Disconnect negative (-) battery cable first. If positive (+) cable should contact ground with negative (-) cable connected, the resulting sparks can cause a battery explosion, which could result in death or serious injury. (00049a)
  1. Remove seat.
  2. Remove left side cover.
  3. Keyless models with sirens: Verify that fob is present. Switch OFF/RUN switch to RUN before removing main fuse or disconnecting battery.
  4. See Figure 1. Pull fuse block (1) aside.
  5. Remove main fuse.
  6. Disconnect negative battery cable at negative terminal (2).
  7. Remove positive terminal boot (3) from positive battery terminal. Disconnect positive battery cable.
  8. See Figure 2. Remove strap fastener (1).
  9. Unhook battery strap from mount (2) on top of battery.
  10. Remove battery.
1Fuse block
2Negative terminal
3Positive terminal boot
Figure 1. Battery Compartment
1Strap fastener
Figure 2. Battery Strap