2002 Polaris Freedom, Virage, Genesis PWC Service Manual, Page 256Get this manual

2002 Polaris Freedom, Virage, Genesis PWC Service Manual, Page 256

Electrical Systems Battery Testing WARNING: Whenever installing batteries, care should be taken to avoid the possibility
plug from vent fittingFill 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 amphr 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 Test Battery voltage should be checked with digital multitesterReadings of 12.4 DCV or less require