Safety Precautions
Contact with internal battery contents can have serious health effects. Wear protective face shield, rubberized gloves, respiratory protection, and protective clothing when handling damaged batteries. Failure to wear proper protective gear while handling a damaged battery could result in death or serious injury.
See Safety Data Sheet (SDS) for more details available at (12209b)
The following first aid measures are required only in case of exposure to internal battery contents after damage of the external battery casing.
Table 1. Battery Electrolyte Antidote
Physical Location
After Inhalation
  • Remove to fresh air
  • Wash mouth and nasal passages with water
  • If patient is not breathing, apply artificial respiration
  • Do not perform mouth-to-mouth resuscitation
  • Call a physician immediately
After Contact with Skin
  • Wash off immediately with plenty of water and soap for at least 15 minutes
  • Take off contaminated clothing and wash it before reuse
  • Call a physician immediately
After Contact with Eyes
  • Rinse immediately with plenty of water, also under the eyelids, for at least 15 minutes
  • Remove contact lenses, if present and easy to do. Continue rinsing
  • Seek medical treatment by eye specialist
After Ingestion
  • Rinse mouth
  • Drink plenty of water or milk
  • Never give anything by mouth to an unconscious person
  • Do not induce vomiting
  • Call a physician immediately
Both batteries on the LiveWire motorcycle are monitored by the motorcycles' operating system. If your Instrument Module (IM) indicates a battery fault or your motorcycle will not properly operate, see your authorized LiveWire dealer.
Rechargeable Energy Storage System (RESS)
LiveWire ONE is powered by a Lithium-Ion Rechargeable Energy Storage System (RESS) that is superior to conventional lead acid batteries. This battery design will provide many years of dependable service and, other than normal charging, does not require any special maintenance.
Before riding the motorcycle:
1. Inspect battery for visible damage.
If damage is found, see your authorized dealer.
12 Volt System Battery
The motorcycle has a permanently sealed, maintenance-free 12 V Lithium-Ion battery for powering the motorcycle's 12 V systems. The RESS onboard DC-to-DC charger handles all charging and maintenance of the 12 V battery, no special maintenance is required for this battery. See your authorized dealer if the battery or motorcycle is not functioning properly.
Storing the Batteries
If you will not be riding your motorcycle for a while.
See After Riding → Storing Motorcycle for storage instructions.