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Polishing The Vehicle - Polaris Sportsman 500 HO Owner's Manual

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Cleaning and Storage
Washing the Vehicle
If a high pressure water system is used for cleaning (not recommended),
exercise extreme caution. The water may damage components and could
remove paint and decals. Avoid directing the water stream at the follow-
ing items:
• Wheel bearings
• Radiator
• Transmission seals
• Brakes
• Cab and body panels
• Electrical components
• Switches and controls
• Labels and decals
If an informational or graphic label becomes illegible or comes off, con-
tact your Polaris dealer to purchase a replacement. Replacement safety
labels are provided by Polaris at no charge.
Grease all zerk fittings immediately after washing. Allow the engine to
run for a while to evaporate any water that may have entered the engine
or exhaust system.

Polishing the Vehicle

Polaris recommends the use of common household aerosol furniture
polish for polishing the finish on your Polaris vehicle. Follow the
instructions on the container.
Polishing Tips
• Avoid the use of automotive products, some of which can scratch the
finish of your vehicle.
• Always use clean cloths and pads for cleaning and polishing. Old or
reused cloths and pads may contain dirt particles that will scratch the

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