Polaris 2010 Sportsman 500 HO Manuals

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Polaris 2010 Sportsman 500 HO Owner's Manual

Polaris 2010 Sportsman 500 HO Owner's Manual (137 pages)

Polaris Industries All-Terrain Vehicles Owner's Manual  
Brand: Polaris | Category: Offroad Vehicle | Size: 5.73 MB
Table of contents
Table Of Contents7................................................................................................................................................................
Introduction8................................................................................................................................................................
Vehicle Identification Numbers10................................................................................................................................................................
Safety11................................................................................................................................................................
Eye Protection13................................................................................................................................................................
Equipment Modifications13................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Warnings14................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Without Instruction14................................................................................................................................................................
Age Restrictions14................................................................................................................................................................
Handling Gasoline15................................................................................................................................................................
Exposure To Exhaust15................................................................................................................................................................
Protective Apparel16................................................................................................................................................................
Carrying A Passenger16................................................................................................................................................................
Operating On Pavement17................................................................................................................................................................
Operating On Public Roads17................................................................................................................................................................
Physical Control Of The Atv18................................................................................................................................................................
Turning Improperly18................................................................................................................................................................
Jumps And Stunts18................................................................................................................................................................
Improper Hill Climbing18................................................................................................................................................................
Descending Hills Improperly19................................................................................................................................................................
Crossing Hillsides19................................................................................................................................................................
Stalling While Climbing A Hill20................................................................................................................................................................
Operating On Steep Hills20................................................................................................................................................................
Operating On Slippery Terrain21................................................................................................................................................................
Operating In Unfamiliar Terrain21................................................................................................................................................................
Skidding Or Sliding22................................................................................................................................................................
Operating Through Deep Water23................................................................................................................................................................
Improper Cargo Loading23................................................................................................................................................................
Poor Visibility24................................................................................................................................................................
Operating A Damaged Atv24................................................................................................................................................................
Physical Skills24................................................................................................................................................................
Hot Exhaust Systems24................................................................................................................................................................
Unauthorized Use Of The Atv24................................................................................................................................................................
Safety Decals And Locations25................................................................................................................................................................
Tire Pressure/load Warning26................................................................................................................................................................
No Passenger" Warning26................................................................................................................................................................
Age 16 Warning26................................................................................................................................................................
Clutch Cover Warning27................................................................................................................................................................
Rack Warning, Front And Rear27................................................................................................................................................................
Features And Controls28................................................................................................................................................................
Mode/reverse Override Switch28................................................................................................................................................................
Awd Switch28................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Stop Switch29................................................................................................................................................................
Main Key Switch29................................................................................................................................................................
Headlight Switch29................................................................................................................................................................
Brake Lever31................................................................................................................................................................
Parking Brake33................................................................................................................................................................
Fuel Valve35................................................................................................................................................................
Fuel Filter35................................................................................................................................................................
Engaging Awd37................................................................................................................................................................
All Wheel Drive System37................................................................................................................................................................
Instrument Cluster39................................................................................................................................................................
Rider Information Center39................................................................................................................................................................
Operation45................................................................................................................................................................
Break-in Period45................................................................................................................................................................
Safe Operation Practices47................................................................................................................................................................
Trail Etiquette48................................................................................................................................................................
Pre-ride Checklist49................................................................................................................................................................
Starting The Engine50................................................................................................................................................................
Cold Weather Operation51................................................................................................................................................................
Turning The Vehicle53................................................................................................................................................................
Driving On Slippery Surfaces54................................................................................................................................................................
Driving Uphill55................................................................................................................................................................
Driving Downhill57................................................................................................................................................................
Driving Through Water59................................................................................................................................................................
Driving Over Obstacles60................................................................................................................................................................
Driving In Reverse61................................................................................................................................................................
Hauling Cargo62................................................................................................................................................................
Towing Loads63................................................................................................................................................................
Parking On An Incline64................................................................................................................................................................
Emission Control Systems65................................................................................................................................................................
Noise Emission Control System65................................................................................................................................................................
Crankcase Emission Control System65................................................................................................................................................................
Exhaust Emission Control System65................................................................................................................................................................
Electromagnetic Interference65................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance66................................................................................................................................................................
Periodic Maintenance Chart66................................................................................................................................................................
Lubrication Guide71................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Oil72................................................................................................................................................................
Oil Recommendations72................................................................................................................................................................
Oil Level73................................................................................................................................................................
Oil And Filter Change74................................................................................................................................................................
Oil Pump Priming76................................................................................................................................................................
Transmission Oil77................................................................................................................................................................
Oil Check77................................................................................................................................................................
Oil Change78................................................................................................................................................................
Fluid Change79................................................................................................................................................................
Cooling System80................................................................................................................................................................
Recovery Bottle Coolant80................................................................................................................................................................
Radiator Coolant81................................................................................................................................................................
Hand Brake82................................................................................................................................................................
Toe Alignment83................................................................................................................................................................
Side Panel Removal84................................................................................................................................................................
Steering Assembly84................................................................................................................................................................
Footwell Removal84................................................................................................................................................................
Wheel Removal85................................................................................................................................................................
Tire Tread Depth85................................................................................................................................................................
Wheel Installation86................................................................................................................................................................
Wheel Nut Torque Specifications86................................................................................................................................................................
Air Filter87................................................................................................................................................................
Fuse Replacement89................................................................................................................................................................
Headlight Lamp Replacement90................................................................................................................................................................
High Beam Adjustment91................................................................................................................................................................
Headlight Housing Replacement92................................................................................................................................................................
Lower Headlamp Replacement93................................................................................................................................................................
Spark Plugs94................................................................................................................................................................
Spark Plug Inspection94................................................................................................................................................................
Spark Plug Recommendations94................................................................................................................................................................
Vehicle Immersion96................................................................................................................................................................
Spark Arrestor97................................................................................................................................................................
Pvt System98................................................................................................................................................................
Pvt Drying100................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Removal102................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Installation103................................................................................................................................................................
Battery Storage104................................................................................................................................................................
Camber And Caster107................................................................................................................................................................
Rear Spring107................................................................................................................................................................
Carburetor/engine Idle Rpm Adjustment108................................................................................................................................................................
Throttle Cable Freeplay109................................................................................................................................................................
Cleaning And Storage110................................................................................................................................................................
Polishing The Vehicle111................................................................................................................................................................
Storage Tips113................................................................................................................................................................
Transporting The Atv116................................................................................................................................................................
Troubleshooting117................................................................................................................................................................
Drive Belt Wear/burn117................................................................................................................................................................
Engine Overheating120................................................................................................................................................................
Polaris Products121................................................................................................................................................................
Specifications122................................................................................................................................................................
Jetting Chart123................................................................................................................................................................
Clutching Chart123................................................................................................................................................................
Declaration Of Conformity124................................................................................................................................................................
Warranty125................................................................................................................................................................
Limited Warranty125................................................................................................................................................................
Maintenance Log133................................................................................................................................................................
Index135................................................................................................................................................................

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