16-24 ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Do not remove the aluminum sealing sheet [A] from
the filler ports [B] until just prior to use. Be sure to
use the dedicated electrolyte container for correct
Place the battery on a level surface.
Check to see that the sealing sheet has no peeling, tears,
or holes in it.
Remove the sealing sheet.
The battery is vacuum sealed. If the sealing sheet has
leaked air into the battery, it may require a longer initial
Remove the electrolyte container from the vinyl bag.
Detach the strip of caps [A] from the container and set
aside, these will be used later to seal the battery.
Do not pierce or otherwise open the sealed cells [B] of
the electrolyte container. Do not attempt to separate
Place the electrolyte container upside down with the six
sealed cells into the filler ports of the battery. Hold the
container level, push down to break the seals of all six
cells. You will see air bubbles rising into each cell as the
Do not tilt the electrolyte container
Check the electrolyte flow.
If no air bubbles [A] are coming up from the filler ports, or
if the container cells have not emptied completely, tap the
container [B] a few times.
Keep the container in place for 20 minutes or more. Don't
remove the container from the battery until it's empty, the
battery requires all the electrolyte from the container for
Removal of the container before it is completely
empty can shorten the service life of the battery. Do
not remove the electrolyte container until it is com-
pletely empty and 20 minutes have elapsed.