gladiator t5 quadrift t5

USER MANUAL
GLADIATOR T5
QUADRIFT T5
2011/1/17_V1
UNDERSTAND ALL MESSAGES IN THIS MANUAL ............................................. 1
COORDINATION OF THE VEHICLE IN THIS MANUAL........................................ 2
IMPORTANT SAFETY MESSAGE ......................................................................... 3
LOCATION OF THE IMPORTANT LABELS .......................................................... 5
WARNING AND SPECIFICATION LABELS ON THE VEHICLE .......................................... 5
WARNING FOR OPERATION ............................................................................................... 9
VEHICLE INFORMATION ................................................................................... 20
VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS ............................................................................................... 20
IDENTIFICATION OF THE VEHICLE .................................................................................. 21
Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Location .................................................................. 22
Engine Identification Number (EIN) Location .................................................................. 23
Key ....................................................................................................................................... 24
LIQUIDS ............................................................................................................. 24
Fuel ...................................................................................................................................... 24
Refuel and Fuel Level ........................................................................................................ 25
Engine and Transmission Oil ............................................................................................ 26
Engine and Transmission Oil Level .................................................................................. 27
Front and Rear Differential Gear Oil ................................................................................. 29
Front and Rear Differential Gear Oil Level ....................................................................... 29
Engine Coolant ................................................................................................................... 30
Engine Coolant Solution Level ......................................................................................... 31
Brake Fluid .......................................................................................................................... 32
Brake Fluid Level ................................................................................................................ 32
Battery ................................................................................................................................. 34
Remove Battery .................................................................................................................. 34
Install Battery ...................................................................................................................... 34
BREAK-IN ............................................................................................................................ 35
Engine .................................................................................................................................................... 35
Belt ......................................................................................................................................................... 35
10 HOUR / 30 DAYS INSPECTION ..................................................................................... 35
CONTROL AND ADJUSTMENT ......................................................................... 36
LOCATION OF EQUIPMENTS AND PARTS ...................................................................... 36
(1) MAIN SWITCH ................................................................................................................ 41
(2) INSTRUMENT PANEL.................................................................................................... 43
a. Shift Position Indicators ...................................................................................................................... 45
b. Direction Light Indicator ...................................................................................................................... 45
c. Speedometer ...................................................................................................................................... 45
d. Odometer (ODO) / Trip meter ............................................................................................................. 45
e. Clock .................................................................................................................................................. 45
f. High-Beam Headlight Indicator ............................................................................................................ 45
g. Indicator ............................................................................................................................................. 46
h. Rear Differential Lock Indicator .......................................................................................................... 46
i. Both Differential Lock Indicator ............................................................................................................ 46
j. Coolant Temperature Indicator............................................................................................................. 46
k. Engine Check Warning / Oil Pressure Warning Indicator .................................................................... 46
l. Oil Pressure Warning Indicator ............................................................................................................ 47
m. Fuel Meter ......................................................................................................................................... 47
n. Tachometer......................................................................................................................................... 47
o. Hazard Warning Indicator / Engine Speed Limit Indicator ................................................................... 47
(3) TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT LEVER ......................................................................... 48
L (Low Speed) Position:.......................................................................................................................... 48
H (High Speed) Position: ........................................................................................................................ 48
N (Neutral) Position: ............................................................................................................................... 48
R (Reverse) Position: ............................................................................................................................. 48
(4) 2WD/ 4WD SELECTION LEVER (ONLY FOR GLADIATOR) ........................................ 49
(5) LEFT HANDLEBAR CONTROLS ................................................................................. 50
a. Headlight Switch ................................................................................................................................. 51
b. Hazard Warning Switch ...................................................................................................................... 52
c. Direction Light Switch ......................................................................................................................... 52
d. Horn Button ........................................................................................................................................ 52
e. Override Button .................................................................................................................................. 52
f. Engine Start Button.............................................................................................................................. 53
g. Parking Brake Lever ........................................................................................................................... 54
h. Rear Brake Lever ............................................................................................................................... 55
i. Parking Brake Lock.............................................................................................................................. 55
(6) RIGHT HANDLEBAR CONTROLS ............................................................................... 56
a. Engine Stop Switch............................................................................................................................. 56
b. Differential Lock Switch ...................................................................................................................... 57
Rear Differential Lock (FDS I) ................................................................................................................. 58
Both Differential Lock (FDS II) (Only Applicable to 4WD Gladiator) ........................................................ 58
Power Delivery Options .................................................................................................... 58
2WD ..................................................................................................................................... 58
2WD and Rear Differential Lock ....................................................................................... 58
4WD ..................................................................................................................................... 58
(Only Applicable on 4WD Gladiator) ................................................................................ 58
4WD and Rear Differential Lock ....................................................................................... 58
(Only Applicable on 4WD Gladiator) ................................................................................ 58
4WD, Both Front and Rear ................................................................................................ 59
Differentials Lock ............................................................................................................... 59
(Only Applicable on 4WD Gladiator) ................................................................................ 59
c. Throttle Lever...................................................................................................................................... 60
d. Throttle Cable Tension Adjuster .......................................................................................................... 60
e. Front Brake Lever ............................................................................................................................... 61
f. Throttle Limiter..................................................................................................................................... 61
(7) 12Volt ACCESSORY SOCKET ..................................................................................... 62
(8) FOOT BRAKE PEDAL .................................................................................................. 63
(9) REWIND STARTER (Gladiator) .................................................................................... 63
(10) REAR BOX .................................................................................................................. 64
(11) FRONT BOX ................................................................................................................ 65
PRE-OPERATING CHECK ..................................................................................66
OPERATING YOUR ATV .....................................................................................67
YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER BEFORE OPERATION ........................................................ 67
INSPECTION BEFORE DRIVING ....................................................................................... 68
WHAT TO WEAR ................................................................................................................ 70
STARTING THE ENGINE .................................................................................................... 72
BRAKING ............................................................................................................................ 73
TURNING ............................................................................................................................ 74
SKIDDING OR SLIDING ..................................................................................................... 75
OPERATION ON HILLS ...................................................................................................... 77
Climbing the Hill ................................................................................................................ 78
WARNING (ONLY FOR GLADIATOR) ................................................................................ 79
Descending a Hill ............................................................................................................... 80
WARNING (ONLY FOR GLADIATOR) ................................................................................ 81
TRAVERSING A SLOPE ..................................................................................................... 81
DRIVING OVER OBSTACLES ............................................................................................ 82
DRIVING THROUGH WATER ............................................................................................. 83
DRIVING IN COLD WEATHER ............................................................................85
Pre-ride Inspection ............................................................................................................ 85
Dressing for Cold Weather Driving .................................................................................. 86
Driving on Snow, Ice, or Any Slippery Surface ............................................................... 87
DRIVING IN REVERSE ........................................................................................................ 88
MAINTENANCE ................................................................................................. 89
INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE ................................................................................... 89
TOOL KIT ............................................................................................................................. 92
ELECTRICAL HOUSING ..................................................................................................... 93
BATTERY ............................................................................................................................. 94
SPARK PLUG ...................................................................................................................... 95
THROTTLE CABLE ADJUSTMENT ................................................................................... 96
1. FUEL LINES..................................................................................................................... 97
ENGINE OIL AND FILTER CHANGE .................................................................. 98
AIR CLEANER ..................................................................................................................... 99
AIR CLEANER DRAIN TUBES ......................................................................................... 102
ENGINE COOLANT CHANGE .......................................................................................... 102
GEAR OIL CHANGE.......................................................................................................... 104
TIRES FOR GLADIATOR .................................................................................................. 105
Tire Tread Condition......................................................................................................... 106
TIRES FOR QUADRIFT ..................................................................................................... 106
Tire Tread Condition......................................................................................................... 107
Tire Pressure..................................................................................................................... 107
TIRE REPLACEMENT ....................................................................................................... 108
FRONT AND REAR WHEEL REMOVAL........................................................................... 108
BRAKE PADS .................................................................................................................... 109
BRAKE FLUID ................................................................................................................... 110
FUSES ............................................................................................................................... 111
LIGHT BULB REPLACEMENT ......................................................................................... 112
HEADLIGHT ...................................................................................................................... 112
BRAKE / TAILLIGHT ......................................................................................................... 114
TRAILER TOWING ........................................................................................... 115
VEHICLE/TRAILER LOAD ................................................................................................ 115
TROUBLESHOOTING ...................................................................................... 117
PREPARATION FOR WINTER DRIVING ........................................................... 119
TRANSPORTING ............................................................................................. 119
CLEANING PROCEDURE AND STORAGE PROCEDURE ................................. 119
PREPARATION FOR CLEANING ..................................................................................... 120
WASHING YOUR VEHICLE .............................................................................................. 120
INSPECTION AFTER CLEANING ..................................................................................... 121
STORAGE PROCEDURE .................................................................................................. 121
Vehicle ............................................................................................................................... 121
Fuel .................................................................................................................................... 121
Engine................................................................................................................................ 122
Battery ............................................................................................................................... 122
Tire ..................................................................................................................................... 122
External ............................................................................................................................. 122
PROCEDURE FOR RETURNING TO SERVICE ............................................................... 122
WARRANTY ..................................................................................................... 123
UNDERSTAND ALL MESSAGES IN THIS MANUAL
Many important safety messages are printed in this manual and on the vehicle. Before operating
and
the vehicle, realize all contents and special messages labeled with the ALERT symbol
the words WARNING, CAUTION and NOTE which have special meanings. Fail to follow the
contents and special messages when operating this vehicle can cause the SEVERE INJURY
AND DEATH.
WARNING is as below:
Indication of highly potential hazard which may
cause SEVERE INJURY or DEATH.
CAUTION is as below:
CAUTION
Indication of highly potential hazard which may
cause VEHICLE DAMAGE.
NOTE is arranged as below:
NOTE: Indication of specific information for user to maintain or operate the vehicle easier.
WARNING and CAUTION are arrange as below format:
This fist part will describe the POTENTIAL HAZARD.
This second part will state WHAT CAN HAPPEN If you ignore the message.
The third part will state HOW TO PREVENT THE HAZARD.
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COORDINATION OF THE VEHICLE IN THIS MANUAL
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IMPORTANT SAFETY MESSAGE
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THIS VEHICLE IS NOT A TOY AND CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO OPERATE: The maneuver
of this vehicle is different form other types of vehicles including motorbikes and cars.
Improper operation without taking proper precautions, a collision or rollover can occur
quickly. If the rider does not follow the instructions in this manual, it can cause
SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH.
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Read this manual carefully before operating the vehicle. This manual contains important
safety information. Please read carefully and fully understand all of the contents in this
manual before operating the vehicle.
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Always follow the instructions in this manual when operating the vehicle. Improper
operation of this vehicle may cause SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH.
●
Take a training course before operating this vehicle. Beginners should attend the training
course provide by specific instructor licensed by local authorities. Please contact a authorized
ATV dealer or organization to find out the training course available in your area.
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Never allow any person under 16 years old to operate this vehicle.
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Follow the instruction in this manual to carry a passenger on this vehicle.
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Not for SPORTS or RACE use, never attempt jumps, wheelies, or stunts. This vehicle is
manufactured and homologated under EU DIRECTIVES OF FOUR WHEEL MOTOR
VEHICLES. This vehicle is NOT designed and manufactured for SPORTS OR RACE use.
This vehicle complies with all applicable EU directives, regulations, and laws in effect at the
time of manufacture.
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Operating this vehicle on any public street, road, or landscape should follow the instructions,
directives, regulations, and laws of the local authorities. Please check any applicable local
instructions, directives, regulations, and laws and consult with the local authorities before
operating this vehicle.
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It is illegal and unsafe to operate an off-road model on any public streets. Only on-road
models should be operated on public streets, roads or highways.
●
Always operating this vehicle with proper protection: Rider and Passenger on this
vehicle should always wear approved helmet and protection gears (goggles or face shield,
gloves, boots, long sleeved shirt, jacket, and long pants).
●
Never consume drugs, alcohol, food, or drinks which can affect your physical
capability before or while operating this vehicle.
●
Always operate this vehicle at a speed which is proper for the operating condition,
terrain, visibility, weather, environment, your skill and experience. Improper operation
at excessive speed can cause SEVER INJURY or DEATH.
●
Always follow the inspection and maintenance procedures and schedules stated in
this manual. Always inspect this vehicle each time and confirm it is safe for operation
before operating.
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Always keep both feet on the footrests and hands on the handlebars to operate this
vehicle.
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Always ride this vehicle slowly and be extremely careful when passing unfamiliar
terrain especially the changing terrain.
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Never operate this vehicle on unfamiliar terrain without learning and practice before in
the training course.
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Always operate this vehicle by proper procedures described in this manual and check
if you can handle the operation on the terrain before entering.
●
Never open the throttle suddenly, go high speed, and make sudden gear changes
when operating this vehicle in difficult terrain, hill, valley, or any not level status.
●
Never operate an ATV through fast flowing water or in deep water. Be aware of that
stop capability of brake may be reduced by water. Always test the brake and confirm
the brake force sufficient when the brake could be wet.
●
Always confirm that there is no obstacle, person, or animal behind the vehicle before
operate the vehicle in reverse. When go reverse, always go slowly.
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Always use tires in specification of this manual and inflate the tire with right air and
maintain the tire pressure in specification.
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Never attempt to modify an ATV via installing not genuine parts, improper installation,
or equipping improper accessories.
●
Never put the payload over the loading capacity stated in this manual and labels on the
vehicle. Always confirm the payload is proper distributed on the vehicle and attached
securely. Reduce speed, increase safety clearance for stopping the vehicle, and follow
the instructions in this manual for carrying payload, passenger, towing, or any material
increasing the total gross weight of the vehicle.
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Always follow the instructions in this manual when you are taking a passenger.
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You should install specific genuine components for the passenger sitting on the
vehicle securely. Confirm with your local authorities if it is legal to carry a passenger
on the vehicle in the area.
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FOR MORE INFORMATION ABOUT ATV SAFETY, please consult with the distributors
of CECTEK in your country.
REMEMBER:
Indication of highly potential hazard which may
cause SEVERE INJURY or DEATH.
All information and content in this manual are based on the latest product information available
at the time of publication. Due to improvement, optimize, or changes, there may be
discrepancies in this manual. CECTEK reserves the right to make change at any time without
notice and without incurring any obligation.
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LOCATION OF THE IMPORTANT LABELS
WARNING AND SPECIFICATION LABELS ON THE VEHICLE
Carefully read all labels on the vehicle. If you could not exactly understand all of the labels,
please consult with your local dealer. Those labels contain very important safety information and
notes for operation of the vehicle.
Those labels should be a permanent part of the vehicle and should be always clear for reading.
If the labels are too dirty to be read or come off, please contact your local dealer for replacement
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WARNING FOR OPERATION
You should read all of the following information before DRIVING. If you are NOT properly
prepared, NEVER try to operate this vehicle.
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Operating this Vehicle without proper training can be hazardous.
●
If you do not know how to operate this vehicle properly in different situations and on
different type of terrain, accident can be happen.
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Beginnings and inexperienced operators should complete the certified training course.
They should regularly practice the skills learned in course and the operating techniques in
this owner’s manual. For more information about the training course, contact CECTEK
authorized dealers.
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Always operate the vehicle at low speed until you are thoroughly familiar with the
operation of the vehicle.
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Take the time to learn the basic techniques well before attempting more difficult operate.
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Operating this vehicle by children under age 16 can be hazardous.
●
Operated by children under age 16 can result in their sever injury or death. Children
under age 16 do not have the physical capability, skills, abilities, or judgment needed to
operate this vehicle safely.
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Never allow any children under age 16 to operate this vehicle.
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Operating this vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs can be hazardous.
●
Alcohol and drugs can
1.Seriously affect your judgment.
2.Cause you to react more slowly.
3.Affect your balance and perception.
● Operating this vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs can result in an accident or death.
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Never consume alcohol or drugs before or while DRIVING this vehicle.
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Carrying a passenger without fitting proper back support and steps on this vehicle can be
hazardous.
●
Carrying a passenger can greatly reduce your ability to balance and steering this vehicle.
If you carry the passenger, you must drive slowly. If you drive this vehicle fast when you
are carrying a passenger, you can lose control, and both you and passenger can be
severely injured.
●
Never carry a passenger without proper passenger equipment, training, DRIVING skills,
and experiences.
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Operating this vehicle on paved surface, including sidewalk, paths, parking lots
driveways, and streets can be hazardous.
●
This vehicle tires are designed for off-road use only. DRIVING on paved surfaces may
seriously affect handling and control of this vehicle, and may cause the vehicle to go out
of control.
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Avoid operating the vehicle on any paved surfaces whenever possible.
●
If you must ride on paved surface, ride slowly and do not make turns or stops suddenly.
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Operating this vehicle on public streets, roads, or highways without following the law and
regulations can be hazardous.
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Always follow your local laws and regulations when you are DRIVING on the roads.
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Operating this vehicle at excessive speeds can be hazardous.
●
Speeding could increase the chances of losing control the vehicle, which can result in an
accident.
●
Always travel at a speed that is proper for the terrain, visibility and operating conditions,
and your skills/experience.
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Attempting wheelies, jumps, and other stunts can be hazardous.
●
Never attempt stunts, such as wheelies or jumps.
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●
Removing hands from the handlebars or feet from the footrest when operating the vehicle
can be hazardous.
●
Removing any hand or foot when operating the vehicle can reduce your ability to control
the vehicle or lose your balance and fall off the ATV. If you remove a foot from the
footrest, your foot or leg may come into contact with the rear wheels, which could injure
you or cause an accident.
●
Always keep both hands on the handlebars and both feet on the footrest during the
operation.
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●
Failure to operate this vehicle extremely carefully on excessively rough, slippery or loose
terrain can be hazardous.
●
Failure to operate this vehicle extremely carefully could cause loss of traction or vehicle
control, which could result in an accident, including an overturn.
●
Do not operate on excessively rough, slippery or loose terrain until you have learned and
practiced the skills necessary to control this vehicle on such terrain.
●
Always operate this vehicle extremely carefully on these kinds of terrain.
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Failure to operate this vehicle extremely carefully on unfamiliar terrain can be hazardous.
●
You may hit the hidden obstacles without enough time to react, It could cause severely
injury or death.
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DRIVING slowly and extremely carefully when operating on unfamiliar terrain.
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Always be alert to changing terrain condition when operating this vehicle.
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VEHICLE INFORMATION
VEHICLE SPECIFICATIONS
Dimension and Dry Mass
Gladiator
Quadrift
Overall length
Overall width
Overall height
Wheelbase
Ground clearance
Front track
Rear track
Seat height
Dry mass
Engine
2180mm
1240mm
1267mm
1330mm
260mm
1206mm
986mm
880mm
360kg
1080mm
1295mm
105mm
1035mm
1035mm
776mm
330kg
Type
Number of cylinder
Bore
Stroke
Displacement
Compression ratio
Fuel system
Air cleaner
Starter system
Luberication system
Drive Train
4 Stroke , SOHC , 4-valve
single
90mm
78mm
496.2cm3
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Close-Loop Electronics Fuel Injection
Synthetic paper filter with foam
Electric
Wet sump
Clutch
Transmission
Transfer
Gearshift pattern, Transmission
Transfer
Automatic transmission ratio
Transmission reducion ration, High
Low
Reverse
Secondary reduction ration
Final Differential ratio (Front & Rear)
Chassis
N/A
Automatic CVT With shift lever
V-belt
Automatic
R-N-H-L (Hand operated)
Continously variable change (0.324-1.555)
1.333 (36/27)
1.032 (32/31)
OFF
ON
ROAD
ROAD
2.500 (45/18)
1.333 (36/27)
2.833 (34/12)
2.462 (32/13)
3.6 (36/10)
Front Suspension
Rear Suspension
Front brake
Rear brake
Double wishbone, coil spring, oil damped
Double wishbone, coil spring, oil damped
Hydralic disk brake, twin
Hydralic disk brake, twin
AT25 x 8-12, tubeless(Gladiator)
195/45R15, tubeless(Quadrift)
AT25 x 10-12, tubeless(Gladiator)
205/55/R15, tubeless(Quadrift)
Front tire size
Rear tire size
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Electrical
Ignition type
Spark plug
Battery
Fuse
Generator
Headlight
Position light
Brake light
Speedometer light
Coolant temperature gauge light
High beam inidcator light
Reverse indicator light
Neutral indication light
High gear indication lght
Low gear indication light
Capacity
Fuel tank
Engine oil, oil change
with filter change
Differential gear oil
Engine coolant
Electronic ignition (CDI)
Champion PRG7C (NGK CR7E)
12V (18AH) / Normal charge (1.8A: 5-10hrs) Rapid
charge (0.5hrs) 18A
30/20/20/20/15/15/10/10 A
Three-phase A.C. generator
12V Lo-Beam 55/55W, High-Beam: 55/55W
12V 5W
12V 21W
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
LED
18L
3.5L
4.0L
325c.c.
3550c.c.
IDENTIFICATION OF THE VEHICLE
The title document of your vehicle always contains the chassis serial number and engine serial
number, for identification of your vehicle and further parts replacement, you need to find out the
location of those two serial numbers.
These numbers are required for authorized CECTEK dealer to serve your warranty claim
properly. If the vehicle identification number and engine identification number are removed,
unidentified, or juggled, CECTEK may not be able to provide the warranty.
Vehicle Serial Number Plate
1. VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
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Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) Location
The chassis serial number (1) is stamped on the upper-after chassis frame.
Vehicle Identification
Number (VIN) location
Vehicle Identification
Number
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Engine Identification Number (EIN) Location
The engine serial number (2) is stamped on the upper-right of the engine crank case.
Please write down the serial number here for your ease to refer.
Engine Identification (EIN) location
1
VIN
EIN
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Key
This Vehicle comes with two keys and an identification plate. Spare the key with identification
plate in safe place. Please record your key number on the identification plate for your future
reference.
Key Number:
LIQUIDS
Before your operation, please check the levels of all liquid and refer to MAINTENANCE section
to refill or replace the liquids.
Fuel
Only regular unleaded gasoline having a Research Octane Number (RON) above 95 can be
used on this vehicle. In most gas stations in Europe, labeled pump octane number corresponds
to Research Octane Number (RON). Normally, you can find a sticker stating the Research
Octane Number (RON) on the pump. If you could not confirm the fuel can meet above
requirement or not, please check with the gas station operator or fuel supplier.
CAUTION
Never try to use other fuels. Using incorrect fuel
could result in damage to vehicle, critical parts in
the fuel system, and engine. CECTEK are not
responsible to cover those damages under the
Warranty.
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Refuel and Fuel Level
Fuel Cap
Fuel cap lock
Fuel cap unlock
Open the fuel tank lock protector. Insert the key and turn the key counterclockwise to unlock the
fuel tank cap. Turn the fuel tank cap counterclockwise to open the cap.
To close the fuel tank cap, turn the fuel tank cap clockwise till it clicks. Turn the key clockwise
and remove the key. Close the fuel tank lock protector..
Always make sure the fuel is sufficient to finish your journey.
Fuel tank capacity: Total: 18 Litter
Never refuel over the fuel tank neck. Confirm no leaks. Do not leave the fuel tank open without
care
Fuel Tank Neck
Maximum Fuel Level
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Fuel is flammable and explosive under certain status. Gasoline vapor can harm you health.
Stop engine before refueling. Open the fuel tank cap slowly. Only fully open the cap after
there is no whistling sound heard when you loosening the cap of fuel tank. Always keep
open flame and sparks away from the area. Always keep the area in good ventilation and
avoid breathing gasoline vapors. Never top up the fuel tank over the maximum fuel tank
capacity. When the temperature increases, fuel will expand and overflow. Always wipe off
any fuel out from the tank. Always keep children and pets away when refueling. Refueling in
improper process, area, and circumstance could result in fire or toxic. fumes pollution.
CAUTION
Spilled gasoline can harm your vehicle.
Please fill the fuel tank carefully.
Please clean and wipe spilled gasoline
immediately.
Engine and Transmission Oil
Since engine and transmission lubrication system are integrated in the crank case of the engine,
the same oil lubricate for both engine and transmission are necessary. Use high-quality and
high-detergent 4-stroke engine oil exceeding the specification of API service classification SJ or
higher. The viscosity of oil should follow the temperature range of your area according to the
chart as next page:
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Recommended engine oil classification API
Service SJ type or higher
Engine and Transmission Oil Level
Hot oil spilled on skin can result in injury.
When the chamber is warm, the oil can be still hot. Open the dipstick or cap on the chamber
without following the instruction could let the oil spill out.
Always confirm that the chamber containing the oil is cold before open the dipstick or oil filter
cap.
CAUTION
Always check engine/transmission oil before your operation and refill it necessary. Only
open the dipstick and oil filter cap when engine is cold. Never overfill. Always wipe off the
spilled oil.
Improper oil level may damage the engine and transmission. Spilled oil can harm the
vehicle.
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Dipstick Location: Right Hand Side (RHS) of the Engine
Dipstick
Put the vehicle on a level surface. Confirm the engine is cold and not running.
Cheek the oil levels as bellows:
a. Turn the dipstick counterclockwise, remove it and wipe it clean.
b. Insert the dipstick back, turn the dip stick clockwise but do not tighten it.
c. Remove the dipstick again and check the oil level.
d. Confirm the oil level in the proper range.
Engine Oil Levels
Maximum
Fill
Normal range
Total engine oil capacity: 4.0 Liter
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CAUTION
Contaminated oil may damage the engine.
If the oil level is over the level unexpectedly, the
oil may be contaminated by external liquid.
Contact CECTEK authorized for inspection and
diagnostic.
NOTE: Requiring frequently engine coolant solution refilling could be the indication of leaks or
engine problem. Consult to the authorized CECTEK dealer for detail.
Front and Rear Differential Gear Oil
Use a SAE 80W-90 hypoid gear oil on API classification GL-5 to fill the Front differential.
If the vehicle is operated under ambient temperature 0°C, use a SAE 80W-90 hypoid gear oil on
API classification GL-5.
Recommend oil type: PENNZOIL 4096 80W-90 GL-5
Front and Rear Differential Gear Oil Level
Put the vehicle on a level surface. Confirm the differential is cold. Check the oil levels as
below:
a. Turn the refill cap counterclockwise, remove it.
b. Fill the differential gear oil up to the refill port.
c. Install the refill cap clockwise to install.
Wipe off spilled oil and confirm there is no leakage from the cap.
Maximum differential gear oil capacity: 300 cc when drain out fully
Differential Oil Filling Port
Oil fill cap
Maximum oil level
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Engine Coolant
Only ethylene-glycol antifreeze with corrosion inhibitors coolant for internal combustion
aluminum engines and aluminum radiator can be used in the coolant system of this vehicle. The
water and antifreeze solution should be in the ratio of 50:50 (50% water, 50% antifreeze).
Engine coolant is not only affecting the cooling efficiency but also the rust inhibiting
performance.
Required engine coolant solution capacity
Total capacity:
3550c.c.
Engine Coolant:
1775c.c.
Water:
1775c.c.
Only check the engine coolant when the engine is cold. Hot steam out from the coolant
system can result in injury. Swallowing engine coolant can result in severe injury or death.
Do not drink coolant solution. If you swallow it incidentally, do not vomit. Contact emergency
medical service immediately. Do not inhale the vapor of coolant solution; keep the working
area well ventilated. Do not get the coolant on skin or eyes. Once get the coolant on skin or
eyes, flush with water and seek medical service.
Always keep coolant not available for children and animals.
CAUTION
Engine coolant can harm the external of your
vehicle.
Wipe off any spilled engine coolant immediately.
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Engine Coolant Solution Level
1. Confirm the engine is cold and remove front access panel.
2. Put the vehicle on a level surface.
3. Remove the rubber cap of the reservoir.
4. Fill the engine coolant solution into the reservoir under the front access panel.
5. Make sure the engine coolant solution level is between MAX. and MIN. marks. Do not over fill.
6. Reinstall the reservoir cap. Run the engine for few minutes and check the engine coolant
solution level still in the normal range.
Engine Coolant Fill Cap
Engine Coolant fill cap
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Engine Coolant Maximum Level
Brake Fluid
Only DOT 3 brake fluid can be filled into the brake system.
CAUTION
Use brake fluid other than the DOT3 or mix
different brake fluids for topping up could cause
serious damage of your vehicle.
Brake Fluid Level
1. Put the vehicle on a level surface. Remove the front access panel.
2. Turn the steering handle in the neuter position and confirm the hand brake reservoir is level.
3. Confirm the brake fluid is above the MIN. mark.
4. Clean filler cap before removing.
5. Unscrew the two bolts on the filler cap and remove the reservoir cap on the steering handle.
Turn the cap of reservoir under the front access panel counterclockwise to remove the cap.
6. Fill the DOT 3 brake fluid in to the reservoir.
7. Reinstall the filler cap. Visually inspect and confirm no leakage of brake fluid.
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Foot Brake Fluid Filling Cap
Turn counterclockwise to open
Minimum brake fluid level
Hand Brake Fluid Filling Cap
Remove 4 screws to open
Minimum brake fluid level
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Battery
The battery on this vehicle is maintenance-free dry type. Do not try to remove the block cap of
the battery. Use the wire brush to clean the post of the battery. Apply dielectric grease on post to
prevent oxidation.
Remove Battery
Battery is under the seat. Alway disconnect the BLACK (-) cable first before RED (+) one.
Remove the tightening strap then pull the battery out of the chassis.
Disconnect the battery cables in wrong sequence
can cause the short of circuit and spark or
damage the vehicle.
Install Battery
Put the battery back. Connect the RED (+) cable before connecting Black (-) cable. Place the
trap.
Connect the battery cables in wrong sequence
can cause the short of circuit and spark or
damage the vehicle.
Battery Connection
+ pole (Red cover)
- pole (no cover)
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BREAK-IN
The first 10 hours is the most important period of your vehicle. Proper break-in will help assure
the maximum life an performance of your vehicle
CAUTION
Never add oil into fuel. There is 4-stroke engine
in this vehicle. Oil only can be filled into the crank
case.
Engine
Maximum Throttle Opening
In the first 10 hours break-in period, engine should not be operated at full throttle. We strongly
suggest that operating the vehicle below 3/4 throttle, by smooth acceleration with speed
variation in the break-in period. During the break-in period, continuous wide open throttle,
prolonged cruising speeds, and engine overheat can deteriorate the potential performance of
the engine.
Vary the Engine Speed
Varying the engine speed during the break-in period can aid the parts mating (load) and cooling
(unload) process. Be careful not to overload the engine.
Avoid continuously low speed
In the throttle opening range, operate the engine to accelerate freely and thoroughly.
Warm up the engine before driving
After cold or warm starting, allow the engine run in enough idle time for lubrication oil circulating
through all parts of engine.
Belt
The new belt require brake-in period. In the first 50km, do not operate the vehicle in strong
acceleration/deceleration, high loading, and high speed cruising.
10 HOUR / 30 DAYS INSPECTION
We strongly suggest that after the first 10-Hour break-in period or 30 days after purchase, which
ever come first, your vehicle should be inspected by authorized CECTEK dealer.
CECTEK dealer will provide you professional suggestion of enjoying the operation of the vehicle
and answers for your questions about your vehicle.
The 10-Hour or 30 days inspection is at the expense of the vehicle owner.
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CONTROL AND ADJUSTMENT
LOCATION OF EQUIPMENTS AND PARTS
NOTE: Some controls / instruments / equipments could be optional or different in certain
countries
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MAIN SWITCH
INSTRUMENT PANEL
TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT LEVER
2WD/ 4WD SELECTION LEVER (ONLY FOR GLADIATOR)
LEFT HANDLEBAR
RIGHT HANDLEBAR
12Volt ACCESSORY SOCKET
FOOT BRAKE PEDAL
RECOIL STARTER (Gladiator Only)
REAR BOX
FRONT BOX
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(1) MAIN SWITCH
The main switch has Five-position.
“OFF” POSITION
All electrical circuits are shut down and the engine can be stopped at this position. The key can
be removed in this position.
NOTE: After turn the main switch off, Idle Speed Control (ISC) valve installed on the throttle
body will operate for 4 seconds.
“ON” POSITION
The ignition circuits are on and the engine can be started at this position. The key cannot be
removed in this position.
NOTE: The headlights cannot be turned on in this position.
“ ” POSITION
The ignition circuits are on. The side lights and taillights are illuminated. The key cannot be
removed in this position.
NOTE: The side lights keep illuminated in this position.
“LOCK” POSITION
Turn the handlebars to the “Full Left” position. Push the key and turn to “Lock” position. The
steering will be locked. All electrical circuits are shut off.
“SEAT OPEN”
Turn the handlebars to the “Full Left” position. Push the key and turn to “SEAT OPEN” position
to open the seat. All electrical circuits are shut off.
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Turn the handle bar counterclockwise to the full left position.
CAUTION
The battery will run down and may be damaged,
if the lights are illuminated for long time without
the engine running.
Always turn ignition to “OFF” position when
vehicle is not operated.
“Seat Lock”
Seat hook
Seat hook retainer
To lock the seat
1. Slide the seat hook (1) into the seat hook retainer (2).
2. Press down the back end of the seat in the seat latch.
Improper installation of seat can be hazardous.
Loosen seat can cause lose of rider control.
Make sure the seat is completely fitted securely.
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(2) INSTRUMENT PANEL
Shift Position Indicator
Direction Light Indicator
Speedometer
Odometer (ODO) / Trip Meter
Clock
High-beam Headlight Indicator
4WD Indicator
Rear Differential Lock Indicator
Both Differentital Lock Indicator
Coolant Temperature Indicator
Engine Check Warning
Oil Pressure Warning lndicator
Fuel Meter
Tachometer
Hazard Warning lndicator / Engine Speed Limit lndicator
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Button 1
Button 2
The Engine Check, Oil Pressure Warning, Coolant temperature indicator, Differential gear lock
indicator and gear position indicator come on for two seconds, when the ignition switch is turned
on. The tachometer indicator will rotate through all range. All LCD segment will display for few
seconds. The Engine Check Warning indicator and Oil Pressure Warning indicator will keep on
till the engine is started and running without faults.
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a. Shift Position Indicators
The shift position indicator will indicate the Transmission Gear position.
L (blue): Indicate the Transmission is in “L” (LOW Speed) position.
H (blue): Indicate the Transmission is in “H” (HIGH Speed) position.
N (green): Indicate the Transmission is in “N” (NEUTRAL) position,
R (red): Indicate the Transmission is in “R” (REVERSE gear) position
b. Direction Light Indicator
When the direction light indicator blinks, it indicates that the direction light switch is activated.
c. Speedometer
The speedometer indicates the approximate vehicle speed.
NOTE: Press the button (1) to change between km/h and mph.
d. Odometer (ODO) / Trip meter
The display has the odometer and two trips meters. Press the button (2) to change between
ODO, TRIP A, and TRIP B
Odometer records the total distance that vehicle has been ridden.
The trip meter records distance since it has been reset. It has two trip meters to record the
distance at same time. Press the button (2) for 5 seconds to reset the distance.
e. Clock
The clock display is in 24-hours mode. Follow the procedure below to adjust the clock.
1. Press and hold one of the buttons ((1) or (2)) till all digits of time are blinking (clock setting
mode).
2. Press (1) to select the digit need to be adjusted. The adjustable digit will blink.
3. Press (2) to adjust the hour and minute.
f. High-Beam Headlight Indicator
When the blue Headlight indicator comes on, it indicates the headlight switch is on
“High Beam” position.
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g.
Indicator
When this indicator comes on, it indicates the transmission gear is in “4WD” position
h. Rear Differential Lock Indicator
When this indicator comes on, the rear differential is locked. Both left and right rear wheels
rotate in same speed and direction.
i. Both Differential Lock Indicator
When these indicators come on, the rear and front differentials are locked. Both left and right
wheels rotate in same speed and direction.
j. Coolant Temperature Indicator
When coolant temperature indicator comes on, it indicates the coolant temperature is over the
limit. You have to stop the engine as soon as possible.
CAUTION
Running the engine under high coolant temperature can damage the engine.
When the coolant temperature indicator comes on, stop the engine as soon as possible.
Allow engine to cool down and Do not start the engine till the coolant temperature indicator
goes off. If in the coolant temperature indicator comes on again, contact authorized
CECTEK dealer for diagnostics.
k. Engine Check Warning / Oil Pressure Warning Indicator
When the engine is not running, Engine Check Warning and Oil Pressure Warning indicators
are always on. After starting the engine successfully, both indicators will go off.
Engine Check Warning Indicator
If the Engine Management System (EMS) fails or detects any fault in the engine, the Engine
Check Warning Indicator will come on during engine running. If the Engine Check Warning
indicator comes on or blinks, stop the engine and contact authorized CECTEK dealer for
inspection as soon as possible.
CAUTION
Continuously operating the engine while the Engine Check Warning indicator comes on may
cause the engine damage.
When the indicator comes on, stop the engine as soon as possible and contact CECTEK
authorized dealer for diagnostics.
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l. Oil Pressure Warning Indicator
If the Oil Pressure Warning indicator comes on when engine is running, it indicates the pressure
of lubrication oil in the engine is below the limit. If the Engine Check Warning indicator comes on
or blinks, stop the engine immediately and contact authorized CECTEK dealer for inspection.
CAUTION
Continuously operating the engine while the Oil Pressure Warning indicator comes on may
cause the engine damage.
When the indicator comes on, stop the engine immediately and check the engine oil level. If
the engine oil level is in the specification, contact CECTEK authorized dealer for diagnostics
and do not start the engine any more.
m. Fuel Meter
The fuel meter indicates the fuel level remained in the fuel tank. There are total 10 segments to
show the full fuel tanks. The approximate fuel capacity and fuel meter segments chart is as
below:
Fuel Meter Indicator
Remained Fuel Capacity
(cc)
3 Steps
1200
(Refuel Warning Flashing, Serious
inclined fuel level may cause engine
cough or even stop)
2 Steps
500
Engine will stop anytime
1 Steps
0
Totally out of Fuel
Symptoms
n. Tachometer
The tachometer indicates the approximate speed of the engine.
o. Hazard Warning Indicator / Engine Speed Limit Indicator
When you turn hazard warning switch on, the hazard warning indicator will blink.
When you reach the engine speed limit, the engine speed limit indicator will be illuminated.
Engine Speed Limit Indicator (RPM Warning), which default value is 7200 rpm. So when rpm is
higher than 7200, the indicator will be illuminated as a high rpm warning signal to be seen.
However, the value can be adjusted, which includes 0000, 4500, 5000, 5500, 6000, 6500, 7000
and 7200 for choosing. (0000 means indicator disable) So user can decide the value that he
want the warning signal coming out.
Method: Press and hold button (1) and (2) simultaneously till 4-dig it value blinks, then it can be
adjusted, when be done, press and hold button (1) and (2) again to return.
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(3) TRANSMISSION GEAR SHIFT LEVER
This vehicle is equipped with an automatic transmission. Push the gear shift lever to select the
gear you want. In certain special conditions, the lever may not be shifted easily, slightly moving
the vehicle back or forward can help the lever shifting and gear engagement smoothly.
GEAR SHIFTING Indicators
Reverse
Neutral
High Speed (Forward)
Low Speed (Forward)
L (Low Speed) Position:
This position provides Lower speed and greater torque to wheel for carrying heavy loads or
trailer towing.
H (High Speed) Position:
Normal Driving with light loading.
N (Neutral) Position:
The transmission is in neutral.
R (Reverse) Position:
Drive the vehicle reverse.
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Operating the gear shift lever without applying the brake to stop the vehicle can be
hazardous.
Vehicle can move unexpectedly, if you operating the gear shifting knob without applying
brake.
Always apply the brake when you operate the gear shift lever for preventing the vehicle
move unexpectedly.
Operating the gear shift lever when the vehicle is moving can be hazardous.
If you suddenly change the gear when the vehicle is moving, the vehicle can suddenly
change the moving speed or direction and you could be thrown from the vehicle. Shifting the
gear while vehicle is moving can damage the transmission.
Always operate the gear shift lever when vehicle is completely stop and apply the brake
before change the gear.
(4) 2WD/ 4WD SELECTION LEVER (ONLY FOR GLADIATOR)
Use 2WD/4WD selection lever to change the engine power delivered to rear wheels only or all
wheels. Shift the 2WD/4WD position according to the terrain surface conditions.
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2/4WD SELECTION LEVER
2 wheel drive (2WD)
4 wheel drive (4WD)
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Operating the shift lever during riding the vehicle could be hazardous.
Only one hand on steering handle during DRIVING the vehicle can lose control. Turning the
knob while vehicle is moving can damage the transmission.
Always fully stop the vehicle before turning the shift lever.
(5) LEFT HANDLEBAR CONTROLS
Headlight switch
Hazard warning switch
Direction light switch
Horn button
Override button
Engine start button
Parking brake lock
Brake lever (Rear)
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a. Headlight Switch
Selector
Position Lamp position
Low beam headlight position
High beam headlight position
Use the headlight switch to select the high or low beam headlights. The high or low beam
headlight function only can be activated when the main switch is on “Position Lamp” position.
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Side Light Position
When switching to this position the side lights are illuminated.
Low Bean Headlight Position
When switching to this position the low beam headlights are illuminated.
High Beam Headlight Position
When switching to this position the high beam headlights are illuminated.
b. Hazard Warning Switch
Use the Hazard Warning Switch to illuminate all direction lights for warn other vehicle when the
vehicle is stationary or temporarily block traffic.
Position
When switch to this position the hazard light is activated to warn other vehicles.
Position
Switch the hazard light off.
c. Direction Light Switch
Switch the button on the right or left side, depending on your turning direction. Press the switch
to deactivate the direction lights.
d. Horn Button
Press the horn button to warn other vehicle via sound.
e. Override Button
Pushing and holding the override switch can remove the power limit of engine in front differential
lock mode or reverse.
When the front differential lock and 4WD is activated, the power of engine output will be limited
by differential control computer for safety. For emergency in tough terrain, pressing the override
button and then pushing the throttle lever can remove the engine power limit for temporary
emergency use.
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NOTE:
For safety, pressing the override button when you are pressing the throttle lever will stop the
engine.
Driving the vehicle fast when the vehicle in reverse or front differential lock modes can be
hazardous.
You may lose the control of the vehicle when you drive in reverse or front differential lock
modes at high speed.
Always drive the vehicle slowly, even if you press the override button for emergency.
f. Engine Start Button
Use this button to start the engine. Before starting the engine make sure the ignition switch is in
“ON” or “ ” position and the engine stop switch is on “ ” position.
NOTE:
The engine can be started when the gear shift lever is in “N” position. In emergency situation,
the engine can be started when gear shift lever is in other positions and brake is fully applied.
Turn the ignition to “ON” position and waiting more than five second before pushing the
engine start button.
If the engine cannot start after several tries, check the fuel supply and ignition system first
and refer to the TROUBLESHOOTING section in this manual.
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g. Parking Brake Lever
Applying the parking brake lever can provide more force on rear brake to prevent the moving of
the vehicle during parking.
To apply the brake, pull the parking brake lever out to right side of the vehicle. To release the
brake, pull the parking brake lever back and spring force will pull the level back to fully release
position.
Lock position
Unlock position
Improper operation on parking brake lever can hurt the fingers of operator.
Always follow the above steps to operate the parking brake lever.
Operating the parking brakes during DRIVING can be hazardous.
Applying parking brake during vehicle is moving can suddenly change the maneuver of the
vehicle or lose the control.
Always use the parking brake lock and parking brake lever when the vehicle is fully stop and
not in operation.
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h. Rear Brake Lever
Brake lever
To apply brakes
Pulling the rear brake lever toward the grip will activate the rear brake.
i. Parking Brake Lock
Pulling the rear brake lever and lock it by Parking Brake lock can prevent the vehicle from
moving during parking .
Pulling the rear brake lever again can release the Parking Brake Lock. Be sure to release all
parking brake before operating the vehicle.
PARKING BRAKE LOCK
Press to apply rear brake
Brake lever lock
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(6) RIGHT HANDLEBAR CONTROLS
RIGHT HANDLEBAR
CONTROLS
Engine stop switch
Differential lock switch
(FDS Function)
Throttle lever
Throttle cable tension
adjustor
Front brake lever
Parking Lever
Throttle limiter
a. Engine Stop Switch
“STOP” POSITION
All ignition circuits are off and the engine cannot be started.
“RUN” POSITION
All ignition circuits are on and the engine can be started.
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b. Differential Lock Switch
The Differential Lock function only can be activated, when the vehicle is fully stopped and the
brake is applied. You must follow the below operation process to activate the differential lock
function:
1. Always stop the vehicle and apply the brake.
2. Apply the Differential Lock switch according to the terrain surface condition and your ridding
behavior.
3. Notice the ‘R” indication on the Transmission Gear Position indicator of instrument panel
comes on. The engine speed will be limited when the differential lock switch is on but the
function is still not yet activated.
4. Turn the vehicle slowly in small radius till the Differential Lock Indicator comes on. The engine
speed limit will be released.
5. Ride the vehicle carefully.
DIFFERENTIAL LOCK SWITCH (QUADRIFT ONLY)
Rear differential lock (FDS)
Normal
DIFFERENTIAL LOCK SWITCH (GLADIATOR ONLY)
Both differential lock (FDS II)
Rear differential lock (FDS I)
Normal
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Rear Differential Lock (FDS I)
When the engine power is deliver to rear wheels, normally the left and right rear wheels can
rotate at different speed. Select the Rear Differential Lock, the left and right rear wheels will
always rotate in same direction and speed. Use the rear differential lock function to increase the
traction of rear wheels for getting out form stuck.
Both Differential Lock (FDS II) (Only Applicable to 4WD Gladiator)
When the 4WD function is selected and engine power is deliver to all wheels, select the Both
Differential Lock, the left and right wheels will always rotate in same direction and speed. Use
the Both Differential Lock function to increase the traction of all wheels for getting out from
stuck.
NOTE:
Both Differential Lock function could only be activated by switch when the 4WD function is
selected.
Power Delivery Options
2WD
Only deliver the engine power to rear wheels. This
position is used for normal DRIVING on dry or hard
land.
2WD and Rear Differential Lock
2WD and Rear Differential Lock functions are activated.
The engine power is delivered to rear wheels. Left and
right rear wheels rotate at same direction and same
speeds.
4WD
(Only Applicable on 4WD Gladiator)
Deliver the engine power to both front and rear wheels.
Left and right wheels can rotate at different speeds.
This function provides more tractions than 2WD
function and should be used for DRIVING on slippery
surface.
4WD and Rear Differential Lock
(Only Applicable on 4WD Gladiator)
Deliver the engine power to both front and rear wheels.
The front left and right wheels can rotate at different
speeds. The rear left and right wheels rotate at same
direction and speed. This function provides more
tractions than 4WD mode and should be used for
DRIVING on tough terrain.
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4WD, Both Front and Rear
Differentials Lock
(Only Applicable on 4WD Gladiator)
Deliver the engine power to both front and rear wheels.
Left and right wheels rotate at same direction and
speed. This function provides most tractions among all
modes and should be used for DRIVING on extremely
tough terrain only.
Always completely stop before shifting.
Shifting the button when the vehicle is moving that
can be hazardous.
Operating the vehicle at high speed in differential lock
mode can be hazardous.
When Both Different lock mode is activated, the
vehicle could be harder to steer. Accident could be
caused by such lower maneuverability.
Always ride slowly and steady, when differential locks
are activated.
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c. Throttle Lever
2
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Increase the engine speed.
Release to decrease the engine speed.
To control the engine speed. Operate this lever with your thumb. Pushing the lever forward to
increase engine speed. Release the lever to decrease the engine speed.
d. Throttle Cable Tension Adjuster
Turn the nut to adjust the tension of throttle cable. The detail of adjustment is stated in the
Chapter: Maintenance Information.
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e. Front Brake Lever
Apply the front brake
Pull the brake lever backward to apply the front brake.
f. Throttle Limiter
Release the lock nut and turn the throttle limiter screw to restrict the engine maximum power by
limiting the max throttle lever travel. Adjust the throttle limiter according to the rider’s skill and
experience adjust the throttle limiter.
To adjust the throttle limiter
1. Loose the locknut (1).
2.Turn the throttle limiter screw (2) clockwise to restrict maximum engine power or
counter-clockwise to increase the maximum engine power.
3. Tighten the lock nut (1).
THROTTLE LIMITER
Lock nut
Throttle limiter screw
Do not adjust the screw out more than 12 mm (0.47 in).
Improper adjustment of the speed limiter and throttle can be hazardous.
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(7) 12Volt ACCESSORY SOCKET
This accessory socket is 12 Volt power outlet for portable equipment. Open the socket cap and
then insert the accessory power plug. Always reinstall the socket cap after remove the
accessory power plug.
12 Volt ACCESSORY SOCKET
Socket
Socket cap
Do not exceed the total capacity of vehicle alternator. Refer to SPECIFICATIONS.
The accessory shock’s rated capacity is DC 12V, 120W (10A) or less. If exceed the limit,
may blow the fuse. Using the accessory over the total capacity of vehicle alternator may
damage the vehicle and battery.
Turn off the headlights when using the accessory shock.
Not to flood the accessory socket when you wash the vehicle. When done use the
accessory, completely cover the socket cap.
Consult with authorized CECTEK dealer before using the accessory.
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(8) FOOT BRAKE PEDAL
Foot brake pedal
Press down the foot brake pedal will apply the both front and rear brakes. Braking effect is
proportional to the force applied on the pedal and the status of terrain surface.
NOTE: Applying the brake will have effects on the wheels through drive train. If the main brake
system fail, the rear brake can be activated by the Parking Brake Lever.
(9) REWIND STARTER (Gladiator)
Rewind Starter
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The rewind starter is used to start the engine when the battery is weak.
To operate the rewind starter:
1. Turn the transmission gear shifting knob to “N” position.
2. Select the engine stop switch to “Engine Stop” position.
3. Grip the starter rope handle.
4. Slowly pull the rope until feeling the starter engage.
5. Pull the rope slowly to dry crank the engine.
6. Select the engine stop switch to “Engine Run” position.
7. Grip the starter rope handle.
8. Forcefully pull the rope to start engine.
9. After the engine starts, be sure to return the starter rope back to original position and seal the
hole.
NOTE:
● The engine also can be started in other transmission gear position when you fully pull the
brake lever or press down the foot brake pedal.
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When operating the rewind starter, please turn off all lights.
When you start the engine not in idle throttle lever position by rewind starter., the rewind
starter handle may reverse, to damage the ATV and hurt the people.
Always follow the procedure of operating rewind starter. If you feel hard to dry crank the
engine, stop operating the rewind starter and contact authorized CECTEK dealers.
Never press the throttle lever when you operate the rewind starter.
(10) REAR BOX
Rear box rubber strip
Storage for the small or light articles such as gloves, map or small packages.
Pull the rubber strip out and open the door of box. The maximum total weight of goods should
not be over 1 kg.
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(11) FRONT BOX
Front storage chamber
Latches
Storage for the small or light articles such as owner’s manual, rain gear
Press down the latches under the front box penal and lift it. The maximum total weight of goods
should not be over 2 kg.
Carrying fuel in the box can be hazardous.
The boxes are designed to store dry and light articles. Carrying heavy goods could damage
the vehicle.
Never carry the goods over the weight limit.
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PRE-OPERATING CHECK
If pre-operating check is not done properly, severe injury and death can be occurred.
Pre-operation check is compulsory before operating the vehicle. All safety features,
mechanical components, and critical control functions must be checked before operating.
Always follow the pre-operation check procedure to check the vehicle before operation. If
you find any inconsistency of the vehicle function, specifications, parts and component,
contact CECTEK authorized dealer immediately.
Apply parking brake and check if brake effect is enough to stop the vehicle.
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Check tire pressure, air leakage, crack, worn-out or damage.
Check wheels and bearing for wear or damage.
Check all control functions.
Check if the steering works well.
Check if the throttle lever can move freely in full travel and back to idle position when
released.
Apply hand and foot brake, check the brake efficiency, confirm lever and pedal fully return
when released.
Confirm the transmission gear can be selected in all positions.
Check all liquids levels.
Confirm no liquid leakage on the vehicle.
Clean headlights and taillights.
Ensure front and rear box covers are properly latched.
Ensure seat is properly latched.
Ensure the total vehicle weight with payload is not over the specifications.
If you are towing a trailer or other equipment, ensure the trailer and equipment is not over the
specification.
Confirm no loose parts on the vehicle when the engine is off.
Ensure the path of travel is free of person or obstacles.
Check all lights.
Start the engine and drive forward slowly and apply the brakes individually to test the
efficiency of brake.
Check 2WD/4WD (only applicable to Gladiator) selection function.
Check differential lock function.
Correct any problem during the pre-operation check. If you find any problem, stop the operation
and contact CECTEK authorized dealer immediately.
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OPERATING YOUR ATV
Indicates a potentially hazardous situation that
could result in serious injury or death.
YOU HAVE TO REMEMBER BEFORE OPERATION
Always keep your feet firmly on the footrest. Putting your feet on the footrest board areas can
help you to apply the rear break operation and weight shifting properly.
Apply the rear brake and shift the shift lever to “N” (neutral) position after making sure the
engine is warm.
Stop the vehicle completely and release the throttle to bring the engine to idle before turning the
gear selection knob.
Refer to the “CONTROLS” section in this owner’s manual.
Pressing the throttle lever suddenly
can be hazardous.
Pressing the throttle lever suddenly
could cause the front wheels lift off
the ground and loss of the control of
this vehicle.
Always push the throttle gradually
when you speed up.
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Find one of the good places to practice the skills you need to ride safely. Make sure that the
space is legal to operate your vehicle.
Always keep safe distance to other vehicle, people, obstacles when you ride. Make sure that the
path is free of obstacles and other riders.
The tires of “GLADIATOR” is designed for off-road use only, and handling maneuvers of
CECTEK setting may be different when you are operating “GLADIATOR” on the pavement.
You have to confirm and practice your skill to operate this vehicle before you enter the
pavement.
The tires of “QUADRIFT” is designed for on-road use only, and handling maneuvers of CECTEK
setting may be different when you are operating “QUADRIFT” on the difficult terrain or rough
surface. Never try to operate “QUADRIFT’ on the rough surface or difficult terrain.
Depending on the distance of your ride, carry additional tools or emergency equipment. Be
prepared for the possible conditions you may encounter.
After you have found a good place to practice, review all of the control on this vehicle before
DRIVING
INSPECTION BEFORE DRIVING
Failure to inspect this vehicle before operating it can be hazardous.
Failure to properly maintain this vehicle can also be hazardous.
Failure to inspect and maintain this vehicle could increase the risk of an accident or an
equipment damage.
Always inspect and maintain this vehicle, confirm the vehicle in safe condition before
operating. Always follow this manual to perform periodic inspection and maintenance.
Refer to the PRE-OPERATING CHECK and MAINTENANCE sections in this owner’s
manual.
Operating this vehicle with improper
tire or uneven tire pressure can be
hazardous.
Use by improper tire or uneven tire
pressure, you may lose control of
this vehicle or increase your risk of
an accident.
Always use the size and type of tires
specified in this owner’s manual.
Always maintain proper tire pressure
as described further in INSPECTION
AND MAINTENANCE section.
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Operating this vehicle with improper
modifications can be hazardous.
Improper installation of accessories
or modification of this vehicle may
cause changes in handling which in
some situation could lead to an
accident.
Never modify this vehicle through
improper installation or use of
accessories.
All
parts
and
accessories installed on this vehicle
should be genuine CECTEK or
equivalent components designed for
use on this vehicle and should be
installed according to instructions. If
you have questions, consult an
authorized CECTEK dealer.
Overloading this vehicle or carrying
or towing cargo improperly can be
hazardous.
Overloading could cause changes in
handling that could lead to an
accident.
Never exceed the specification of
load for this vehicle.
Always follow the specification of
carrying cargo or pulling a trailer.
Cargo should be properly distributed
and securely attached.
Reduce speed when carrying cargo
or pulling a trailer.
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Checking maintenance items when the engine is running can be hazardous.
Moving parts can catch clothing or parts of the body, and cause an injury
Turn off the engine when performing maintenance checks.
WHAT TO WEAR
Operating this ATV without wearing complete protection can be hazardous.
Always wear the appropriate protective clothing and gears, including an approved helmet,
eye protection, boots, gloves, long sleeved shirt and pants.
Never operating this vehicle without complete protective clothing and gears.
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A helmet is the most important piece of gear you should wear. A helmet can help prevent a
serious head injury or death in an accident. Your helmet should fit properly. Full-face helmets
help protect your face as well as your head.
You should wear eye protection when you ride. If the rock, branch, or even a bug that hits you in
the eyes, you could be severely injured. Different colored lenses available for goggles or
glasses help you distinguish terrain variations. The sunglass could be worn during the daytime.
Wear proper clothing when you ride. The complete clothing can help protect you from any injury.
Wear a good pair of gloves, strong boots that fit over the angle, long pant, and long sleeve shirt.
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STARTING THE ENGINE
Follow below steps to start the engine:
1. Set the parking brake lock
2. Shift the transmission gear lever to “N’ (neutral) position.
3. Turn the main switch to “ON” position.
Turn the engine stop switch to “ ” position.
4. Check the instrument: only “Engine Check Warning” and “Oil Pressure Warning” are
illuminated.
5. Press the start button to start the engine.
6. Check the Instrument panel “Engine Check Warning” and “Oil Pressure Warning” should be
off.
Gladiator has two systems for engine starting. You can use the electric starter or the rewind
starter. The rewind starter is used to start the engine if the vehicle’s battery is weak. When you
use the rewind starter, refer to the “CONTROLS” section in this owner’s manual.
NOTE:
1. Open the throttle briefly to raise the idle speed if the idle speed is low after starting the engine.
Engaging the starter motor more than five seconds at a time can damage this vehicle.
That could cause the start motor and wiring harness overheat.
If the engine can not start after several tries, check the fuel supply and ignition system first. If
you still can not start the engine successfully, contact CECTEK authorized dealers.
Running the engine in closed space without proper ventilation can be hazardous.
Breathing in exhaust gases form this vehicle can cause death or severe injury.
Always ride your vehicle outdoors.
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BRAKING
To stop the vehicle, follow steps below.
1. Release the throttle first.
2. Apply the front and rear brakes evenly at the same time
Applying brake while turning the vehicle can be hazardous.
Applying brake when turning could cause the vehicle to slide or roll over.
Before you begin to turn, apply the brake to slow down.
Never turn at excessive speed.
Applying brake hard on slippery surfaces can be hazardous.
Applying brake hard on slippery surface could cause the vehicle skid and go out of control.
Apply the brakes lightly and extremely carefully on slippery surfaces.
Braking on a hill when the vehicle in 4WD mode can be hazardous.
When the vehicle in 4WD, applying either the front or the rear brake alone will actually brake
all four wheels. Therefore, applying any brakes will result in braking force being applied to
downhill wheels. This could cause the vehicle to overturn.
Brake on a hill extremely carefully when the vehicle in 4WD.
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TURNING
Turning the vehicle improperly can be hazardous.
Turning the vehicle improperly could cause a collision or overturn.
Always follow proper procedures for turning as described below.
Practice turning at low speed before attempting to turn at higher speed. Do not turn at speed
too high for your skills or experience. Never turn at excessive speed.
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When the differential lock function is activated, this vehicle has a solid rear axle. Both rear
wheels always turn at the same speed. For turning the vehicle, the outside rear wheel must
travel a greater distance than the inside rear wheel. Therefore, unless the inside rear wheel of
the turn is allowed to slip or lose some traction, the vehicle will resist turning.
Turning skill must be learned first at low speed.
To turn the vehicle, you must follow the proper procedures below. This will let the inside wheel of
the turn slip slightly when in differential lock mode, allowing the vehicle to make the turn
properly.
1. Slow down and begin to turn the handlebars in the desired direction.
2. Move your body weight forward and to the inside of the turn.
FOR HIGHER SPEEDS OR SHARPER TURNS:
Use the same technique as turn at low speed, but move your body weight further toward the
inside of the turn to balance the vehicle. If your vehicle starts to tip while turning, lean your body
further into the turn while gradually reducing the throttle and making the turn wider.
SKIDDING OR SLIDING
Overcoming skidding or sliding
improperly can be hazardous.
Overcoming skidding or sliding
improperly can cause to lose your
control of the vehicle or regain
traction unexpectedly and overturn.
Learn to safely deal skidding or
sliding by practicing at low speeds
and on level smooth terrain.
On extremely slippery surfaces, such
as ice, go slowly and be very
cautious in order to reduce the
chance of skidding or sliding out of
control.
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With practice you may be able to overcome skidding or sliding by using the techniques.
If the front wheels skids.
Reducing the throttle opening and leaning your body weight over the front wheels will do some
help.
If the rear wheels skids.
Moving your body weight to away from the skid slightly. Applying the brakes or accelerating is
not recommended until you have corrected the slide.
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Operating this vehicle at excessive speeds can be hazardous.
DRIVING at excessive speeds increases your chances of losing control of the vehicle, which
can result in an accident.
Always go at a speed that is proper for the terrain, visibility and operating conditions, your
skills and experience. Always reduce speed before making a turn.
OPERATION ON HILLS
Operating this vehicle on excessively steep hills can be hazardous.
Operating this vehicle on excessively steep hill could cause the vehicle to overturn.
Never operate this vehicle on hill too steep for the vehicle or for your abilities. Practice on
flat hills before attempting steep hills.
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Climbing the Hill
Climbing hills improperly can be hazardous.
Climbing hills improperly could cause loss of control or overturn.
Always follow proper procedures for climbing hills as described below.
● Always check the terrain carefully before driving on any hill.
●
Never climb hills with slippery or loose surfaces.
●
Always shift your weight forward.
●
Never open the throttle suddenly or change the transmission gear when climbing the hill.
The vehicle could flip over backwards.
●
Never climbing any hill at high speed.
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WARNING (ONLY FOR GLADIATOR)
Braking on hill when the vehicle in 4WD mode can be hazardous.
When the vehicle in 4WD, applying either the front or the rear brake alone will actually brake all
four wheels. Therefore, applying any brakes will result in braking force being applied to downhill
wheels. This could cause the vehicle to overturn.
Brake on a hill extremely carefully when the vehicle in 4WD.
To climb a hill with the vehicle, follow the direction below.
1. Turn the gear selection knob to L (Low) position.
2. Lean slightly your body weight forward and keep your feet on the footrest when towarding the
top of the hill.
3. Maintain a steady speed before reaching the crest of the hill.
4. When you ride over the crest of the hill, slow down.
5. Do try to hold on the vehicle if it begins to topple.
Stalling, rolling backing or improperly dismounting the vehicle while climbing a hill can be
hazardous.
This vehicle may overturn, if you do not climb the hill properly.
Keep steady speed when climbing a hill.
Always follow the proper procedure for climbing hill as described below.
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If you are unable to continue climbing up
the hill, find enough space to turn
around safely, follow the steps below.
1. Turn around on the hill before you
lose forward speed. Lean your body
weight uphill while turn on the side of
the hill.
2. Once you have turned around, go
down the hill as described in the
“DESCENDING A HILL” section.
If you lose all forward speed.
1. Keep your body weight forward and
uphill.
2. Apply the front brake to stop this
vehicle.
3. Lock the parking brake after the
vehicle stopped.
If you begin rolling backwards.
1. Keep your weight uphill.
2. Never apply the rear brake while rolling backward.
3. Apply the front brake.
When fully stopped, apply the rear brake as well and then lock the parking brake.
After you confirm that the vehicle is securely stopped on the hill, find a space where you can
stand on the upper hill side securely and drag the rear end of the vehicle with other people’s
help or equipments until the vehicle points downhill. Then, drive the vehicle down the hill
following the instruction of “DESCENDING A HILL”.
If the brakes can not slow the vehicle, dismount to the side immediately.
Descending a Hill
Driving the vehicle down a hill
improperly can be hazardous.
Driving the vehicle down a hill
improperly could cause the vehicle
overturn or loss the control.
Always follow the proper procedures
for going down hills as described
below.
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WARNING (ONLY FOR GLADIATOR)
Braking on hill when the vehicle in 4WD mode can be hazardous.
When the vehicle in 4WD, applying either the front or the rear brake alone will actually brake all
four wheels. Therefore, applying any brakes will result in braking force being applied to downhill
wheels. This could cause the vehicle to overturn.
Brake on a hill extremely carefully when the vehicle in 4WD.
To drive the vehicle down a hill, must
follow the instructions below.
1.Check the terrain carefully before
starting down any hill.
2.Maintain a straight course of the
downhill.
3.Shift the shift lever in to L (Low)
position.
4.Lean slightly
rearward.
your
body
weight
5.At slow speed when ride down the hill.
6.Apply the rear brake to control the
speed.
Avoid going down a hill at an angle that
would cause the vehicle to lean sharply
to one side. Go straight down the hill
where possible.
TRAVERSING A SLOPE
Crossing hills or turning on hills
improperly can be hazardous.
Crossing hills or turning on hills
improperly can cause drastically
change the balance of the vehicle,
loss of control or cause the vehicle to
overturn.
Never attempt to ride this vehicle
crossing the side of the steep hill. If it
is necessary to do that always keep
your body weight on the upside of
the slope and maintain a straight
course. Do not attempt to stop or
save the vehicle from damage.
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To traverse a slope, you must follow below steps:
1. Always lean your body uphill.
2. Balance the vehicle uphill by adjusting your handlebars slightly uphill.
DRIVING OVER OBSTACLES
Improperly operating this vehicle
over obstacles can be hazardous.
Improperly operating the vehicle
over obstacles could cause of loss of
control or collision. It can also cause
this vehicle to overturn.
Before operating in a new area,
check for obstacles.
Never attempt to drive over large
obstacles too high for this vehicle or
your abilities. If you are not sure that
you can safely cross over an
obstacle, back up and ride around
the obstacle.
Follow proper procedures in this
section when you crossing over
obstacles.
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If you must cross an obstacle, follow the below procedure:
1. When the obstacle in front of you, approach at walking speed.
2. Rise up slightly on the footrest.
3. Pull up the handlebars and apply a little throttle.
4. Lean your body weight forward and release the throttle after the front wheels have cleared the
obstacle.
Return to your normal driving position after the rear wheels clears the obstacle.
DRIVING THROUGH WATER
Driving this vehicle through deep or
fast flowing water can be hazardous.
This vehicle tires may float, causing
loss of traction and loss of the
control, which could lead to an
accident.
Never operate this vehicle in fast
flowing water or in water deeper than
30cm (11.8in).
Check water depth before attempting
to cross any water.
Remember that wet brakes have
reduced stopping ability. Test your
brakes after leaving the water. Apply
the brakes several times to let
friction dry out the linings. Do not
continue to ride this vehicle before
you verifying the brakes have
regained.
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Operating this vehicle in water, sand or mud may causes rapid brake wear.
Excessive brake wear can cause the brakes to be less effective.
After driving this vehicle in these conditions, bring it to your dealer to have the brakes
inspected and cleaned.
Before enter the water, investigation the path of your selection. Look around the environment
and flow condition.
When crossing deep or fast flowing water, operate this vehicle at a slow, steady speed. If you
are unfamiliar with the area, park the vehicle and inspect the stream first to look for a suitable
spot for crossing.
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DRIVING IN COLD WEATHER
Pre-ride Inspection
Confirm the throttle and all control levers moving freely. Make sure that all brake levers, switch,
seats, footrest, and gear selection knob are free of ice or snow.
Before driving, shift the gear selection knob to N (Neutral) position, move the vehicle forward
and backward to confirm that all parts move freely.
If the tires are frozen to the ground, pour warm water around the tires to melt the ice. If the
brakes are frozen, bring the vehicle to the warmer area to thaw out the brakes.
After warm up the engine, inspect and drive the ATV slowly within the walking speed for certain
distance, and confirm the brake efficiency.
If you found any problem during above inspection, do not drive this vehicle and contact
CECTEK authorized dealer.
CAUTION
Using engine power to free up frozen parts can
damage the vehicle.
Before driving, shift the gear selection knob to N
(Neutral) position, move the vehicle forward and
backward to confirm that all parts move freely.
Operating the vehicle with mal function brake system can be hazardous.
Wet or frozen brakes will reduce the stopping ability. That will increase the chance of having
an accident.
Any water that enters the brakes while ride the vehicle, the water may freeze after parking
the vehicle. That can prevent the wheels from turning or brakes from working.
After driving through water, mud, snow, or slush, it is important to dry the brake before
parking the vehicle, To dry the brakes, apply the brakes several times with slowly speed.
Always check the brake system before driving..
CAUTION
Change this vehicle with automotive-size battery
can damage this vehicle.
The high-amperage battery can damage the
electric system.
Use the battery same as the specification to start
the engine. Refer to “Maintenance” section for
the proper battery charging procedure.
NOTE:
If the temperature is below the -10°C (14°F), must change the oil for suitable temperature and
install the engine block heater.
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Dressing for Cold Weather Driving
Operating the vehicle in cold weather without proper dressing can be hazardous.
Continued exposure to cold temperatures can cause the hypothermia. Hypothermia is a
condition when your body inner temperature drops low enough. That condition could result
in serious injury or death.
Always dress for the worst weather conditions you might encounter.
The wind chill created by vehicle running can reduce the temperature of air surrounding you.
You must wear all of the protective clothes and gears. Be prepared for worst weather, vehicle
breakdown, raining and any possibility for exposing in cold weather.
Wearing loose clothes or gears when you are driving the vehicle can be hazardous.
Loose clothes or gears can get caught by moving parts in the vehicle.
Always check your clothes and confirm no loose parts before riding.
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Driving on Snow, Ice, or Any Slippery Surface
Driving on snow, ice or any slippery surface without care or special equipment can be
hazardous.
You may not know the obstacle under the snow or ice that can cause a loss of control. You
can totally lose the control on the vehicle. That can result in an accident or overturn.
Always drive slowly with extreme care when driving on snow or ice. Always be alert of
terrain change. Avoid driving this vehicle on snow, ice, or any slippery surface whenever
possible.
Riding on a frozen lake or river can be hazardous.
The ice on the lake or river could break and you could fall down.
Never drive the vehicle on the frozen lake or river.
Practice your driving skills for incidentally driving on snow, ice, or slippery surface under the
training of proper driving skill training course. You could find the training school information
through your local transport authorities or contacting CECTEK authorized dealer.
Always wear protection and gears when driving this vehicle. Always be prepared for
encountering the snow, ice or any slippery surface when driving this vehicle.
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DRIVING IN REVERSE
Improperly driving this vehicle in
reverse can be hazardous.
Improperly driving this vehicle in
reverse could cause you hit an
obstacle or person behind you,
resulting in serious injury.
When select R (Reverse) position,
make sure there are no obstacles or
people behind the vehicle. When it is
safe, back up slowly.
To turn the vehicle transmission into R (Reverse) position, follow these directions.
1. Stop the vehicle, and turn the gear selection knob to N (Neutral) position.
2. Apply the front and rear brakes and turn the gear selection knob to R (Reverse) position.
3. Make sure there is nothing behind you.
4. Release the brakes and apply the throttle.
Suddenly pressing the throttle levers or make a abrupt turn when in reverse can be
hazardous.
Throttle surge or abrupt turns can cause the loss of control.
Always ride slowly when in reverse.
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MAINTENANCE
INSPECTION AND MAINTENANCE
The maintenance is very important to your vehicle. Follow the guidelines in this section. Periodic
inspection, adjustment and lubrication will keep this vehicle in safety and most efficient condition
possible. The interval between periodic service in miles (kilometers) and months are show.
MAINTENANCE CHART
I: Clean, Inspect, Verify, Adjust,
Lubricate, Replace if necessary
FIRST
INSPECTION
C: Clean
10 hrs or
30days
L: Lubricate
or 300km
EVERY
50 hrs or
25 hrs or 750
1500 km
km (470m.)
(930m.)
100 hrs or 1
year 3000 km
(470m.)
SHOULD
200 hrs or 2
BE DONE
year 6000 km BY
(3730m.)
(185 m.)
R: Replace
ENGINE / TRANSMISSION
Engine oil and filter (pre-operation
inspection item)
R
Valve adjustmernt
I
I
DEALER
Engine mount fasterners
I
I
DEALER
Exhaust sytem
I
R
Spark Arrester
USER
I
DEALER
C
USER
DEALER
Seales
I
I
Coolant (pre-operation inspection
item)
I
Check strength
Radiator cap / cooling system pressure
test
I
Radiator condition /cleanliness (more
often under severe use)
I
Drive belt
Cleaning / condition of driving and
driven pulleys
R
USER
I
DEALER
I
USER
I
USER
C
DEALER
I
DEALER
1
CVT air inlet* / outlet duct condition /
cleanliness and sealing
I
Recoil starter rope condition
I
DEALER
R
USER
FUEL SYSTEM
Air Filter (more often under severe
use)
Fuel lines and connctors
C
I
I
Fuel tank strainer
Throttle body
DEALER
R
DEALER
I
I
DEALER
Spark plug
I
R
DEALER
Battery connection
I
I
USER
Wiring harnesses, cables and lines
I
I
DEALER
Condition of control switches and
buttons (pre-operation inspection item)
I
I
USER
Lights (pre-operation inspection item)
I
I
USER
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
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MAINTENANCE CHART
I: Clean, Inspect, Verify, Adjust,
Lubricate, Replace if necessary
C: Clean
L: Lubricate
EVERY
FIRST
INSPECTION
10 hrs or
25 hrs or
30days
750 km
or 300km
(470m.)
(185 m.)
50 hrs or
1500 km
(930m.)
100 hrs or
1 year
3000 km
(470m.)
200 hrs or
2 year
6000 km
(3730m.)
SHOULD
BE DONE
BY
R: Replace
DRIVE TRAIN
Front (Gladiator only) / rear propeller
drive shaft
I
Front (Gladiator only) / rear drive shaft
boots and protectors (pre-operation
inspection item)
I
Wheel bearing
Front (Gladiator only) / rear differential
oil level, seals and vents
L
DEALER
I
USER
I
USER
R
I
R
DEALER
STEERING / CONTROL
Handlebar fasteners
I
Throttle / housing / cable
(pre-operation inspection item)
I
Steering system (more often under
severe use)
I
Tie rod ends
DEALER
I
USER
I
DEALER
I
Wheel nut / studs
I
Wear / pressure of tires (pre-operation
inspection item)
Front wheel alignment
DEALER
I
DEALER
EVERY OPERATION
I
USER
I
DEALER
SUSPENSION
Rear Knuckle*
2
I/L
Stabilizer Bar
A arms (pre-operation inspection item)
I
I
Shock absorbers (pre-operation
inspection item)
I
USER
I
DEALER
BRAKE
Brake fluid (pre- operation inspection
item)
I
Brake pads
I
R
I
USER
USER
Brake system (discs, hoses etc.) (preoperation inspection item)
I
USER
BODY / FRAME
Engine compartment
C
C
Frame
Hitch / tailer ball condition (if installed)
Chassis faterners
Seat latch (pre-operation inspection
item)
Vehicle cleaning and protection
USER
I
I
DEALER
I
USER
I
USER
EVERY OPERATION
USER
C
USER
*1: Disassemble the CVT cover and clean the CVT System then let it dry naturally after off road
riding.
*2: Add lubricate after wading.
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driven pully
spacer
1. While cleaning the drive and driven pulleys, confirm the driven pulley, if it is oil leak, replace
“LIP SEAL FOR ROTARY SHAFT(46016006)” and “SPACER-DRIVEN PULLEY(46010003)”.
2. Confirm the surface of driven pulley and spacer clean while assembling.
3. Replace CVT belt while the status occur as bellow,
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Improper maintenance or failure to perform recommended maintenance can be hazardous.
Improper maintenance or failure to perform recommended maintenance could result of an
accident.
Keep this vehicle in good condition. If you are not familiar with safe maintain practices and
adjust procedures, ask CECTEK dealer for help.
Driving under severe condition will causes more wear on this vehicle. Server conditions
include driving under frequent full throttle, or in dusty, wet sandy or muddy areas. These
conditions will cause the vehicle to wear more quickly.
If you drive this vehicle under above condition, maintain your vehicle more often than the
schedule in the chart. Contact CECTEK dealer if you have any questions regarding
maintenance.
Replace genuine CECTEK parts by the poor quality parts can damage your vehicle.
Poor-made part could cause your vehicle to wear quickly and shorten useful life.
Only use genuine CECTEK replacement parts or equivalent designed for use on this
vehicle.
TOOL KIT
Tool kit
Strip
Always carry the owner’s manual and tool kit with this vehicle. The owner’s manual has the
necessary information to provide you maintenance and minor repairs. The tools provided for the
basis maintenance in this owner’s manual. It is located under the seat.
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ELECTRICAL HOUSING
Fan relay, fuel pump relay (20A each, no specify for sockets)
Main power relay (30A)
Starter relay
Head light relay Hi/Lo, other lights* relay (20A each, no specify for sockets)
Fuse box
Flasher
Battery
DCU
*Other lights include tail light and license light
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BATTERY
Battery strip
Battery
The battery is located under the seat. It is a maintenance-free type battery.
If the battery seems to have discharged, contact with CECTEK dealer.
The standard charging rate is 1.8A x 5 to 10 hrs and maximum charging rate is 18A x 0.5hr.
Never remove the sealing caps of the battery cells. That will damage the battery.
After handling the battery, wash hands.
Hydrogen gas produced by batteries can be hazardous. Batteries produce flammable
hydrogen gas that can explode if exposed to flames or sparks.
Keep batteries away from sparks, flames, cigarettes or other sources of ignition.
Exceeding the maximum charging rate for the battery can harm this vehicle. That could
cause severe damage and decrease the battery life.
Never exceed the maximum charging rate.
Reversing the battery cable can result the damage of charging system and harm your
vehicle.
To install
Connect RED “+” cable first then BLACK “-“cable. Always connect RED “+” cable first.
To disconnect
Disconnect BLACK “-“cable then RED “+” cable.
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SPARK PLUG
The vehicle comes with a CHAMPION PRG7C spark plug. Check the color of the plug’s
porcelain center electrode insulator after vehicle operation. The ideal color on the white insulator
around the center electrode is medium-to light tan color. A white or dark insulator indicates that
the engine may need adjustment.
Periodically remove and inspect the spark plug because heat and deposits will cause the spark
plug to slowly break down and erode. Contact with your CECTEK dealer if your plug insulator is
not a light color.
Improperly use the spark plug can be hazardous.
An improper spark plug may have an incorrect fit or overheat for your vehicle. Engine
damage caused by improper spark plug is not covered by CECTEK’s warranty.
Replace the spark plug with the specified plug.
SPECIFIED SPARK PLUG:
CHAMPION PRG7C, NGK CR7E
CAUTION
Improperly install of the spark plug can damage your vehicle.
If you tighten the spark plug beyond the specification could damage the aluminum threads of
the cylinder head.
Carefully turn the spark plug by hand into threads. If the spark is new, tighten it with a
wrench about 1/2 turn past finger tight. If used the old spark plug, tighten it with a wrench
about 1/8 turn past finger tight.
Use a wire thickness gauge to measure the electrode gap. Adjust the gap to specification
that is good for ignition.
Dirt can damage engine parts if it enters an open spark plug hole.
Cover the spark hole while the spark plug is out of the hole.
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SPARK PLUG GAP SPECIFICATION
0.6~0.7 mm (0.024~0028 in )
Use a thickness gauge to check the gap and adjust the gap to 0.7~0.8 mm (0.028~0.032 in).
THROTTLE CABLE ADJUSTMENT
Adjust nut
Throttle level play (3~5mm) (0.12~0.2 in)
Adjust the engine idling speed before adjusting the throttle lever free play
1. Losses the locknut.
2. Turn the adjusting bolt until the throttle lever free play of 3.0~5.0 mm (0.12~0.20 in).
3. Tighten the lock nut.
4. Recheck the throttle cable play. If it is not within the correct limits, readjust it.
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Operating this vehicle with improperly throttle cable play can be hazardous.
Improper throttle play could result engine speed to rise suddenly when operate the
handlebars and lead to loss of the control.
Adjust the throttle cable play before driving. The engine idle speed should not rise due to
handlebar movement.
1. FUEL LINES
1
Replace the fuel lines every 4 years, even if it looks good.
The damage from aging may not always be visible.
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ENGINE OIL AND FILTER CHANGE
The engine oil and filter must be changed according to the maintenance schedule. The engine
oil must be warmed-up before draining it out from the engine. Follow the below procedure to
change the oil and oil filter:
1. Park the vehicle on level ground.
2. Remove the dip stick.
Drain plug
3. Remove the drain plug
from the bottom of the engine and drain the oil.
Oil filter cap
4. Turn the oil filter cap
counterclockwise and remove the cap.
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Oil filter opening face down
1. Replace the oil filter and the o-ring on the cap. The opening side of oil filter must down to the
engine.
2. Smear engine oil around the o-ring of the cap.
3. Screw the cap by hand until the o-ring contacts the mounting surface (you will feel small
resistance).
4. Tighten the oil filter cap.
5. Reinstall the drain plug and tighten it. Torque it by 40N-m.
6. Pour about 3.5 Liter specified engine oil into the dip stick hole.
7. Start the engine outside and well ventilated area. Allow it to idle for few minutes and check if
the oil pressure warning is off.
8. Turn the engine off and wait for few minutes. Check the engine oil level. The engine oil level
should be at the “Maximum” position. Refer to “Liquid” section.
9. Inspect the vehicle if there is any oil leakage.
10. If the engine oil does not reach the “Maximum” position and there is no oil leakage, add the
engine oil until it reaches the “Maximum” position.
CAUTION
Using the oil not meeting the specification can
damage your vehicle.
Confirm to use the oil specified in the “Liquid”
section.
AIR CLEANER
The air cleaner element must be kept clean. If the air cleaner element is clogged with dust,
intake resistance will be increased, which will decrease in power output and increase in fuel
consumption. If ride this vehicle in dusty, wet, or muddy conditions, you must inspect the air
cleaner element much more frequently.
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Operating the engine without the air cleaner can be hazardous.
Severe engine damage can also occur if dirt enters the engine due to running the engine
without the air cleaner element. The flame of back fire from throttle body may spit without
the stop of air cleaner element.
Never run the engine without the air cleaner element in place.
CAUTION
Inspect the air cleaner element after you ride in dusty, wet, or muddy conditions.
The air cleaner element could be clogged under these conditions, and result the damage of
your engine.
Always inspect the air cleaner element after driving in severe conditions. Clean or replace
elements if necessary. If the water get in the air cleaner case, immediately clean the element
and inside of the box.
To remove the air cleaner element:
1. Remove the seat.
Upper saddle cover
Right saddle cover
Left saddle cover
1.Remove the fasteners and saddle covers
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Air box cover clamps
1. Remove the air box cover clamps and use the air gun to blow the dust out from the air cleaner
element carefully.
NOTE: Always apply the air pressure on the net side of air cleaner element.
2. Reinstall the new or cleaned air cleaner element in reverse order of removal. Confirm the
element is in position and sealed properly.
CAUTION
Failure to position the air clean element properly
can allow dirt bypass the air cleaner element and
cause the engine damage.
Install the air cleaner element properly.
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AIR CLEANER DRAIN TUBES
Air cleaner drain tubes
Periodically inspect the drain tubes if any gasoline or oil has accumulated. If the tubes have any
gasoline or oil, remove the clip and drain tube caps, drain the gasoline or oil into a suitable
container, and replace the caps.
Improperly dispose of the drained oil or gasoline can be hazardous. Oil and gasoline are
flammable. Be sure to drain the fluid into a suitable container and dispose it immediately.
ENGINE COOLANT CHANGE
The engine coolant reservoir is under the front box access panel. To change the coolant, follow
the below steps:
Front box access panel
1. Remove the front box access panel.
2. Parking this vehicle on a level surface.
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Coolant reservoir
Maximum level
Minimum level (Add)
1. Check the engine coolant level. The engine coolant liquid should be between “MIN and “MAX”
level lines on the engine coolant reservoir. Cooling system must be filled with water and
antifreeze solution (50% water, 50% antifreeze).
2. Remove the radiator cap. Run the engine and bleed the air out from the coolant system.
3. Install the radiator cap.
Engine coolant is harmful or fatal if swallowed or inhaled.
Do not drink and avoid inhaling mist or hot vapors.
If swallowed, do not induce vomiting. Contact a poison control center or physician. If
inhaled, remove to fresh air. If coolant gets in eyes, flush eyes with a lot of water and seek
medical attention. Always wash hands after handling. Solution is harmful to animals. Keep
out of the reach of children and animals.
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GEAR OIL CHANGE
Inspect and change the gear oil at the scheduled time. Follow the procedure to change the front
and rear differential gear oil.
1. Park the vehicle on level ground.
Drain plug
1. Remove the drain plug to drain the oil in to a suitable container.
2. Reinstall the drain plug and tighten it after all the oil has been drain out.
Filling port
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1. Remove the filling port plug.
2. Pour new oil up to the port.
3. Tighten the bolt securely.
Recommended oil (Front/Rear)
PENNZOIL 4096 80W-90 GL-5
Oil Quantity
325±20c.c.
New and used oil can be hazardous.
Continuous contact with used oil may irritate skin or cause skin cancer disease. To prevent
your exposure when used oil, wear a long-sleeve shirt and gloves when changing oil.
Always wash hands after changing oil. Launder any clothes or rags if wet with oil.
Avoid children and pets access or reach the oil.
Recycle or properly dispose of the used oil.
TIRES FOR GLADIATOR
Driving with improperly tires or tire pressure can be hazardous. The tires of Gladiator are not
for high-way use.
Driving with improper tires or tire pressure could result you lose the control of this vehicle.
Always use the specified tire size and type, and maintain proper tire pressure.
Tires for Gladiator
FRONT
SIZE
105
AT25 x 8-12
REAR
AT25 x 10-12
Tire Tread Condition
1. Minimum tread height: 4.0mm (0.16in)
Using the worn tires can be hazardous.
That could decrease the traction of the vehicle and increase the risk of having an accident.
Replace the tires if the depth on the tread is less than 4.0 mm (0.16 in).
TIRES FOR QUADRIFT
Driving with improperly tires or tire pressure can be hazardous.
Driving with improper tires or tire pressure could result you lose the control of this vehicle.
Always use the specified tire size and type, and maintain proper tire pressure.
Tires for Quadrift
SIZE
FRONT
REAR
195 /45R15
205/55/R15
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Tire Tread Condition
1. Minimum tread depth: 1.6 mm (0.06 in)
Tire Pressure
Use a gauge to check the air pressure in each tire before each driving . The tire pressures affect
handling, steering response, traction, tire life and rider comfortable. The tire pressure should be
measured or adjusted when the tire are cold, or misleading measurements and result.
Routine tire inspections will help you identify problems with tires.
LOAD
Up to 175 kg (385lbs)
LOAD
Up to 175 kg (385lbs)
TIRE PRESSURE FOR GLADIATOR
FRONT
REAR
4.4 psi
5.1 psi
TIRE PRESSURE FOR QUADRIFT
FRONT
REAR
8 psi
8 psi
Inflate air or deflate as needed to match this manual’s recommendation.
Tires with pressure that may burst and cause severe injury. Always inspect the tire before each
driving.
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TIRE REPLACEMENT
These vehicles have tubeless tires. Air is sealed by the contact surfaces of the inner wheel rim
and the tire bead. If either the wheel rim or tire bead gets damage, air escapes through the hole
will lead to a deflation of the tire.
To prevent damage of the tire bead or wheel rims. Using the proper tools when you repair or
replace tires. Have this work done by your CECTEK dealer or qualified tire repair station.
Incorrect installation of the tires can be hazardous.
Incorrectly installed tires could result unusual handling.
Install tires according to the marks on the sidewall of each tires so that they rotate in the
right direction.
FRONT AND REAR WHEEL REMOVAL
1. Park the vehicle on level ground and set the parking brake and lock.
2. Loosen the wheel nuts
3. Elevate the front or rear end of the vehicle by pacing a jack or block under frame.
4. Remove the nuts from the wheel and then remove the wheel.
5. To reinstall the wheel follow the removal procedure and make sure the nut are seriously
tightened with a specified torque.
Wheel nuts torque
FRONT WHEELS
60 N.m.
REAR WHEELS
60 N.m.
Failure to tighten the wheel nuts to specified torque can be hazardous. That could cause
an accident. Be sure to tighten all of the wheel nuts with specified torque.
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BRAKE PADS
Each brake pad is provided with a wear indicator grooves. The indicator grooves allow checking
of brake pad worn.
To inspect the brake pads, apply the brake and inspect the wear indicator grooves. If the pads
are worn down to the grooved wear limit line,contact with “CECTEK” dealer to replace the brake
pads as a set.
Grooved wear limit line
Need to replace the pad when over this limit
Failure to maintain the brake pads and replace them can be hazardous.
Driving with unevenly worn brake pads will increase the risk of having an accident.
Always replace both pads together. Replacing only one brake can result the braking to have
unevenly ability. Always replace both pads together.
If you need to replace brake pads, have this work down with your “CECTEK” dealer.
Driving this vehicle before pumping the brake lever after replacing the brake pads can be
hazardous.
After change the brake pads, If the brake levers do not pumped before driving, you may get
poor stopping ability and result severe injury.
Pump the brake lever several times until brake pads are workable.
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BRAKE FLUID
Hand brake fluid minimum level
Foot brake fluid minimum level
If the brake fluid is out of the service specification that may let air enter the brake system and
cause the brakes to be ineffective. Before driving, inspect the brake fluid is above the minimum
level mark and apply it if necessary.
Brake fluid is harmful and fatal if swallowed, contact with skin or eyes.
If swallowed, do not induce vomiting, contact with a poison control center or a physician
immediately.
If brake fluid gets in eye, flush eyes with a lot of water and seek medical attention. Always
wash hands after handling. The brake fluid is harmful to animals. Keep out of the reach of
children and animals.
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Using improperly brake fluid can be hazardous.
Refill with except DOT3, mixing or used fluids, those can damage the brake system and
lead to an accident.
Failure to keep the brake fluid reservoir above the limit can be hazardous.
A low brake fluid level may indicate worn brake pads or brake system leakage. If the brake
fluid level is low, be sure to inspect the brake pads and the brake system leakage.
Be careful that do not let water enter the brake fluid reservoir when refilling. Water will lower
boiling point of the fluid and may result in vapor lock.
Inspect the brake fluid level before each driving .
Spilled brake fluid can damage your vehicle.
The brake fluid may deteriorate painted surface or plastic parts. Be careful not to spill any
fluid when refill the brake fluid. If spill out, clean it up immediately.
FUSES
The main fuse is located under the seat.
Fuse box
Main
Head light (Lo)
Head light (Hi)
Ignition
Fuel pump
Cooling Fan
Differential Motors
Power source
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The fuses are located under the seat. The specification and function of each fuse is marked on
the cover of box. You must install the fuse according to the specification marked on the box
cover. If you could not exactly confirm the specification of fuse, contact CECTEK dealers.
If the fuse is blown, turn off the main switch and install a new fuse with specified amperage. Turn
on the switch to check. If the fuse immediately blows again, contact with a CECTEK dealer.
If the electrical system fails to operate, the fuses must be checked.
CAUTION
Using an improper fuse can damage your
vehicle.
An improper fuse can cause damage to the
electrical system that could lead to a fire.
Always use a fuse of the specified amperage.
LIGHT BULB REPLACEMENT
The wattage rating of each bulb as below chart. When replacing a burned-out bulb, use the
same wattage rating.
Headlight
12V V55W
Auxiliary Headlight
12V V55W
Brake Light
12V 21W
Taillight
12V 5W
Indicator Light
12V 10W
CAUTION
Replace the bulb with incorrect wattage rating
can damage your vehicle.
Incorrect wattage could result the electrical
system overload, or bulb may burn out sooner.
HEADLIGHT
Headlight module
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Headlight Cap
Spring clip
1. Headlight bulb
Replace the headlight bulb as below:
1. Remove the headlight back cap.
2. Release the spring clip
3. Replace the headlight bulb.
4. Install the spring clip back.
5. Install the headlight cap back
CAUTION
Be sure to the headlight bulb is cool before
replacing it.
You can be burned, or fire could start if the bulb
touches A hot muffler will burn you. Wait until the
muffler cools to avoid burns.
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BRAKE / TAILLIGHT
brake / taillight module
Replace the brake / taillight bulb as below:
1. Turn the bulb seat counterclockwise.
2. Pull the bulb seat out from the light module.
3. Replace the bulb.
4. Install the bulb seat back and turn it clockwise.
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TRAILER TOWING
Using this vehicle to tow a light trailer with an optional trailer hitch.
requirements and recommendation as below.
You should observe the
1. Towing a trailer during the break-in period can damage your vehicle. Never tow a trail during
the first 10 hours when you ride this vehicle.
2. Ensure to install the proper ball size that match the equipment you will tow.
3. Never use a trailer hitch bracket that provides a trailer coupler location lower than the center
of the rear wheels.
4. Trailer towing will increase the loading for the engine, drive train, and brakes. Safely reduce
speed according to terrain conditions when towing a trailer.
CAUTION
Towing a trailer during the break-in period can
damage this vehicle.
Trailer towing make the engine, drive train and
brakes work under more stress.
Never tow a trailer during break-in period.
VEHICLE/TRAILER LOAD
You must measure the Gross Trailer Weight and Trailer Tongue Weight before towing the trailer.
GROSS TRAILER WEIGHT is the weight of the trailer plus cargo in it. Measure the weight by
putting each wheel of the fully loaded trailer on a scale.
TONGUE WEIGHT is the downward force applied on the hitch by the trailer coupling when the
trailer is fully loaded up to the limit of gross weight. You can measure this weight by using a
bathroom scale on the coupler.
The GROSS TRAILER WEIGHT should not over 170 kg (375 lbs).
You may tow up to the vehicle towing limit of 425 kg, when you are towing at very low speed
along the straight level path, and on private ground not public road.
The TONGUE WEIGHT should not be over 10% of the GROSS TRAILER WEIGHT.
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Overloading your trailer can be hazardous.
The overloaded trailer can cause a loss of vehicle control.
Never over load the trailer.
Improper distribution of cargo or moving cargo in the trailer can be hazardous.
Improper distribution of cargo or moving cargo in the trailer can cause a loss of vehicle
control.
Always confirm the TONGUE WEIGHT is 10% of the GROSS TRAILER WEIGHT.
Driving the vehicle towing trailer without extra care can be hazardous.
Trailer can affect the handling of this vehicle.
Always tow at low speeds and drive smoothly. Do not make quick or sudden maneuvers.
Avoid uneven surface and do not tow on hills.
Never carry passenger in the trailer and apply the brake with longer stop distance.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
This section is provided to help in diagnosing the problem of some common complaints
CAUTION
Improper repairs of adjustment may damage the vehicle instead of fixing it. Such damage
may not be covered under warranty.
If you are not sure about how to repair your vehicle, consult your CECTEK dealer about the
problem.
SYMPTOM
Press “Start”, but engine does not run
POSSIBLE REASON
TROUBLE SHOOT
1. Main switch is “OFF”.
Turn the key to “ON” position.
2. Transmission is not in “N”
position.
Turn the gear selection lever to “N” position.
3. Engine Stop Switch is in
“STOP” position
Switch the “Engine Stop Switch” to “RUN” position.
4. Burnt fuse
Check fuse
5. Weak battery or loose
connection.
Check battery voltage, Check connection, Charge the
battery, Check charging voltage after starting.
SYMPTOM
Engine rotates, but fails to start
POSSIBLE REASON
TROUBLE SHOOT
1.Burnt Fuse
Check Fuses
2. Fuel level too low
Check fuel level in the fuel tank
3. Failed Spark Plug
Remove spark plug then reconnect to ignition coil, Start
the engine with spark plug grounded to engine but not in
the hole of spark plug. If no spark, replace a new spark
plug. If the trouble persists, contact CECTEK dealer.
SYMPTOM
Engine lacks acceleration or power
POSSIBLE REASON
TROUBLE SHOOT
1. Fouled or damaged spark
plug..
Refer to “Engine rotates, but fails to start” section.
2. Fuel level too low
Refer to “Engine rotates, but fails to start” section.
3. Engine overheat
Contact your CECTEK dealer for checking the coolant
system or possible reasons.
4. Air filter/ box plugged or
dirty
Check the air intake.
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SYMPTOM
Engine back fire
POSSIBLE REASON
TROUBLE SHOOT
1. Exhaust system leakage
Contact your CECTEK dealer
2. Engine is running too hot.
Refer to “Engine lacks acceleration or power” section.
3. Ignition or EMS system fail
Contact your CECTEK dealer.
SYMPTOM
Engine misfire
POSSIBLE REASON
TROUBLE SHOOT
1. Fouled or worn spark plug
Clean/ verify spark plug function and specification.
Replace as required.
2. Water in the fuel
Drain all fuel in the tank and refill the fresh fuel.
SYMPTOM
Transmission selection lever is hard to turn.
POSSIBLE REASON
TROUBLE SHOOT
1. Transmission gears are in
the position that prevent
the knob to rotate.
Rock the vehicle back and forth to move the gears in the
transmission.
2. CVT dirty or wear
Contact your CECTEK dealer.
SYMPTOM
Vehicle can not reach full speed.
POSSIBLE REASON
TROUBLE SHOOT
1. Engine
Refer to “Engine lacks acceleration or power” section.
2. Parking brake
Confirm parking brake is fully released.
3. Air filter / box dirty
Check the air intake.
Check the air filter and clean it.
Check deposits in the air box drain.
4. CVT dirty or wear
Contact your CECTEK dealer.
SYMPTOM
Engine RPM increase, but vehicle does not move.
POSSIBLE REASON
TROUBLE SHOOT
1.CVT fail
Contact your CECTEK dealer.
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PREPARATION FOR WINTER DRIVING
Dirt and dust oil will affect good oil performance, especially when the weather is cold. Change
the right oil for cold weather before using your vehicle in cold weather. Refer to the FUEL, OIL
AND ENGINE COOLANT RECOMMENANDATION section to select the right oil for different
weather.
TRANSPORTING
Failure to properly secure the vehicle can be hazardous. That could result of an accident or
damage your vehicle.
When transporting the vehicle
1. Lock the PARK brake.
2. Secure the vehicle by the front and rear bumper. Tie down the vehicle with straps, rope, or
any suitable meaning.
CAUTION
Never tip this vehicle on end for transporting. We
recommend that transport the vehicle in its
normal operating position (on all four wheels.)
CLEANING PROCEDURE AND
STORAGE PROCEDURE
A through cleaning of your vehicle to maintenance and enhance your vehicle appearance
and performing its best. Proper cleaning can also extend the useful life.
It is important to clean and inspect your vehicle after driving in mud, brush, grass, water, salt
water, or every dusty condition.
The built-up of the mud, brush, grass etc, especially on the engine and exhaust system, can
reduce engine cooling, conceal damage, or increase wear of certain parts. If the built-up of the
mud around the brake pedal, brake function will be affected. Clean all debris during cleaning
and inspect the brake system after driving in these conditions.
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PREPARATION FOR CLEANING
1. Block off the end of the exhaust pipe to prevent water entry. A plastic bag, cloth rag may be
used to prevent water from entering the engine.
2. Make sure the spark plug and all filler caps are properly installed.
CAUTION
Excessive water pressure can damage your vehicle.
Excessive water pressure may damage the parts of vehicle and result of the corrosion or
increase wear.
Do not use excessive water pressure to clean your vehicle.
Radiator fins can be damage by excessive water pressure.
Do not spray excessive water pressure on the radiator fins.
WASHING YOUR VEHICLE
1. Use only enough pressure to wash your vehicle.
2. Rinse the vehicle with clean and mild, detergent-type soap thoroughly. Cloth rags, washing
mitts or cleaning brushes can be used. Be careful with brushes, they will scratch plastic or
painted surface.
3. Rinse the vehicle off immediately with clean water and dry all surface with a chamois, clean
towel or soft absorbent cloth.
4. Dry the chain and lubricate it to prevent rust.
CAUTION
Avoid spraying or allowing water entry following place.
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Ignition switch
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Spark plug
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Fuel tank cap
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Throttle valve
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Brake master cylinder
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Air intake for air filter
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Radiator fins and cooling fan
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INSPECTION AFTER CLEANING
Remove the rags or wrapping from the exhaust pipe. Inspect all drain which water may collect in
them. Lubricate following the GENERAL LUBRICATION section.
Operation with wet brakes can be hazardous.
Wet brakes may have reduced stopping ability, increasing the chance of an accident.
Test the brakes at slow speed after washing vehicle. Apply brakes several times to let
friction dry out the linings.
Follow the procedures in the INSPECTION BEFORE DRIVING section to inspect the vehicle.
STORAGE PROCEDURE
Long time storage of your vehicle will require some preventive procedure to guard against
deterioration.
Vehicle
Place the vehicle on level ground and thoroughly clean the vehicle.
Fuel
Drain the fuel from the fuel tank by hand pump or siphon.
Improperly drain the fuel from fuel tank can be damage. Fuel can catch on fire if you do not
handle in properly.
When draining the fuel from the fuel tank, always
1. Turn off the engine.
2. Do not smoke. Or drain in areas where are open flames or sparks.
3. Keep out of reach of children and pets.
4. Dispose of drained fuel properly.
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Engine
Remove the spark plug and pour about one tablespoon of motor oil into the spark plug hole and
reinstall the spark plug. Ground the spark plug wire and turn on the engine for several times to
coat the cylinder wall with oil
Battery
Remove the battery from the vehicle. Store it in a dry place and recharge it once a month. The
good temperature for store is less than 0°C(30°F) or more than 30°C(90°F).
Tire
Inflate tires to normal pressure.
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Spray all vinyl and rubber parts with rubber to protect.
Spray unpainted surface with rust preventative.
Coat painted surfaces with car wax.
Tie a plastic bag over the exhaust pipe outlet to prevent moisture from entering.
PROCEDURE FOR RETURNING TO SERVICE
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Thoroughly clean the vehicle.
Change the engine oil. Apply new engine oil as outlined in this manual.
Remove the spark plug. Then turn the engine for few times by pulling the recoil starter.
Reinstall the spark plug.
Reinstall the battery.
Make sure the vehicle is properly lubricated.
Refer to the INSPECTION BEFORE DRIVING section.
Start the vehicle as outlined in this manual.
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WARRANTY
Please contact CECTEK authorized dealers for detail.
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