Lost something in the translation:

Discussion in 'UK Motorcycles' started by Pip, Sep 8, 2007.

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    Pip Guest

    Today I fitted a motorcycle battery. It was unusual in that it was a
    big battery, and the acid came in one big bottle with a snip-off top
    rather than the usual eight-pot auto-piercing doobry. I thought I'd
    best read the instructions for once, as I was unfamiliar with the MO -
    so here is the unexpurgated text,as close in format as I can get to
    it, in its original Engrish - it starts quite well, but rises to a
    Sir.Tony-like crescendo by the end:

    "The battery has pur through the charging procedure before leaving the
    factory, but hasn't poured the battery liquid.Our company's strict
    quality management enables the battery to use longer that other normal
    battery. The battery is of dry type,it can keep safely and can be used
    by pouring the battery liquid at all times.Pouring the battery liquid
    is prohibited before using the battery.

    Description for assemble

    1.Before pouring the battery liquid
    Remove the plastic plug of the battery exhaustion hole and connectee
    by exhaust pipe.

    2.Pouring the battery liquid
    Pour the battery liquid or the dipping acid liquid by dilution
    gradually(the average temperature is 20C,the specific weight is
    1.280)pour the battery liquid until the upper limit of water-level
    labeled on the storage battery.The temperature of the battery liquid
    should be lower than 30C before pouring the battery. The battery
    shouldn't be moved in 30 minutes after being poured.This time the
    water level may be reduced automatically,please pour the battery
    liquid again until the upper limit of the water-level.

    After the above procedure,the battery can be used.Therefore,if
    allowed,we suggest taht the customer should charge for 0.5 hours at a
    current whose ampere is lower than 1/3 capacity of battery before
    using the battery.

    If the water-level reduced after charging,please pour the distilled
    water until the upper limit labeled on the battery.If the whether
    temperature is high,please charge gradually at alow current...

    After the charge,please fasten the cover of the battery.Please wash
    the acid liquid which overflows by water and wipe away.
    4.Installing the battery
    The battery should be installed firmly in the car,the positive and
    negative pole with wrong connection is prohibited.After
    installation,please confirm the exhaust pipe is right without any
    extrusion and fold,other wise,the storage battery may explode

    5. Maintenance
    Please check the water-level at least one time every month if the
    water-level lower than the midline be found,pleasde pour the distilled
    water until the upper limit of water-level labeled on the
    battery.Pouring acid liquid is prohibited.Keep the abttery clean at
    all times,please paint oil to prevent corroding close to the battery
    treminal.Please check again that the exhaust pipe is right without any
    extrusion and fold.

    The vehicle with dim lighting and un-loud voice of loudspeaker or it
    isn't used for one month . recharging of battery is needed.The
    procedure should be put through until the specific weight of battery
    liquid is 1.280.If it doesn't have measure of specific weight,please
    charge until the battery gives off steam you see.


    *Keep not in touch with skin,eye and clother,please wash the acid
    container to prevent accident.
    *Method of detoxify:
    Outside:to wash by clear fresh water.
    Inside:take a plenty of clear fresh water of cattle
    breast,well-distributed egg or vegetable oil.Please send to hospital
    at once.
    *Do not allow children to play it."
    Pip, Sep 8, 2007
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  2. <snip> some of the most comprehensive instructions of their type I have
    ever come across.

    Item 6 I think lost enough in translation that it needs reworking but
    other than that, well done them.
    steve auvache, Sep 8, 2007
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  3. Yeah, that's pretty poor.
    doetnietcomputeren, Sep 8, 2007
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    Muck Guest

    They seem to say connect the battery to the exhaust, dip in acid then
    put it in a car.

    Muck, Sep 8, 2007
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    Catman Guest

    'Water of cattle breast' *fantastic*. Pip, and idea of the mother tongue

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    Catman, Sep 8, 2007
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    Pip Guest

    Back to you on that one I will get ;-)
    Pip, Sep 8, 2007
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    Molly Guest

    Breeding eck.
    Molly, Sep 8, 2007
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    Beav Guest

    You've not read enough Jap instructions. It's just their way of saying
    "Attach t' rubber overflow pipe to t' battery an' whack it on t' charger".


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    Beav, Sep 8, 2007
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    steve Guest

    steve, Sep 10, 2007
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    MikeH Guest

    Bugger. I had a tenner on him winning "Least original post"
    MikeH, Sep 10, 2007
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