- Observe all warning notes on the battery.
- Disconnect the negative terminal on the battery during all work on the electrical system.
- Do not lay tools or other metal objects on the battery as they could cause a short circuit across the battery terminal.
Battery Explosion Hazard
- Charge battery in a well vetilated area.
- Never charge a frozen battery. It may explode because of gas trapped in the ice. Allow a frozen battery to thaw out first.
- Do not expose the battery to an open flame, electrical spark or a lit cigarette, since they can ignite hydrogen gas from the battery.
- Do not wipe the battery with a dry cloth.
- Before touching the battery, discharge any static electricity by touching the vehicle.
- After handling battery, always protect your skin and remove surface chemicals by washing thoroughly with soap and water.
Battery Acid and Electrolyte Exposure
- Wear eye protection.
- Do not allow battery acid to come in contact with your skin or eyes.
- If you get electrolyte, which is an acid, in your eyes or on your skin, immediately rinse with cold water for several minutes and call a doctor.
Risk of damage to the fabric, metal or paint from battery acid or electrolyte.
- Do not allow battery acid to come in contact with fabric or painted surfaces.
- Spilled electrolyte must be rinsed off at once with a solution of baking soda and water to neutralize the acid.
The battery is located in the battery box under the left front seat.
- Have the battery removed and installed only by your authorized Porsche dealer.