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MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
Current Drain
Days from
100%
Discharging
charged
Ampere
to 50%
discharged
7 mA
60 Days
10 mA
42 Days
15 mA
28 Days
20 mA
21 Days
30 mA
14 Days
In extremely cold weather the fluid in
an inadequately charged battery can
easily freeze, which can crack the case
and buckle the plates. A fully charged
battery can withstand sub-freezing
temperature with no damage.
Battery Sulfation
A common cause of battery failure is
sulfation.
left in a discharged condition for an ex-
Days from
tended time. Sulfate is a normal by
100%
product of the chemical reactions within
charged
a battery. But when continuous dis-
to 100%
charge allows the sulfate to crystallize
discharged
in the cells, the battery plates become
119 Days
permanently damaged and will not hold
83 Days
a charge. Battery failure due to sulfa-
tion is not warrantable.
56 Days
Battery Maintenance
42 Days
28 Days
the battery fully charged. Failure to do
so can lead to battery failure and leave
you stranded.
quently, inspect the battery voltage
weekly using a voltmeter. If it drops
below 12.8 volts, the battery should be
charged using an appropriate charger
(check with your Kawasaki dealer).
Sulfation occurs when the battery is
It is the owner's responsibility to keep
If you are riding your vehicle infre-

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