Polaris 500 Offroad Vehicle User Manual

Operating your vehicle with worn tires, improperly inflated tires, non-standard
tires or improperly installed tires will affect vehicle handling and could cause an
Maintain proper tire pressure as described on the label on your vehicle and in
the specifications section of the owner's manual.
Use only original equipment size and type when replacing tires.
Make sure the wheels are installed properly.
Replace tires when the tread depth measures 3 mm or less.
Refer to the specifications section beginning on page 120 for recom-
mended tire type, size and pressure.
Tire Tread Depth
Always replace tires
when tread depth is
worn to 3 mm or less.
Front Wheel Hub Tightening
Front wheel bearing tightness and spindle nut retention are critical com-
ponent operations. All service must be performed by your authorized
POLARIS dealer.
Wheel Nut Torque Specifications
Check the wheel nut torques occasionally and when they've been loos-
ened for maintenance service.
Nut Type Nut Torque
Lug Nut (Aluminum Wheels) 41 N-m
2-Piece Flange Nut
(Steel Wheels)
37 N-m
3 mm