2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 22Get this manual

2003 Polaris MSX 140 Personal Watercraft Service Manual, Page 22

Maintenance Electrical Components Battery Safety When removing and installing the battery, or when performing battery maintenance
compartment and spark could ignite them which could cause personal injuryWhen re-installing battery connect black (negative)
cable lastWhenever installing batteries, care should be taken to avoid the possibility of explosion resulting in serious
burnsAlways connect the positive (red) cable first and the negative (black) cable lastWhen working with batteries, always
wear safety glasses or face shield and protective glovesBattery electrolyte contains sulfuric acid and is poisonous! Serious
burns can result from contact with the skin, eyes or clothingANTIDOTE: ExternalFlush with waterInternalDrink large quantities
of water or milkFollow with milk of magnesia, beaten egg, or vegetable oilCall physician immediatelyEyesFlush with water
for 15 minutes and get prompt medical attention Battery Removal 1Remove velcro straps holding electrical box and battery
in position2Remove cover from top of battery3Remove battery vent tube from battery4Disconnect black (negative) battery cable