(4) Lower level mark
(5) Breather tube
(3) Upper level mark
When checking battery electrolyte level
or adding distilled water, make sure the
is connected to the
battery breather outlet.
Use only distilled water in the battery.
Tap water will shorten
of the battery.
is under the seat. Remove
the left side cover to check the battery
The electrolyte level must be maintained
between the upper
and lower (4) level
marks on the side of the battery.
If the electolyte level is low, remove the
filler caps (2). Carefully add distilled water
to upper level mark, using a small syringe
or plastic funnel.
If the motorcycle is operated with insuf-
ficient battery electrolyte, sulfation and
battery plate damage will occur. If rapid
loss or" electrolyte is experienced, or if
your battery seems to be weak, causing
slow starting or other electrical problems,
see your authorized Honda deal'er.
Check the rubber pad for deterioration and
must be replaced if any wear
extends to the wear line (l) as shown.
Check the side stand spring for damage
and loss of tension; and check the side
stand assembly for freedom of movement.
See your authorized Honda dealer for