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Re: Replacing battery on 2004 1150 RT
- From: fireprev <tlstaples@xxxxxxxxxxx>
- Date: Sat, 9 Oct 2010 15:25:02 -0700 (PDT)
- Subject: Re: Replacing battery on 2004 1150 RT
your instructions were very helpful in getting to the battery on my 1150 RT.
I had gotten some instructions from another site, however, they left out one
very important point that you brought out,...how to remove the mirrow. This
had me stumped until I read your post.
Do you have any suggestions as to the best place to get a replacement
> Alan Schlageter wrote:
>> It's time to replace the battery on my 2004 1150 RT. Does anyone have a
>> detailed description on how to do this - What panels need to be removed
>> and in what sequence - Where the hidden screws are? Does the gas tank
>> need to come off?
>> Any and all help will be appreciated.
> i replaced the battery not so long ago on my 1100RT and i am
> certain that it is exactly the same procedure.
> You need to remove the seat, followed by the left hand side mirror
> ( classing left with you sitting on the bike ). This mirror is held in by
> spring clips and it will just pull off if you are firm enough.
> After that the entire left hand side upper fairing panel needs to be
> removed. Just work your way around it and remove each dome headed bolt as
> you come to it ( there are quite a few).
> Once done this panel can be CAREFULLY lifted off and the battery will be
> revealed at the point where the front edge of the seat touches the tank.
> Remove the first battery lead and then slide the battery towards you
> you access to the second lead which you then remove.Be careful not to
> anything out when you are removing it!
> I hope this helps.
> Also be careful not to damage anything as you are dealing with painted
> I am sure that if i have missed something someone will be along to further
> advise you.
> Regards Darryl
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