Polaris 500 Offroad Vehicle User Manual

Recoil Housing (if equipped)
Always drain the recoil housing
after operating the vehicle in wet
conditions. Drain the housing before
storing the vehicle. Make sure the
housing is completely dry before
reinstalling the drain plug.
1. Place the transmission in PARK.
2. Stop the engine.
3. Remove the drain screw on the
bottom of the recoil housing.
4. Allow the housing to drain com-
5. Reinstall the drain screw.
Tip: Do not open the crankcase drain
unless the engine has ingested water.
On 4-cycle engines, some engine oil
will be lost if the crankcase drain is
Recoil Housing