BATTERIES -- Continued
Lay the electrolyte container down.
Pinch the dispensing hose tightly with thumb and forefinger, with scissors or wire cutters, cutoff the
plugged end of hose.
Insert end of the hose into each cell, control the flow by pinching the hose with thumb and
On the first filling, fill each cell until electrolyte fluid level reaches the top of the separators only.
Complete the filling by adding electrolyte fluid to each cell until it reaches the bottom of the vent
Uneven filling of cells will affect the battery capacity and life.
Insert the large vent caps into vent openings and press firmly into place.
Return the electrolyte container to the upright position.
Before disposing of the electrolyte fluid container, neutralize the excess elec-
trolyte (acid) fluid with baking soda and rinse the container with water.
Connect the battery cable to the battery posts.
Connect inner cable first.
Connect the positive cable.
Connect the negative (ground) cable.