BEFORE GETTING ON YOUR PMV
! Have you fully charged the batteries? See VI. "Batteries and Charging."
! Is the manual freewheel lever in the drive (backward) position? Never leave the manual freewheel lever
pushed forward unless you are manually pushing your PMV.
GETTING ONTO YOUR PMV
WARNING! Never attempt to get onto or off of your PMV without first removing the key
from the key switch. This will prevent the PMV from moving if accidental throttle control
lever contact is made.
1. Make certain that the key is removed from the key switch.
2. Stand at the side of your PMV.
3. Disengage the seat lock lever and rotate the seat until it is facing you.
4. Make certain that the seat is locked securely in position.
5. Position yourself comfortably and securely in the seat.
6. Disengage the seat lock lever and rotate the seat until you are facing forward.
7. Make certain that the seat is locked securely in position.
8. Make certain that your feet are safely on the floorboard.
PRE-RIDE ADJUSTMENTS AND CHECKS
! Are you positioned comfortably in the seat? See "Getting Onto Your PMV," above.
! Is the seat at the proper height? See VIII. "Comfort Adjustments."
! Is the seat locked securely in place? See VIII. "Comfort Adjustments."
! Is the tiller at a comfortable setting and locked securely in place? See VIII. "Comfort Adjustments."
! Is the key fully inserted into the key switch and turned clockwise to the "on" position? See V. "Your PMV."
! Does the PMV's horn work properly?
! Is your proposed path clear of people, pets, and obstacles?
! Have you planned your route to avoid adverse terrain and as many inclines as possible?
OPERATING YOUR PMV
WARNING! The following can adversely affect steering and stability while operating your
! Holding onto or attaching a leash to walk your pet.
! Carrying passengers (including pets).
! Hanging any article from the tiller.
! Towing or being pushed by another motorized vehicle.
Such practices could cause loss of control and/or tipping resulting in personal injury and/
or damage to your PMV.
Keep both hands on the tiller and your feet on the floorboard at all times while operating your PMV. This driving
position gives you the most control over your vehicle.
! Set the speed adjustment dial to your desired speed.
! Press or pull the appropriate side of the throttle control lever.
! The electromechanical disc park brake automatically disengages and the PMV accelerates smoothly to the
speed you preselected with the speed adjustment dial.
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