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Checking and replacing blade type fuses, the battery produces flammable explosive, the electrolyte contains poisonous corrosive, d Avoid contact with eyes, skin clothes.
D Never inhale swallow electrolyte, d Wear protective safety glasses when working near, d Keep children away battery, d If electrolyte gets in your eyes, flush your eyes with.
Clean water for at least 15 minutes get immediate, water with a sponge or cloth while traveling, d If electrolyte gets your skin, thoroughly, d If electrolyte gets on your clothes, there.
Possibility of its soaking through your skin, so immediately take off exposed clothing, and follow the procedure above, necessary, large quantity of water or milk.
Of magnesia, beaten raw egg vegetable oil, then go immediately emergency help, check the battery corroded loose, connections, cracks, loose hold–down clamps.
D Make sure the engine all accessories, d When checking the battery, remove ground, cable first reinstall it last, d Take care no solution gets into battery.
There are types batteries: maintenance type, check the fluid condition by the fluid level lines, its top, you can also check hydrometer, check the battery condition by the hydrometer top.
(a) Checking by the fluid level lines (Maintenance, the fluid (electrolyte) level must be between, when checking the fluid level, look at all six cells, not just, if the level is lower than the lower line, add distilled water.
(See ”Adding distilled water” page 421, check the battery condition by hydrometer, rED – Have the battery checked by your Lexus, do not refill battery with water.
If the side of your battery is covered, check water, level by looking down directly above cell, could squirt out of battery during heavy, d Always charge the battery in an unconfined area.
Not charge the battery in a garage closed room, where there not sufficient ventilation, d Non–maintenance batteries: Only do slow charge, the battery may explode causing personal injuries.
Maintenance type batteries: Be sure remove, be sure to disconnect ground cable, when connecting the charger cables battery, never recharge the battery while engine.
Determine which fuse may be causing problem, auxiliary box shows the name of the circuit each fuse, to see, try replacing the suspected fuse with one, same value that you know good.
It is a good idea to purchase a set spare fuses, keep them in your vehicle emergencies, if the new fuse immediately blows out, there problem.