Polaris 500 Offroad Vehicle User Manual

Use the mirrors to assist in traffic maneuvers. Always check and adjust
the mirrors before driving the vehicle.
Throttle Lever
Failure to check or maintain proper operation of the throttle system can result in
an accident if the throttle lever sticks during operation. Check the lever for
proper operation before starting the engine. Check occasionally during
Do not start or operate a vehicle with sticking or improperly operating throttle
controls. Contact your dealer for repair if throttle problems arise.
Press the throttle lever to
increase engine speed and
vehicle movement.
Release the lever to reduce
engine speed and vehicle
Electronic Throttle Control (ETC)
ETC causes the engine to stop if the throttle cable sticks in an open posi-
tion when the operator releases the throttle lever.
The Electronic Throttle Control (ETC) stops the engine in the event of a throttle
system malfunction. Do not modify the ETC system or replace it with other
throttle mechanisms.
Electronic Throttle Control