Polaris PMS 419 Offroad Vehicle User Manual

Safety Warnings
Operating Over Obstacles
Improperly operating over obstacles could cause loss of control or overturn.
Before operating in a new area, check for obstacles. Avoid operating over large
obstacles such as rocks and fallen trees. If unavoidable, use extreme caution
and always follow proper operating procedures as outlined in this manual. See
page 66.
Skidding or Sliding
Skidding or sliding can cause loss of control or overturn (if tires regain traction
On slippery surfaces such as ice or loose gravel, travel slowly and use extra
caution to reduce the chance of skidding or sliding. Do not operate on
excessively slippery surfaces.
Operating Through Deep Water
Operating the ATV through deep or fast-
flowing water could cause the tires to float,
causing loss of control or overturn.
Avoid operating the ATV through deep or
fast-flowing water. If it's unavoidable to
enter water that exceeds the
recommended maximum depth (see page
Travel slowly.
Balance your weight carefully.
Avoid sudden movements.
Maintain a slow and steady forward motion. Do not make sudden turns or
stops, and do not make sudden throttle changes.
Wet brakes may have reduced stopping ability. After leaving water, test the
brakes. Apply them lightly several times while driving slowly. The friction will
help dry out the pads.