheck specific gravity of each cell with hydrometer to assure each has reading of
1.270 or higher Battery Testing There are three tests which can easily be made to determine battery's conditionWhenever the
complaint is related to either the starting or charging systems, the battery should be checked first OCVOpen Circuit Voltage