Cross section of a common maintenance motorcycle battery showing the basic parts and components that make the battery produce electricity.
Use the key in the table underneath the picture to find out what the different motorcycle battery components are.
Motorcycle battery cross section
Key to the motorcycle battery parts
The letters in the picture above correspond to the letters in the left column below, the right column describes what the part is.
|Reference||What the reference means|
|C||Positive and negative terminals|
|D||Heavy duty posts (connects the plates to terminals)|
|E||Lead top plate|
|F||Positive and negative plates|
|G||Sealing top plug|
|H||Errrrm, not sure about this bit!!|
|I||Plate separating material|
|J||Plate separator (separates + and – parts of the plate)|
|K||Positive and negative plates|
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