Polaris 500 EFI Touring Offroad Vehicle User Manual

Auxiliary Foot Brake
The auxiliary brake system is intended to be used as a backup for the
main brake system. Should the main system fail, use the auxiliary foot
NOTE: Since this is a rear brake only, it will not be as effective as the all-wheel
single lever system.
The auxiliary foot brake is located
on the inside of the right footrest.
Operate this brake with your right
NOTE: If the rear wheels slide while
using the auxiliary brake,
reduce brake pedal pressure
to brake the rear wheels with-
out skidding.
Brake Fluid Level
Check the brake fluid level frequently for the auxiliary brake system.
The reservoir is located under the seat. Maintain the fluid level between
the maximum and minimum marks.
Aggressively applying the auxiliary brake when backing down a hill may
cause rear tipover, which could result in serious injury or death. Never back
down a hill.
Use caution when applying the auxiliary brake. Do not aggressively apply the
auxiliary brake when going forward. The rear wheels may skid and slide
sideways, causing loss of control and serious injury or death.
Auxiliary Foot Brake