THE KEY TO KEEPING YOUR POLARIS ® OFF–ROAD VEHICLE PERFORMING
as well as the day you brought it home is proper maintenance. Items like
FOR THE LIFE
belts, filters, and batteries represent only a few of these critical items
engineered specifically by Polaris ®.
OF YOUR RIDE
AIR FILTERS
DRIVE BELTS
Critical to engine performance and
Polaris Engineered belts deliver
reliability. A clogged air filter can
unmatched performance for your
restrict air flow to the engine leading
off-road vehicle. Developed and
to reduced engine performance. Dirt
tested on all our engines for all
MAINTENANCE
and debris ingestion can damage the
environments and conditions. Check
engine leading to reduced engine life
your belt for delamination, hour
or catastrophic failure. Polaris ®
glassing and glazing.
TIP
recommends changing the vehicle’s
air filter at the specified intervals
outlined in the owner’s manual, which
BREAK-IN PERIOD
may be shorter if your vehicle is
subject to severe conditions.
The break-in period for your new RANGER ® is the
OIL FILTERS
first 25 hours of operation, or the time it takes
to use the first two tanks of fuel. No single
Change oil filters with every oil
action on your part is as important as a proper
change to provide the best
protection for your engine. Superior
break-in period. Careful treatment of a new
engine protection keeps your engine
engine will result in more efficient performance
BRAKE PADS
operating at peak performance. Be
and longer life for the engine. Perform the listed
sure to follow the suggested service
Check your brakes if you are close to
procedures carefully.
intervals for oil/oil filter changes.
the recommended service interval,
hear grinding when applying the
NOTICE: Excessive heat build-up during the first three hours
brakes, your vehicle is taking longer
of operation will damage close-fitted engine parts. Do not
to stop or if you have to apply more
operate at full throttle or high speeds for extended periods
pressure to your pedal to engage the
during the first three hours of use.
brakes. Check the brake discs for
signs of cracks, excessive corrosion
BATTERIES
or warping.
Never leave a battery unattended
If the brake pads are contaminated
during the storage season. To
with oils or grease (petroleum
ensure your battery maintains its
products), brake pads have to be
level of charge when unused for
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discarded and replaced.
extended periods of time or during
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Discs need to be cleaned with brake
freezing weather, the battery
cleaner or alcohol based cleaner only.
should be connected to a
BatteryMINDer ® . Be sure to check
for corrosion from the terminals to
the ends of the cables.
MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE
25 HRS/250 MI
50 HRS/500 MI
100 HRS/1000 MI
150 HRS/1500 MI
200 HRS/2000 MI
350 HRS/3500 MI
500 HRS/5000 MI
BREAK-IN
OWNER'S MANUAL
FOR ADDITIONAL
MAINTENANCE
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30
36 CHECK YOUR
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RECOMMENDED
SERVICE ITEMS
ENGINE OIL:
EXHAUST SYSTEM:
ENGINE OIL:
ENGINE OIL:
ENGINE OIL:
ENGINE OIL:
ENGINE OIL:
CHANGE
INSPECT & CLEAN
CHANGE
CHANGE
CHANGE
CHANGE
CHANGE
AND VEHICLE-
INSPECT FOR LEAKAGE OR
SPECIFIC TIMING
GENERAL
CARBON BUILD UP AT JOINTS
DRIVE BELT:
BATTERY:
BRAKE PADS
BATTERY:
AIR FILTER:
LUBRICATION:
INSPECT & CLEAN SCREEN TYPE
INSPECT & ADJUST
TEST, CLEAN, &
& FLUID:
TEST, CLEAN, &
INSPECT, CLEAN
ALL FITTINGS, PIVOTS,
SPARK ARRESTOR
REPLACE AS NEEDED
CHECK FLUID LEVEL
INSPECT & CLEAN
CHECK FLUID LEVEL
REPLACE AS NEEDED
CABLES, ETC.
REPLACE AS NEEDED
REPLACE AS NEEDED
REPLACE AS NEEDED
GENERAL
TRANSMISSION
COOLANT:
AIR FILTER:
LUBRICATION:
FLUID:
DRIVE BELT:
SPARK PLUGS:
DRIVE BELT:
CHECK LEVEL
INSPECT & CLEAN
ALL FITTINGS, PIVOTS,
CHANGE
INSPECT & ADJUST
INSPECT
INSPECT & ADJUST
REPLACE EVERY 2 YEARS
REPLACE AS NEEDED
CABLES, ETC.
REPLACE AS NEEDED
REPLACE AS NEEDED
REPLACE AS NEEDED
EXHAUST SYSTEM:
GEARCASES:
EXHAUST SYSTEM:
DRIVE BELT:
INSPECT & CLEAN
TIRES:
EXHAUST SYSTEM:
GENERAL
CHECK OIL LEVEL
INSPECT & CLEAN
INSPECT & ADJUST
INSPECT FOR LEAKAGE OR
INSPECT CONDITION
INSPECT & CLEAN
LUBRICATION:
INSPECT FOR LEAKAGE OR
CARBON BUILD UP AT JOINTS
& PRESSURE
INSPECT FOR LEAKAGE OR
ALL FITTINGS, PIVOTS,
EXHAUST SYSTEM:
CARBON BUILD UP AT JOINTS
REPLACE AS NEEDED
INSPECT & CLEAN SCREEN
CARBON BUILD UP AT JOINTS
CABLES, ETC.
INSPECT & CLEAN
INSPECT & CLEAN SCREEN
TYPE SPARK ARRESTOR
EXHAUST SYSTEM:
INSPECT & CLEAN SCREEN
INSPECT FOR LEAKAGE OR
TYPE SPARK ARRESTOR
INSPECT & CLEAN
TYPE SPARK ARRESTOR
EXHAUST SYSTEM:
CARBON BUILD UP AT JOINTS
INSPECT FOR LEAKAGE OR
INSPECT & CLEAN
INSPECT & CLEAN SCREEN
CARBON BUILD UP AT JOINTS
INSPECT FOR LEAKAGE OR
TYPE SPARK ARRESTOR
INSPECT & CLEAN SCREEN
CARBON BUILD UP AT JOINTS
TYPE SPARK ARRESTOR
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