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Careful treatment of a new engine and transmission will result in more efficient performance
and longer life for both. The break-in period for your new Polaris ATV is the first three hours
of operation, or the time it takes to use 5-6 gallons (20 liters) of fuel. Do not allow engine
speed to exceed 7000 RPM during the break-in period. Follow the break-in period with an
additional 12 hours of cautious operation, with engine speed below 75% of capacity.
No single action on your part is as important as following the procedures for a proper break-
in. Perform the following break-in and maintenance procedures carefully.
Excessive heat build-up during the first three hours of operation will damage close-fitted engine
parts. Do not allow engine speed to exceed 7000 RPM during the first three hours of use.
Mixing brands or using a non-recommended oil may cause serious engine damage. Always use the
recommended oil. Never substitute or mix oil brands.