Polaris 2010 99 Ranger Offroad Vehicle User Manual

Engine Cooling System
Coolant Level
The recovery bottle (1), located
on the left side of the machine
must be maintained between the
minimum and maximum levels
indicated on the recovery bottle.
The engine coolant level is con-
trolled or maintained by the re-
covery system. The recovery
system components are the re-
covery bottle, radiator filler neck,
radiator pressure cap and con-
necting hose.
As coolant operating tempera-
ture increases, the expanding
(heated) excess coolant is forced out of the radiator past the pressure cap and into
the recovery bottle. As engine coolant temperature decreases the contracting
(cooled) coolant is drawn back up from the tank past the pressure cap and into the
NOTE: Some coolant level drop on new machines is normal as the system is purg-
ing itself of trapped air. Observe coolant levels and maintain as recommended by
adding coolant to the recovery bottle. Polaris recommends the use of Polaris Pre-
mium 60/40 anti-freeze/coolant or a 50/50 mixture of high quality aluminum com-
patible anti-freeze/coolant and distilled water. NOTE: Polaris Premium 60/40 is
already premixed and ready to use. Do not dilute with water. NOTE: Always follow
the manufacturers mixing recommendations for the freeze protection required in
your area.