I got immediate access to the manual and was able to speak with a technician who helped me pinpoint the problem. Wear a helmet and eye protection. The right lever controls the front brakes. Always use original equipment size and type when replacing tires. Become familiar with their meanings before reading the manual. Do not touch hot exhaust system components.
Start the engine and allow it to warm up. You may want to remove the connection, add dielectric grease and put it back together making sure your connections are free of rust and dirt. Position the vehicle on a level surface. Always drive within the sight of an adult. Loosen the four rear housing mount bolts. Never attempt wheelies, jumps, or other stunts. When freeplay specifications can no longer be obtained through adjustment as outlined on the preceding pages, use the following information to determine when to service the brakes.
If you do not perform this procedure, your brakes may be ineffective. The front tires should be slightly off the ground. You will need Adobe Reader to view. Remove the lamp and replace it with a new recommended lamp. Applying only one brake could cause loss of control and result in serious injury or death. Shock Spring Adjustment The rear shock absorber springs are adjustable to increase or decrease spring tension.
Practice turning at slow speeds before attempting to turn at faster speeds. Avoid crossing the side of any hill unless absolutely necessary. Disconnect the black negative battery cable first. Always have an authorized Polaris dealer perform these services. Disconnect the red positive battery cable last.
Hope this helps you out. All parts and accessories added to the vehicle must be genuine Polaris Industries Inc. Never go over the top of any hill at high speed. Check the amount of chain slack by moving the vehicle slightly forward to gain slack at the top side of the chain. More information on speed limiting functions can be found beginning on page 122. Be sure to read all of the following warnings about driving hazards and how to avoid them.
Don't forget the ground connections. Look ahead and learn to read the ter- rain. After driving through water, dry the brakes by applying light pressure to the levers while moving until braking action is normal. Whenever riding a Polaris vehicle, always wear shatterproof goggles or use a shatterproof helmet face shield. Children must never add their own gasoline. There will be few combustion deposits. You could be seriously hurt if you ride with sticky brakes.
Be constantly alert for hazards such as logs, rocks and low hanging branches. Place the transmission in gear. Remove the three bolts and remove the arrestor from the end of the muffler. Kennedy, Product Compliance Polaris Industries Inc. When reinstalling the battery, always connect the negative black cable last.
Passengers, if permitted, must be at least 12 years old. Upon receipt of this registration, Polaris will record the registration for warranty. Do not attempt to clean the fuel filter. Tip: Store the plug in a secure location. Hey Mark I just got a 2004 500 ho.
While rotating the rear wheels, tighten the rear brake wing nut at the rear brake drum. A wagon, sled or other towed object does not have brakes or steering. No verification of registration will be sent to the purchaser as the copy of the Warranty Registration Form will be the warranty entitlement. Cover the vehicle with an appropriate cover. Doing some checks before to make sure the. Have an adult show you how it works. From the relay you can then trace it to the main fuses.
An adult should always be watching you in case you need help. The rules help keep us safe when we ride. Elevate the rear of the vehicle by placing a suitable stand under the frame. The right lever controls the front brake. Use the following instructions to dry it out before operating. Turn the engine over several times using the electric start. Place a drain pan under the engine crankcase.