If you will not be using the motorcy-
cle for longer than two weeks, the
battery should be charged using an
appropriate charger. Do not use an au-
tomotive-type quick charger that may
overcharge the battery and damage it.
causes the electrical components
(clock etc) to make the battery dis-
charged, resulting the over discharge
of the battery. In this case, the repair
or replacement of the battery is not
included in the warranty. If you do
not drive for four weeks or more, dis-
connect the battery from the vehicle.
Battery Mate 150-9
MAINTENANCE AND ADJUSTMENT
If the above chargers are not avail-
able, use equivalent one.
For more details, ask your Kawasaki
Remove the battery from the motor-
cycle (see Battery Removal).
Attach the leads from the charger
and charge the battery at a rate (am-
perage x hours) that is indicated on
the battery. If it is not possible to read
the rate, charge the battery at an am-
perage that is about 1/10th of the bat-
The charger will keep the battery fully
charged until you are ready to re-
install the battery in the motorcycle
(see Battery Installation).