Polaris 300 2X4 Offroad Vehicle User Manual

Engine Stops or Loses Power
Engine Overheating
Possible Cause Solution
Out of fuel Refuel, cycle key to ON position three
times for 5 seconds each, then start
Kinked or plugged fuel vent line Inspect and replace
Water is present in fuel Replace with new fuel
Overuse of choke Inspect, clean and/or replace spark plugs
Fouled or defective spark plug(s) Inspect, clean and/or replace spark
Worn or defective spark plug wires See your dealer
Incorrect spark plug gap or heat range Set gap to specs or replace plug
Loose ignition connections Check all connections and tighten
Low battery voltage Recharge the battery to 12.8 VDC
Incorrect fuel Replace with fresh recommended fuel
Clogged air filter Inspect and clean or replace
Reverse speed limiter malfunction See your dealer
Electronic throttle control malfunction See your dealer
Other mechanical failure See your dealer
Possible Cause Solution
Towing/dragging heavy loads Install the accessory oil cooler if the ATV
will be used for towing heavy loads, drag-
ging ground surfaces or performing simi-
lar activities.
Operating in excessive heat Install the accessory oil cooler if the ATV
is normally operated when the air temper-
ature is above 100° F. (38° C).