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Can-Am Maverick Operator's Manual

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Minimum age: Operator: 16 or older with a valid driver's license. Keep this Operator's Guide in the vehicle.



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  • Page 1 2014 2014 MAVERICK MAVERICK WARNING Read this guide thoroughly. It contains important safety information. Minimum age: Operator: 16 or older with a valid driver’s license. Keep this Operator’s Guide in the vehicle.
  • Page 2 In Canada, products are distributed by Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. (BRP). In USA, products are distributed by BRP US Inc. The following trademarks are the property of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc.: Can-Am™ D.E.S.S.™ Maverick™ Rotax ® TTI™ XPS™ This document contains the trademark of the following company: †...
  • Page 3: Foreword

    It's backed by the BRP limited warranty Failure to follow the warnings con- and a network of authorized Can-Am tained in this Operator's Guide can dealers ready to provide the parts, ac- result in SERIOUS INJURY or DEATH.
  • Page 4: Safety Messages

    FOREWORD Safety Messages any obligation to install them on prod- ucts previously manufactured. Due The types of safety messages, what to late changes, some differences be- they look like and how they are used in tween the manufactured product and this guide are explained as follows: the descriptions and/or specifications in this guide may occur.
  • Page 5: Table Of Contents

    TABLE OF CONTENTS FOREWORD ................1 Know Before you Go .
  • Page 6 TABLE OF CONTENTS PRIMARY CONTROLS (cont’d) 3) Brake Pedal ..............37 4) Shift Lever .
  • Page 7 TABLE OF CONTENTS BASIC PROCEDURES (cont’d) Stopping the Engine and Parking the Vehicle ....... . . 63 SPECIAL PROCEDURES .
  • Page 9: Safety Information

  • Page 10: General Precautions

    Avoid Gasoline Fires and affect handling of the vehicle and in- crease risk of a crash. Other Hazards See your authorized Can-Am dealer for Gasoline is extremely flammable and available accessories for your vehicle. highly explosive. Fuel vapors can spread and be ignited by a spark or flame many feet away from the en- gine.
  • Page 11: Safe Operation - Responsibilities

    This is a high performance off-road Take a training course if available (con- vehicle. Operators must be respon- tact an authorized Can-Am dealer to sible and use care to avoid rollovers, find out about training course avail- tipovers, collisions, and other acci- ability as well as on the internet at dents.
  • Page 12: Riding Carefully

    SAFE OPERATION - RESPONSIBILITIES Occupant Restraint cally for side-by-side vehicles, the pas- senger must also pay constant atten- System tion to the terrain ahead and be able to – This vehicle is designed to carry brace for bumps. one driver and one passenger, both wearing proper protective gears (re- Riding Carefully RIDING GEAR...
  • Page 13: European Community

    SAFE OPERATION - RESPONSIBILITIES – Never operate this vehicle in fast – Always respect the road traffic laws flowing water or in water deeper when you operate this vehicle on RIDING THE VE- than specified in the roadway, even a dirt or gravel HICLE subsection.
  • Page 14: Pre-Ride Inspection

    Correct any problem that you discover to reduce the risk of a breakdown or crash. See an authorized Can-Am dealer as necessary. Before using this vehicle, the operator should always perform the following pre-ride inspection check list.
  • Page 15 PRE-RIDE INSPECTION ITEMS TO BE ✔ INSPECTION TO PERFORM INSPECTED Cargo Load: If you transport a cargo, respect the maximum loading capacity of 90.5 kg (200 lb) Vehicle Load: Ensure that total load on the vehicle (including operator, passenger, cargo, tongue weight and added accessories) does not exceed 285 kg (630 lb).
  • Page 16 PRE-RIDE INSPECTION ITEMS TO BE ✔ INSPECTION TO PERFORM INSPECTED Press down on the brake pedal and make sure you feel Brake pedal firm resistance and that it fully returns to position when released. Fuel level Check the fuel level. Horn Check horn operation.
  • Page 17: Prepare To Ride

    PREPARE TO RIDE Before you Ride Weather conditions should help you decide how to dress. To maximize Perform pre-ride inspection to confirm comfort and avoid frostbites in win- the safe operating condition of your ve- ter, dress for the coldest weather ex- PRE-RIDE INSPECTION hicle.
  • Page 18 PREPARE TO RIDE Use tinted face shields or goggles in crash, good quality protective gear the daytime only; do not use them at made of sturdy material may prevent night or in poor illumination. Do not or reduce injury. use them if they impair your ability to In cool-weather riding, protect your- discern color.
  • Page 19: Avoid Accidents

    AVOID ACCIDENTS Avoid Rollovers and – Never attempt donuts, skids, slides, fishtails, jumps, or other stunts. If Tipovers vehicle starts to skid or slide, steer Side-by-side vehicles handle differ- in the direction of the skid or slide. ently from other vehicles. Side-by-side Never slam the brakes and lock the vehicles are designed to handle wheels.
  • Page 20: Avoid Collisions

    AVOID ACCIDENTS – Never grab the cage while riding. Hands can be crushed between the cage and the ground in a rollover. Keep hands on the steering wheel or handholds. – Never try to stop a rollover using your arms or legs. If you think that the vehicle may tip or roll, the driver should keep both hands on the steering wheel and the left foot...
  • Page 21: Riding Your Vehicle

    RIDING YOUR VEHICLE Practice Exercises U Turn Exercises Before you go out for a ride, it is very Practice doing U turns. important to familiarize yourself with – Accelerate slowly and while remain- the handling of your vehicle by prac- ing at low speed, then gradually turn ticing in a controlled environment.
  • Page 22: Off-Road Operation

    Never operate the vehicle if the con- trols do not function normally. See an The very nature of off-road operation authorized Can-Am dealer. is dangerous. Any terrain, which has not been specially prepared to carry To maintain proper control it is strongly...
  • Page 23 RIDING YOUR VEHICLE NOTE: In reverse operation, the en- ilarly so, be watchful of hazards such gine RPM is limited thus limiting the as rocks, logs, etc., partially covered by vehicle reverse speed. vegetation. Riding on Snow or Ice WARNING When performing pre-ride inspection, When driving downhill in reverse, pay special attention to locations on...
  • Page 24 RIDING YOUR VEHICLE keep brake and accelerator pedals and Riding on Gravel, Loose Stones or floor boards free of snow and ice. Fre- Other Slippery Surfaces quently wipe snow off seat, steering Riding on loose stones or gravel is very wheel, headlights and tail lamps.
  • Page 25 RIDING YOUR VEHICLE have time to prepare for the terrain Side Hilling on the other side. Avoid parking on Whenever possible, sidehilling (driv- a slope. Always put the shift lever in ing across a slope rather than up or PARK when stopped or parked, espe- down it) should be avoided.
  • Page 26 RIDING YOUR VEHICLE club does not exist in your area, help hicle. If you encounter animals on the to start one. Group riding and club ac- trail, stop and observe quietly and with tivities provide a pleasurable, social caution. It will be one of the better experience.
  • Page 27: Moving Loads And Doing Work

    Your vehicle can help you perform a number of different LIGHT tasks ranging from snow removal to carrying cargo. A variety of accessories are available from your authorized Can-Am dealer. To prevent possible injury, follow the instructions and warnings that accompany the accessory. Always respect the load limits of the vehicle.
  • Page 28 MOVING LOADS AND DOING WORK off, possibly striking occupants or by- hills. Allow more distance for braking, standers; or it may shift during riding, especially on inclined surfaces. Be affecting the handling of the vehicle. careful not to skid or slide. Objects that are high may affect visibil- Pulling a Trailer ity for the driver and may act as projec-...
  • Page 29: Important On-Product Labels

    If missing or damaged, they can be replaced free of charge. See an authorized Can-Am dealer. NOTE: In the event of any discrep- ancy between this guide and the ve-...
  • Page 30 IMPORTANT ON-PRODUCT LABELS tmo2014-006-001_a tmo2014-006-002_a _______ ________ SAFETY INFORMATION...
  • Page 31 IMPORTANT ON-PRODUCT LABELS Put the Shift Lever to PARK (P) before exiting vehicle. The vehicle can roll if not in PARK. Stop the vehicle and apply the Brake before using the Shift Lever and the 2WD/4WD Switch. 704903692 LABEL 2 PASSENGER Improper Use of this Vehicle Can Cause Severe Injury or Death...
  • Page 32 IMPORTANT ON-PRODUCT LABELS Be prepared in case of rollover Be prepared in case of rollover If the vehicle rolls over, any part If the vehicle rolls over, any part of your body (such as arms, of your body (such as arms, legs, or head) outside of the legs, or head) outside of the cockpit can be crushed by the...
  • Page 34 IMPORTANT ON-PRODUCT LABELS This warning applies only in European Countries where on road usage is allowed. On Road Use This quadricycle is built for "OFF ROAD" purposes only. It may be used for short distances on paved surfaces at reduced speed, in order to move the vehicle from an off road location to another.
  • Page 35: Compliance Labels

    IMPORTANT ON-PRODUCT LABELS Compliance Labels These labels indicate vehicle's compli- ance. 704902367 tmo2014-005-009_a 1. Compliance labels located under glove box Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. certifies that this ROV complies with the American National Standard for Recreational Off-Highway Vehicles, ANSI/ROHVA 1 - 2011 Standard. Bombardier Produits Récréatifs Inc.
  • Page 36 IMPORTANT ON-PRODUCT LABELS This page is intentionally blank _______ ________ SAFETY INFORMATION...
  • Page 37: Vehicle Information

    VEHICLE INFORMATION _______________...
  • Page 38: Primary Controls

    PRIMARY CONTROLS It is important to know the location and operation of all controls, and to develop and practice smooth and coordinated use of them. tmo2014-006-005_a 1) Steering Wheel The steering wheel is located in front of the driver's seat. The steering wheel steers the vehicle to the left or right.
  • Page 39: Accelerator Pedal

    PRIMARY CONTROLS CAUTION Under rough trail conditions or when crossing an ob- stacle, the steering wheel could sud- denly jerk on one side, causing hand or wrist injuries if the thumbs are rolled around the steering wheel. 2) Accelerator Pedal The accelerator pedal is located on the right side of the brake pedal.
  • Page 40 PRIMARY CONTROLS NOTICE This gearbox is not de- WARNING signed to shift while vehicle is mov- The shift lever should be locked ing. whenever the vehicle is in PARK (P) and unattended. Park The park position locks the gearbox to Reverse help prevent vehicle movement.
  • Page 41: Secondary Controls

    SECONDARY CONTROLS tmo2014-006-005_b 1) Ignition Switch and Keys Ignition Switch The ignition switch is located on the up- per console area. tmo2011-001-036_a IGNITION SWITCH POSITION 1. OFF 2. ON with lights 3. ON The key can be inserted or removed in this position only.
  • Page 42: Engine Start Button

    SECONDARY CONTROLS ON with Lights The normal key limits the overall per- formance to 50% of maximum engine When the key is turned in this position, torque and vehicle speed to 70 km/h the electrical system of the vehicle is (43 MPH).
  • Page 43: Multifunction Lever

    SECONDARY CONTROLS 4) Hazard Warning Switch tmo2014-006-006_b 1. Engine start button tmo2014-006-006_c 3) Multifunction Lever 1. Hazard warning switch Low/High Beam Selection The hazard warning switch is located When the multifunction lever is in the on the upper console. middle position, the low beam is se- When activated, all the turn signal lected.
  • Page 44: Sport/Eco Modeswitch

    SECONDARY CONTROLS This switch selects 2 wheel drive or 4 NOTE: The sport mode can be acti- wheel drive mode when the vehicle is vated with all key types and provides stopped and the engine is running. the maximum power with the used key.
  • Page 45 SECONDARY CONTROLS NOTE: When using the override func- tion, the gauge will scroll an OVER- RIDE message to confirm that the function is activated. 3. To disengage the override function, simply release the override switch. The override switch is also used for two more functions: –...
  • Page 46: Multifunction Gauge (Analog/Digital)

    MULTIFUNCTION GAUGE (ANALOG/DIGITAL) Multifunction Gauge Description The multifunction gauge (analog/digital) is located on the steering column. The multifunction gauge (analog/digital) is comprised of a digital gauge and two analog gauges (speedometer and tachometer). The engine temperature and fuel level bar graphs are comprised in the digital gauge.
  • Page 47 MULTIFUNCTION GAUGE (ANALOG/DIGITAL) 1) Analog Speedometer Measures vehicle speed in km/h or mph. 2) MODE (M) Button Pressing the MODE (M) button will scroll through the functions of the main digital display. FUNCTION SEQUENCE OPTIONS Press SET (S) to scroll and select desired Numerical display is flashing function and press MODE (M) to confirm Press SET (S) to scroll and select desired...
  • Page 48 MULTIFUNCTION GAUGE (ANALOG/DIGITAL) 5) Indicator Lamps Indicator lamps will inform you of various conditions or problems. An indicator lamp can flash alone or in combination with another lamp. INDICATOR LAMP(S) DESCRIPTION All indicator lamps are activated when ignition All indicator lamps switch is ON and the engine is not started Low fuel Check engine...
  • Page 49 MULTIFUNCTION GAUGE (ANALOG/DIGITAL) 7) Multifunction Display MODE The vehicle speed or the engine revolutions (RPM) can be displayed. See (M) BUTTON in this section. Important messages can also be displayed. Refer to table below. If an abnormal engine condition occurs, a message can be combined with a pilot TROUBLESHOOTING lamp.
  • Page 50: Gauge Setup

    For display function informa- SET (S) BUTTON tions, refer to Gauge Setup Setting Metric/Imperial Units See a Can-Am dealer for adjustments. Setting Clock 1. Press MODE (M) button to select clock display. 2. Push and hold MODE (M) button for three seconds.
  • Page 51: Equipment

    EQUIPMENT tmo2014-005-006_b TYPICAL _______________...
  • Page 52: Tilt Steering

    EQUIPMENT tmo2014-006-002_b 1) Tilt Steering The steering wheel height is ad- justable. Adjust the steering wheel height to face your chest, not your head. To adjust steering wheel height: 1. Unlock steering by pulling the tilt lever toward you. 2. Move steering wheel to the desired position.
  • Page 53: Passenger Handholds

    EQUIPMENT 4) Glove Box The vehicle is equipped with a closed glove box made to carry light objects. tmo2014-001-017_a 1. Cup holders NOTE: Do not use cup holders while riding in rough conditions. 3) Passenger Handholds The passenger has access to a front handhold located in front of seat above tmo2014-001-015_a glove box.
  • Page 54: Shoulder Guards

    EQUIPMENT 8) Shoulder Guards WARNING The vehicle is equipped with shoulder Never operate the vehicle unless guards to help restrain the entire body both side nets are in place and of driver and passenger inside vehicle. buckled. 9) Seat Belts This vehicle is equipped with 3 points seat belts to help protect driver and passenger in the event of collisions,...
  • Page 55: Driver's Seat

    EQUIPMENT Fastening and Adjusting the Seat Belt Insert the seat belt latch plate into the buckle, then pull the belt to ensure it is properly locked. Position the belt as low as possible across your hips. Then, pull the belt against your shoulder for a snug fit.
  • Page 56: Cargo Rack

    EQUIPMENT 13) Cargo Rack WARNING Cargo rack is convenient for carrying Do not adjust mirror while riding. equipment and various other cargo. It You could lose control. must never be used to carry a passen- ger. 16) LH Side Mirror This vehicle comes equipped with a LH side mirror.
  • Page 57: 12-Volt Power Outlet

    EQUIPMENT 18) 12-Volt Power Outlet Convenient for handheld spotlight or other portable equipment. tmo2014-006-006_f 1. 12 V power outlet Remove protective cap to use. Always reinstall it after use to protect against weather. Do not exceed the rating capacity. Re- SPECIFICATIONS fer to subsection.
  • Page 58: Tune Your Ride

    TUNE YOUR RIDE Suspension Adjustment Adjustment Location Guidelines Your vehicle handling and comfort de- pend upon suspension adjustments. WARNING Suspension adjustment could af- fect vehicle handling. Always take time to familiarize yourself with the vehicle's behavior after any suspension adjustment has been made.
  • Page 59: Suspension Factory Settings

    TUNE YOUR RIDE Suspension Factory Settings SPRING PRELOAD ADJUSTMENT (FRONT For adjustment procedures, refer to AND REAR) SHOCK DAMPING ADJUSTMENTS (FRONT AND REAR) in this section. To adjust compression and rebound to factory settings, proceed as follows: 1. Turn adjuster clockwise until it stops. 2.
  • Page 60 TUNE YOUR RIDE Adjust by loosening lock ring and turn- RESULT ON BIG ACTION ing adjuster ring as desired. Use tool BUMPS from vehicle tool kit. Increasing Firmer NOTE: Do not increase the front/rear low speed compression spring preload by more than 15 mm compression damping (slow (.59 in) over the factory setting.
  • Page 61: Rebound Damping

    TUNE YOUR RIDE RESULT ON ACTION SMALL BUMPS Increasing Firmer high speed compression compression damping (fast damping force compression) Decreasing Softer high speed compression compression damping (fast damping force compression) tbl2013-009-049_a 1. Rebound adjuster 2. Increases rebound (stiffer) 3. Decreases rebound (softer) tbl2013-009-048_b HIGH SPEED COMPRESSION DAMPING (USE A 17 MM WRENCH)
  • Page 62: Fuel

    FUEL Fuel Requirements Vehicle Fueling Procedure NOTICE Always use fresh gaso- WARNING line. Gasoline will oxidize; the re- sult is loss of octane, volatile com- – Fuel is flammable and explosive pounds, and the production of gum under certain conditions. and varnish deposits which can –...
  • Page 63: Fueling A Gasoline Container

    FUEL WARNING If a differential pressure condition is noticed (whistling sound heard when loosening fuel reservoir cap) have vehicle inspected and/or re- paired before further operation. 4. Insert the spout into the filler neck. 5. Pour fuel slowly so that air can es- cape from the tank and prevent fuel flow back.
  • Page 64: Break-In Period

    A break-in period of 10 operating hours or 300 km (200 mi) is required for the vehicle. After the break-in period, the vehicle should be inspected by an authorized MAINTE- Can-Am dealer. Refer to NANCE section. Engine During the break-in period: – Avoid full throttle operation.
  • Page 65: Basic Procedures

    BASIC PROCEDURES Starting the Engine WARNING Insert key in ignition switch and turn to Avoid parking in places where hot one of the ON position. parts can start a fire. Press the brake pedal. When stopped or parked always bring NOTE: If shift lever is not set to PARK shift lever to park position.
  • Page 66: Special Procedures

    Should the vehicle be rolled over, it will be necessary to have it transported to an authorized Can-Am dealer as soon as possible. NEVER START THE EN- GINE! What to do if Vehicle is...
  • Page 67: Transporting The Vehicle

    TRANSPORTING THE VEHICLE If your vehicle needs to be transported, 7. Ensure that both the front and rear it should be carried inside a full size wheels are firmly attached to the pick-up box or on a flatbed trailer of the trailer.
  • Page 68: Lifting And Supporting The Vehicle

    LIFTING AND SUPPORTING THE VEHICLE Front of Vehicle Ensure vehicle shift lever is set to PARK. Place vehicle on a flat non slippery ground. Install an hydraulic jack under the vehi- cle. Ensure vehicle shift lever is set to PARK. Install an hydraulic jack under front skid plate.
  • Page 69: Maintenance

    MAINTENANCE _______________...
  • Page 70: Break-In Inspection

    BREAK-IN INSPECTION This vehicle should be serviced after the first 10 hours or 300 km (200 mi) of opera- tion, whichever comes first, by an authorized Can-Am dealer. The break-in inspec- tion is very important and must not be neglected.
  • Page 71 BREAK-IN INSPECTION REPLACE ADJUST TIGHTEN BREAK-IN INSPECTION CHART LUBRICATE CLEAN INSPECT ENGINE Engine oil and filter Valve clearance Engine Air Filter Engine seals Engine mounting fasteners Exhaust system COOLING SYSTEM Radiator/cooling system leak (leak test) FUEL SYSTEM Fuel lines, fuel rails, connections, check valves and fuel tank leak test ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Battery connections...
  • Page 72 BREAK-IN INSPECTION REPLACE ADJUST TIGHTEN BREAK-IN INSPECTION CHART LUBRICATE CLEAN INSPECT STEERING SYSTEM Steering system (column, bearing, etc.) Front wheel alignment BRAKES Brake fluid OCCUPANT RESTRAINT SYSTEM Seat belts Side nets BODY/CHASSIS Cage fasteners Seats latch ______________...
  • Page 73: Maintenance Schedule

    MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE Maintenance is very important for keeping your vehicle in safe operating condition. Proper maintenance is the owner's responsibility. The vehicle should be serviced as per the maintenance schedule. The following message appears in the gauge after every 50 hours of operation, to remind you of maintenance requirements: MAINTENANCE SOON.
  • Page 74 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE EVERY 1 500 KM (1,000 MI) OR 50 HOURS OF OPERATION (WHICHEVER COMES FIRST) Verify battery condition Inspect the front differential/rear final drive oil level Inspect the drive shaft joints condition Inspect the front/rear propeller shaft joint condition Grease the front/rear propeller shaft joints (two grease fittings at the front and two at the rear) Inspect the tie rod ends...
  • Page 75 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE EVERY 3 000 KM (2,000 MI) OR 100 HOURS OF OPERATION OR 1 YEAR (WHICHEVER COMES FIRST) Inspect and clean seat belts (check for any damages and proper operation) Inspect side nets (check for any damages and they must buckle properly) Replace the engine oil and filter Inspect and adjust the valve clearance Inspect and clean the muffler spark arresters...
  • Page 76 MAINTENANCE SCHEDULE EVERY 6 000 KM (4,000 MI) OR 200 HOURS OF OPERATION OR 2 YEARS (WHICHEVER COMES FIRST) Replace the engine coolant Verify the cooling system and proceed with a cooling system leak test and a pressure cap test Verify the fuel system and perform a leak test Replace spark plugs Replace the front differential oil...
  • Page 77: Maintenance Procedures

    Engine Air filter replacement fre- and require special tools are best per- quency must be increased for the fol- formed by your authorized Can-Am lowing severe riding conditions: dealer. – Riding on dry sand.
  • Page 78 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES tbl2013-009-041_a tmo2013-003-052_a Step 1: Keep on lifting the front part of service 1. Engine air filter cover Step 2: Gently release the cover post from its 4. If installed, remove additional en- grommet then release the post on the other gine air post-filter from second sec- side tion (clean chamber) of engine air...
  • Page 79 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES tbs2011-009-007_a 1. Remove drain plug to expel water 3. Clean both sections of the engine tbs2011-009-002_c air filter housing with a vacuum 1. Drain hole cleaner. 2. To access the drain plug, remove the left-hand side panel by unscrew- ing the four screws.
  • Page 80 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES 219700341 AIR FILTER CLEANER (P/N 219 700 341) 2. Let stand for 3 minutes. 3. As stated on air filter cleaner (UNI) tbs2011-009-002_b container, rinse with plain water. Engine Air Filter Cleaning 4. Dry the engine air post-filter com- pletely using an air compressor.
  • Page 81: Front Grill Kit

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES NOTICE 4. Remove any excess of oil by wrap- If the fit is not good, dust ping the engine air post-filter into an may bypass the engine air filter. absorbent cloth and squeezing gen- tly. This will also ensure a full oil cov- erage on engine air post-filter.
  • Page 82: Cvt Air Filter

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES tmo2013-003-018_a tmo2013-003-055_a 1. CVT air filter plastic cover FRONT OF VEHICLE - COMPONENTS REMOVED FOR CLARITY 2. Pull the CVT cover towards you to 1. Front grill kit disengage the two grommets and slide it rearward. 3. Clean front grill kit with water. CVT Air Filter CVT air filter inspection and cleaning frequency should be adjusted accord-...
  • Page 83: Engine Oil

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES CVT Air Filter Inspection and Cleaning 1. Inspect filter and replace if dam- aged. tmo2013-003-019_b Step 1: Slide forward 1. CVT air filter plastic cover 2. Grommets NOTE: Maintaining a clean CVT air filter will maximize air flow for an opti- tmo2013-003-050_a mum CVT components lifespan.
  • Page 84 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES NOTICE 3. Reinstall dipstick, screw in it com- Damages caused by the pletely. use of oil not suitable for this engine will not be covered by the BRP lim- 4. Remove dipstick and check oil level. ited warranty. It should be near or equal to the up- per mark.
  • Page 85: Oil Filter

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES Install a NEW gasket ring on the drain Oil Filter Installation plug. Check and clean the oil filter inlet and outlet area for dirt and other contami- NOTICE Never use the gasket ring nations. a second time. Always replace by a new one.
  • Page 86: Radiator

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES OIL FILTER COVER SCREWS TIGHTENING TORQUE 10 N•m ± 1 N•m (89 lbf•in ± 9 lbf•in) Radiator Radiator Inspection and Cleaning To access the radiator, open the ser- vice cover. NOTICE Failure to follow the de- tbl2013-009-042_a scribed procedure for opening the FULLY LIFT COVER service cover may lead to cover Unclip electrical cable attached to the...
  • Page 87: Engine Coolant

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES Inspect radiator and hoses for leaks or any damage. Inspect radiating fins. They must be clean, free of mud, dirt, leaves and any other deposit that would prevent the radiator to cool properly. If available, use a garden hose to rinse the radiating fins.
  • Page 88 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES tbl2013-009-040_a Step 1: Push down service cover and HOLD tmo2011-001-313_a Step 2: Lift the front part of service cover 1. Radiator pressure cap 4. Ensure cooling system is full up to the pressure cap seat. tbl2013-009-041_a Step 1: Keep on lifting the front part of service cover tmr2011-011-028_a Step 2: Gently release the cover post from its...
  • Page 89 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES Recommended Engine Coolant COOLANT BRP PREMIXED recommended COOLANT (P/N 219 700 362) product Distilled water and Alternative, or antifreeze solution if not available (50% distilled water, 50% antifreeze) tbl2013-009-051_a NOTICE Always use ethylene-gly- Coolant should be at the MIN mark col antifreeze containing corrosion when engine is COLD.
  • Page 90 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES NOTE: The drain plug is accessible from underneath the vehicle. tmo2013-003-041_b 1. Hose clamp position to note tmo2014-005-008_c 2. Lower radiator hose to remove 1. Cooling system drain plug access 5. Drain cooling system completely. NOTE: Do not unscrew the coolant 6.
  • Page 91 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES tmr2011-011-028_a tmo2011-001-501_a 1. Cooling system refill adapter 2. Expansion tank hose 1. Front cylinder bleed screw 3. Coolant system full level (pressure cap seat) 6. Install pressure cap. NOTICE The following steps must be carried out as specified to ensure proper cooling system bleeding in addition to the previous steps.
  • Page 92: Muffler Spark Arresters

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES WARNING In order to avoid potential burns, do not remove the pressure cap if the engine is hot. 18. When the engine is cool, remove pressure cap and add coolant if re- quired. 19. Install pressure cap. 20. Check coolant level in the expan- sion tank.
  • Page 93: Gearbox Oil

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES NOTICE Operating the gearbox with an improper oil level may se- verely damage gearbox. Recommended Gearbox Oil Use the following gearbox oil. RECOMMENDED GEARBOX OIL XPS synthetic gear oil (P/N 293 600 140) tmo2013-003-021_a NOTE: The XPS oil is specially formu- 1.
  • Page 94: Spark Plugs

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES CAUTION Always wear safety goggles when using pressurized air. Unscrew spark plug completely then remove it. tmo2011-001-097_a 1. Oil drain plug 2. Skid plate opening Let oil completely drain from gearbox. Install the drain plug. NOTE: Clean drain plug from any metallic particles prior to installation.
  • Page 95: Cvt Cover

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES 3. Carefully pull out the panel. SPARK PLUG GAP 4. Remove eight plastic rivets to re- 0.9 mm (.035 in) move under seat storage compart- ment. Apply a copper-based anti-seize lubri- cant over spark plug threads. Screw spark plug into cylinder heads by hand and tighten with a torque wrench and a proper socket.
  • Page 96 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES tmo2013-004-011_a 1. Central skid plate 2. Access holes NOTE: Use wrench supplied in tool kit to remove screws. tmo2013-003-062_a 1. CVT cover lower screws 2. CVT cover screws 3. CVT cover 4. Gasket Check inside front and rear CVT outlet hoses to make sure there are no de- bris.
  • Page 97: Drive Belt

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES Vmr2012-018-005_a tmo2013-003-061_a TYPICAL 1. Puller/locking tool CVT COVER TIGHTENING SEQUENCE 2. Fixed sheave of driven pulley CVT COVER SCREWS To remove belt, slip the belt over the top edge of fixed sheave, as shown. 7 N•m ± 0.8 N•m Tightening torque (62 lbf•in ±...
  • Page 98: Exhaust Area

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES Exhaust Area Cleaning WARNING Engine and exhaust must be cool before removing debris. Always wear protective gloves when re- moving debris. 1. Wearing gloves, hand remove all ex- vmr2007-051-006_a cess debris around exhaust. 1. Arrow printed on belt 2.
  • Page 99: Fuses

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES Remove corrosion from battery cable terminals and battery posts using a firm wire brush. Battery casing should be cleaned by soft brush and baking soda solution. Battery Installation Battery installation is the reverse of the removal procedure. NOTICE Improper orientation of the battery cables (reverse polarity) tmo2013-003-022_a...
  • Page 100: Lights

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES NOTE: Fuses are identified inside fuse box cover. Lights Always check light operation after re- placement. Headlight and Front Turn Signal Bulb Replacement NOTICE Never touch glass portion of a halogen bulb with bare fingers, it shortens its operating life. If glass is touched, clean it with isopropyl al- cohol which will not leave a film on tmo2013-003-056_a...
  • Page 101: Drive Shaft Boot And Protector

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES tmo2011-001-114_a tmo2013-003-026_a 1. Light bulb socket TYPICAL 2. Light bulb 1. Connector 2. Socket and bulb Properly reinstall removed parts in the Pull taillight out of its location. reverse order of their removal. Remove bulb socket from taillight. Validate headlights operation.
  • Page 102: Wheel Bearing

    Lift and support vehicle. Refer to 1. Outer drive shaft boot ING AND SUPPORTING THE VEHICLE VEHICLE INFORMATION SECTION Push and pull the wheels from the up- per edge to feel the play. See an authorized Can-Am dealer if there is any play. ______________...
  • Page 103: Wheels And Tires

    MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES tmo2013-003-035_a TIGHTENING SEQUENCE tmo2011-001-131_a NOTICE TYPICAL Always use the recom- mended wheel nuts for the type of Wheels and Tires wheel. Using a different nut could cause damages to the rim or studs. Wheel Removal Tire Pressure Loosen nuts then lift and support vehi- LIFTING AND SUPPORT- cle.
  • Page 104 2. Lubricate all beadlock screws with Tire Replacement LOCTITE (ANTISEIZE Tires replacement should be per- BRICANT) (P/N 293 800 070) or formed by an authorized Can-Am an equivalent product to prevent dealer. screws sticking. 3. Install all beadlock screws. To avoid WARNING cross threading, start all screws by hand.
  • Page 105 MAINTENANCE PROCEDURES tbl2011-001-068_b TYPICAL - TIGHTENING SEQUENCE vbs2010-007-004 TYPICAL NOTE: The beadlock clamp ring should be in contact with the bead- 4. Tighten beadlock screws as per fol- lock inner ring. The beadlock clamp lowing specification and sequence. ring can flex slightly to match the tire NOTE: To ensure even...
  • Page 106: Suspensions

    Use SUSPENSION GREASE (P/N 293 550 033) or an equivalent. Suspension Inspection Lubricate front and rear A-arms. See an authorized Can-Am dealer if any There are four grease fittings on each problem is detected. front A-arm oriented downwards. Shock Absorbers Inspect shock absorber for leaks, bump stop wear out or other damages.
  • Page 107: Brakes

    The brake inspection, maintenance Brake Fluid Reservoir Level and repair should be performed by an Verification authorized Can-Am dealer. With vehicle on a level surface, check However, verify the following between brake fluid in reservoir for proper level. visits to your dealer: Brake fluid level should be between –...
  • Page 108: Vehicle Care

    VEHICLE CARE Post-Operation Care When vehicle is used in salt-water environment rinsing the vehicle with fresh water is necessary to preserve vehicle and its components. Metal- lic parts lubrication is highly recom- mended. Use XPS LUBE (P/N 293 600 016) or an equivalent. This must be performed at the end of each operat- ing day.
  • Page 109: Storage And Preseason Preparation

    When a vehicle is not in use for more than 4 months, proper storage is a ne- cessity. When using your vehicle after storage, a preparation is required. See an authorized Can-Am dealer to have your vehicle prepared for either storage or the preseason. ______________...
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  • Page 111: Technical Information

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  • Page 112: Vehicle Identification

    These numbers are required by the authorized Can-Am dealer to com- plete warranty claims properly. No warranty will be allowed by BRP Inc. if the engine identification number (EIN) or vehicle identification number (VIN) is removed or mutilated in any way.
  • Page 113: Specifications

    SPECIFICATIONS MODEL 1000 ENGINE ROTAX ® 1010 Engine type 4-stroke, Single Over Head Camshaft (SOHC), liquid cooled Number of cylinders 8 valves (mechanical adjustment) Number of valves Bore 91 mm (3.58 in) Stroke 75 mm (2.95 in) Displacement 976 cm³ (59.56 in³) Exhaust system Spark arresters approved by USDA Forest Service Engine air filter...
  • Page 114 SPECIFICATIONS 1000 MODEL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM Magneto generator output 625 W @ 6000 RPM Ignition system type IDI (Inductive Discharge Ignition) Ignition timing Not adjustable Quantity Spark plug Make and type NGK LMAR8C-9 0.9 mm (.035 in) Engine RPM limiter setting 8000 RPM Type Maintenance free...
  • Page 115 SPECIFICATIONS 1000 MODEL ELECTRICAL SYSTEM (cont'd) Accessories 15 A Fuel pump Clock Remote winch Fuses (cont'd) (option package) Starter solenoid Winch (option package) FUEL SYSTEM Fuel delivery Type Electronic fuel injection (EFI) with iTC Throttle body 54 mm with ETA Fuel pump Type Electric (in fuel tank)
  • Page 116 SPECIFICATIONS 1000 MODEL STEERING Steering wheel Adjustable tilt steering Turning radius 306 cm (120.5 in) Total toe (vehicle on ground) 0° ± 0.2° FRONT SUSPENSION Suspension type Double suspension-arm Suspension travel 356 mm (14 in) Shock absorber HPG shock with remote reservoir. Dual speed compression Type damping and rebound damping adjustments REAR SUSPENSION...
  • Page 117 SPECIFICATIONS 1000 MODEL TIRES Recommended: 103 kPa (14 PSI) Front Minimum: 89 kPa (13 PSI) Pressure Recommended: 145 kPa (21 PSI) Rear Minimum: 110 kPa (16 PSI) Minimum tire thread depth 3 mm (.118 in) Front 27 x 9 x 12 (in) Tire size Rear 27 x 11 x 12 (in)
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  • Page 119: Troubleshooting

    TROUBLESHOOTING ______________...
  • Page 120: Troubleshooting Guidelines

    – Check charging system fuse. – Check fault message in cluster. – Check battery connections and terminals condition. – Have the battery checked by an authorized Can-Am dealer. 5. Defective engine start button. – Contact an authorized Can-Am dealer. 6. Defective starter solenoid.
  • Page 121 4. Water in CVT – Drain water from CVT. Refer to SPECIAL PROCEDURES subsection. 5. CVT dirty or worn-out. – Contact an authorized Can-Am dealer. 6. Lack of fuel – Dirty or clogged fuel pump pre-filter. See an authorized Can-Am dealer. ______________...
  • Page 122 7. Engine is in limp home mode. – Check multifunction gauge display for messages. – Multifunction gauge CHECK ENGINE indicator lamp is on and display shows LIMP HOME, contact an authorized Can-Am dealer. ENGINE OVERHEATS 1. Low coolant level in cooling system.
  • Page 123: Messages In Multifunction Gauge

    MESSAGES IN MULTIFUNCTION GAUGE If an abnormal engine condition occurs, the following messages can be combined with a pilot lamp. MESSAGE DESCRIPTION ALL ACTIVE OR PREVIOUSLY ACTIVATED FAULTS THAT CHECK ENGINE REQUIRE ATTENTION. NO ENGINE LIMITATION ENGAGED. Critical faults requiring diagnostic as soon as possible. LIMP HOME An engine limitation is engaged and/or the engine behavior is modified.
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  • Page 125: Warranty

    WARRANTY ______________...
  • Page 126: Brp International Limited Warranty: 2014 Can-Am Ssv

    All genuine Can-Am SSV parts and accessories, installed by an authorized Can-Am SSV Distributor/Dealer at the time of delivery of the 2014 Can-Am SSV, carry the same warranty as that of the Can-Am SSV.
  • Page 127 This warranty coverage is available only if each of the following conditions has been fulfilled: – The 2014 Can-Am SSV must be purchased as new and unused by its first owner from a Can-Am SSV Distributor/Dealer authorized to distribute Can-Am SSVs in the country in which the sale occurred;...
  • Page 128 BRP's responsibility is limited to making the required repairs or replacements of parts. No claim of breach of warranty shall be cause for cancellation or rescission of the sale of the Can-Am SSV to the owner. You may have other legal rights which may vary from country to country.
  • Page 129 9) CONSUMER ASSISTANCE 1. In the event of a controversy or a dispute in connection with this limited warranty, BRP suggests that you try to resolve the issue at the Can-Am SSV Distributor/Dealer level. We recommend discussing the issue with the autho- rized Can-Am SSV Distributor/Dealer's service manager or owner.
  • Page 130: Brp Limited Warranty For The European Economic Area, The Commonwealth Of The Independant States And Turkey: 2014 Can-Am Ssv

    All genuine Can-Am SSV parts and accessories, installed by an authorized Can-Am SSV Distributor/Dealer at the time of delivery of the 2014 Can-Am SSV, carry the same warranty as that of the SSV. This limited warranty will become null and void if: (1) The SSV was used for racing or any other competitive activity, at any point, even by a previous owner;...
  • Page 131 This warranty coverage is available only if each of the following conditions has been fulfilled: – The 2014 Can-Am SSV must be purchased as new and unused by its first owner from a Can-Am SSV Distributor/Dealer authorized to distribute Can-Am SSVs in the country in which the sale occurred;...
  • Page 132 BRP's responsibility is limited to making the required repairs or replacements of parts. No claim of breach of warranty shall be cause for cancellation or rescission of the sale of the Can-Am SSV to the owner. You may have other legal rights which may vary from country to country.
  • Page 133 9) CONSUMER ASSISTANCE 1. In the event of a controversy or a dispute in connection with this limited warranty, BRP suggests that you try to resolve the issue at the Can-Am SSV Distributor/Dealer level. We recommend discussing the issue with the autho- rized Can-Am SSV Distributor/Dealer's service manager or owner.
  • Page 134 ADDITIONAL TERMS AND CONDITIONS FOR FRANCE ONLY The following terms and conditions are applicable to products sold in France only: The seller shall deliver goods that are complying with the contract and shall be responsible for defects existing upon delivery. The seller shall also be responsible for defects resulting from packaging, assembling instructions or the installation when it is its responsibility per the contract or if accomplished under its responsibility.
  • Page 135: Customer Information

    CUSTOMER INFORMATION ______________...
  • Page 136: Privacy Information

    PRIVACY INFORMATION BRP wishes to inform you that your coordinates will be used for safety and war- ranty related purposes. Furthermore, BRP and its affiliates may use its customer list to distribute marketing and promotional information about BRP and related products.
  • Page 137: Change Of Address/Ownership

    It is the owner’s responsibility to notify BRP. STOLEN UNITS: If your personal vehicle is stolen, you should notify BRP or an authorized Can-Am dealer. We will ask you to provide your name, address, phone number, the vehicle identification number and the date it was stolen.
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