16-24 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Do not disconnect the battery cables or any other
electrical connections when the ignition switch in
ON, as this could damage the ECU (Electronic Con-
Never reverse the connections of the battery, this
could damage the ECU.
Turn off the ignition switch.
Remove the seat (see Frame chapter).
Sub Harness Connector [A]
Fuel Pump Connector [B]
Battery (−) Lead Connector [C]
Battery Holder [E]
Slide the black and red caps [F] out.
Disconnect the negative (−) cable [A] from the battery first
and then the positive (+) cable [B] from the battery.
Pull the battery [C] out of the case.
Clean the battery using a solution of baking soda and wa-
ter. Be sure that the wire connections are clean.
Visually inspect the surface of the battery container.
If any sings of cracking or electrolyte leakage from the
sides of the battery.
Face the (−) terminal forward [A] and put the battery into
the battery case.
Do not install the battery backwards.
Connect the capped cable terminal [B] (Red) to the (+)
terminal first , and then the black capped cable terminal
[C] (Black) to the (−) terminal.
Apply a light coat of grease on the terminals to prevent
Cover the terminals with the black and red caps [D].
If each battery cable is not correctly disconnected
or connected, sparks can arise at electrical connec-
tions, causing damage to electrical and DFI parts.