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8/25/2021

Pro XD Pre-Ride Inspection

Always inspect your vehicle before each use to make sure it's in safe operating condition. Failure to inspect and verify that the vehicle is in safe operating condition before operating increases the risk of an accident. If the pre-ride inspection reveals any issues, see your authorized Polaris Dealer for assistance.  

Check the following vehicle components before operation:  

Pro XD Gas
Item Action
Air Filter

Ensure air filter and airbox are clean.

Ensure filter is properly installed.

Ensure airbox cover is secured and fastened. 

Steering System

Check for tightness/play in the steering wheel when turned lock to lock.

Check for proper EPS operation (if equipped).

Front and Rear Suspension

Inspect bushings.

Check for damage to the control arms/trailing arms.

Check for leaking shocks.

Tires

Check for proper air pressure in all tires.  

Inspect for tire damage/nails in tire.

Verify there is adequate tread depth. See your Owner's Manual for specifications. 

Wheels and Lug Nuts

Ensure rim is not cracked or bent . 

Verify proper lug nut torque.

Headlights/Taillights

Ensure all lights are operational.

Adjust headlight aim as required.

Brake System

Check brake fluid level is between MIN and MAX. 

Check brake pedal is not soft when pushed.  

Verify brakes stop and hold the vehicle.  

Inspect for leaks.

Engine Oil Level

Verify oil level is in the SAFE range on the dipstick.

Intake Drain

Inspect/drain intake as needed.

Coolant Level

Verify coolant level is filled to the FULL COLD mark on coolant reservoir (if engine is cold).

Inspect hoses and radiator for leaks.

Auxiliary Brake
(if equipped)

Inspect/adjust as needed.

PVT Outlet Duct Screen

Inspect/clean often.

Spark Arrester

Inspect/clean after operating in mud and water.

 

Pro XD Diesel
Item Action
Air Filter

Inspect air filter and ensure it is properly installed. 

Ensure airbox cover is secured and fastened. 

Note: Air filter removal is not needed for visual inspection 

Steering System Check for tightness/freeplay in the steering wheel when turned lock to lock.
Front/Rear Suspension

Visually inspect for damages to the control arms/trailing arms/bushings. 

Check for leaking shocks. 

Tires

Check for proper air pressure in all tires. 

Visually inspect for damage. 

Verify there is adequate tread depth.

Wheels/Lug Nuts

Ensure rim is not cracked or bent. 

Verify proper lug torque.

Headlights/Taillights

Ensure all lights are operational. 

Adjust headlight aim as needed.

Brake System

Check brake fluid level is between MIN and MAX. 

Ensure brake pedal is not soft when pushed.

Inspect for leaks.

Frame/Body
Fasteners
Check for loose fasteners.
Engine Oil Level Verify oil level is in the SAFE range on the dipstick.
Throttle Inspect for proper operation and smooth travel.
Seat Belts

Check length of belt for damage. 

Check latches for proper operation.

Coolant Level

Verify coolant level is filled to the FULL COLD mark on coolant reservoir (if engine is cold). 

Inspect hoses and radiator for leaks.

Parking Brake Inspect operation.
Chassis/Engine Bay/Exhaust Remove grass, leaves, foreign matter and other flammable material or debris, especially near the exhaust system.

For more information on pre-ride inspection and troubleshooting information, refer to your Owner’s Manual. To find a dealer near you, use the Dealer Locator.  

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