BOMBARDIER | Traxter Max 2004 | Specifications | BOMBARDIER Traxter Max 2004 Specifications

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avoided, could result in serious injury or death.
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ATV and/or components.
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YOUR ATV CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO OPERATE. A collision or rollover can
occur quickly, even during routine maneuvers such as turning and driving
on hills or over obstacles, if you fail to take proper precautions.
For your safety, understand and follow all the warnings contained in this
Operator’s Guide and the labels on your vehicle. Failure to follow these
warnings can result in SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH.
Keep this Operator’s Guide with the vehicle at all times.
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Disregarding any of the safety precautions and instructions contained in
this Operator’s Guide, Safety Videocassette and on-product labels could
cause injury including the possibility of death!
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All content of the Safety Information section should be interpreted by the reader
as a warning which, if not followed, may result in injury including the possibility
of death.
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FOREWORD
Congratulations on your purchase of a
new Bombardier® recreational vehicle. It
is backed by the Bombardier warranty
and a network of authorized Bombardier
ATV dealers ready to provide the parts,
service or accessories you may require.
Your dealer is committed to your satisfaction. He has taken training to perform the initial set-up and inspection of
your vehicle as well as completed the
final adjustment before you took possession. At delivery, your dealer would
have explained the vehicle for the operation, maintenance and safety features
of the vehicle. We trust you have taken
full advantage of this! If you need more
complete servicing information, please
ask your dealer.
At delivery, you were also informed of
the warranty coverage and completed
the Warranty Registration Form which
is to be sent to us for processing. In
the near future you should be receiving a warranty card which will confirm
our receipt of the registration as well
as be used for warranty or recall purposes.
You are invited to contact our customer assistance center should you experience problems which cannot be resolved by an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer.
It is understood that this guide may be
translated into another language. In
the event of any discrepancy, the English version shall prevail. Throughout
this document the masculine is used
to denote the masculine or feminine.
The information and components/
system descriptions contained in this
document are correct at the time of publication. Bombardier Inc., however, maintains a policy of continuous improvement
of its products without imposing upon itself any obligation to install them on products previously manufactured. Due to
late changes, some differences between
the manufactured product and the descriptions and/or specifications in this
guide may occur. Bombardier Inc. reserves the right at any time to discontinue or change specifications, designs, features, models or equipment without
incurring any obligation upon itself.
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the typical construction of the different
assemblies and may not reproduce the
full detail or exact shape of the parts.
However, they represent parts that
have the same or similar function.
The use of RIGHT and LEFT indications
in the text always refers to driving position (when sitting on vehicle).
Specifications are given in the SI metric
system with the SAE U.S. equivalent in
parenthesis. Where precise accuracy is
not required, some conversions are
rounded off for easier use.
We recommend genuine Bombardier
products for replacement parts and accessories. They’ve been especially designed for your vehicle and manufactured to meet Bombardier’s demanding
standards.
A Shop Manual can be obtained for
complete service and maintenance information and more repair information.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
NOTICE.........................................................................................
INTRODUCTION ...........................................................................
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SAFETY INFORMATION
SPECIAL SAFETY MESSAGES......................................................
OPERATION WARNINGS ..............................................................
SAFETY WARNING .......................................................................
RIDING TIPS .................................................................................
Clothing .....................................................................................................
Carrying Loads/Passenger ........................................................................
Hauling a Trailer.........................................................................................
Working with your Vehicle ........................................................................
Recreational Riding ...................................................................................
Environment ..............................................................................................
Design Limitation ......................................................................................
Off-Highway Operation .............................................................................
General Operating and Safety Precautions ...............................................
Uphill Driving .............................................................................................
Downhill Driving ........................................................................................
Side Hilling ................................................................................................
Drop-Offs ..................................................................................................
Riding Techniques .....................................................................................
Routine Maintenance ................................................................................
HANG TAG ...................................................................................
LOCATION OF THE IMPORTANT LABELS .....................................
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SAFETY TRAINING
INTRODUCTION ...........................................................................
Objective ...................................................................................................
Sections Covered ......................................................................................
Time Required ...........................................................................................
SECTION I – GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION ...........................
SECTION II – BOMBARDIER 2-UP VEHICLE
SAFETY VIDEOCASSETTE............................................................
SECTION III – OPERATOR’S GUIDE REVIEW .................................
SECTION IV – HANDS-ON RIDING ................................................
DRIVING MANEUVER LIST ...........................................................
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DEALER CHECK LIST .................................................................... 75
Introduction: .............................................................................................. 75
Section I: General Safety Information ....................................................... 75
Section II: Bombardier 2-Up Vehicle Safety Videocassette.......................... 75
Section III: Operator’s Guide Review........................................................ 75
Section IV: Hands-On Riding ..................................................................... 76
Trainee’s Scoring Chart ............................................................................. 78
VEHICLE INFORMATION
HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR ATV ..................................................... 80
Engine and Vehicle Identification Number Location.................................. 80
EMISSION REQUIREMENTS.......................................................... 81
CONTROLS/INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT...................................... 82
1) Throttle Lever ..................................................................................... 86
2) Front Brake Lever ............................................................................... 86
3) Rear Brake Lever ................................................................................ 86
4) Brake Lever Lock................................................................................ 87
5) Transmission Lever ............................................................................ 88
6) Multi-Function Switch ........................................................................ 89
7) Indicator Lights Cluster ...................................................................... 92
8) Speedometer...................................................................................... 94
9) Rear Passenger Grab Handles............................................................ 96
10) Ignition Switch.................................................................................... 96
11) Choke Knob Lever .............................................................................. 97
12) Fuel Tank Cap ..................................................................................... 98
13) Fuel Gauge ......................................................................................... 98
14) Fuel Valve ........................................................................................... 98
15) Rear Brake Pedal ................................................................................ 99
16) Rewind Starter Handle ....................................................................... 99
17) Footpeg .............................................................................................. 100
18) Storage Compartment ........................................................................ 100
19) Tool Box ............................................................................................. 101
20) Seat Latch .......................................................................................... 101
21) Front/Rear Cargo Racks...................................................................... 102
22) Air Duct .............................................................................................. 102
23) Trailer Hitch ........................................................................................ 102
24) Radiator Cap ....................................................................................... 102
25) 12-Volt Power Outlet .......................................................................... 103
26) Fuses .................................................................................................. 103
27) Winch ................................................................................................. 103
28) Winch Control Switch......................................................................... 103
29) Fairlead ............................................................................................... 104
LIQUIDS........................................................................................ 105
Fuel ........................................................................................................... 105
Engine/Transmission Oil ........................................................................... 105
Engine Coolant .......................................................................................... 107
Brake Fluid ................................................................................................ 109
Battery ...................................................................................................... 110
BREAK-IN PERIOD ........................................................................ 111
Engine ....................................................................................................... 111
Belt............................................................................................................ 111
10-Hour Inspection.................................................................................... 111
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PRE-OPERATION CHECK ..............................................................
OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS ........................................................
General ......................................................................................................
Initial Cold Starting ....................................................................................
Warm Engine Starting ...............................................................................
Emergency Manual Starting ......................................................................
Stopping the Engine ..................................................................................
Shifting the Transmission..........................................................................
Winch Operation .......................................................................................
SPECIAL PROCEDURES ...............................................................
Flooded Engine .........................................................................................
Engine Overheat .......................................................................................
Turn Over ..................................................................................................
ATV Immersion .........................................................................................
Post-Operation Care ..................................................................................
Emergency Shifter.....................................................................................
Storage and Preseason Preparation ..........................................................
CARGO AND TRANSPORTATION .................................................
Cargo .........................................................................................................
Transportation ...........................................................................................
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MAINTENANCE INFORMATION
MAINTENANCE CHART ................................................................
MAINTENANCE ............................................................................
Engine/Transmission .................................................................................
Carburetor .................................................................................................
Air Intake System ......................................................................................
Electrical ....................................................................................................
Drive Train .................................................................................................
Steering System........................................................................................
Suspension................................................................................................
Brake .........................................................................................................
Body/Frame ...............................................................................................
TROUBLESHOOTING ....................................................................
SPECIFICATIONS..........................................................................
SI METRIC INFORMATION GUIDE ................................................
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WARRANTY
BOMBARDIER LIMITED WARRANTY NORTH AMERICA ...............
BOMBARDIER INTERNATIONAL LIMITED WARRANTY.................
FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS...............................................
PRIVACY OBLIGATIONS/DISCLAIMER .........................................
CHANGE OF ADDRESS/OWNERSHIP ............................................
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NOTICE
This Operator’s Guide has been prepared to acquaint the owner/operator
of a new vehicle with the various vehicle controls, maintenance and safe operating instructions. It is indispensable
for the proper use of the product.
This Operator’s Guide uses the following symbols.
 WARNING
Indicates a potentially hazardous
situation which, if not avoided,
could result in serious injury or
death.
CAUTION: Denotes an instruction
which, if not followed, could severely damage vehicle components.
NOTE: Indicates supplementary information needed to fully complete an instruction.
Although the mere reading of such information does not eliminate the hazard, the understanding and application
of the information will promote the correct use of this vehicle.
To fully appreciate the pleasures, enjoyment and excitement of using this
vehicle, there are some basic rules that
MUST be observed and followed by any
user.
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INTRODUCTION
Your dealer should have provided you with some basic information on the particular controls and features of your new vehicle. Please take the time to study this
Operator’s Guide and all on-product warning labels as well as the Safety Videocassette that came with this vehicle. They more completely describe what you
should know about this vehicle before riding it.
Whether you are a new user or an experienced rider, it is important for your personal safety as well as passenger safety that you know the controls and features
of this vehicle. Equally important is knowing how to properly ride.
Irrespective of your age, experience or state regulations, it is always prudent for
you or any other person who may ride your vehicle, to take an approved safe riding
course. Please check with your dealer or local authorities for availability in your
area. If you are a completely new rider, this should be done before your first ride.
Your instructor should be able to provide advice on local conditions and safe riding
practices particular to the area.
Riding conditions vary from place to place. Each is subject to weather conditions
which may radically change from time to time and from season to season. Riding
on sand is different than riding on snow or through forests or marshes. Each
location may require a greater degree of awareness and skill may not be suitable
with a passenger. Show good judgement. Always proceed with caution. Please
do not take any unnecessary risks that could leave you or your passenger stranded
or possibly injured.
The vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when riding
with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger. Allow greater distance for braking.
The contents of this Operator’s Guide provide riding information which has been
proven reliable by other users. They are not intended as a definitive means of
avoiding accidents. How you apply this information, coupled with your mental and
physical condition, the particular terrain hazard and your risk acceptance level will
have an effect on your riding experience. Have fun… and ride responsibly.
This Operator’s Guide has been prepared to acquaint the owner/operator of a new
vehicle with the various vehicle controls, maintenance and safe operating instructions. They are indispensable for the proper use of the product.
We would be pleased to receive any comments on the content and format of this
Operator’s Guide, the Safety Videocassette or on-product warnings labels.
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 WARNING
Operator:
A person under 16 years old should never operate this vehicle.
Never carry more than one passenger on this vehicle.
The operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. In doubt, disembark the passenger before executing any maneuver.
The vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when
riding with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger.
Allow greater distance for braking.
Always practice the maneuvers described in this Operator’s Guide without
and with passenger.
Inform the passenger concerning the basic rules for a safe ride.
Passenger:
The passenger should be 12 years old or more and must be capable of
keeping his feet on footrests and his hands on grab handles at all times
when he is seated on this vehicle.
Passenger should always hold on to rear passenger grab handles. Never
hold on to the operator.
Passenger should pay attention to vehicle and operator movements.
Passenger should always wear the appropriate protective gear, including
an approved helmet with a rigid chin guard.
Passenger should always keep hands and feet in the proper place during
operation.
Never get up during vehicle operation. An excessive movement could cause
loss of control.
Failure to follow the recommendations here could cause changes in vehicle
handling which could lead to an accident resulting in severe injuries including
the possibility of death for the passenger and/or the operator.
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SAFETY
INFORMATION
SAFETY INFORMATION
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SPECIAL SAFETY MESSAGES
THIS VEHICLE IS NOT A TOY AND CAN BE HAZARDOUS TO OPERATE.
This vehicle handles differently from other vehicles including motorcycles and
cars. A collision or rollover can occur quickly, even during routine maneuvers such
as turning and driving on hills or over obstacles, if you fail to take proper precautions.
SEVERE INJURY OR DEATH can result if you do not follow these instructions:
 Read this Operator’s Guide and all on-product warnings labels carefully and
follow the operating procedures described. Watch and pay attention to the
Safety Videocassette before operation.
 Never operate this vehicle without proper instruction.
 Always follow this age recommendation: A person under 16 years old should
never operate this vehicle.
 Never carry more than one passenger on this vehicle. This passenger should
be 12 years old or more and must be capable of keeping his feet on footrests
and his hands on grab handles at all times when he is seated on the vehicle.
 The vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when
riding with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger.
Allow greater distance for braking.
 Never operate this vehicle on any paved surfaces, including sidewalks, driveways, parking lots and streets.
 Never operate this vehicle on any public street, road or highway, even a dirt or
gravel one.
 Never take place on this vehicle without wearing an approved helmet that fits
properly. The operator and the passenger should also wear eye protection (goggles or face shield), gloves, boots, long sleeved shirt or jacket, and long pants.
The passenger should have an approved helmet including a rigid chin guard.
 Never consume alcohol or drugs before or while riding this vehicle.
 Never operate at excessive speeds. Always go at a speed that is proper for the
terrain, visibility, and operating conditions, and your experience.
 Never attempt wheelies, jumps, or other stunts.
 Always inspect your vehicle each time you use it to make sure it is in safe
operating condition. Always follow the inspection and maintenance procedures and schedules described in this Operator’s Guide.
 The operator and the passenger must always keep both hands on the handlebars or grab handles and both feet on the footpegs of the vehicle during operation.
 Always go slowly and be extra careful when operating on unfamiliar terrain.
Always be alert to changing terrain conditions when operating this vehicle.
Always keep in mind that you are carrying a passenger.
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 Never 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 be especially cautious on these kinds of terrain. Always keep in
mind that you are carrying a passenger.
 Always follow proper procedures for turning as described further in this Operator’s Guide. Practice turning at low speeds before attempting to turn at faster
speeds. Do not turn at excessive speed. Carrying a passenger may affect the
stability and the handling of the vehicle.
 Never operate this vehicle on hills too steep for the vehicle or for your abilities.
Do not forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. In
doubt, disembark the passenger before climbing hill. Always remember that
the vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when riding
with a passenger.
 Always follow proper procedures for climbing hills as described further in this
Operator’s Guide. Check the terrain carefully before you start up any hill. Never
climb hills with excessively slippery or loose surfaces. Shift your weight forward. Never open the throttle suddenly or make sudden gear changes. Never
go over the top of any hill at high speed. Always keep in mind that you are
carrying a passenger.
 Always follow proper procedures for going down hills and for braking on hills as
described further in this Operator’s Guide. Check the terrain carefully before you
start down any hill. Shift your weight backward. Never go down a hill at high
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. Always keep in
mind that you are carrying a passenger.
 Always follow proper procedures for crossing the side of a hill as described
further in this Operator’s Guide. Avoid hills with excessively slippery or loose
surfaces. Shift your weight to the uphill side of the vehicle. Never attempt to
turn the vehicle around on any hill until you have mastered the turning technique
described in this Operator’s Guide on level ground. Avoid crossing the side of
a steep hill if possible. Always keep in mind that you are carrying a passenger.
 Always use proper procedures if you stall or roll backwards when climbing a
hill. To avoid stalling, use proper gear and maintain a steady speed when climbing a hill. If you stall or roll backwards, follow the special procedure for braking
described in this Operator’s Guide. First, disembark the passenger then the
operator. Dismount on the uphill side or to a side if pointed straight uphill. Turn
the vehicle around and remount, following the procedure described further in
this Operator’s Guide.
 Always check for obstacles before operating in a new area. Never attempt to
operate over large obstacles, such as large rocks or fallen trees. Always follow
proper procedures when operating over obstacles as described further in this
Operator’s Guide. Do not forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of
the passenger. In doubt, disembark the passenger to get through the obstacles.
 Always be careful when skidding or sliding. Never attempt with a passenger;
overturn or passenger ejection may occur. Learn to safely control 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 out of control.
SAFETY INFORMATION
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 Never operate this vehicle in fast flowing water or in water deeper than that
specified in this Operator’s Guide. Remember that wet brakes may have reduced stopping ability. Test your brakes after leaving water. If necessary, apply
them several times to let friction dry out the pads. The vehicle braking distance
may be affected when riding with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when
riding with a passenger. Allow greater distance for braking.
 Always be sure there are no obstacles or people behind the vehicle when you
operate in reverse. When it is safe to proceed in reverse, go slowly. Take account that the passenger can obstruct your view.
 Always use the size and type tires specified further in this Operator’s Guide.
Always maintain proper tire pressure as described further in this Operator’s
Guide.
 Never modify this vehicle through improper installation or use of accessories.
Only use approved Bombardier accessories. Do not install passenger seats or
use the racks to carry more than one passenger.
 Never exceed the stated load limits for this vehicle including operator and passenger, all other loads and added accessories. Cargo should be properly distributed and securely attached. Reduce speed and follow instructions in this
manual for carrying cargo or pulling a trailer. Allow greater distance for braking.
 Do not forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. If in
doubt, disembark the passenger. Always practice the maneuvers described in
this Operator’s Guide without and with passenger. Always remember that the
vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when riding
with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger. Allow
greater distance for braking. In some situations, this vehicle can be used easily
with the operator alone but not necessarily with a passenger.
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OPERATION WARNINGS
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
NOTE: The following illustrations are general representations only. Your model
may differ.
 WARNING
V00A0AQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Operating this vehicle without proper instruction.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
The risk of an accident is greatly increased if the operator does not know
how to operate this vehicle properly in different situations and on different
types of terrain with or without passenger.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Beginning and inexperienced operators should complete the training
course offered by Bombardier Inc. They should then regularly practice the
skills learned in the course and the operating techniques described in this
Operator’s Guide.
SAFETY INFORMATION
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 WARNING
V00A1AQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Failure to follow the age recommendations for this vehicle.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
A lack of respect for this age recommendation can lead to severe injury or
death of the child.
Even though a child may be within the age group for which this vehicle is
recommended, he may not have the skills, abilities, or judgment needed
to operate this vehicle safely and may be involved in a serious accident.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
No one under 16 should operate this Bombardier vehicle.
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 WARNING
V00A1BQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Failure to follow the age recommendations for the passenger.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
A child, under 12, may not have the ability needed to ride safely and may
be involved in a serious accident.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
No one under 12 should be riding on this vehicle.
 WARNING
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Failure to respect the physical limitations of the passenger.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
A passenger that cannot completely lean his feet on footrests can be ejected when riding on uneven terrain.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
The passenger must be able to completely lean his feet on the footrests
and his hands on grab handles at all time when seated on the vehicle.
SAFETY INFORMATION
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 WARNING
V00A1CQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Carrying more than one passenger on this vehicle.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Carrying more than one passenger reduces your ability to balance and
control this vehicle.
Could cause an accident, resulting in harm to you and/or your passengers.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never carry more than one passenger. The long seat is on this vehicle to
allow the operator and the passenger to shift position as needed during
operation.
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 WARNING
V00A1DQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Operating this vehicle on paved surfaces.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
The tires are designed for off-road use only, not for use on pavement.
Paved surfaces may seriously affect handling and control of the vehicle,
and may cause the vehicle to go out of control.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never operate this vehicle on any paved surfaces, including sidewalks,
driveways, parking lots and streets.
SAFETY INFORMATION
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 WARNING
V00A1EQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Operating this vehicle on public streets, roads or highways.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
You can collide with another vehicle.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never operate this vehicle on any public street, road or highway, even a
dirt or gravel one. In many states it is illegal to operate this vehicle on
public streets, roads and highways.
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 WARNING
V00A1FQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Riding this vehicle without wearing an approved helmet, eye protection
and protective clothing. Passenger should also have an approved helmet
with a rigid chin guard.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
The following items concern the operator and the passenger:
– riding without an approved helmet increases the chances of a severe
head injury or death in the event of an accident
– riding without eye protection can result in an accident and increases
the chances of a severe injury in the event of an accident
– riding without protective clothing increases the chances of severe injury in the event of an accident.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Always wear an approved helmet that fits properly. You should also wear:
– eye protection (goggles or face shield)
– rigid chin guard (recommended for the passenger)
– gloves and boots
– Iong sleeved shirt or jacket
– Iong pants.
SAFETY INFORMATION
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 WARNING
V00A07Q
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Riding this vehicle after consuming alcohol or drugs.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Could cause the passenger to fall off.
Could seriously affect your judgment.
Could cause you to react more slowly.
Could affect your balance and perception.
Could result in an accident or death of passenger and/or operator.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
The operator and the passenger should never consume alcohol or drugs
before or while riding this vehicle.
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 WARNING
V00A08Q
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Operating this vehicle at excessive speeds.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Increases your chances of losing control of the vehicle, which can result
in an accident.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Always travel at a speed which is proper for the terrain, visibility and operating conditions, and your experience.
The vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when
riding with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger. Allow greater distance for braking.
SAFETY INFORMATION
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 WARNING
V00A1GQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Attempting wheelies, jumps and other stunts.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Increases the chance of an accident, for the operator and the passenger,
including an overturn.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never attempt stunts, such as wheelies or jumps. Do not try to show off.
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 WARNING
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Failure to inspect the vehicle before operating.
Failure to properly maintain the vehicle.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Increases the possibility of an accident or equipment damage.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Always inspect your vehicle each time you use it to make sure the vehicle
is in safe operating condition.
Always follow the inspection and maintenance procedures and schedules
described further in this Operator’s Guide.
 WARNING
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Riding on frozen waterways.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Severe injury or death can result if the vehicle and/or operator and/or passenger break through the ice.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never ride this vehicle on a frozen surface before you are sure the ice is
thick enough and sound enough to support the vehicle and its load, as
well as the force that is created by a moving vehicle.
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 WARNING
V00A1HQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Removing hands from handlebars for the operator and from grab handles
for the passenger, or feet from the footrests during operation.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Removing even one hand or foot can reduce your ability to control the
vehicle or could cause you to lose your balance and fall off the vehicle. If
you remove a foot from the footrests, your foot or leg may come into
contact with the rear wheels, which could injure you or cause an accident.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Operator and passenger must always keep both hands on the handlebars
or on grab handles and both feet on the footrests during vehicle operation.
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 WARNING
V00A1IQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Failure to use extra care when operating this vehicle on unfamiliar terrain.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
You can come upon hidden rocks, bumps, or holes, without enough time
to react.
Could result in the vehicle overturning, passenger ejection or loss of control.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Go slowly and be extra careful when operating on unfamiliar terrain.
Always be alert to changing terrain conditions when operating the vehicle.
Do not forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of his passenger.
Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger.
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 WARNING
V00A1JQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Failure to use extra care when operating on excessively rough, slippery
or loose terrain.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Could cause loss of traction or vehicle control, which could result in an
accident, including an overturn or passenger ejection.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
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 be especially cautious on these kinds of terrain.
Do not forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger.
In doubt, disembark the passenger before operating on these terrains.
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 WARNING
V00A1KQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Turning improperly.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Vehicle could go out of control, causing a collision, an overturn or a passenger ejection.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Always follow proper procedures for turning as described further in this
Operator’s Guide. Practice turning at low speeds before attempting to turn
at faster speeds.
Do not forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger.
Never perform this maneuver with a passenger. Always remember that
the vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when
riding with a passenger.
Do not turn at excessive speed.
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 WARNING
V00A1LQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Operating on excessively steep hills.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
The vehicle can overturn more easily on extremely steep hills than on
level surfaces or small hills.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never operate this vehicle on hills too steep for the vehicle or for your
abilities.
Practice, without and with passenger, on smaller hills before attempting
larger hills.
Always remember that, even if this vehicle can climb some steep hills, it
is not recommended to climb such hills with a passenger; always disembark him before attempting this maneuver. Show good judgement.
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 WARNING
V00A1MQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Climbing hills improperly.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Could cause loss of control, passenger ejection or cause vehicle to overturn.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Always follow proper procedures for climbing hills as described further
in this Operator’s Guide.
Always check the terrain carefully before you start up any hill. Do not
forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. In
doubt, disembark the passenger before climbing hill. Always remember
that the vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected
when riding with a passenger.
Never climb hills with excessively slippery or loose surfaces.
Shift operator and passenger weight forward.
Never open the throttle suddenly or make sudden gear changes. The vehicle could flip over backwards.
Never go over the top of any hill at high speed. An obstacle, a sharp drop,
or another vehicle or person could be on the other side of the hill.
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 WARNING
V00A1NQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Going down a hill improperly.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Could cause loss of control, passenger ejection or cause vehicle to overturn.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Always follow proper procedures for going down hills as described further in this Operator’s Guide. NOTE: A special technique is required when
braking as you go down a hill.
Always check the terrain carefully before you start down any hill. Do not
forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. In
doubt, disembark the passenger before climbing hill. Always remember
that the vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected
when riding with a passenger.
Shift operator and passenger weight backward. The passenger must hold
the grab handles firmly.
Never go down a hill at high speed.
Avoid going down a hill at an angle which would cause the vehicle to lean
sharply to one side. Go straight down the hill where possible.
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 WARNING
V00A1OQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Improperly crossing hills or turning on hills.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Could cause loss of control, passenger ejection or cause vehicle to overturn.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never attempt this maneuver when the passenger is on board. Always
disembark him before executing.
Never attempt to turn the vehicle around on any hill until you have mastered the turning technique as described further in this Operator’s Guide
on level ground. Be very careful when turning on any hill.
Avoid crossing the side of a steep hill if possible.
When crossing the side of a hill:
Always follow proper procedures as described further in this Operator’s
Guide.
Avoid hills with excessively slippery or loose surfaces.
Shift your weight to the uphill side of the vehicle.
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 WARNING
V00A1PQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Stalling, rolling backwards or improperly dismounting while climbing a hill.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Could result in vehicle overturning.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Use proper gear and maintain steady speed when climbing a hill.
If you lose all forward speed:
Keep operator and passenger weight uphill. Never open the throttle suddenly or make sudden gear changes. The vehicle could flip over backwards.
Apply the brakes.
Lock parking brake after you are stopped.
First, disembark the passenger, then you. Dismount on uphill side, or to a
side if pointed straight uphill.
If you begin rolling backwards:
Keep operator and passenger weight uphill. Never open the throttle suddenly or make sudden gear changes. The vehicle could flip over backwards.
Never apply the rear brake while rolling backwards.
Apply the front brake gradually.
When fully stopped, apply rear brake as well and lock parking brake.
First, disembark the passenger, then you. Dismount on uphill side, or to a
side if pointed straight uphill.
Turn the vehicle around and remount, following the procedure described
further in this Operator’s Guide.
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 WARNING
V00A1QQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Improperly operating over obstacles.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Could cause loss of control, passenger ejection or a collision.
Could cause the vehicle to overturn.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
The operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. In doubt, disembark the passenger before riding over obstacles. Always remember
that the vehicle handling and stability may be affected when riding with
a passenger.
Before operating in a new area, check for obstacles.
Never attempt to ride over large obstacles, such as large rocks or fallen
trees.
When you go over obstacles, always follow proper procedures as described further in this Operator’s Guide.
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 WARNING
V00A1RQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Skidding or sliding improperly.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
You may lose control of this vehicle.
You may also regain traction unexpectedly, which may cause the vehicle
to overturn or passenger ejection.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never attempt this maneuver with passenger. Always remember that this
vehicle handling and stability may be affected when riding with a passenger.
Learn to safely control 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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 WARNING
V00A1SQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Operating this vehicle through deep or fast flowing water.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Tires may float, causing loss of traction and loss of control, which could
lead to an accident.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never operate this vehicle in fast flowing water or in water deeper than
that specified further in this Operator’s Guide.
Check water depth and current before you attempt to cross any water.
Water should not go above footrests.
Remember that wet brakes may have reduced stopping ability. Test your
brakes after leaving water. If necessary, apply them several times to let
friction dry out the pads. Do not forget, allow greater distance for braking
when you ride with a passenger.
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 WARNING
V00A1TQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Improperly operating in reverse.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
You could hit an obstacle or person behind the vehicle, resulting in serious
injury.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
When you select reverse gear, make sure there are no obstacles or people
behind the vehicle. When it is safe to proceed, go slowly. Take account
that the passenger can obstruct your view.
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 WARNING
V00A0OQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Operating this vehicle with improper tires, or with improper or uneven tire
pressure.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Use of improper tires on this vehicle, or operation of this vehicle with
improper or uneven tire pressure, may cause loss of control, and increases the risk of an accident.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Always use the size and type of tires specified further in this Operator’s
Guide for this vehicle.
Always maintain proper tire pressure as described further in this Operator’s Guide.
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 WARNING
V00A26Q
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Operating this vehicle with improper modifications.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Improper installation of accessories or modification of this vehicle may
cause changes in handling which in some situations could lead to an accident.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never modify this vehicle through improper installation or use of accessories. All parts and accessories added to this vehicle should be approved by
Bombardier and should be installed and used according to instructions. If
you have questions, consult an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
Do not install passenger seats or use the racks to carry more than one passenger.
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 WARNING
V00A1UQ
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Overloading this vehicle or carrying or towing cargo improperly.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
Could cause changes in vehicle handling which could lead to an accident.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never exceed the stated load capacity for this vehicle including operator
and passenger, as well as other loads and added accessories.
Cargo should be properly distributed and securely attached.
Reduce speed when carrying cargo or pulling a trailer. Allow greater distance for braking.
Always follow the instructions in this Operator’s Guide for carrying cargo
or pulling a trailer.
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 WARNING
V03M01Q
POTENTIAL HAZARD
Transporting inflammable or dangerous material can lead to explosions.
WHAT CAN HAPPEN
This can cause serious injury or death.
HOW TO AVOID THE HAZARD
Never transport inflammable or dangerous material.
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
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SAFETY WARNING
To fully appreciate the pleasures and excitement of riding this vehicle, there are
some basic rules and tips that you should follow. Some may be new to you while
others may be common sense or obvious. Irrespective, we ask that you take a
few minutes to read this Operator’s Guide completely before you operate this
vehicle.
Bombardier does not recommend that anyone under the age of 16 to drive this
vehicle. The passenger should be 12 years old or more and must be able to keep
his feet on the footrests and his hands on the grab handles at all times when he
is seated on the vehicle. For the child’s safety, we strongly recommend you also
follow and enforce this recommendation. You are the sole judge of a rider’s capability to understand the risks and operate a vehicle safely.
Persons with cognitive or physical impairments or who are high risk takers have
an increased exposure to overturns or collisions which may result in injury including death.
Become completely familiar with the operational controls and the general operation of the vehicle before venturing into off road conditions. Practice driving in a
suitable area free of hazards and feel the response of each control. Drive at low
speeds. Higher speeds require greater experience, knowledge and suitable riding
conditions.
The vehicle handling, stability and braking distance will be affected when riding
with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger. Allow greater distance for braking.
Not all vehicles are the same. Each has its own unique performance characteristics, controls and features. Each will ride and handle differently.
Never assume that the vehicle will go everywhere safely. Sudden changes in
terrain caused by holes, depressions, banks, softer or harder “ground” or other
irregularities may cause the vehicle to topple or become unstable. To avoid this,
slow down and always observe the terrain ahead. If the vehicle does begin to
topple or tipover, it is usually the best advice to immediately get off… AWAY
from the direction of the tipover!
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RIDING TIPS
 WARNING
The pre-operation check is very important prior to operating the vehicle.
Always check the proper operation of critical controls, safety features and
mechanical components before starting. If not done, severe injury or death
might occur.
Before using this vehicle, the operator should always:
a) Disengage the parking brake.
b) Check the steering operation.
c) Test throttle operation.
d) Check brake functions.
e) Check engine stop switch function.
f) Verify operation and cleanliness of headlamp and taillight.
g) Verify fuel and oil levels.
h) Inspect tires and wheel rims for excessive wear or damage.
i) Check tire air pressure.
j) Secure all cargo and storage compartments.
k) Check backrest condition.
l) Check passenger grab handles condition.
m) Educate the passenger concerning the basic rules for a safe ride.
Proceed only if all items are satisfactory.
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Clothing
Actual weather conditions should help you decide how to dress. However, it is
important that the operator and the passenger always wear the appropriate protective clothing and apparel, including an approved helmet, eye protection, boots,
gloves, long sleeved shirt and pants. The passenger should have an approved
helmet including a rigid chin guard. This type of clothing will provide you protection from some of the minor hazards you may encounter en route. Operator and
passenger must never wear loose clothing such as a scarf that may get entangled
in the vehicle or on tree branches and shrubs. Depending on conditions, antifogging goggles or sun glasses may be required. Sun glasses should only be worn
during the daytime. Different colored lenses available for goggles or glasses help
you distinguish terrain variations.
Approved
helmet
Eye protection
Rigid chin
guard
Chest
protector
Long
sleeves
Gloves
Long, sturdy
pants
Boots
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Carrying Loads/Passenger
Any load carried on the vehicle’s carrying rack(s) will affect the stability and control
of the vehicle. For this reason, do not exceed the load limits of the vehicle manufacturer. Always make sure the load is secured and cannot interfere with your
proper control. Always be aware that the “load” may slide or fall off and create
an accident. Avoid loads that may protrude sideways and get snagged or caught
in brush or other obstacles. Avoid covering and obstructing the headlamp or taillights with the cargo. Always make sure any storage compartment latches are
closed. If a removable compartment cover is removed to carry a load, make sure
that the load is secure and that smaller objects cannot “fly out”. Secure compartment cover to the front rack.
This vehicle is designed specifically to carry an operator and ONE passenger only.
Do not install other passenger seats or use the racks or their location to carry
other passenger(s). Carrying more than one passenger may affect the stability
and your control of the vehicle.
Hauling a Trailer
Riding this vehicle with a trailer substantially increases the risk of toppling, especially on inclined slopes. If a trailer is used behind the vehicle make sure that its
hitch is compatible with the one on the vehicle. Make sure the trailer is horizontal
with the vehicle. (In some instances a special extension may have to be installed
on the vehicle hitch). Use security chains to secure the trailer with the vehicle.
This vehicle may require additional stopping distance if hauling heavy loads, especially on inclined surfaces and when a passenger is on board. Be careful not to
skid or slide. When stopped or parked, block the vehicle and trailer wheels from
possible movement. Always make sure load is evenly distributed on the trailer.
Use caution when disconnecting a loaded trailer; it or its load may topple on you
or others. Do not turn at high speeds.
Working with your Vehicle
Your vehicle can help you perform a number of different LIGHT tasks ranging
from snow removal to pulling wood or carrying cargo. A variety of accessories
are available from your authorized Bombardier ATV dealer. However, always respect the load and capacities of the vehicle. Overloading of the vehicle can overstress the components and cause failure. To prevent possible injury, it is equally
important to follow the instructions and warnings that accompany the accessory.
Avoid any physical exertion through lifting or pulling of heavy loads or manpowering the vehicle. (Continue to read RECREATIONAL RIDING below).
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Recreational Riding
Respect the rights and limitations of others. Stay away from areas designated for
other types of off road use. This includes snowmobile trails, equestrian trails, cross
country ski trails, mountain bike trails etc. Never assume there are no other users
on the trail. Always stay to the complete right of the trail and do not zig zag to one
side of the trail then the other. Be prepared to stop or pull off to the side if another
trail user appears in front of you.
Always keep a safe distance from other riders. Your judgment of speed, terrain
conditions, weather, mechanical condition of your vehicle and the “trust in judgment” you have in others around you will help you make a better choice of appropriate safe distance. This vehicle, like any other motorized vehicle, cannot stop
“on a dime”. The vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected
when riding with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger.
Allow greater distance for braking.
Before you ride, tell someone where you are planning to travel and your expected
time of return. Never consume alcohol or drugs before or while riding!
Depending on the length of your ride, carry additional tools or emergency equipment. Find out where you can get additional gasoline and oil. Be prepared for the
possible conditions you may encounter. An emergency first aid kit should always
be a consideration.
Environment
One of the benefits of this vehicle is that it can take you off the beaten path away
from most communities. However, you should always respect nature and the
rights of others to enjoy it. Do not ride in environmentally sensitive areas. Do not
drive over crops or tree shrubs… nor cut down trees or take down fencing… nor
spin your wheels and destroy the terrain. “Tread Lightly”.
Chasing wildlife is in many areas illegal. Wildlife can die of exhaustion after being
chased by a motorized vehicle. If you encounter animals on the trail, stop and
observe quietly and with caution. It will be one of the better memories of your life.
Observe the rule… ”what you take in, carry out”. Do not litter. Do not start campfires unless you have permission to do so… and then only … away from dry areas.
The hazards you may create on the trail may cause injury to others or yourself,
even at a later date.
Respect farm lands. Always obtain the permission of the landowner before riding
on private land. Respect crops, farm animals and property lines. If you come to a
closed a gate, close it again after yourself.
Finally, do not pollute streams, lakes or rivers and do not modify the engine or
muffling system, or remove any of its components.
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Design Limitation
Although the vehicle is exceptionally rugged for its class, it is still a light vehicle
by definition and its operation must be restricted to its proper purpose.
The addition of weight to any part of the vehicle changes its gravitational stability
and modifies its performance.
Off-Highway Operation
The very nature of off-highway operation is dangerous. Any terrain, which has not
been specially prepared to carry vehicles, presents an inherent danger where
angularity, terrain substance and exact steepness are unpredictable. The terrain
itself presents a continual element of danger, which must be knowingly accepted
by anyone venturing over it.
An operator who takes a vehicle off-road should always exercise the utmost care
in selecting the safest path and keeping close watch on the terrain ahead of him.
On no account should the vehicle be operated by anyone who is not completely
familiar with the driving instructions applicable to the vehicle, nor should it be
operated on steep or treacherous terrain.
General Operating and Safety Precautions
Care, caution, experience and driving skill are the best precautions against the
hazards of vehicle operation.
Whenever there is the slightest doubt that the vehicle can safely negotiate an
obstacle or a particular piece of terrain, always choose an alternate route.
In off-road operation, power and traction, not speed, are important. Never drive
faster than visibility and your own ability to select a safe route permit.
Constantly watch the terrain ahead for sudden changes in slopes or obstacles,
such as rocks or stumps, that may cause loss of stability, resulting in tip-over or
roll-over.
The vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when riding
with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger. Allow greater distance for braking.
Never operate the vehicle if the controls do not function normally.
When operating in reverse, check that the path behind the vehicle is free of people or obstacles. Proceed slowly and avoid sharp turns. Take into account that the
passenger can obstruct your view. Disembark your passenger if necessary.
When stopped or parked, always apply the parking brake. This is especially important when parking on a slope. On very steep inclines or if the vehicle is carrying
cargo, the wheels should be blocked using rocks or bricks. Remember to turn the
fuel valve to the closed position.
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
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Uphill Driving
Due to configuration, this vehicle has excellent climbing ability, so much so that
tipover is possible before traction is lost. For example, its common to encounter
terrain situations where the top of the hill has eroded to a point that the hill peak
rises very sharply. The vehicle can readily negotiate such a condition, however, in
doing so, when the front of the vehicle is driven to a point that the vehicle’s
balance changes rearward tip over can occur.
The same situation may apply if an embedded object causes the front of the
vehicle to climb more than desired. If such a situation occurs take an alternate
route. Be aware of sidehilling dangers when doing so.
It is also wise to know the terrain condition on the other side of the hill or bank.
All too often there exists a sharp drop-off that is impossible to negotiate or descend.
Downhill Driving
This vehicle can climb slopes that are steeper than it can safely descend. Therefore, it is essential to assure that a safe route exists to descend a slope before
you climb it.
Decelerating while negotiating a slippery downhill slope could “toboggan” the
vehicle. Maintain steady speed and/or accelerate slightly to regain control.
Side Hilling
Whenever possible, such operation should be avoided. If necessary, do so with
extreme caution. Always disembark the passenger before performing this operation. Sidehilling on steep inclines could result in roll-over. In addition, slippery or
unfirm surfaces could result in uncontrollable side sliding. Do not attempt to turn
the vehicle downhill with the slide. Avoid all objects or depressions that will intensify the raising of one side of the vehicle higher than the other, thus causing
roll-over.
Drop-Offs
This vehicle will “bottom-out” and usually stop if either the front or rear wheels
are driven over a drop-off. If the drop is sharp or deep, the vehicle will nose dive
and tip-over.
 WARNING
Avoid negotiating drop-offs. Reverse and select an alternate route.
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Riding Techniques
Riding your vehicle too fast for the conditions may result in injury. Apply only
enough throttle to proceed safely. Statistics show that high speed turns usually
result in mishaps and injury. Always remember that this vehicle is heavy! Its pure
weight alone may entrap you should it fall and pin you down.
This vehicle is not designed for jumping nor can it, or you, absorb the energy of
high impacts such as jumping. Performing “wheelies” can cause the vehicle to
flip over onto you. Both practices have a high risk for you and your passenger and
should be avoided at all times.
To maintain proper control it is strongly advised that you keep your hands on the
handlebar and within easy reach of all controls. The same holds true for your feet.
To minimize the possibility of any leg or foot injury, keep your feet on the footrests
at all times. Do not direct your toes outwards nor place your foot out to assist
turning as they can be hit or snagged by passing obstacles or may contact the
wheels. Your passenger must keep his hands on grab handles and his feet on
footrests at all times.
V00A1VL
Even though there is an adequate suspensions system on this vehicle there are
“washboard” or rough terrain conditions that will make you feel uncomfortable
and even cause back injury. “Posting” or riding in a crouched position will often
be required. Slow down and allow your flexed legs to absorb impact.
This vehicle is not designed for riding on roads or highways. (In most places it is
an illegal practice). Riding your vehicle on roads or highways could cause a collision to occur with another vehicle. The tires of this vehicle are not suited for paved
road use. Pavement may seriously affect the handling and control of the vehicle.
Riding on roads or soft shoulders may confuse other road users, especially if your
lights are on. If you have to cross a road, the lead driver should get off his vehicle
then observe and give directions to the other riders. The last person after crossing
then assists the lead driver to cross. Do not travel on sidewalks. They are designated for pedestrian use.
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Water can be a unique hazard. If it is too deep the vehicle may “float” and topple.
Check the water depth and current before you attempt to cross any water. Water
should not go above the footrest. Be wary of slippery surfaces such as rocks,
grass, logs, etc., both in the water and on its banks. A loss of traction may occur.
Do not attempt to enter the water at high speed. The water will act as a brake
and could throw you.
V00A25L
Water will affect the braking ability of your vehicle. Make sure you dry the brakes
by applying them several times after the vehicle leaves the water. The vehicle
braking distance may be affected when riding with a passenger. Safely reduce
speed when riding with a passenger. Allow greater distance for braking.
Mud or marsh lands may be encountered near water. Be prepared for sudden
“holes” or changes in depth. Similarly so, be watchful of hazards such as rocks,
logs, etc., partially covered by vegetation.
If your trip crosses frozen waterways, make sure that the ice is thick enough
and sound enough to support the total weight of yourself, your passenger, the
vehicle and its load. Be ever watchful of open water… it is a sure indication that
the ice thickness will vary. The operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. If in doubt, do not attempt to cross.
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Ice will also affect the control of vehicle. Slow down and do not “gun” the throttle.
This will only result in spinning of the tires and possible tipover of the vehicle.
Avoid rapid braking. This again will possibly result in an uncontrolled slide and
tipover of the vehicle or passenger ejection. Slush should be avoided at all times
since it could block the operation or controls of the vehicle. Never attempt this
maneuver with a passenger. Always remember that the vehicle handling and stability may be affected when riding with a passenger.
Sand and riding on sand dunes or on snow is another unique experience but there
are some basic precautions that should be observed. Wet, deep or fine
sand/snow may create a loss of traction and cause the vehicle to slide, drop off
or become “bogged” down. If this occurs look for a firmer base. Again, the best
advice is to slow down and be watchful of the conditions. When you ride with a
passenger, drive slowly.
When riding in sand dunes it is advisable to equip the vehicle with an antenna
type safety flag. This will help make your location more visible to others over the
next sand bank. Proceed carefully should you see another safety flag ahead. Since
the antenna type safety flag can snag and rebound on your body if caught, do not
use it in areas where there are low hanging branches or obstacles. Always remember that the vehicle handling and stability may be affected when riding with
a passenger.
Riding on loose stones or gravel are very similar to riding on ice. They will affect
the steering of vehicle… possibly causing it to slide or cause passenger ejection
and tipover especially at high speeds. In addition, braking distance may be a effected. Remember that “gunning” the throttle or sliding may cause loose stones
to be ejected rearwards into the path of another rider’s way. Never do it deliberately. Always remember that vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may
be affected when riding with a passenger.
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If you do get into a slide or skid, it may help to turn the handlebar into the direction
of the skid until you regain control. Never jam the brakes and lock the wheels.
Respect and follow all posted trail signs. They are there to help you and others.
Obstacles in the “trail“ should be traversed with caution. This includes loose
rocks, fallen trees, slippery surfaces, fences, posts, and embankments and depressions. You should avoid them whenever possible. Remember that some obstacles are too large or dangerous to cross and should be avoided. The operator
is responsible for the safety of the passenger and in doubt, disembark the passenger before getting through the obstacles. Small rocks or fallen trees may be
safely crossed… approach at a 90° angle. Stand on the footrests while keeping
your knees flexed. Adjust speed without losing momentum and do not “gun” the
throttle. Hold handgrips firmly. Place your body weight rearwards and proceed.
Do not try to lift the vehicle front wheels off the ground. Be aware that the object
may be slippery or may move while crossing.
When driving on hills or slopes two things are highly important… be prepared for
slippery surfaces or terrain variations and obstacles and… use proper body positioning. The operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger and in doubt,
disembark the passenger before getting through the obstacles.
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Uphill
Do not forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. In doubt,
disembark the passenger before climbing hill. Always remember that the vehicle
handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when riding with a passenger.
If you decide to keep your passenger, the passenger must synchronize its movements with yours.
Keep your body weight forward towards the top of the hill. Keep your feet on the
footpegs and shift into low gear then accelerate and when necessary, change
gear quickly as you climb. Do not over-speed since this may cause the front of
the vehicle to lift from the ground and fall back on you. If the hill is too steep and
you cannot proceed or the vehicle begins to roll backwards, apply the brake, being
careful not to slide. Dismount, passenger first, then use the “U” turn or “K” turn
(while walking back, next to the vehicle on the up hill side and with a hand on the
brake lever, slowly back the rear of the vehicle toward the top of the hill then drive
downhill). Always walk or dismount on the upside of the slope while keeping clear
of the vehicle and its rotating wheels. Do not try to hold on to the vehicle if it
begins to topple. Stay clear. Do not ride over the crest of the hill at high speed.
Obstacles, including sharp drop-offs, may exist. The passenger should get on the
vehicle only when the vehicle has returned to a safe location.
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Downhill
Do not forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. In doubt,
disembark the passenger before going down the hill. Always remember that the
vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when riding with
a passenger.
If you decide to keep your passenger, the passenger must synchronize its movements with yours.
Keep your body weight rearwards. Apply the brake gradually to prevent skidding.
Do not “coast” down the slope using solely engine compression or in neutral gear.
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Sidehilling
Do not forget, the operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. In doubt,
disembark the passenger before proceeding. Always remember that the vehicle
handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when riding with a passenger.
If you decide to keep your passenger, the passenger must synchronize its movements with yours.
This is one of the most risky types of riding since it may drastically change the
balance of the vehicle. It should be avoided wherever possible. If it is necessary
to do so however, it is important that you ALWAYS keep your body weight on the
upside of the slope… and be prepared to dismount on that side should the vehicle
begin to topple. Do not try to stop or save the vehicle from damage.
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Routine Maintenance
Once your ride completed, it is wise to remove any build up of snow, ice, mud
and grime. Not only will this help you keep your vehicle longer and in good condition for resale but will eliminate potential hazards the next time you use the
vehicle. Wash your vehicle in warm soapy water then allow it to dry. (A towel may
help). Do not wash your vehicle outside during freezing weather. Apply appropriate lubrication as described in the MAINTENANCE section.
Part of your responsibility towards safety is to respect the contents of this Operator’s Guide. It provides valuable advice on how to properly take care of your
vehicle. If further assistance is required your authorized Bombardier ATV dealer
is always willing to help.
Modification of the vehicle to increase speed and performance may violate the
terms and conditions of your vehicle limited warranty. In addition, certain modifications including the removal of engine or exhaust components are illegal under
most laws.
Changing the wheel and/or tire size may affect the stability of the vehicle. Incorrect
tire pressure may lead to blow outs or cause a tire to move around on its rim and
become lost or damaged. Wheels or tires which are damaged should always be
replaced.
The vehicle handling, stability and braking distance may be affected when riding
with a passenger. Safely reduce speed when riding with a passenger. Allow greater distance for braking.
The operator is responsible for the safety of the passenger. In doubt, disembark
the passenger before executing the maneuver. Use your common sense.
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HANG TAG
This vehicle comes with a hang tag and labels containing important safety information.
The labels should be considered permanent parts of the vehicle. If a label comes
off or becomes hard to read, please contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer
for replacements.
Any person who rides this vehicle should read and understand this information
before riding.
V01M0WL
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
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LOCATION OF THE IMPORTANT LABELS
The following labels are on your vehicle. If missing or damaged, they can be
replaced free of charge. See an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
NOTE: The following illustrations used in this Operator’s Guide are a general representation only. Your model may differ.
Quest MAX Series
3
10
2
5
1
11
7
4
8
9
V04M0FL
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10
2
5
6
V04M0GL
58
3
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Traxter MAX Series
2
7
11
5
4
1
9
8
3
5
V01A5EL
6
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Label 1
Label 3
V01M03Z
QUEST MAX AND TRAXTER MAX SERIES
Label 4
V01M0SY
QUEST MAX AND TRAXTER MAX SERIES
Label 5
V01M0TY
V01M0QY
QUEST MAX AND TRAXTER MAX SERIES
QUEST MAX AND TRAXTER MAX SERIES
Label 6
Label 2
V01M06Z
QUEST MAX AND TRAXTER MAX SERIES
Label 7
V01M0RY
QUEST MAX AND TRAXTER MAX SERIES
V01M0BZ
QUEST MAX AND TRAXTER MAX SERIES
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Label 8
V01M0ZY
QUEST MAX AND TRAXTER MAX SERIES
V01M0VY
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
Label 9
Label 10
V04M08Y
QUEST MAX SERIES
V01M12Y
QUEST MAX SERIES
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Label 11
V01M0NL
QUEST MAX SERIES
704 900 625
V01M0XL
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
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SAFETY
TRAINING
SAFETY TRAINING
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INTRODUCTION
Objective
The objective of this course is to give
the Bombardier ® 2-UP vehicle owner
the information required to operate a
2-UP vehicle safely. The course will be
offered to all 2-UP vehicle buyers, and
members of their immediate families.
Successful completion of the training
course is required to complete the sale
of the 2-UP vehicle.
The 2-UP vehicle allows you to ride with
one passenger. Remember, you should
never allow passengers on an ATV not
specifically designed for such use.
Sections Covered
1. General Safety Information
2. Bombardier 2-UP vehicle Safety Videocassette
3. Operator’s Guide Review
4. Hands-on Riding
Time Required
As required, depending on trainee’s experience and skills.
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SECTION I – GENERAL SAFETY INFORMATION
Objective
The purpose of this section is to:
a) Explain why this safety training is
important.
b) Discuss CPSC (Consumer Product
Safety Commission) Injury and
Death Statistics.
c) Discuss Bombardier’s age and size
recommendation.
d) Discuss what protective clothing
should be worn by the operator and
the passenger while riding the 2-UP
vehicle.
e) Discuss when an operator should
begin to ride with a passenger.
f) Discuss local, state and federal
laws pertaining to ATV use.
g) Discuss the areas where you can ride.
Outline
A) This Course is Provided:
– To make riding more enjoyable to
you and your passenger.
– To reduce the chance of injury and
death to you and your passenger
through safety and risk awareness.
1. What could happen when proper
safety and risk precautions are
not followed.
2. Why you should not carry more
than one passenger on your 2-UP
vehicle.
3. Why you and your passenger
should keep your feet on your respective footrests at all times, and
why your passenger should always
hold the grab handles while riding.
4. Why you and your passenger
should not use alcohol or drugs
prior to operating your vehicle.
5. Why you should not ride on paved
surfaces.
B) CPSC Statistics
– The CPSC has published statistics
of injury and death suffered by riders of ATVs during the last 5 years
(January 1997-December 2001):
1. 417,200 ATV-related injuries
2. 1,463 ATV-related deaths.
C) Age and Size Requirements for
the 2-UP Vehicle
– No one under the age of 16 should
operate a 2-UP vehicle.
– No passenger under 12 should be
allowed on a 2-UP vehicle. Regardless of age, your passenger should
also be able to firmly plant his/her
feet on footrests and securely grasp
the grab handles.
– Do not allow a person unfamiliar
with your 2-UP vehicle to operate it.
D) Protective Clothing that Should
be Worn by the Driver and
Passenger
– approved helmet
(ANSI, SNELL, CSA or DOT)
1. full face
2. 3/4 shell
3. passenger's helmet should have
a rigid chin guard
– protective boots
– riding gloves
– eye protection
(goggles or face shield)
– long sleeve shirt
– full length pants
– elbow pads (optional)
– knee pads (optional)
– kidney belt (optional).
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E) Riding with a Passenger
– Before riding with a passenger, the
operator should first become highly
familiar with the operation of the 2UP vehicle.
– Once ready, the operator should begin riding with a passenger at very
low speed and on familiar terrain.
F) ATV-Related Local, State and
Federal Laws
– Discuss those laws.
G)Areas where you Cannot Ride
your 2-UP Vehicle
Basic rules are:
– Do not ride on private land without
the owner’s permission.
– Do not ride in areas where your Traxter Max might cause permanent damage.
– Do not attempt maneuvers that exceed your ability.
– Always know where you are and
where you are going.
Expected Results
Upon completion of this section, you
should:
– Know the current injury and death
statistics as published by the CPSC.
– Know Bombardier's policy toward
drivers under 16 years of age, and
passengers under 12 years of age.
– Know what clothing and protective
gear should be worn by you and
your passenger while riding.
– Know the local, state and federal
laws applying to ATV operation.
– Know basic rules of where and how
not to ride.
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SECTION II – BOMBARDIER 2-UP VEHICLE
SAFETY VIDEOCASSETTE
Objective
The purpose of this section is to:
a) Indicate guidelines prior to viewing
the Bombardier 2-UP vehicle Safety
Videocassette.
b) Present safety-related information
through the Bombardier 2-UP vehicle
Safety Videocassette.
c) Answer all questions that may remain at the end through a recap.
Outline
A) Guidelines
Ask to stop the video at any point if a
question should arise. Repeat the video if necessary, if you are uncertain on
any points.
B) Safety-Related Information
Clothing
Refer to section I.
Age Recommendation
No operator under 16/no passenger
under 12 or too small to reach the footrests or the grab handles.
Operator’s Guide Usage
You must read and understand the Operator’s Guide.
Pre-Operating Check
You must do a pre-operating check to
assure the vehicle is in safe and proper
working order every time you use it.
Body Posture
You and your passenger must position
your body weight to lessen the hazard
of tipping over. You and your passenger
must keep your feet on your respective
footrests at all times, and your passenger should always hold the grab handles.
Starting Procedure
The proper method for starting the vehicle.
Uphill and Downhill Riding
The proper method of travelling up and
down hills with or without a passenger.
Backing Up
The proper method for backing up.
Sidehilling
The proper method for traversing a hill
with or without a passenger.
1. Avoid doing it.
2. Weight transfer.
3. Emergency dismount.
Riding with a Passenger or Load
Handling and braking ability changes
when carrying a passenger or load.
Water Crossing
Use caution while crossing water.
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Vehicle Transportation
Proper method for loading and preparing the 2-UP vehicle to be transported.
1. Apply parking brake.
2. Transmission lever on PARK position.
3. Turn off fuel valve.
4. Make sure fuel and oil caps are tight
5. Secure front and rear of vehicle
Law Observance
Refer to section I.
C) Recap
– Questions and answers.
– Review of the CPSC injury and death
data.
– Review of safety messages, such
as wearing protective head gear and
clothing.
Expected Results
Upon completion of this section, you
should:
– Know the content of the Bombardier
2-UP vehicle Safety Videocassette.
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SECTION III – OPERATOR’S GUIDE REVIEW
Objective
The purpose of this section is to:
a) Emphasize the importance of observing the warning and caution
symbols.
b) Review the Operator’s Guide and be
familiar with the important points of
each section.
Outline
A) Warning and Caution Symbols
– Note the warning and caution symbols in each section and what they
are warning about; know the consequences of not following these
warnings.
B) Operator’s Guide Review
– Note the important points of the
Operator’s Guide:
1. Table of Contents
2. Notice Page
3. Special Safety Messages
4. Operation Warnings
5. Riding Tips
6. Warning Labels
7. Vehicle Identification Number
8. Controls/Instruments/Equipment
9. Break-In Period
10. Pre-Operation Check
11. Operating Instructions
12. Special Procedures
13. Post-Operating Care
14. Cargo and Transportation
15. Maintenance.
Expected Results
Upon completion of this section, you
should:
– Be familiar with the need to review
the Operator’s Guide frequently.
– Know the meaning of the warning
and caution symbols in the Operator’s Guide and what they refer to.
– Know all sections in the Operator’s
Guide and what they refer to.
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SECTION IV – HANDS-ON RIDING
Objective
The purpose of this section is to:
a) Familiarize you with the pre-operation
check.
b) Remind you about the protective
clothing that should be worn by you
and your passenger while riding the
2-UP vehicle.
c) Have you drive the 2-UP vehicle and
perform all of the basic maneuvers.
Outline
A) Pre-Operation Checks
– Perform pre-operation check on the
2-UP vehicle, using the checklist
from the Operator’s Guide and identify all controls.
B) Protective Clothing
– Wear the proper clothing when riding
the 2-UP vehicle:
1. approved helmet (with a rigid
chin guard for the passenger)
2. riding boots
3. gloves
4. eye protection
5. long sleeve shirt
6. long Pants
7. elbow pads (optional)
8. knee pads (optional)
9. kidney belt (optional).
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C) Basic Maneuvers
– Drive the course performing all of
the basic maneuvers described in
the attached DRIVING MANEUVER
LIST, without a passenger.
1. Dealer representative demonstrates
each of the maneuvers first.
2. You perform the maneuver without passenger, after being shown
how.
3. Dealer representative checks off
the scoring chart when you have
completed the maneuvers satisfactorily.
4. Dealer representative and you
continue with the maneuvers
one at a time until all have been
performed, and checked off.
Expected Results
Upon completion of this section, you
should:
– Know how to do a pre-operation
check.
– Know the proper clothing to be
worn by you and the passenger
while riding your 2-UP vehicle.
– Have performed all of the basic riding
maneuvers on the riding course.
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DRIVING MANEUVER LIST
Hands-on riding practice should incorporate the maneuvers described below.
Trainees are required to perform a minimum number of repetitions of each of
the eight driving maneuvers. The person giving the training must demonstrate each maneuver and then have
the trainee repeat the following minimum number of repetitions.
Maneuver # 2
Turning left and right - figure 8’s (minimum repetition: three times).
2
START
Maneuver # 1
Starting and stopping practice on a
large oval course (minimum repetition:
once counterclockwise and once
clockwise).
FINISH
1
1
6 m (20’)
6 m (20’)
FINISH
START
V01A4GY
6 m (20’)
TYPICAL
1. 2 laps or more
2. Finish of 1st maneuver
6 m (20’)
1
V01A4FY
6 m (20’)
1
6 m (20’)
TYPICAL
1. Stop here
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Maneuver # 3
Sharp turns less than 90° - left and
right. Corners 90 degrees and less
than 90 degrees (minimum repetition:
two clockwise and two counterclockwise).
Maneuver # 4
Slalom (minimum repetition: three
times).
FINISH
1
START
START
FINISH
1
V01A4IY
V01A4HY
TYPICAL
1. Finish of last maneuver
TYPICAL
1. Reverse range
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
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Maneuver # 5
Quick stop: large oval with panic maneuver (minimum repetition: two
times).
Maneuver # 6
Riding over obstacle (minimum repetition: once with left wheels, once with
right wheels, and once with both
wheels).
FINISH
START
4
START
1
3
2
1.5 m (5’)
1
2
1.2 m (4’)
1.8 m (6’)
FINISH
V01A4JY
V01A4KY
TYPICAL
1. Move 2 cones
2. Instructor specifies left, right or straight on
command
3. Finish of last maneuver
4. Instructor signal panic turnout
TYPICAL
1. Finish of last maneuver
2. Obstacle
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Maneuver # 7
Traversing hills (minimum repetition:
once each direction).
9 m (30’)
1
A
3
2
V01A4LY
START FINISH
TYPICAL
1. Down
2. Uphill
3. Stop and start here
A. Traverse
Maneuver # 8
U-turn and K-turn (minimum repetition: one time).
2.4 m
(8’)
1
V01A4MY
TYPICAL — K-TURN ON HILL WHERE AND IF
AVAILABLE
1. Uphill
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DEALER CHECK LIST
Name of 2-UP vehicle purchaser: _________________________________________
Name of dealer representative: __________________________________________
Date: _________________________________________________________________
IMPORTANT: This 2-UP vehicle Safety Training Course is mandatory and must
be completed for any new 2-UP vehicle purchaser.
Random checks will be performed by a third party agency to ensure the training
is being performed.
Failure to perform the required training may lead to disciplinary sanctions from
Bombardier, including the non renewal or termination of your dealership.
If you would like further information on the 2-UP vehicle Safety Training Course,
please contact the service department at 1 800 366-6992 in the US or 1 800
361-9980 in Canada.
Introduction:
❑ Make sure your trainee carefully reads the content of the Customer Safety
Training Guide.
Section I: General Safety Information
❑
❑
❑
❑
Explain the reason for safety training.
Discuss CPSC Injury and Death Statistics.
Discuss Bombardier’s age and size recommendations.
Discuss what protective clothing should be worn by the operator and the passenger while riding the 2-UP vehicle.
❑ Discuss local, state and federal laws pertaining to ATV use.
❑ Discuss what areas are acceptable to ride in.
Section II: Bombardier 2-Up Vehicle Safety Videocassette
❑ Review the Bombardier 2-UP vehicle Safety Videocassette with your trainee.
Make sure to answer any questions your trainee may have.
Section III: Operator’s Guide Review
❑ Review the Operator’s Guide with your trainee. Emphasize the need for periodic and frequent reviews of the guide.
❑ Draw trainee’s attention to the warning and caution symbols, and explain their
meaning.
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Section IV: Hands-On Riding
❑ Perform the pre-operation check with your trainee.
❑ Remind your trainee about the protective clothing that should be worn by driver
and passenger while riding the 2-UP vehicle.
❑ Demonstrate each of the maneuvers to the trainee.
❑ Have the trainee drive the 2-UP vehicle and perform all of the following basic
maneuvers.
1) Starting and Stopping
Starting and stopping practice on a large oval course (minimum repetition: once
counterclockwise and once clockwise).
– Should have a starting area long enough so the operator has enough time
to think about the next maneuver before he has to execute it.
– Should incorporate a braking area at least 9 m (30 ft) long in which the
trainee will have to negotiate a stop, in a straight line, from various speeds.
2) Turning
Turning left and right - figure 8's (minimum repetition: three times).
3) Sharp Turns
Sharp turns less than 90° – left and right. Corners: 90 degrees and less than
90 degrees (minimum repetition: two clockwise and two counterclockwise).
4) Slalom
Slalom at least 4 markers – each 6 m (20 ft) apart (minimum repetition: three
times).
5) Quick Stop
Quick stop as used in article I above. Large oval with panic maneuver (minimum
repetition: two times).
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6) Riding Over Obstacles
Riding over obstacles – 4 x 4 pieces of wood should be placed in vehicle’s path
so rider can drive over them (minimum repetition: once with left wheels, once
with right wheels, and once with both wheels).
7) Traversing Hills
First, remind the trainee that sidehilling should be avoided if possible.
Where there is a hill available of approximately 8% incline or less, the course
should be set up to use the hill to practice traversing (minimum repetition: once
each direction). If there is no hill available, make sure to review the description
of the maneuver in the Operator’s Guide with the trainee.
8) K-Turn and U-Turn
Where there is a hill available of approximately 8% incline or less, the course
should be set up to use the hill to practice K-turns and U-turns (minimum repetition: one time). If there is no hill available, make sure to review the description of the maneuver in the Operator’s Guide with the trainee.
❑ Complete checklist and score card. Purchaser and dealer representative must sign.
❑ Copy checklist and score card for your records.
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Trainee’s Scoring Chart
EXERCISE
PASS
FAIL
1. Starting and stopping
2. Turning
3. Sharp turns
4. Slalom
5. Quick stops
6. Riding over obstacles
7. Traversing hills (if there is no hill available, make
sure to review the description of the maneuver in
the Operator’s Guide with the trainee)
8. K-turn and U-turn (if there is no hill available, make
sure to review the description of the maneuver in
the Operator’s Guide with the trainee)
9. Instructor comments:
NOTE: The dealer must make a photocopy of this scoring card for his record.
Signature of 2-UP vehicle purchaser: ______________________________________
Signature of dealer representative: ________________________________________
Date: _________________________________________________________________
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VEHICLE
INFORMATION
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HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR ATV
The main components of your vehicle (engine and frame) are identified by different serial numbers. It may sometimes become necessary to locate these numbers for warranty purposes or to trace your vehicle in the event of loss. These
numbers are required by the authorized Bombardier ATV dealer to complete warranty claims properly. No warranty will be allowed by Bombardier Inc. if the engine
identification number (EIN) or vehicle identification number (VIN) is removed or
mutilated in any way. We strongly recommend that you take note of all the serial
numbers on your vehicle and supply them to your insurance company.
Engine and Vehicle Identification Number Location
Quest MAX Series
1
3
2
V04M0HL
TYPICAL
1. EIN (Engine Identification Number)
2. VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
3. Model
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Traxter MAX Series
1
3
2
V01M11L
TYPICAL
1. EIN (Engine Identification Number)
2. VIN (Vehicle Identification Number)
3. Model
EMISSION REQUIREMENTS
The California Air Resources Board (CARB) requires that your ATV comply with
applicable exhaust emissions standards during its useful life, when operated and
maintained according to the instructions supplied.
A non-compliance Red Label (as well as a Green Label) is obtained annually during
California Vehicle registration. The appropriate label is denoted by the vehicle
identification number (in the 8th character detailed herein).
VEHICLE CATEGORY
VIN 8th CHARACTER
Non-complying Red Label
Must denote a C or 3
Complying Green Label
Any alphanumeric designation other than a C or 3
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CONTROLS/INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT
NOTE: Some controls/instruments/equipment do not apply to some models. In
these cases their reference numbers are deliberately missing in the illustrations.
Some controls/instruments/equipment are optional on some models.
Quest MAX Series
7
8
18
25
21
4
2
3
10
1
6
13
9
12
28
21
9
19
22
14
18
17
27-29
V04A0ML
82
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12
13
21
14
20
24
9
26
23
9
5
24
15
20
V04A0PL
23
21
17
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Traxter MAX Series
3
6
7 8 7
2
1
21
12
11
5
10
13
18
19
25
4
26
28
9
20
21
27-29
V01A5BL
84
17
16
17
14
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6
12
21
15
24
17
V01A55M
23
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While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
NOTE: This section gives basic functions of the various controls of your
ATV. For more details of how to operate one control in conjunction with
some others, refer to OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS further in this section.
1) Throttle Lever
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located on the right side of handlebar.
When pushed, it increases the engine
speed that allows the engagement of
the transmission on the selected gear.
When released, the engine speed
should return automatically to idle and
the vehicle will gradually slow down.
2) Front Brake Lever
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located on the right side of handlebar.
When compressed, the brake is applied. When released, it should automatically return to its original position.
Braking effect is proportional to the
force applied on the lever and to the
type and condition of the terrain. The
front brake will have also an effect on
rear wheels through the drive train.
See the note at REAR BRAKE LEVER
below for additional information.
2
2
V04I0AY
1. Throttle lever
2. To accelerate
3. To decelerate
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1
3
V04I0AZ
1
1. Brake lever
2. To apply brake
3) Rear Brake Lever
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located on the left side of handlebar.
When compressed, the brake is applied. When released, it should automatically return to its original position.
Braking effect is proportional to the
force applied on the lever and to the
type and condition of the terrain.
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NOTE: Using the rear brake will have
also an effect on front wheels because
they are interconnected through the
drive train. As on other wheeled vehicles, the vehicle weight is transferred
to the front wheels when braking. To
obtain greater stopping efficiency, the
brake system distributes more braking
force to the front wheels. This will affect vehicle handling and steering control when braking vigorously. Take it
into account when braking.
1
2
 WARNING
Make sure brake lever lock is fully
disengaged before operating the
ATV.
When you ride the vehicle, brakes
that are caused to drag by a continuous pressure on the lever may
cause damage to the brake system and cause loss of braking capacity and/or fire.
To engage mechanism: Squeeze
brake lever and maintain while moving
lever lock. Brake lever is now compressed and applying rear brakes.
2
1
V01I04Y
TYPICAL
1. Brake lever
2. To apply brake
4) Brake Lever Lock
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located on left side of handlebar on
the rear brake lever. When applied, it
prevents the vehicle from moving.
Useful when the brake needs to be
locked for example such as doing a Kturn, during transportation or when the
vehicle is not in operation.
 WARNING
V01I05Y
TYPICAL
1. Brake lever lock
2. Press to apply parking brake
To release mechanism: Squeeze brake
lever. Lever lock should automatically return to its original position. Brake lever
should return to rest position. Always release brake lever lock before riding.
Always use the brake lever lock
and engage the PARK position on
the transmission lever when the
vehicle is not in operation.
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5) Transmission Lever
Quest MAX Series
Located on the right side of vehicle. A
5-position lever: P, R, N, H and L.
P
R
N
H
L
CAUTION: Always completely stop
the vehicle and apply the brake prior
to moving the transmission lever.
Traxter MAX Series
Located on the left side of steering column. A 5-position lever: P, R, N, H and L.
To change the transmission position,
completely stop vehicle then move lever to the desired position while pulling lever upward. Do not force lever. If
unable to shift, rock the vehicle back
and forth to move the vehicle and try
again.
V06E03Y
To change the transmission position,
completely stop vehicle then move lever to the right then to the desired position while moving lever forward. Do
not force lever. If unable to shift, rock
the vehicle back and forth to move ATV
and try again.
2
N
V01I06Y
1
1. Transmission lever
2. To change position
2
CAUTION: Always completely stop
the vehicle and apply the brake prior
to moving the transmission lever.
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
V06E04Y
1. Transmission lever
2. To change position
88
1
P: Park
This position locks the transmission to
help prevent vehicle movement. Always use when the vehicle is not in
operation. In some circumstances, it
may be necessary to rock the vehicle
back and forth to move the gears in the
transmission to allow the park to be
engaged.
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R: Reverse
This allows the vehicle to go backward.
The vehicle speed is limited.
 WARNING
Before moving vehicle in reverse,
ensure the path behind is clear of
obstacles or bystanders. Remain
seated.
The controls located on this multifunction switch are:
Headlamp Switch
Located on the top of multi-function
switch. Place headlamp switch to LO
for the low beam and taillight. Place
headlamp switch to HI for the high
beam and taillight.
3
N: Neutral
This position disengages the transmission to allow manual vehicle movement or towing.
H: High gear
This selects the high speed range of
the transmission in the gear box. It is
the normal riding position. It allows the
vehicle to reach its maximum speed.
V04K0L0
L: Low gear
This selects the low speed range of
transmission in the gear box. It is the
working position. It allows the vehicle
to move slowly with the maximum
traction and power.
NOTE: Use the low speed range to
pull any load or to climb a steep slope.
1
2
1. Headlamp switch
2. Low beam position
3. High beam position
NOTE: Place ignition switch to ON
“without light” position to close the
headlamp.
6) Multi-Function Switch
Quest MAX Series
The multi-function switch is located on
the left side of handlebar.
V04I0CY
ON POSITION “WITHOUT LIGHT”
V04I0BY
1
1. Multi-function switch
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Engine Stop Switch
Located at the middle of multi-function
switch. The engine will turn over but
will not start if the engine stop switch
is turned to OFF position.
To start engine, place the engine stop
switch to RUN.
Press and hold the start button. Release
immediately after engine is started.
Choke Lever
Located at bottom of multi-function
switch. This device features a variable
lever to ease cold start.
1
V04I0DY
1. Engine stop switch
This switch can be used to stop engine
and as an emergency control.
NOTE: While engine can be stopped
by turning ignition key OFF, we recommend the engine be stopped by the
engine stop switch.
To stop engine, fully release throttle lever then use the engine stop switch.
V04I0EY
CHOKE LEVER IN THE OFF POSITION
Position OFF is for normal use with a
warm engine.
The full choke position is used for lower
engine temperature.
Start Button
Located above the engine stop switch.
1
V04I0FY
CHOKE LEVER IN THE FULL CHOKE POSITION
V04I0DZ
1. Start button
90
The other positions between OFF and
FULL position, will be use depending
on the engine temperature.
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Traxter MAX Series
The multi-function switch is located on
the left side of handlebar.
V01I1XY
1
1. Multi-function switch
The controls located on this multifunction switch are:
The lower the gear, the slower the vehicle speed and the higher the gear,
the higher the vehicle speed.
Vehicle must be running to allow gear
change.
The button must be released then
pressed again to perform another gear
shift.
There are 5 gears in high and low gear
positions.
On Traxter MAX series, all models
feature a manual/autoshift selector located beside headlamp dimmer switch,
at the bottom of the multi-function
switch. It is possible to change the
mode at any time, even when vehicle is
running.
Electric Gear Shift Button
Located at the middle of multi-function
switch. When pressing on the upper
face, it shifts the transmission to the
next higher gear. When pressing on the
lower face, it shifts the transmission to
the next lower gear.
2
V01G18Y
2
1
1. Manual/autoshift selector
2. Gear shift button
V01I1UY
1
3
1. Gear shift button
2. Press here to upshift
3. Press here to downshift
The autoshift mode activates a change
of gear in accordance with the engine
RPM and throttle opening. When autoshift mode is selected, just press or release throttle lever.
On some occasions, it may be useful
or necessary to manually change the
gear selection. The electronic module
will allow the rider to override the autoshift mode by pressing the shift button to a lower gear or a higher gear.
The autoshift mode will be kept and
the shifting sequence will resume after shift is performed.
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However, if the vehicle is used in severe conditions, it is highly recommended to use the manual mode
(use the gear shift button).
Start/Stop Switch
Located on top of the multi-function
switch. Dual function switch.
1
V01I070
1
1. Headlamp dimmer switch
7) Indicator Lights Cluster
V01I07Z
1. Start/stop switch
To start engine, press and hold the
switch. Release immediately after engine is started.
To stop engine, fully release throttle lever then press the switch. It is not necessary to hold the switch.
NOTE: While engine can be stopped
by turning ignition key OFF, we recommend the engine be stopped by pressing the start/stop switch.
Headlamp Dimmer Switch
Located under the electric gear shift
button. Toggle type switch. It allows
selection of headlamp intensity.
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Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
NOTE: When first turning switch to
ON (either position), all indicator lights
will turn on for a brief moment. This validates their operation. Thereafter, only
the lights that are activated will remain
on: P, R or N for the Quest MAX series
and R, N, AUTO, high intensity and
gear position for the Traxter MAX series.
NOTE: Oil pressure light (Quest MAX
series) and temperature light (Traxter
MAX series) stay on until the engine
runs.
On Traxter MAX series, if all lights
flash, it indicates a particular malfunction of the transmission or the electrical
system. See an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer as soon as possible.
Traxter MAX Series
Gear Position Display
Located on left side of cluster. It lights
up to indicate the gear position whenever the ignition switch is turned on
when the transmission lever is NOT in
PARK or in NEUTRAL position (whether or not engine is running).
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Traxter MAX Series
1
1
2
3
V01A5CY
1. Gear position display
4
If all lights flash while shifting gear, it
indicates the shifting is not completed
yet. Simply wait until the shifting completes or retry the shift with the gear
shift button.
If all lights flash continuously, it indicates a damaged sensor (gearbox). Although the vehicle can still be operated in this condition, downshifting may
increase engine “braking”. Drive slowly. See an authorized Bombardier ATV
dealer as soon as possible.
5
Other Indicator Lights
Located on right side of cluster. They
light up to monitor different functions.
Quest MAX Series
1
2
3
V01A5DY
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Engine
High intensity
Auto (autoshift mode)
Reverse
Neutral
If REVERSE and NEUTRAL lights flash
continuously, it indicates a damaged
sensor (sub-transmission). Although the
vehicle can still be operated in this condition, downshifting may increase engine “braking”. Drive slowly. See an
authorized Bombardier ATV dealer as
soon as possible.
IF AUTO light flashes, it indicates a
possible problem with the TPS sensor.
The manual mode is immediately selected. See an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer as soon as possible.
Indicator Lights Description
Engine (RED)
4
5
V04I0GY
1.
2.
3.
4.
5.
Quest MAX Series
When this indicator light is ON, it indicates the engine is overheating.
Engine temperature
Oil pressure
Neutral
Reverse
Park
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Traxter MAX Series
Dual function light. When indicator
light is ON, it indicates a low oil
pressure condition of the engine.
When flashing, it indicates the engine is overheating.
This light turns on when the ignition
switch is turned on and remains on
until engine is running.
If engine overheats, refer to ENGINE
OVERHEAT in SPECIAL PROCEDURES.
CAUTION: If the light does not
turn off right after engine starting,
stop engine. See an authorized
Bombardier ATV dealer. Do not
use the vehicle until repaired.
Oil Pressure (RED)
Quest MAX Series
When this indicator light is ON, it indicates a low oil pressure condition
of the engine.
CAUTION: If the light does not turn
off right after engine starting, stop
engine. Check engine oil level. Refill
if necessary. If the oil level is good,
see an authorized Bombardier ATV
dealer. Do not use the vehicle until
repaired
High Intensity (BLUE)
Auto (AMBER)
Traxter MAX Series
When lit, it indicates the vehicle is
operating in autoshift mode.
Reverse (RED)
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX
Series
When lit, it indicates the transmission is engaged in reverse.
Neutral (GREEN)
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX
Series
When lit, it indicates the transmission is in neutral position.
Park (AMBER)
Quest MAX Series
When lit, it indicates the transmission is in park position.
8) Speedometer
Traxter MAX Series
When the indicator light is ON, it indicates high intensity is selected on
the headlamps.
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Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
These vehicles are equipped with an
electronic speedometer. It indicates
the speed of the vehicle either in MPH
and km/h.
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The speedometer is located at the
middle of cluster and it is backlit when
the ignition switch is turned ON (either
position).
V01A52Y
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
After these 7 seconds, the units
should be changed from miles to kilometers or vice-versa.
NOTE: A dash appears on the left side
of the LCD display to indicate which
unit is used.
V01I1LY
2
3
1
1. Speedometer
2. Odometer/trip meter/hourmeter
3. Display selection button
Change from One Unit to the
Other
The speedometer is factory pre-set in
miles but it is possible to change is reading to kilometer.
NOTE: The unit modification is applied
to the speedometer, odometer and trip
meter.
With the ignition switch OFF.
Press and hold the display selection
button then turn the ignition switch ON.
The number 514610 for a Quest MAX;
or 511--- for a Traxter MAX will appear in the display. Hold button until
the normal display comes back (approximately 7 seconds).
V04A16Y
V04A17Y
This speedometer being used on many
models, it is factory pre-set. However,
if the speedometer shows a number
applying to another model, release and
repress the display button. The number should be change for the proper
number. Hold the button to change the
unit until the normal display comes
back.
Odometer/Trip Meter/Hourmeter
Combined LCD (Liquid Crystal Display)
display. Odometer records the total distance traveled in miles or in km/h
(00000). The trip meter records the distance traveled in miles or in km/h
(000.0) until it is reset. The last right digit
indicates the tenth of a mile or in km/h
(on trip meter mode only). It can be used
to approximately monitor the fuel tank
range or distance between two locations for instance.The hourmeter
records total hours when the ignition
switch is turned ON (H0000.0).
QUEST MAX SERIES
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Display Selection Button
To change the display momentarily
press the button on the speedometer.
The display will indicate odometer/trip
meter/hourmeter, one after the other.
To reset the trip meter, push and HOLD
button until all numbers read zero. The
trip meter can be reset at any time,
even if the odometer or the hourmeter
is selected.
The grab handles must be used by the
passenger to hold on firmly during vehicle operation.
 WARNING
Never hold on to the operator. Always hold the grab handles firmly.
V04I07Y
TYPICAL
The odometer can indicate in miles or
in kilometers depending which unit is
selected.
10) Ignition Switch
9) Rear Passenger Grab
Handles
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
The grab handles are located on each
side of passenger seat.
1
2
V01A41Y
1. Grab handles
2. Passenger seat
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V01A42Y
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located at bottom of cluster.
Key-operated, 3-position switch: OFF,
ON with lights and ON without lights.
1
V04I0HY
QUEST MAX SERIES
1. Ignition switch
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Position OFF is for normal use with a
warm engine (pushed in).
1
V01I17Y
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. Ignition switch
Insert key in switch and turn to the desired position. To remove key, turn key
to OFF then pull it out.
The ON with lights position, turns on
all lights with either the engine running
or not. The headlamps automatically
dim to low intensity. Remember that
having the lights on without the engine
running discharges the battery. Always turn ignition to OFF after engine
has been stopped.
NOTE: While engine can be stopped
by turning ignition key OFF, we recommend the engine be stopped by pressing the start/stop switch.
Traxter MAX Series
Auto Shut-Down
If for some reason, the engine is not
started within approximately 6 minutes, the MPEM (Multi-Purpose Electronic Module) will shut down to cut all
electrical system functions. Simply
turn the key to OFF then to ON to regain normal use.
11) Choke Knob Lever
V01I17Z
CHOKE KNOB LEVER IN THE OFF POSITION
The full choke position is used for lower temperature (fully extended).
V01I18Y
CHOKE LEVER IN THE FULL CHOKE POSITION
The other positions between OFF and
FULL position, will be use depending
on the temperature.
To adjust the choke lever resistance, lift
the rubber bellows then screw the
choke lever nut with your fingers. Do not
torque excessively because the choke
lever won’t move easily. Put back the
rubber bellows in its original position.
Traxter MAX Series
Located at bottom of cluster. This device features a variable lever to ease
cold start.
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12) Fuel Tank Cap
14) Fuel Valve
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Unscrew counterclockwise and remove
cap to allow fuel tank filling then fully
tighten clockwise.
Located on left side panel under front
part of seat. This is a 3-position rotary
valve: OFF, ON, RES. Rotate the knob to
align its pointer with ON, OFF or RES.
 WARNING
Always stop engine before refueling. Open cap slowly. If a differential
pressure condition is noticed (whistling sound heard when loosening
fuel tank cap) have vehicle inspected
and/or repaired before further operation. Fuel is flammable and explosive. Never use an open flame to
check fuel level. Never smoke or allow flame or spark in vicinity. Always
work in a well-ventilated area. Never
top off the fuel tank before placing
the vehicle in a warm area. As temperature increases, fuel expands
and may overflow. Always wipe off
any fuel spillage from the vehicle.
1
V04F0WY
QUEST MAX SERIES
1. Align this pointer toward the desired position
13) Fuel Gauge
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located under cluster, the gauge shows
an approximate amount of the fuel in
tank.
V01F01Y
1
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. Align this pointer toward the desired position
OFF
Stops fuel supply to carburetor.
CAUTION: Turn valve to OFF position when the vehicle is not being
operated or when transporting.
V04F0VY
98
ON
Allows fuel to flow to carburetor. This
is the normal position for operation of
the vehicle.
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RES (reserve)
When fuel is exhausted in the fuel tank
when in the ON position, an emergency supply of fuel is available by turning
the knob to RES. The reserve contains
approximately 20% of the fuel tank capacity for a Quest MAX and 30% for a
Traxter MAX. Use this position only
when the ON supply is empty.
When down to the reserve, refuel as
soon as possible. Be sure to turn the
valve back to the ON position after refuelling.
CAUTION: Improper opening of fuel
valve will restrict the flow of fuel.
Make sure valve is fully opened while
running.
15) Rear Brake Pedal
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located on the right footrest. When
pressed down, the rear brake is applied. When released, it should return
to its original position. Braking effect is
proportional to the force applied on the
pedal and to the type and condition of
the terrain.
NOTE: The brake will have also an effect on front wheels through the drive
train.
V04A0QY
QUEST MAX SERIES
1. Rear brake pedal
1
V01K1IY
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. Rear brake pedal
16) Rewind Starter Handle
Traxter MAX Series
The rewind starter handle is provided
as an emergency starting device.
Follow the usual starting procedure;
but use the rewind starter instead of
the electric starter.
Located on left side panel under front
part of seat. Auto-rewind type. To engage mechanism, pull handle slowly
until a resistance is felt then continue
to slowly pull the handle until the compression stroke peak (strong rotating
resistance) is passed, then pull vigorously. Slowly release handle.
1
V01C3LY
1
1. Rewind starter handle
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17) Footpeg
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located on footrest. Use this area to
keep your feet stable.
1
V04A0RY
2
QUEST MAX SERIES
1. Driver’s footpeg
2. Passenger’s footpeg
The compartment is equipped with a
drain plug under the tool box. Remove
plug to allow draining when necessary.
Reinstall plug when finished.
2
1
V01L07Y
TYPICAL
1. Removing cover
2. Tool box
It also contains this Operator’s Guide
and an ATV Winch Operator’s Manual
(XT models) which should be kept in
a waterproof bag and remain with the
vehicle at all times.
 WARNING
V01A43Z
1
2
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. Driver’s footpeg
2. Passenger’s footpeg
18) Storage Compartment
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located in front of vehicle. Convenient
location to carry personal articles such
as an a helmet, spare spark plugs, first
aid kit, etc. Unlatch cover, gently lift
then remove cover.
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When engine is running, always
engage the PARK position on the
transmission lever before opening cover. Never leave any heavy
or loose breakable objects in the
storage basket. Always latch cover before riding. If storage cover is
removed to provide greater carrying area, ensure that cargo is secured and will not “fly out” when
riding at speed on rough terrain.
Slow down.
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19) Tool Box
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
The tool box is located in the storage
compartment and it contains tools for
basic maintenance.
The tools included in the tool box are:
– pliers (1)
– screwdriver (1)
– open wrench 10/13 mm (1)
– open wrench 15/17 mm (1)
– socket wrench 10/13 mm (1)
– socket wrench 16/18 mm (1)
– tire pressure gauge (1)
– Allen key 3 mm (1)
– fuse 30 A (1)
– fuse 20 A (1)
– fuse 15 A (1).
Seat Removal
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Pull latch upward while gently lifting
rear of seat. Continue lifting movement
until you can release the front retaining
devices then completely remove seat.
Seat Installation
 WARNING
Periodically verify the seat lock
pin and tighten if needed. Make
sure seat is securely latched before riding.
Quest MAX Series
Insert front tab of seat into frame hook.
When seat rests in its position, firmly
push seat down to latch.
2
1
20) Seat Latch
Located underneath rear end of seat.
It allows the removal of seat to give
access to engine compartment.
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
V04L02Y
1. Insert this tab in hook
2. Hook
V01A5AY
2
1
1. Seat
2. Seat latch
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Traxter MAX Series
Place seat to allow the insertion of the
U-shaped bracket over the rollers. Gently slide the brackets over rollers then
lower seat. When seat rests in its position, firmly push seat down to latch.
2
V01A46Y
1
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located on rear axle. Convenient hitch
to install a ball to tow a trailer or other
equipment. Install the proper ball size
as per trailer manufacturer recommendations. Refer to SPECIFICATIONS for
carrying loads and towing recommendations.
2
1. U-shaped bracket
2. Rollers
21) Front/Rear Cargo
Racks
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located on top of chassis at front and
rear. Convenient racks to carry gear.
 WARNING
Ensure to properly secure material to rack. Do not overload. Ensure load does not interfere with
visibility and/or steering. Do not
carry passenger(s).
Refer to SPECIFICATIONS for carrying
loads and cargo weight distribution
recommendations.
22) Air Duct
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located on rear fenders. They force
the flow of air to cool radiator and supply air inside air box.
CAUTION: Do not place anything over
air intake ducts.
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23) Trailer Hitch
1
V00L01Y
TYPICAL
1. Trailer hitch
 WARNING
Be sure to install the proper ball
size that matches the equipment
you will tow.
Follow manufacturer’s instructions for
proper attachment.
24) Radiator Cap
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Located at rear of rear panel. It provides access to the radiator filling neck.
Pull the protector cap to give access to
the radiator cap. When finished, properly reinstall radiator cap then protector cap.
 WARNING
To prevent burning yourself do
not remove the radiator cap if the
engine is hot.
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An auxiliary supply is available to connect
additional accessories. Two wires are
hidden in the wiring harness at the rear
of vehicle. See an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer for more details.
26) Fuses
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
The electrical system is protected with
fuses. Refer to MAINTENANCE for details.
27) Winch
Quest MAX XT and Traxter MAX XT
Located behind front skid plate.
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25) 12-Volt Power Outlet
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
It is located on left side of cluster.
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1
2
1. Winch
2. Front skid plate
28) Winch Control Switch
Quest MAX XT and Traxter MAX XT
Located on the LH side of the handlebar, near multi-function switch.
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1
2
TYPICAL
1. Protective cap
2. Power outlet
Convenient for handheld spotlight or
other portable equipment.
Remove cap to use. Always reinstall protective cap after use to protect against
weather.
Do not exceed the rating capacity. See
SPECIFICATIONS.
1
2
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1. In
2. Out
To take out wire rope from winch,
press the left side of switch.
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To get wire rope into the winch, press
the right side of switch.
Refer to ATV Winch Operator’s Manual
for more informations concerning the
instructions for use the winch safely.
29) Fairlead
Quest MAX XT and Traxter MAX XT
Located on the front skid plate.
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2
1
1. Front skid plate
2. Fairlead
The fairlead is used to prevent the
damages to the vehicle and guide the
wire rope into the winch.
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LIQUIDS
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
NOTE: This section specifies the recommended liquids and procedures to
check their levels. Refer to MAINTENANCE for procedures to replace the
liquids.
Fuel
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Recommended Fuel
Use regular unleaded gasoline or gasohol containing less than 10% of ethanol or methanol, available from most
service stations. The gasoline used
must have an octane number of 87
((R + M)/2) or higher.
NOTE: In most service stations, pump
oc t a ne nu mb er c or r e s po nd s t o
(R + M)/2 octane number. Usually a
sticker can be found on the pump.
CAUTION: Never experiment with
other fuels. The use of unrecommended fuel can result in vehicle
performance deterioration and damage to critical parts in the fuel system and engine components.
CAUTION: Never mix oil with fuel.
This ATV has a 4-stroke engine. Oil
must be added to engine base only.
Fuel Level
 WARNING
Always stop engine before refueling. Open cap slowly. If a differential pressure condition is noticed
(whistling sound heard when
loosening fuel tank cap) have vehicle inspected and/or repaired
before further operation. Fuel is
flammable and explosive under
certain conditions. Never use an
open flame to check fuel level.
Never smoke or allow flame or
spark in vicinity. Always work in a
well-ventilated area. Never top
off the fuel tank before placing the
vehicle in a warm area. As temperature increases, fuel expands and
may overflow. Always wipe off
any fuel or oil spillage from the
vehicle.
Engine/Transmission Oil
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Recommended Oil
Use 4-stroke mineral-based engine oil
that meets or exceeds the requirements for API service classification SG,
SH or SJ. Always check the API service
label on the oil container to be sure it
includes the letters SG, SH or SJ. Only
use high-quality high-detergent oil.
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Oil Viscosity
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
SAE 10W40 is recommended for summer time while SAE 5W30 is recommended for winter time.
Other viscosity should be used if the
average temperature is outside the
range of the recommended oil. See
chart below.
NOTE: The same oil lubricates both
engine and transmission. For improve
overall performance and wear protection use Bombardier synthetic oil
(P/N 293 600 039). This is a special
synthetic oil formulated for clutch type
gearbox.
Traxter MAX Series
CAUTION: Use of synthetic or synthetic blend oil, other than Bombardier
synthetic oil 5W40 (P/N 293 600 039),
may cause clutch slippage.
BOMBARDIER SYNTHETIC OIL 5W40 (P/N 293 600 039)
SAE 5W30
SAE 10W30
SAE 10W40
SAE 15W40
SAE 20W50
°C
60
50
40
30
20
10
0
-10
°F
140
120
100
80
60
40
20
0
-20
106
-20
-30
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Oil Level
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
CAUTION: Check level frequently
and refill if necessary. Do not overfill.
Operating the engine/transmission
with an improper level may severely
damage engine/transmission. Wipe
off any spillage.
3. Remove the dipstick again and check
oil level. It should be near or equal
with the upper mark.
3
1
2
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TYPICAL
1. Full
2. Add
3. Operating range
1
V04C20Y
QUEST MAX SERIES — RH SIDE OF ENGINE
1. Dipstick
2
To add oil, remove the dipstick (Quest
MAX series) or unscrew filler cap
(Traxter MAX series). Add a small
amount of oil and recheck oil level. Repeat until oil level reaches the dipstick’s
upper mark. Do not overfill.
NOTE: Use a funnel to avoid spillage.
Properly reinstall the dipstick and/or
tighten filler cap then reinstall seat.
Engine Coolant
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1
TRAXTER MAX SERIES — LH SIDE OF
ENGINE
1. Dipstick
2. Filler cap
With vehicle on a level surface and engine cold, not running, check the oil level as follows:
1. Remove the dipstick and wipe clean.
2. Reinstall dipstick. The dipstick must
be insert properly and completely.
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Recommended Coolant
Always use ethylene-glycol antifreeze
containing corrosion inhibitors specifically for internal combustion aluminum
engines.
Cooling system must be filled with
Bombardier premixed coolant (P/N 293
600 038) or with distilled water and antifreeze solution (50% water, 50% antifreeze).
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Coolant Level
Traxter MAX Series
 WARNING
Check coolant level with engine
cold. Never add coolant in cooling system when engine is hot.
Remove seat.
Quest MAX Series
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With vehicle on a level surface, liquid
should be between MIN. and MAX.
level marks of coolant reservoir.
NOTE: When checking level at temperature lower than 20°C (68°F), it may
be slightly lower than MIN. mark.
Add coolant up to MAX. mark if required.
Use a funnel to avoid spillage. Do not
overfill.
Properly reinstall and tighten filler cap
and reinstall seat.
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If the coolant is added in the coolant
reservoir, check the level in the radiator too. Add coolant if necessary.
Check the brake fluid level; the reservoir is full when the fluid reaches of the
top of window.
 WARNING
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
To prevent burning yourself do
not remove the radiator cap if the
engine is hot.
NOTE: A cooling system that frequently requires coolant is the indication of
leaks or engine problems. See an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
Coolant Replacement
Refer to MAINTENANCE section.
Brake Fluid
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Recommended Fluid
Always use brake fluid meeting the
specification DOT 4 only.
CAUTION: To avoid serious damage
to the braking system, do not use fluids other than the recommended one,
nor mix different fluids for topping up.
Fluid Level
With vehicle on a level surface, check
brake fluid in reservoir for proper level.
It should be above MIN. mark.
Add fluid as required. Do not overfill.
Clean filler cap before removing.
CAUTION: Use only DOT 4 brake fluid from a sealed container. Do not
use brake fluid taken from old or already opened containers.
NOTE: A low level may indicate leaks
or worn brake pads. See an authorized
Bombardier ATV dealer.
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Visually inspect lever boot condition.
Check for cracks, tears etc. Replace if
damaged.
Rear Brake Fluid Reservoir
Quest MAX Series
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Front Brake Fluid Reservoir
Turn steering in the straight-ahead position to ensure reservoir is level.
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Traxter MAX Series
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Battery
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
This vehicle is equipped with an electrolyte type battery that requires a minimum of maintenance.
Electrolyte Level
Place the vehicle on a level surface.
Check electrolyte level by the rear left
inner fender. Use a flashlight if necessary. Do not use an open flame.
The electrolyte should be between lower and upper marks. If level is low, remove battery from vehicle to add distilled water. Refer to MAINTENANCE for
the proper removal/refilling/installation
procedure.
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BREAK-IN PERIOD
Engine
Belt
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
A break-in period of 10 operating hours
is required before running the vehicle
at sustained full throttle.
CAUTION: Never mix oil with fuel.
This vehicle has a 4-stroke engine.
Oil must be added to engine base
only.
During this period, maximum throttle
should not exceed 3/4. However, brief
full acceleration and speed variations contribute to a good break-in.
Continued wide open throttle accelerations, prolonged cruising speeds and
engine overheating are detrimental
during the break-in period.
Quest MAX Series
A new belt requires a break-in period of 50
km (30 miles). Avoid strong acceleration/
deceleration, pulling a load or high speed
cruising.
10-Hour Inspection
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
As with any precision piece of mechanical equipment, we suggest that
after the first 10 hours or 30 days after
the purchase, whichever comes first,
your vehicle be inspected by an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer. This inspection will give you the opportunity
to discuss the unanswered questions
you may have encountered during the
first hours of operation.
The 10-hour inspection is at the expense of the vehicle owner.
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
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PRE-OPERATION CHECK
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
 WARNING
The pre-operation check is very
important prior to operating the
vehicle. Always check the proper
operation of critical controls, safety features and mechanical components before starting. If not
done as specified here, severe injury or death might occur.
• Apply parking brake and check if it
operates properly.
• Check tire pressure and condition.
• Check wheels and bearings for wear
and damage.
• Check location of controls and ensure they work properly.
• Verify steering operates freely.
• Activate throttle control lever several times to ensure it operates freely.
It must return to idle position when
released.
• Activate the brake levers and foot
pedal to make sure the brakes fully
apply. Levers and pedal must fully
return when released.
• Ensure transmission lever is working then reset in PARK position.
• Check fuel, oil and coolant levels.
• Check for oil leaks on the engine/
transmission and drive train components.
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• Ensure fuel valve is in fully open position (ON).
• Clean headlamps and taillight.
• Ensure front storage cover compartment is properly latched.
• Ensure seat is properly latched.
• If you transport cargo, respect load
capacity. Ensure cargo is properly
secured to the racks.
• If you are pulling a trailer or other
equipment, ensure it respects the
tongue capacity and towing capacity. Ensure trailer is properly secured
to hitch.
• Look and feel for loose parts while
engine is off. Check fasteners.
• Ensure the path of travel is free of
persons and obstacles.
• Check operation of ignition switch,
start button, engine stop switch,
headlamps, dimmer switch, taillight
and indicator lights.
• Start engine and drive forward slowly a few feet and apply all brakes individually to test them.
• Check backrest condition.
• Check passenger grab handles condition.
• Educate the passenger concerning
the basic rules of a safe ride.
Correct any problem you may have
found. See an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer as necessary.
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OPERATING INSTRUCTIONS
General
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Transmission lever must be on PARK
or NEUTRAL to allow engine starting.
For your convenience, an override
mode allows to start the engine with
the transmission lever in any position.
Press and hold the front or rear brake
lever or the brake pedal while pressing
the start button.
Quest MAX Series
To start engine, place the engine stop
switch to RUN position, insert key in
ignition switch and turn to ON then
press start button.
Traxter MAX Series
The engine can be started in any gear
(from 1 to 5).
To start engine, insert key in ignition
switch and turn to ON then press the
start/stop switch.
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1
QUEST MAX SERIES
1. Full choke position
Initial Cold Starting
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Insert key in ignition switch and turn to
ON.
In cold weather, colder than 0°C (32°F),
place the choke lever in full position.
1
V01I18Z
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. Full choke position
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NOTE: On Traxter MAX series, when
the temperature is below - 15°C (5°F),
the primer kit (P/N 703 500 045) installation is recommended. See an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
Press the start/stop switch or the start
button and hold until engine starts.
CAUTION: Do not hold start/stop
switch or start button more than 30
seconds. A rest period should be observed between the cranking cycles
to let starter cool down. Pay attention to battery; do not discharge it.
NOTE: The throttle can be use to help
starting the engine faster. Press the
throttle lever slightly. If it is pressed
too much, the choke system will not
be activated.
Release start/stop switch or start button
immediately when engine has started.
After a few seconds, move the choke
lever from full choke position to an intermediate position until a best engine
RPM is achieved.
NOTE: Over using choke may flood
engine and make it hard to start. Refer
to SPECIAL PROCEDURES if this occurs.
When the engine is warm, push the
choke lever to OFF and release brakes.
1
V01I170
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. OFF position
Warm Engine Starting
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Start the engine as explained above
but without the choke. If the engine
will not start after two 5-second attempts with the electric starter, place
the choke lever between the FULL and
the OFF position. Start the engine
without activating the throttle lever.
After few times, push the choke lever
to OFF.
Emergency Manual
Starting
Traxter MAX Series
 WARNING
Always place transmission lever
on PARK or NEUTRAL before starting engine manually.
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QUEST MAX SERIES
1. OFF position
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1
Manual start is provided in the event
electric start does not work.
If the engine indicator light is turned off,
it indicates the electrical system is in
the auto shut-down mode. Turn the ignition key OFF then ON to reactivate it.
Follow the same procedure as starting
procedures above except use the rewind starter to start instead.
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Grasp manual starter handle firmly
and, slowly, crank engine until a resistance appears.
Pass this resistance and release the
handle.
Take again the handle firmly and crank
engine.
Repeat this procedure completely if necessary.
V01C3RY
1
1. Grasp manual starter handle firmly and crank
engine
Stopping the Engine
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
 WARNING
Avoid parking on an inclined surface.
Release throttle and completely stop
the vehicle.
Apply the parking brake by using brake
lever lock on rear brake lever.
On Traxter MAX series, shift to 1st
gear.
Set transmission lever in PARK position.
Press the start/stop switch or push the
engine stop switch in OFF position.
Turn key in ignition switch to OFF.
Remove key from ignition switch.
Shifting the Transmission
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Let engine idle to warm up.
Apply brakes and select the desired
gear range H/L.
NOTE: The brake must be applied when
the transmission lever is engaged in the
park position. Shift to 1st gear for the
Traxter MAX series.
Release brakes.
CAUTION: Make sure parking brake
is fully disengaged before operating
the ATV.
Quest MAX Series
Gradually press the throttle lever to increase engine speed and thus engaging the continuously variable transmission (CVT).
At the opposite, when the throttle lever is released, the engine speed decreases.
Traxter MAX Series
Gradually press the throttle lever to increase engine speed and thus engaging the centrifugal clutch.
When vehicle speed increases, slightly release throttle lever while pressing
the electric gear shift button to upshift
one gear then release button and
press throttle lever again to continue
the acceleration. Repeat until the last
gear if desired or until vehicle speed
you want is attained.
NOTE: While any throttle position can
be used during shifting, it is recommended to slightly release the throttle
position during upshifting.
Reverse the sequence to downshift.
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Manual/Autoshift Selector
Traxter MAX Series
When selector is in autoshift mode,
the transmission upshifts automatically when the vehicle speed increases.
Inversely, when vehicle speed decreases, the transmission downshifts
automatically.
Using Reverse
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
CAUTION: When changing from forward to reverse, or vice-versa, always
completely stop the vehicle and apply
the brake prior to moving the transmission lever.
The same procedures as SHIFTING
THE TRANSMISSION above apply except for the following.
Set the transmission lever in REVERSE
position.
Winch Operation
Quest MAX XT and Traxter MAX XT
See the ATV Winch Operator’s Manual. This manual should be kept in the
tool box and remain in the vehicle at all
time.
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SPECIAL PROCEDURES
Flooded Engine
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
When the engine does not start after
several attempts, the engine may be
fuel flooded. Proceed as follows.
Turn ignition switch to ON and ensure
choke is not applied.
Ensure the transmission lever is on
PARK.
Fully press throttle lever and hold while
starting the engine.
As soon as the engine starts, release
throttle lever. Do not race engine.
If it does not work:
Disconnect the ignition coil or unplug
the spark plug cables.
Clean the ignition coil or the spark
plugs area then remove spark plug(s)
(tools are supplied in tool box).
Check and clean radiator fins. See MAINTENANCE section.
 WARNING
The radiator can be very hot; wear
gloves before touching radiator.
Reduce vehicle speed but try to keep
vehicle moving to supply air to radiator.
If engine is still overheating after approximately one minute, stop vehicle
and set transmission to PARK. Stop engine.
Place the ignition switch to ON position (DO NOT RESTART ENGINE
YET). The radiator fan will cool the radiator.
Let engine cool down. Check coolant
level and refill if possible.
 WARNING
 WARNING
Never refill cooling system when
engine is hot.
Always wear eye protector and
gloves when the spark plug hole
is cleaned.
See an authorized Bombardier ATV
dealer as soon as possible.
Crank engine several times. Add a
small quantity of engine oil in cylinder
(equivalent to a cap of oil quart). Install
new spark plug(s) if possible or clean
and dry spark plug(s).
Start engine as explained above. If engine continues to flood, see an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
Engine Overheat
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
If engine overheats and indicator light
turns on, try the following:
Ensure air ducts are not obstructed.
Turn Over
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
When vehicle is turned over or stays
tilted on the side, replace the vehicle in
its normal operating position (on all four
wheels) and wait 3 to 5 minutes before
starting engine. Before starting engine,
check engine oil level and refill if necessary. If the oil pressure light stays
ON after starting engine, stop engine
and see an authorized Bombardier ATV
dealer as soon as possible.
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ATV Immersion
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Should the ATV become immersed, it
will be necessary to take it to an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer as soon
as possible. DO NOT START THE ENGINE! Immersion of the ATV can cause
serious damage if the correct restart
procedure is not followed.
A
1. Insert the screwdriver here as a handgrip
A. Open tab at a right angle (90°)
Post-Operation Care
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
When vehicle is used in salt-water environment (beach area, launching/loading
boats etc.), rinsing the vehicle with fresh
water is necessary to preserve vehicle
and its components. Metallic parts lubrication is highly recommended. Use
BOMBARDIER LUBE (P/N 293 600 016).
This must be performed at the end of
each operating day.
When vehicle is operated in muddy
conditions, rinsing the vehicle is recommended to preserve vehicle and its
components and to keep lights clean.
1
V01B02Y
 WARNING
The exhaust pipe can be very hot.
Wear gloves and/or allow exhaust
pipe to cool.
Insert the tool to the end of the shifter
shaft.
1
Emergency Shifter
Traxter MAX Series
If the shifting system is not operational, you may use the emergency shifter.
It allows transmission gear change
when the vehicle is not in motion. You
set the desired gear once then go back
home while the transmission remains
in this gear. No gear change can take
place since the shifting system is not
operational. The shifter shaft end is located on rear side of engine.
Place transmission on PARK position.
Remove seat.
Use the special key in the tool box to
rotate the emergency shifter. Open
the tab of the tool approximately at a
right angle (90°). Insert the screwdriver included in the tool box at the end
of the special tool so that it can be
used as a handgrip.
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V01C22Y
1. Emergency shifter shaft. Insert special tool
here
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Pull special tool upward to downshift
and push downward to upshift. Place
the gear in the desired position.
1
NOTE: The 2nd or 3rd gear is recommended.
Remove the special tool. Close the tab
of the tool. Replace tool and screwdriver in tool box.
Replace seat.
Storage and Preseason
Preparation
2
3
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
 WARNING
Have an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer inspect fuel system integrity as specified in MAINTENANCE CHART.
When a vehicle is not in use for more
than one month, proper storage is a
necessity.
See an authorized Bombardier ATV
dealer for proper procedures.
When using your ATV after storage, a
preparation is required. See an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer for proper
procedures.
V01E05Y
1. Use screwdriver as a handgrip
2. Pull to downshift
3. Push to upshift
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CARGO AND TRANSPORTATION
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
Cargo
 WARNING
The vehicle handling, stability and braking distance are affected when
loading racks and using the vehicle. Correct loading and weight distribution are therefore important. Never overload, tow or carry cargo improperly. Always ensure the cargo is safely secured and properly distributed
on the rack(s) before operating the vehicle. Safely reduce speed when carrying cargo or pulling a trailer. Allow greater distance for breaking. Always
secure cargo as low as possible on the rack(s) to reduce the effect of a
higher center of gravity. Failure to follow the recommendations here could
cause changes in vehicle handling which could lead to an accident resulting in severe injuries including the possibility of death.
When cargoing vehicle, respect these maximum loads.
Quest MAX Series
TOTAL LOAD ALLOWED:
272 kg (600 lb)
(includes driver and passenger, all other loads
and added accessories)
REAR
5 kg (11 lb)
FRONT
80 kg (175 lb)
Console
40 kg (90 lb)
Includes
maximum load
Includes FRONT
REAR
rack and storage
rack and
compartment
tongue
load
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Traxter MAX Series
TOTAL LOAD ALLOWED:
290 kg (640 lb)
(includes driver and passenger, all other loads
and added accessories)
REAR
80 kg (175 lb)
Includes
REAR
rack and
tongue
load
FRONT
40 kg (90 lb)
Includes FRONT
rack and storage
compartment
V01A53L
Transportation
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
When transporting a vehicle, secure
vehicle to trailer or in pickup box with
suitable tie-downs. Using ordinary
ropes is not recommended.
 WARNING
Place the fuel valve to OFF position.
Select the PARK position and set the
parking brake.
Secure the vehicle to front by the front
bumper and rear by the frame.
CAUTION: Attaching vehicle at other
locations may damage the vehicle.
Front Location
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
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Never tip this vehicle on end for transporting. We recommend that you carry the vehicle in its normal operating
position (on all four wheels).
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TYPICAL
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Rear Location
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
V01A3MY
 WARNING
Do not tow this vehicle behind a
car or other vehicle. Use a trailer.
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MAINTENANCE
INFORMATION
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MAINTENANCE CHART
The maintenance is very important; if you are not familiar with safe service practices and adjustment procedures, see your authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
200 h OR 2 YEARS
OR 5000 km (3107 m.)
TO BE
PERFORMED BY
100 h OR 1 YEAR
OR 2500 km (1553 m.)
50 h
OR 1250 km (777 m.)
25 h
OR 625 km (388 m.)
I: Inspect, verify, clean, adjust, lubricate, replace if necessary
C: Clean
L: Lubricate
R: Replace
INITIAL 10 h
INSPECTION
OR 250 km (150 m.) ➀
EVERY
C
Customer
ENGINE/TRANSMISSION
Engine/transmission oil and filter ➃
R
R
Customer
Engine/transmission oil strainer cleaning
Engine mount fasteners
I
I
Exhaust system
I
I
Dealer
C
Customer
Spark arrester
Condition of seals
I
I
Coolant ➃
I
➁
Radiator cap/cooling system pressure test
I
Radiator condition/cleanliness (air ducts and radiator fins) ➂
I
Dealer
Dealer
R
I
I
Customer
Dealer
Customer
Rewind starter rope condition
I
Dealer
Clutch and transmission operation
I
Dealer
Drive belt
I
Dealer
Cleaning/condition of drive and driven pulleys
C
Dealer
CVT air inlet/outlet duct condition/cleanliness and sealing
I
I
Dealer
FUEL SYSTEM
Air filter ➃
Fuel lines and connections
C➂
R➂
I
Fuel tank strainer
Carburetor adjustment
Customer
I
Dealer
R
I
I
Dealer
Dealer
ELECTRICAL SYSTEM
Spark plug(s)
I
Battery electrolyte level/connections/vent condition
I
Wiring harnesses, cables and lines
I
I
Dealer
Condition of ignition switch and start/stop switch ➃
I
I
Customer
Condition of lighting system
(HI/LO intensity, brake light, headlamp aiming, etc.) ➃
I
I
Customer
Winch connections
R
Dealer
I
Customer
Refer to ATV Winch Operator’s Manual Customer
DRIVE TRAIN
Drive shaft boot and protector ➃
I
Drive shaft joint
Front/rear propeller shaft joint
I
Customer
I
I
Wheel bearings condition
Front differential and rear axle oil, seals and vent
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Dealer
L
Dealer
I
I
I
Customer
R
Dealer
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TO BE
PERFORMED BY
200 h OR 2 YEARS
OR 5000 km (3107 m.)
100 h OR 1 YEAR
OR 2500 km (1553 m.)
50 h
OR 1250 km (777 m.)
25 h
OR 625 km (388 m.)
I: Inspect, verify, clean, adjust, lubricate, replace if necessary
C: Clean
L: Lubricate
R: Replace
INITIAL 10 h
INSPECTION
OR 250 km (150 m.) ➀
EVERY
STEERING/CONTROL SYSTEMS
Handlebar fasteners
I
Throttle/housing/cable ➃
I
I
Choke condition ➃
I
I
Steering system
I
I
Wear/pressure of tires ➃
Front wheel alignment
Customer
I
Tie rod ends
Wheel nuts/studs
Dealer
Customer
Dealer
I
Dealer
I
Customer
EVERY RIDE
I
Customer
I
Dealer
I
Dealer
SUSPENSION
Swing arm ➃
Shock absorber ➃
I
Dealer
A-arm lubrication
I
Customer
BRAKE
Brake fluid front/rear ➃
I
Brake cable
I
Brake pad
R➄
I
I
Customer
Dealer
I
Customer
Brake system (discs, hoses etc.)
I
Customer
BODY/FRAME
Engine compartment
C
Skid plate
C
Frame
Hitch/trailer ball condition (if installed)
Chassis fasteners
Customer
EVERY RIDE
Customer
I
I
Dealer
I
Customer
I
Customer
Seat fasteners
EVERY RIDE
Customer
Backrest
EVERY RIDE
Customer
Grab handles
EVERY RIDE
Customer
Front storage compartment cover/seat latches ➃
I
Customer
Vehicle cleaning and protection
C
Customer
➀ To be performed by an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer. The initial maintenance is very important and must not be neglected.
➁ Every 100 hours, check coolant strength.
➂ More often under severe use such dusty area, sand, snow, wet or muddy conditions.
➃ Pre-ride inspection item.
➄ Must be performed by an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
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MAINTENANCE
While reading this Operator’s Guide, remember that:
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
 WARNING
 WARNING
Unless otherwise specified, engine should not be running for all
maintenance procedures.
Before performing any service or
inspection operation on the vehicle, wait until the engine and exhaust have cooled down to avoid
potential burns.
The engine oil can be very hot.
Wait until engine oil is warm.
 WARNING
Ensure vehicle is on a level surface.
Clean the drain plug area.
Remove dipstick.
Place a drain pan under the engine drain
plug area.
Unscrew drain plug.
Should removal of a locking device
(e.g. lock tabs, self-locking fasteners, etc.) be required when undergoing disassembly/assembly, always replace with a new one.
The following covers the maintenance
items that can be performed by the customer if desired. Other items found in
maintenance chart must be performed
by an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
NOTE: Among other things, this section gives the procedures to replace
the liquids. Refer to LIQUIDS for procedures to check levels and refill.
Engine/Transmission
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Oil Change and Oil Filter
Replacement
Oil and filter are to be replaced at the
same time. Oil change should be done
with a warm engine.
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1
V04C07Y
QUEST MAX SERIES
1. Oil drain plug
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2
1
V01C3SY
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. Oil drain plug
Allow enough time for oil to flow out
of oil filter.
Quest MAX Series
Remove the RH side panel then the
door in the footrest.
V04L1KY
1
2
1. Side panel
2. Footrest door
Unscrew the oil filter cover.
Remove the oil filter and replace with
a new filter.
NOTE: Check the cover O-ring and
change it if necessary.
Wipe out any oil spillage on engine.
Remove skid plate.
Remove oil strainer cover and oil collector, located near drain plug, then
clean oil strainer.
V04C09Y
1
1. Oil strainer cover
2. Oil plug
Traxter MAX Series
Carefully unscrew oil filter and as soon
as it can be removed from the engine,
turn it upright. Discard filter.
NOTE: Be sure that the old filter O-ring
is removed.
CAUTION: Only use Bombardier high
pressure filter or suitable equivalent.
The Bombardier filter is specifically
designed for this engine. This filter
does not operate at the same pressure as other brands. Using a nonrecommended filter may cause serious engine/transmission damage. See
an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
Lubricate the O-ring on the filter with
engine oil. Install the new filter then
screw one full turn after O-ring contact.
Wipe out any oil spillage on engine.
Remove skid plate.
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Remove oil strainer cover and oil collector, located near drain plug, then
clean oil strainer.
3
2
1
V01C2QY
1. Oil strainer cover
2. Oil plug
3. Coolant plug
Coolant Replacement
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
 WARNING
To avoid burning yourself, do not
remove the radiator cap or loosen
the engine drain plug if the engine
is hot.
Turn the radiator cap counterclockwise
and remove it.
On Quest MAX series, remove the
skid plate under vehicle, the RH side
panel and the door in the footrest.
Remove the drain plug and drain the
coolant into a suitable container.
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
To clean oil strainer, use a solvent then
dry with compressed air.
 WARNING
Always wear eye protection and
gloves.
Reinstall oil strainer, oil collector and oil
strainer cover.
Change gasket on drain plug. Clean
gasket area on engine and drain plug
then reinstall plug. Refill engine at the
proper level with the recommended oil.
Refer to SPECIFICATIONS for capacity.
Start engine and let idle for a few minutes. Ensure oil filter area and drain
plug areas are not leaking.
Stop engine. Wait a while to allow oil
to flow down to crankcase then check
oil level. Refill as necessary.
Dispose of oil as per your local environmental regulations.
1
V04L1LY
QUEST MAX SERIES — UNDER OIL FILTER
COVER
1. Cooling drain plug
NOTE: Do not unscrew the drain plug
completely.
V01C3SZ
1
TRAXTER MAX SERIES — UNDER ENGINE
1. Cooling drain plug
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Unscrew the bleeding screw on the
top of thermostat housing.
Drain the system completely and reinstall the drain plug.
NOTE: On Traxter MAX series, lift
the rear of vehicle, about 75 mm (3 in).
Pinch hose between radiator and thermostat housing with a large hose
pincher (P/N 529 032 500).
V04C0CY
QUEST MAX SERIES
Fill the radiator until the coolant comes
out by the thermostat housing hole. Install the bleeding screw then remove
the hose pincher.
Complete the radiator filling.
Check the level in the coolant reservoir
and refill if necessary.
Run engine at idle with the radiator cap
off. Slowly add additional coolant if
necessary.
At this point, wait until engine reaches
normal operating temperature. Depress the throttle lever two or three
times; then add coolant if required.
Install radiator cap. Inspect all connections for leaks and check coolant level
in the reservoir.
Valve Adjustment
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Valve adjustment is not required on this
engine.
Spark Arrester
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
The muffler must be periodically purged
of accumulated carbon.
 WARNING
V03C03Y
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
Never run engine in an enclosed
area. Never perform this operation immediately after the engine
has been run because exhaust
system is very hot. Make sure that
there are no combustible materials in the area. Wear eye protection and gloves. Never stand behind the vehicle while purging
exhaust system. Respect all applicable laws and regulations.
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Select a well-ventilated area and make
sure the muffler is cool.
Place transmission on PARK position.
Remove the clean-out plug from muffler.
V04C0DY
1
Radiator
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Periodically check the radiator area and
the air ducts for cleanliness. Ensure air
ducts are unobstructed to allow air flow
going to the radiator.
An access hole is available to inspect
the radiator condition and to give access for cleaning.
Remove seat.
Pull on the circumference of the access plug and remove plug.
2
TYPICAL — QUEST MAX SERIES
1. Clean-out plug
2. Muffler
1
V01A49Y
1. Access plug
V01C05Y
1 2
TYPICAL — TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. Clean-out plug
2. Muffler
Block the end of muffler with a shop
rag and start engine.
Momentarily increase engine RPM several times to purge accumulated carbon out of the muffler.
Stop engine and allow muffler to cool.
Reinstall the clean-out plug.
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Inspect radiator fins. They must be
clean, free of mud, dirt, leaves and any
other deposit that would prevent the
radiator from cooling properly.
Remove as much deposits as you can
with your hands. If water is available in
proximity, try rinsing the radiator fins.
If available, use a garden hose to rinse
the radiator fins.
 WARNING
Never clean radiator with your
hands when it is hot. Let the radiator cool down before cleaning.
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CAUTION: Be careful not to damage
the radiator fins when cleaning. Do
not use any object/tool that could
damage the fins. The fins are purposely thin parts to allow efficient
cooling. WHEN HOSING, USE LOW
PRESSURE ONLY. NEVER USE A
HIGH PRESSURE WASHER.
Properly reinstall access plug and seat.
Carburetor
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
See an authorized Bombardier ATV
dealer each year to verify and clean the
fuel system.
When liquid/deposits are found, the air
filter must be inspected/dried/replaced
depending on its condition.
Remove air filter as explained below.
Air Filter Removal
CAUTION: Never remove or modify
any component in the air box. Otherwise, engine performance degradation or damage can occur. The engine
carburation is calibrated to operate
specifically with these components.
Remove seat.
Release clamps and remove air filter
box cover.
1
Air Intake System
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Air Filter Cleaning/Draining
Periodically inspect air filter box drain
tube for liquid or deposits.
3
1
2
2
V01F05Y
TYPICAL
1. Release clamps
2. Lift to remove
V04C16Y
Loosen clamp and remove air filter.
TYPICAL
1. Air filter box
2. Drain tube
3. Clamp
NOTE: If vehicle is used in dusty area,
inspect more frequently than specified
in MAINTENANCE CHART.
If liquid/deposits are found, squeeze and
remove the clamp. Pull drain tube out
and empty it.
CAUTION: Do not start engine when
liquid/deposits are found in the drain
tube.
1
2
V01F1LY
1. Clamp
2. Air filter
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Pour air filter cleaning solution (P/N 293
600 059 or an equivalent) into a bucket.
Put the filter in to soak.
While filter soaks, clean inside the air
box.
Rinse the filter with warm water until
all cleaning solution disappears.
NOTE: If the air filter foam is still dirty,
replace it with a new one.
Then, let the filter dry completely.
When the filter is dried, re-oil with air
filter oil (P/N 293 600 058 or an equivalent).
Air Filter Installation
Properly reinstall removed parts in the
reverse order of their removal.
Electrical
Battery
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
 WARNING
Never charge a battery while installed in vehicle.
Removal
Disconnect BLACK (-) cable first then
RED (+) cable.
 WARNING
Battery electrolyte is a caustic substance that burns or destroys organic tissues by chemical action.
Avoid contact with eyes, skin and
clothing. Wear protective eyeglasses and a suitable pair of nonabsorbent gloves when removing
the battery by hand. Should any
electrolyte spillage occur, immediately wash off with a solution of
baking soda and water.
Cleaning
Clean battery, battery casing, cables
and battery posts using a solution of
baking soda and water.
Remove corrosion from battery cable
terminals and battery posts using a
firm wire brush. Battery top should be
cleaned by soft brush and any greasecutting soap or baking soda solution.
Refilling
Place battery on a level surface.
Unscrew caps and add distilled water
up to upper mark as required. Do not
overfill.
 WARNING
Always respect this order for disassembly; disconnect BLACK (-)
cable first. Electrolyte or fuel vapors can be present in engine
compartment and a spark may ignite them and possibly cause personal injuries.
1
V00G02Y
1. Upper mark
Remove the holding straps.
Pull out vent tube from frame.
Remove battery from vehicle being
careful not to tilt it so that electrolyte
flows out of vent tube.
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Properly retighten caps.
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Installation
Reinstall battery in vehicle. Fasten battery
and make sure to reinstall the vent tube.
On Traxter MAX series, the fuse holder is located in engine compartment on
LH side of battery.
 WARNING
Connect RED (+) cable first then
BLACK (-) cable. Always connect
RED (+) cable first.
NOTE: Place the RED (+) cable between holding straps and battery.
Fuses
 WARNING
Always turn the ignition switch
OFF before replacing a defective
fuse.
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
If a fuse is damaged, replace it by one
of the same rating.
CAUTION: Do not use a higher rated
fuse as this can cause severe damage.
On Quest MAX series, the fuse holder is located at the rear of the vehicle,
on left side, under rear fender.
V01G13Y
2
1
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. Battery
2. Fuse holder
Fuses are identified by a number located beside the fuse.
1
V00G01Y
QUEST MAX SERIES
1. Spare
2. Spare
3. Accessories (power outlet and auxiliary supply)
4. Fan
5. Main
6. Charging system
V04G1KY
QUEST MAX SERIES
1. Fuse holder
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Bulb Replacement
 WARNING
Always turn the ignition switch
OFF before replacing a defective
bulb.
Always check light operation after replacement.
V00G01Y
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
1. Ignition system
2. Accessories
(power outlet and auxiliary supply)
3. Solenoids
4. Fan
5. MPEM (Multi-Purpose Electronic Module)
6. Charging system
Headlamps
Quest MAX Series
CAUTION: Never touch glass portion
of an halogen bulb with bare fingers,
it shortens its operating life. If glass
is touched, clean it with isopropyl alcohol which will not leave a film on
the bulb.
Unplug connector from headlamp.
To remove fuse from holder, remove
the fuse holder cover then pull fuse
out. Check if filament is melted.
1
V04G02Y
2
Rotate the bulb socket counterclockwise then remove headlamp.
1
A15E0KY
TYPICAL
1. Fuse
2. Check if melted
V04G03Y
1. Unlock
2. Lock
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Properly reinstall removed parts in the
reverse order of their removal.
Adjust beam aiming as follows:
Turn knobs to adjust beam height and
side orientation to your convenience.
Adjust both headlamps evenly.
3 1
V01A02Y
2
1. Headlamp
2. Beam height adjustment
3. Beam side adjustment
V04G02Z
3
1
Taillight
Unscrew lens screws to expose bulb.
2
1. Headlamp cover
2. Beam height adjustment
3. Beam side adjustment
2
1
2
Traxter MAX Series
Lift sealed beam cover then remove
sealed beam.
V01L0HY
1. Lens
2. Screws
V01A02Z
1
1. Remove screws and lift up the sealed beam
cover
Properly reinstall removed parts in the
reverse order of their removal.
Adjust beam aiming as follows:
Turn knobs to adjust beam height and
side orientation to your convenience.
Adjust both headlamps evenly.
Push bulb in and hold while turning
counterclockwise to release.
Install the new bulb by first pushing in
while turning clockwise.
Indicator Light
If one LED is burnt in the indicator light
cluster, see an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer for replacement of the light
cluster.
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Speedometer
The speedometer is lighted with LEDs.
If one LED burns, replace the speedometer. The LEDs are not available separately.
Drive Train
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Front Propeller Shaft
Check the front propeller shaft boots
for cracks, tears or other damages.
See an authorized Bombardier ATV
dealer if any damage is detected.
Check if the propeller shaft is straight
and not damage.
Wheel
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Occasionally, wheel nuts should be removed to apply anti-seize lubricant on
studs to ease further removal. This is
particularly important when vehicle is
used in salt-water environment or in
mud. Remove one nut at a time, lubricate then retorque.
Wheel Bearing Condition
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Push and pull the wheels from the upper edge to feel the play. See an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer if there is
any play.
Rear Propeller Shaft
Lubricate the rear propeller shaft Ujoint steadily. Use synthetic grease
(P/N 293 550 033).
Drive Shaft Boot/Protector
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Visually inspect drive shaft protectors
and boot conditions. Check protectors
for damage or rubbing against shafts.
Check boots for cracks, tears, leaking
grease etc. Repair or replace damaged
parts as necessary.
2
V01A0MY
Tires/Wheels
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Tire Pressure
 WARNING
V00A14Y
1
1. Drive shaft protector
2. Drive shaft boots
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Tire pressure greatly affects vehicle handling and stability. Underpressure may cause tire to deflate
and rotate on wheel. Overpressure may burst the tire. Always
follow recommended pressure.
Since tires are low-pressure types,
a manual pump should be used.
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Check pressure when tires are “cold”
before using the vehicle. Tire pressure
changes with temperature and altitude. Recheck pressure if one of these
conditions has changed.
For your convenience, a pressure gauge
is supplied in tool box.
TIRE PRESSURE
QUEST MAX SERIES
FRONT
REAR
MAX. 48 kPa
UP TO
48 kPa
272 KG
(7 PSI)
(7 PSI)
(600 LB)
35 kPa
35 kPa
MIN. (5 PSI)
(5 PSI)
TRAXTER MAX SERIES
FRONT
REAR
MAX.
UP TO
48 kPa
48 kPa
290 KG
(7 PSI)
(7 PSI)
(640 LB)
35
kPa
35
kPa
MIN.
(5 PSI)
(5 PSI)
Although the tires are specifically designed for off-road use, a flat may still
occur. Therefore, it is recommended
to carry a tire pump and a repair kit.
Tire/Wheel Condition
Check tire for damage and wear. Replace if necessary.
Do not make a tire rotation. The front
and rear tires have a different size. The
tires are directional and their rotation
must be kept in a specific direction for
proper operation.
Wheel Removal
Loosen nuts then lift vehicle. Place a
support under vehicle. Remove nuts
then remove wheel.
At installation, it is recommended to
apply anti-seize lubricant on threads.
Gently tighten nuts in a criss-cross sequence then apply a final torque of
75 N•m (55 lbf•ft).
1
V01A08Y
1. Taper side of nut
CAUTION: Always use the recommended wheel nuts (P/N 705 400 013).
Using a different nut could cause damages to the rim.
Steering System
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Throttle Cable Lubrication
The throttle cable must be lubricated
with Bombardier cable lubricant (P/N
293 600 041) or an equivalent.
 WARNING
Using another lubricant could
cause the throttle lever/cable
sticking or stiffness.
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Open the throttle lever housing.
1
Remove:
– inner housing protector
V07I0FY
V07I0HY
1. Remove these screws
Separate the housing. Slide rubber
protector back to expose throttle cable
adjuster.
Unscrew the locking nut of the cable
adjuster then screw in the adjuster to
release the cable tension.
V07I0GY
1.
2.
3.
4.
1
2
Cable protector
Throttle cable adjuster
Lock nut
Throttle lever housing
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3
1
1. Inner housing protector
– the cable from the throttle lever housing.
NOTE: Slide cable in clip slot and remove the end of cable from clip.
4
V07I0IY
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Remove the carburetor side cover.
Insert the needle of spray can in the
end of throttle cable adjuster.
 WARNING
Always wear eye protection and
gloves when you lubricate a cable.
NOTE: Place a rag around the throttle
cable adjuster to prevent the lubricant
splash.
Add lubricant until it runs out at carburetor end of the throttle cable.
Reinstall and adjust the cable.
Suspension
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Lubrication
A-Arms
Lubricate front A-arms. Use suspension synthetic grease (P/N 293 550
033). There are two grease fittings on
the upper A-arm and two on the lower
A-arm (underneath).
Throttle Lever Adjustment
Slide rubber protector back to expose
throttle cable adjuster.
Loosen lock nut then turn the adjuster
to obtain correct throttle lever free play.
NOTE: Measure throttle free play at the
tip of throttle lever.
Tighten lock nut and reinstall protector.
1
V04J0AY
1. Grease fittings
A
V01I1VY
1
1. Throttle lever
A. 3 to 6 mm (1/8 to 7/32 in)
With the transmission lever on PARK
position, start the engine. Check if the
throttle cable is adjusted correctly by
turning handlebar fully right then fully
left. If the engine RPM increases, readjust the throttle lever free play.
Inspection
A-Arms
Check A-arms for cracks, bending or
other damages. See an authorized
Bombardier ATV dealer as necessary.
Swing Arm
Check swing arm for distortion, cracks or
bending. See an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer if any problem is detected.
Shock Absorbers
Inspect shock absorber for oil leaks and
fasteners for tightness. See an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer as necessary.
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Brake
Adjustment
Rear Shocks
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
 WARNING
Left and right adjusting cams must
always be set at the same position.
Never adjust one adjusting cam
only. Uneven adjustment can
cause poor handling and loss of
stability, which could lead to an accident.
Preload Adjustment
Adjust spring preload by turning adjusting cam accordingly with the adjusting wrench in vehicle tool box.
Turn the adjusting cams clockwise for a
firmer ride and rough road condition or
when carrying cargo or pulling a trailer.
Turn the adjusting cams counterclockwise for a light load and a smooth road
condition.
1
2
 WARNING
Any brake system repair should
be performed by an authorized
Bombardier ATV dealer.
The front brakes are hydraulic disc types.
These brakes are self-adjusting and require no adjustment.
The rear brake employs two systems.
The first system uses a cable; an adjustment is necessary. See an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer. The second system is hydraulic and requires
no adjustment. The systems are linked
together for a higher efficiency.
Inspection
Check the following to keep the
brakes in a good operating condition:
– brake system for fluid leaks
– brake for spongy feel
– brake discs for excessive wear
and surface condition
– brake pads for wear, damage
or looseness.
SERVICE LIMITS
V01J10Y
3
TYPICAL
1. Adjusting cams
2. Smooth adjustment
3. Hard adjustment
140
Brake pads
thickness
1 mm (.040 in)
Discs thickness
4.5 mm (.18 in)
Maximum discs
warpage
0.2 mm (.01 in)
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Brake Fluid Replacement
 WARNING
The brake fluid replacement
should be performed by an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
Brake Cable Lubrication
Remove brake lever and lock (screw,
nut and spring).
Remove cable from hand lever. To ease
this operation, apply a force on the
brake pedal to loosen the cable.
Put the cable luber (P/N 529 035 738)
on the cable.
Insert the needle of the spray can in the
cable luber hole.
Spray a small quantity of silicone lubricant (P/N 293 600 041) then press the
brake pedal to move the brake cable.
Repeat this procedure until the silicone lubricant exits the other end of
the cable.
Body/Frame
Quest MAX and Traxter MAX Series
Backrest
Before every ride, check backrest condition.
 WARNING
Never ride with a passenger if the
solidity or the general condition
of the backrest is faulty.
Grab Handle
The condition of grab handle must be
checked before every ride.
Engine Compartment
Check engine compartment for any
damage and leaks. Ensure all hose
clamps are properly secured and no
hose is cracked, kinked or otherwise
damaged.
Inspect muffler, battery and reservoir
fastening devices. Check electrical connections for corrosion and tightness.
Replace or have damaged parts repaired.
Skid Plate Condition
Check tightness of fasteners and condition of plate for cracks or other damage. Properly retighten fasteners as
necessary and have skid plate replaced
if damaged.
Hitch/Trailer Ball Condition
Check tightness of fasteners and
tightness/condition of trailer ball. Properly retighten as necessary and replace
ball if worn.
Fasteners
Check fastener condition and tightness
on the vehicle. Retighten as required.
Seat Latch
Remove seat and check the locking
mechanism and its pin for wear. See
an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer
for parts replacement if damaged.
Front Storage Compartment
Latch
Check latch condition. See an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer for parts
replacement if damaged.
 WARNING
Never ride with a passenger if the
grab handles are damaged or not
fastened securely
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Vehicle Cleaning and Protection
Never use a high pressure washer to
clean the vehicle. USE LOW PRESSURE ONLY (like a garden hose).
High pressure can cause electrical or
mechanical damages.
Painted parts which are damaged should
be properly repainted to prevent rust.
When required, wash the body with
hot water and soap (only use mild detergent). Apply non-abrasive wax.
CAUTION: Never clean plastic parts
with strong detergent, degreasing
agent, paint thinner, acetone, etc.
Winch
Quest MAX XT and Traxter MAX XT
No lubrication is required for the life of
the winch.
Check battery cables at 90 day intervals to be certain that they are clean
and tight at all connections.
Inspect the wire rope before and after
each winching operation. Replace winch
rope when damage.
For more details, see ATV Winch Operator’s Manual.
NOTE: This manual should be kept in
the tool box and remain with the vehicle at all time.
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TROUBLESHOOTING
SYMPTOM: Engine does not turn
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Ignition switch is in the OFF
position.
Place switch to ON position.
2. Transmission is not set
on PARK or NEUTRAL.
Set transmission either in PARK or in NEUTRAL or
press any brake lever.
3. Burnt fuse.
On Quest MAX series, check main fuse condition.
On Traxter MAX series, check MPEM and solenoids fuses condition.
4. Weak battery or loose
connections.
Check charging system fuse. Check connections
and terminals condition. Have the battery checked.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
SYMPTOM: Engine turns over but fails to start
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Burnt fuse.
Check ignition fuse condition.
2. Mixture not rich enough to start Check fuel tank level and check starting procedure,
cold engine.
particularly use of the choke.
NOTE: On Traxter MAX series, below - 15°C (5°F)
the use of fuel primer (optional) is required. Also, it
is recommended to add gas line antifreeze.
3. Flooded engine (spark plug(s) Refer to SPECIAL PROCEDURES.
wet when removed).
4. No fuel to the engine (spark Check fuel tank level; turn fuel valve to ON (also try
plug(s) dry when removed).
on RES). A failure of the fuel pump or carburetor may
have occurred. Contact an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer.
5. Spark plug/ignition (no spark).
Check ignition fuse condition. Remove spark plug(s)
then reconnect to ignition coil or spark plug caps.
Check that ignition switch and/or engine stop
switch(es) is/are at the ON position. Start engine
with spark plug(s) grounded to engine away from
spark plug holes. If no spark appears, replace spark
plug(s). If trouble persists, contact an authorized
Bombardier ATV dealer.
6. Engine compression.
As the engine is pulled over with the starter or with
the rewind starter, “cycles” of resistance should be
felt as piston goes past top dead center. If no pulsating resistance is felt, it suggests a major loss of
compression. Contact an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer.
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SYMPTOM: Engine lacks acceleration or power
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Fouled or damaged spark plug(s). Check item ENGINE TURNS OVER BUT FAILS TO
START.
2. Lack of fuel to engine.
Check item ENGINE TURNS OVER BUT FAILS TO
START.
3. Carburetor adjustments.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
4. Engine is overheating.
Check ENGINE OVERHEAT in SPECIAL PROCEDURES. If overheating persists, contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
5. Air filter box plugged or dirty.
Check air filter and clean if necessary.
Check deposits in air box drain.
Check the position of the air intake tube, reinstall
properly if necessary.
6. CVT dirty or wear.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
SYMPTOM: Engine backfire
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Exhaust system leakage.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
2. Engine is running too hot.
See ENGINE LACKS ACCELERATION OR POWER.
3. Ignition timing is incorrect or there Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
is an ignition system failure.
4. Improper carburetor setting.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
SYMPTOM: Engine misfire
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Fouled/damaged/worn spark
plug(s).
Clean/verify spark plug(s) and heat range.
Replace as required.
2. Water in fuel.
Drain fuel system and refill with fresh fuel.
SYMPTOM: Vehicle cannot reach full speed
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Engine.
See ENGINE LACKS ACCELERATION OR POWER.
2. Parking brake.
Ensure brake lever lock is completely removed.
3. Air filter box plugged or dirty.
Check air filter and clean if necessary.
Check deposits in air box drain.
Check the position of the air intake tube, reinstall
properly if necessary.
4. CVT dirty or wear.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
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SYMPTOM: Engine indicator light irregularly flashes at idle speed
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Engine idle is set too low.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
SYMPTOM: Transmission does not shift smoothly
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Engine/transmission oil level
is low.
Refill engine with recommended oil at the proper
level.
2. Transmission shifting system.
Try depressing the throttle lever more while shifting.
3. Improper oil type.
Drain oil in engine and use recommended oil only.
4. Transmission.
See an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
SYMPTOM: Transmission lever is hard to move
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Transmission gears are in a posi- Rock the vehicle back and forth to move the gears
tion that prevents the transmis- in the transmission and allow the transmission lesion lever from working.
ver to be set.
2. Engine idle speed is set too high. Adjust the idle speed. Refer to the specification.
3. CVT dirty or wear.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
SYMPTOM: AUTOSHIFT mode does not work
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Multi-function switch problem.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
2. TPS sensor is defect.
Check TPS connector on carburetor. If the connection is good, contact an authorized Bombardier
ATV dealer.
3. Engine.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
SYMPTOM: The RPM increases but the vehicle doesn’t move
POSSIBLE CAUSES
WHAT TO DO
1. Transmission is set on PARK
or NEUTRAL.
Move the transmission lever to R, H or L position.
2. CVT is defective.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
3. Water in the CVT housing.
Contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer.
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SPECIFICATIONS
QUEST TM MAX
VEHICLE MODEL
ENGINE
Type
Number of cylinder
Number of valves
Displacement
Bore
Stroke
Compression ratio
Standard
Lubrication
Oil filter
Decompressor
Exhaust system
Air filter
TRANSMISSION
Transmission
COOLING
Type
Radiator
CARBURETION
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BOMBARDIER-ROTAX, 4-stroke.
Over Head Camshaft (OHC), liquid cooled,
Single cylinder
4 valves with hydraulic lifters (no adjustment)
644 cc (39.3 cu. in)
100 mm (3.9 in)
82 mm (3.2 in)
9.5:1
Wet sump with replaceable oil filter (lubrication
of engine and transmission simultaneously)
BOMBARDIER-ROTAX
Automatic
Spark arrester approved USDA Forest Service
2 stage foam filter
Continuously Variable Transmission (CVT)
Liquid cooled
Rear mounted with thermostatic fan
Carburetor make and type
Choke plunger position
Idle speed
Fuel pump make and type
QUEST TM MAX XT
± 100
Mikuni BSR42. Constant depression type
with manual choke and ECS
(Enrichner Coasting System)
Variable
1100 RPM
Mikuni, external (vacuum-operated)
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QUEST TM MAX
VEHICLE MODEL
ELECTRICAL
Magneto generator make and type
Ignition type
Ignition timing
Engine RPM limiter
Vehicle speed limiter
Spark plug make and type
Number of spark plug
Spark plug gap
Battery
Denso, 400 W @ 6000 RPM
CDI (Capacitor Discharge Ignition)
Not adjustable
7400 RPM (any gear in forward)
15 km/h (9 MPH) in reverse
NGK DCPR8E
1
0.6 to 0.7 mm (.024 to .027 in)
12 V, 19 Ah – electrolyte type battery
Electric start.
Start on P, R, N, H, L position
(with brakes apply)
2 x 30 W
8/27 W
LEDS, 0.7 V approx.
Starting system
Headlamp
Taillight
Pilot lamp cluster
FUSES
Location no. 1 (spare 15A)
Location no. 2 (spare 15A)
Location no. 3 (accessories)
Location no. 4 (fan)
Location no. 5 (main)
Location no. 6 (charging system)
DRIVE TRAIN
N.A.
N.A.
15 A (power outlet and auxiliary supply)
15 A
20 A
30 A
Shaft driven/single auto-lock differential
(shear pump)
Shaft driven/solid axle
Front differential
Rear axle
SUSPENSION
Front
Rear
QUEST TM MAX XT
Type
Travel
Type
Travel
Independent suspension — double A-arm
178 mm (7 in)
Rigid swing-arm
191 mm (7.5 in)
TIRES
Pressure
Size
Up to 272 kg
(600 lb)
Front
Rear
Front
Rear
35 kPa (5 PSI) minimum,
48 kPa (7 PSI) maximum
35 kPa (5 PSI) minimum,
48 kPa (7 PSI) maximum
25 x 8 – 12
25 x 11 – 12
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QUEST TM MAX
VEHICLE MODEL
WHEELS
Size
Front
Rear
Wheel nut torque
BRAKES
Front
Rear
Parking
LOADING CAPACITY
Front rack
Rear rack
Console
Total vehicle load allowed
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
Towing capacity
Tongue capacity
Front storage tray
DIMENSIONS
Dry mass
Overall length
Overall width
Overall height
Seat height
Wheel base
Front
Wheel track
Rear
Turning radius
Front and
under engine
Ground clearance
Rear axle
Weight distribution (front/rear)
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QUEST TM MAX XT
12 x 6.5
12 x 8
75 N•m (55 lbf•ft)
Hydraulic, 2 drilled discs
Hydraulic, 1 drilled disc
Park through transmission.
LH brake lever includes a lock
40 kg (90 lb) includes front storage tray
80 kg (175 lb) includes tongue load
5 kg (11 lb)
272 kg (600 lb) includes operator and
passenger, all other loads and added
accessories (estimate)
646 kg (1420 lb)
500 kg (1100 lb)
14 kg (30 lb) included with rear rack
10 kg (22 lb) included with front rack
363 kg (798 lb)
2.33 m (92 in)
2.37 m (93 in)
1.20 m (47 in)
1.33 m (52 in)
945 mm (37 in)
1.55 mm (61 in)
992 mm (39 in)
940 mm (37 in)
2.36 mm (93 in)
244 mm (9.6 in)
188 mm (7.4 in)
49/51%
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QUEST TM MAX
VEHICLE MODEL
LIQUIDS
Oil type (engine and transmission)
Coolant
Fuel
Type
Octane
Front/rear
Differential
Hydraulic brake
Propeller shaft joint grease
CAPACITIES
Fuel tank
Engine/transmission oil
Coolant
Differential
Front
Rear
QUEST TM MAX XT
SAE 10W40, 4-stroke mineral-based engine oil.
API classification SG,SH or SJ or
Bombardier synthetic oil 5W40.
Refer to OIL VISCOSITY CHART
for proper grade
Ethylene-glycol/water mix
(50% coolant, 50% distilled water).
Use coolant specifically designed
for aluminum engines
Regular unleaded gasoline
87 (R + M)/2 or higher
Synthetic polyolester oil 75W90 (API GL-5)
Brake fluid, DOT 4
Shell, Alvania EP-2 only
22 L (5.8 U.S. gal) including approximately
4 L (1.1 U.S. gal) reserve
Oil change with filter: 2.5 L (2.65 quarts).
Total: 3 L (3.17 quarts)
2.5 L (2.65 quarts)
610 mL (21 U.S. oz)
250 mL (8.5 U.S. oz)
W = watt
N.A. = Not applicable
Because of our ongoing commitment to product quality and innovation, Bombardier
reserves the right, at any time, to make changes in design and specifications
and/or to make additions to, or improvements in its products without imposing
any obligation upon itself to install them on its products previously manufactured.
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TRAXTER ® MAX
VEHICLE MODEL
ENGINE
Type
Number of cylinder
Number of valves
Displacement
Bore
Stroke
Compression ratio
Standard
Lubrication
Oil filter
Decompressor
Exhaust system
Air filter
TRANSMISSION
Transmission
COOLING
Type
Radiator
CARBURETION
Liquid cooled
Rear mounted with thermostatic fan
Carburetor make and type
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BOMBARDIER-ROTAX, 4-stroke.
Longitudinal mount, liquid cooled, OHV
Single cylinder
2 valves with hydraulic lifters (no adjustment)
498 cc (30.4 cu. in)
89 mm (3.5 in)
80 mm (3.15 in)
9:1
Wet sump with replaceable oil filter (lubrication
of engine and transmission simultaneously)
BOMBARDIER-ROTAX
Automatic
Spark arrester USDA Forest Service approved
2 stage foam filter
1 centrifugal and 1 multi-disc
hydraulically controlled
Dual range (HI-LO) with park, neutral and
reverse. 5 speeds. Electronically controlled
hydraulic shift. Limited vehicle reverse speed
Clutch
Choke plunger position
Idle speed
Fuel pump make and type
TRAXTER ® MAX XT
± 100
Mikuni BSR33. Constant depression type
with manual choke and ECS
(Enrichner Coasting System)
Variable
1100 RPM
Mikuni, external (vacuum-operated)
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TRAXTER ® MAX
VEHICLE MODEL
ELECTRICAL
Magneto generator make and type
Ignition type
Ignition timing
Engine RPM limiter
Vehicle speed limiter
Spark plug make and type
Number of spark plug
Spark plug gap
Battery
Denso, 400 W @ 6000 RPM
IDI (Inductive Discharge Ignition)
Not adjustable
7700 RPM (any gear in forward)
15 km/h (9 MPH) in reverse
NGK DR8EA
2
0.6 to 0.7 mm (.024 to .027 in)
12 V, 19 Ah – electrolyte type battery
Electric start and manual rewind starter.
Start in any gear (with brake applied)
2 x 55 W, H4703
8/27 W, 1157
LEDS, 0.7 V approx.
Starting system
Headlight
Taillight
Pilot lamp cluster
FUSES
Ignition (no. 1)
Accessories (no. 2)
Solenoids (no. 3)
Fan (no. 4)
MPEM (Multi-Purpose Electronic
Module) (no. 5)
Charging system (no. 6)
DRIVE TRAIN
15 A
15 A (power outlet and auxiliary supply)
15 A
15 A
20 A
30 A
Shaft driven/single auto-lock differential
(shear pump)
Shaft driven/solid axle
2.36 mm (93 in)
Front differential
Rear axle
Turning radius
SUSPENSION
Front
Rear
TRAXTER ® MAX XT
Type
Travel
Type
Travel
Independent suspension — double A-arm
178 mm (7 in)
Rigid swing-arm
190.5 mm (7.5 in)
TIRES
Pressure
Size
Up to 290 kg
(640 lb)
Front
Rear
Front
Rear
35 kPa (5 PSI) minimum,
48 kPa (7 PSI) maximum
35 kPa (5 PSI) minimum,
48 kPa (7 PSI) maximum
25 x 8 – 12 TRAILWOLF
26 x 10 – 12 TRAILWOLF
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TRAXTER ® MAX
VEHICLE MODEL
WHEELS
Size
Front
Rear
Wheel nut torque
BRAKES
Front
Rear
Parking
LOADING CAPACITY
Front rack
Rear rack
Total vehicle load allowed
GVWR (Gross Vehicle Weight Rating)
Towing capacity
Tongue capacity
Front storage tray
DIMENSIONS
Dry mass
Overall length
Overall width
Overall height
Seat height
Wheel base
Front
Wheel track
Rear
Front and
under engine
Ground clearance
Rear axle
Weight distribution (front/rear)
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TRAXTER ® MAX XT
12 x 6.5
12 x 8
75 N•m (55 lbf•ft)
Hydraulic, 2 drilled discs
Hydraulic, 1 drilled disc
Park through transmission.
LH brake lever includes a lock
40 kg (90 lb) includes front storage tray
80 kg (175 lb) includes tongue load
290 kg (640 lb) includes operator and
passenger, all other loads and added
accessories (estimate)
682 kg (1500 lb)
500 kg (1100 lb)
14 kg (30 lb) included with rear rack
10 kg (22 lb) included with front rack
361 kg (795 lb)
2.34 m (92 in)
1.20 m (47 in)
1.33 m (52 in)
945 mm (37 in)
1.55 m (61 in)
992 mm (39 in)
940 mm (37 in)
244 mm (9.6 in)
188 mm (7.4 in)
47/53%
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TRAXTER ® MAX
VEHICLE MODEL
LIQUIDS
Oil type (engine and transmission)
Coolant
Fuel
Type
Octane
Front/rear
Differential
Hydraulic brake
Propeller shaft joint grease
CAPACITIES
Fuel tank
Engine/transmission oil
Coolant
Differential
Front
Rear
TRAXTER ® MAX XT
SAE10W40, 4-stroke mineral-based engine oil.
API classification SG,SH or SJ
or Bombardier synthetic oil 5W40.
Do not use other synthetic oil, synthetic
blend oil or special additive.
Refer to OIL VISCOSITY CHART
for proper grade
Ethylene-glycol/water mix
(50% coolant, 50% distilled water).
Use coolant specifically designed
for aluminum engines
Regular unleaded gasoline
87 (R + M)/2 or higher
Synthetic polyolester oil 75W90 (API GL-5)
Brake fluid, DOT 4
Shell, Alvania EP-2 only
20 L (5.3 U.S. gal) including approximately
6 L (1.6 U.S. gal) reserve
Oil change with filter: 2.5 L (2.65 quarts).
Total: 3 L (3.17 quarts)
2.5 L (2.65 quarts)
610 mL (21 U.S. oz)
250 mL (8.5 U.S. oz)
W = watt
N.A. = Not applicable
Because of our ongoing commitment to product quality and innovation, Bombardier
reserves the right, at any time, to make changes in design and specifications
and/or to make additions to, or improvements in its products without imposing
any obligation upon itself to install them on its products previously manufactured.
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SI* METRIC INFORMATION GUIDE
BASE UNITS
DESCRIPTION
UNIT
length .................................................
meter ................................
mass .................................................. kilogram ............................
force...................................................
newton..............................
liquid .................................................. liter ....................................
temperature ....................................... Celsius ..............................
pressure ............................................. kilo pascal..........................
torque ................................................
newton-meter ...................
land velocity ....................................... kilometer per hour.............
PREFIXES
PREFIX
SYMBOL
MEANING
kilo ...................... K .......................
one thousand ....................
centi .................... C .......................
one hundredth of ..............
milli...................... m ...................... one thousandth of.............
micro ................... µ .......................
one millionth of .................
CONVERSION FACTORS
TO CONVERT
TO ➀
in ........................................................ mm....................................
in ........................................................ cm .....................................
in² .......................................................
cm²....................................
in³ .......................................................
cm³....................................
ft ........................................................ m.......................................
oz .......................................................
g ........................................
lb ........................................................ kg ......................................
lbf .......................................................
N .......................................
lbf•in.................................................. N•m ..................................
lbf•ft...................................................
N•m ..................................
lbf•ft...................................................
lbf•in.................................
PSI .....................................................
kPa ....................................
imp. oz ...............................................
U.S. oz...............................
imp. oz ...............................................
mL .....................................
imp. gal ..............................................
U.S. gal..............................
imp. gal ..............................................
L ........................................
U.S. oz................................................
mL .....................................
U.S. gal...............................................
L ........................................
MPH...................................................
km/h ..................................
Fahrenheit ..........................................
Celsius ..............................
Celsius ...............................................
Fahrenheit .........................
hp .......................................................
kW.....................................
SYMBOL
m
kg
N
L
°C
kPa
N•m
km/h
VALUE
1000
0.01
0.001
0.000001
MULTIPLY BY
25.4
2.54
6.45
16.39
0.3
28.35
0.45
4.4
0.11
1.36
12
6.89
0.96
28.41
1.2
4.55
29.57
3.79
1.61
(°F - 32) ÷ 1.8
(°C x 1.8) + 32
.75
* The international system of units abbreviates SI in all languages.
➀ To obtain the reverse sequence, divide by the given factor. To convert millimeters to inches, divide by 25.4.
NOTE: Conversion factors are rounded off to 2 decimals for easier use.
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WARRANTY
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BOMBARDIER LIMITED WARRANTY NORTH
AMERICA: 2004 BOMBARDIER® ATV
1. SCOPE OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY
In Canada, BOMBARDIER INC. (hereinafter “BOMBARDIER”), and in the USA, BOMBARDIER
ON BEHALF OF BOMBARDIER MOTOR CORPORATION OF AMERICA (BMCA) warrants its
2004 BOMBARDIER ATV from defects in material or workmanship for the period described
below.
All genuine BOMBARDIER parts and accessories, installed by an authorized BOMBARDIER ATV
dealer (as hereinafter defined) at the time of delivery of the 2004 BOMBARDIER ATV, carry the
same warranty as that of the ATV.
Following tires and winches supplied as original equipment on your ATV are warranted
separately by the individual tire or winch manufacturer as identified below. If an original
tire or winch on your BOMBARDIER ATV has a defect in material or workmanship, please
contact these manufacturers or ask your authorized BOMBARDIER dealer for assistance.
Warn Industries Inc. (Winch)
Carlisle Tire & Wheel Company
(TRAXTER AND QUEST TIRES)
12900 SE Capps Road
23 Windham Boulevard
Clackamas, Oregon 97015-8903
Aiken, SC 29805
Warranty Information:
Customer service:
In USA 1 800 260-7959
In USA 1 800 543-9276
In Canada 1 800 265-6155
In Canada 1 800 668-6012
In Quebec 1 877 997-4999
In Quebec 1 800 361-9291
Please note that for any other 2004 ATV models, unless differently specified, tires are
warranted directly by BOMBARDIER and not by the manufacturer company which produce
these tires.
Use of the product for racing or any other competitive activity, at any point, even by a
previous owner, will render this warranty null and void.
2. WARRANTY COVERAGE PERIOD
This warranty will be in effect FROM THE DATE OF DELIVERY TO THE FIRST RETAIL
CONSUMER or the date the product is first put into use, whichever occurs first and for a
period of:
SIX (6) CONSECUTIVE MONTHS, for private use or commercial use owners.
The repair or replacement of parts or the performance of service under this warranty does
not extend the life of this warranty beyond its original expiration date.
3. CONDITIONS TO HAVE WARRANTY COVERAGE
This warranty coverage is available only on 2004 BOMBARDIER ATV purchased as new and
unused by its first owner from a BOMBARDIER dealer authorized to distribute Bombardier ATV
products in the country in which the sale occurred (hereinafter “BOMBARDIER ATV dealer”),
and then only after the BOMBARDIER specified pre-delivery inspection process is completed
and documented. Moreover, this warranty coverage is only available if the Bombardier ATV is
purchased in the country in which the purchaser resides. Bombardier will not honor this limited
warranty to any personal use owner or commercial use owner where the preceding conditions
have not been met. Warranty coverage only becomes available upon proper registration of the
product by an authorized BOMBARDIER ATV dealer. Such limitations are necessary in order to
allow BOMBARDIER to preserve both the safety of its products, and also that of its consumers
and the public.
Routine maintenance outlined in the Operator’s Guide must be timely performed in order
to maintain warranty coverage. BOMBARDIER reserves the right to make warranty coverage contingent upon proof of proper maintenance.
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4. WHAT TO DO TO OBTAIN WARRANTY COVERAGE
The customer must notify a servicing BOMBARDIER ATV dealer within two (2) days of the
appearance of a defect, and provide it with reasonable access to the product and reasonable
opportunity to repair it. The customer must also present to the authorized BOMBARDIER
dealer, proof of purchase of the product and must sign the repair/work order prior to starting
the repair in order to validate the warranty repair. All parts replaced under this limited warranty
become the property of BOMBARDIER.
5. WHAT BOMBARDIER WILL DO
BOMBARDIER’s obligations under this warranty are limited to, at its sole discretion, repairing parts found defective under normal use, maintenance and service, or replacing such
parts with new genuine BOMBARDIER parts without charge for parts and labor, at any
authorized BOMBARDIER ATV dealer during the warranty coverage period.
BOMBARDIER reserves the right to improve or modify products from time to time without
assuming any obligation to modify products previously manufactured.
6.
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
EXCLUSIONS - ARE NOT WARRANTED
Normal wear and tear;
Routine maintenance items, tune ups, adjustments;
Damage caused by failure to provide proper maintenance and/or storage, as described
in the Operator’s Guide;
Damage resulting from removal of parts, improper repairs, service, maintenance, modifications or use of parts not manufactured or approved by BOMBARDIER or resulting from
repairs done by a person that is not an authorized servicing BOMBARDIER ATV dealer;
Damage caused by abuse, abnormal use, neglect or operation of the product in a manner
inconsistent with the recommended operation described in the Bombardier ATV Operator’s Guide;
Damage resulting from accident, submersion, fire, theft, vandalism or any act of God;
Operation with fuels, oils or lubricants which are not suitable for use with the product
(see the Operator’s Guide);
Water or snow ingestion;
Incidental or consequential damages, or damages of any kind including without limitation towing, storage, telephone, rental, taxi, inconvenience, insurance coverage, loan
payments, loss of time, loss of income.
7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY GIVEN AND ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF ANY AND ALL
OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION
ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY CANNOT BE DISCLAIMED, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE LIFE OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY.
INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARE EXCLUDED FROM COVERAGE
UNDER THIS WARRANTY. SOME STATES/PROVINCES DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE
DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS IDENTIFIED ABOVE, AS A RESULT,
THEY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC RIGHTS,
AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH MAY VARY FROM STATE
TO STATE, OR PROVINCE TO PROVINCE.
Neither the distributor, any BOMBARDIER ATV dealer nor any other person has been authorized to make any affirmation, representation or warranty regarding the product, other
than those contained in this limited warranty, and if made, shall not be enforceable against
BOMBARDIER.
BOMBARDIER reserves the right to modify this warranty at any time, being understood
that such modification will not alter the warranty conditions applicable to the products sold
while this warranty is in effect.
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8. TRANSFER
If the ownership of a product is transferred during the warranty coverage period, this warranty shall also be transferred and be valid for the remaining coverage period provided that
BOMBARDIER is notified of such transfer of ownership in the following way:
a) The former owner contacts BOMBARDIER (at the phone number provided below) or
an authorized BOMBARDIER ATV dealer and gives the coordinates of the new owner; or
b) BOMBARDIER or an authorized BOMBARDIER ATV dealer receives a proof that the
former owner agreed to the transfer of ownership, in addition to the coordinates of the
new owner.
9. CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
a) In the event of a controversy or a dispute in connection with this BOMBARDIER LIMITED
WARRANTY, BOMBARDIER suggests that you try to resolve the issue at the dealership
level. We recommend discussing the issue with the authorized dealer’s service manager
or owner.
b) If the issue has not yet been resolved, please submit your complaint in writing or call
the appropriate number below:
In Canada:
BOMBARDIER INC.
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
BOMBARDIER ATV
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER
VALCOURT QC J0E 2L0
Tel.: (819) 566-3366
©
®
In USA:
BOMBARDIER MOTOR
CORPORATION OF AMERICA
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
BOMBARDIER ATV
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER
7575 BOMBARDIER COURT
WAUSAU WI 54401
Tel.: (715) 848-4957
2003 Bombardier Inc. All rights reserved
Registered trademark of Bombardier Inc. or it subsidiaries.
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BOMBARDIER INTERNATIONAL LIMITED
WARRANTY: 2004 BOMBARDIER® ATV
1. SCOPE OF THE LIMITED WARRANTY
BOMBARDIER INC. (hereinafter “BOMBARDIER”), warrants its 2004 BOMBARDIER ATV from
defects in material or workmanship for the period described below.
All genuine BOMBARDIER parts and accessories, installed by an authorized BOMBARDIER
distributor/dealer (as hereinafter defined) at the time of delivery of the 2004 BOMBARDIER
ATV, carry the same warranty as that of the ATV.
Use of the product for racing or any other competitive activity, at any point, even by a
previous owner; will render this warranty null and void.
2. WARRANTY COVERAGE PERIOD
This warranty will be in effect FROM THE DATE OF DELIVERY TO THE FIRST RETAIL
CONSUMER or the date the product is first put into use, whichever occurs first and for a
period of:
SIX (6) CONSECUTIVE MONTHS, for private use or commercial use owners.
The repair or replacement of parts or the performance of service under this warranty does
not extend the life of this warranty beyond its original expiration date.
3. CONDITIONS TO HAVE WARRANTY COVERAGE
This warranty coverage is available only on 2004 BOMBARDIER ATV purchased as new
and unused by its first owner from a BOMBARDIER distributor/dealer authorized to distribute BOMBARDIER ATV products in the country in which the sale occurred (hereinafter “BOMBARDIER ATV distributor/dealer”, and then only after the BOMBARDIER specified pre-delivery inspection process is completed and documented. Moreover, this
warranty coverage is only available if the BOMBARDIER ATV is purchased in the country
in which the purchaser resides. BOMBARDIER will not honor this limited warranty to
any personal use owner or commercial use owner where the preceding conditions have
not been met. Warranty coverage only becomes available upon proper registration of the
product by an authorized BOMBARDIER ATV distributor/dealer. Such limitations are necessary in order to allow BOMBARDIER to preserve both the safety of its products, and
also that of its consumers and the public.
Routine maintenance outlined in the Operator’s Guide must be timely performed in order
to maintain warranty coverage. BOMBARDIER reserves the right to make warranty coverage contingent upon proof of proper maintenance.
4. WHAT TO DO TO OBTAIN WARRANTY COVERAGE
The customer must notify a servicing BOMBARDIER ATV distributor/dealer within two (2) days
of the appearance of a defect, and provide it with reasonable access to the product and reasonable opportunity to repair it. The customer must also present to the authorized BOMBARDIER
distributor/dealer, proof of purchase of the product and must sign the repair/work order prior to
starting the repair in order to validate the warranty repair. All parts replaced under this limited
warranty become the property of BOMBARDIER.
5. WHAT BOMBARDIER WILL DO
BOMBARDIER's obligations under this warranty are limited to, at its sole discretion, repairing parts found defective under normal use, maintenance and service; or replacing such
parts with new genuine BOMBARDIER parts without charge for parts and labour, at any
authorized BOMBARDIER distributor/dealer.
BOMBARDIER reserves the right to improve or modify products from time to time without
assuming any obligation to modify products previously manufactured.
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6.
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
•
EXCLUSIONS - ARE NOT WARRANTED
Normal wear and tear;
Routine maintenance items, tune ups, adjustments;
Damage caused by failure to provide proper maintenance and/or storage, as described
in the Operator’s Guide;
Damage resulting from removal of parts, improper repairs, service, maintenance, modifications or use of parts not manufactured or approved by BOMBARDIER or resulting from
repairs done by a person that is not an authorized servicing BOMBARDIER distributor/
dealer;
Damage caused by abuse, abnormal use, neglect or operation of the product in a manner inconsistent with the recommended operation described in the Operator’s Guide;
Damage resulting from accident, submersion, fire, theft, vandalism or any act of God;
Operation with fuels, oils or lubricants which are not suitable for use with the product
(see the Operator’s Guide);
Water or snow ingestion;
Incidental or consequential damages, or damages of any kind including without limitation towing, storage, telephone, rental, taxi, inconvenience, insurance coverage, loan
payments, loss of time, loss of income.
7. LIMITATIONS OF LIABILITY
THIS WARRANTY IS EXPRESSLY GIVEN AND ACCEPTED IN LIEU OF ANY AND ALL
OTHER WARRANTIES, EXPRESSED OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING WITHOUT LIMITATION
ANY WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY OR FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. TO THE EXTENT THAT THEY CANNOT BE DISCLAIMED, THE IMPLIED WARRANTIES ARE LIMITED IN DURATION TO THE LIFE OF THE EXPRESS WARRANTY.
INCIDENTAL AND CONSEQUENTIAL DAMAGES ARE EXCLUDED FROM COVERAGE
UNDER THIS WARRANTY. SOME JURISDICTIONS DO NOT ALLOW FOR THE DISCLAIMERS, LIMITATIONS AND EXCLUSIONS IDENTIFIED ABOVE, AS A RESULT,
THEY MAY NOT APPLY TO YOU. THIS WARRANTY GIVES YOU SPECIFIC RIGHTS,
AND YOU MAY ALSO HAVE OTHER LEGAL RIGHTS WHICH MAY VARY FROM COUNTRY TO COUNTRY.
Neither the distributor, any BOMBARDIER dealer nor any other person has been authorized
to make any affirmation, representation or warranty regarding the product, other than
those contained in this limited warranty, and if made, shall not be enforceable against
BOMBARDIER.
BOMBARDIER reserves the right to modify this warranty at any time, being understood
that such modification will not alter the warranty conditions applicable to the products sold
while this warranty is in effect.
8. TRANSFER
If the ownership of a product is transferred during the warranty coverage period, this warranty shall also be transferred and be valid for the remaining coverage period provided that
BOMBARDIER is notified of such transfer of ownership in the following way:
BOMBARDIER or an authorized BOMBARDIER ATV distributor/dealer receives a proof that
the former owner agreed to the transfer of ownership, in addition to the co-ordinates of the
new owner. The distributor will then forward this information directly to BOMBARDIER.
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9. CONSUMER ASSISTANCE
a) In the event of a controversy or a dispute in connection with this BOMBARDIER LIMITED
WARRANTY, BOMBARDIER suggests that you try to resolve the issue at the dealership
level. We recommend discussing the issue with the authorized dealer’s service manager
or owner.
b) If further assistance is required, the distributor’s service department should be contacted in order to resolve the matter.
c) If the matter still remains unresolved then contact BOMBARDIER by writing to us at
the address listed below.
BOMBARDIER INC.
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
BOMBARDIER ATV
CUSTOMER ASSISTANCE CENTER
VALCOURT QC J0E 2L0
Tel: (819) 566-3366
© 2003 Bombardier Inc. All rights reserved
® Registered trademark of Bombardier Inc. or it subsidiaries.
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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS
Q: Why must my vehicle be registered with the factory? After all, I do have my
original invoice as proof of when I purchased my vehicle.
A: Registration is very important and an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer
must register your vehicle with Bombardier Inc. Make sure the registration
card has been sent. All of this will allow you to:
a) Have warranty work performed at any authorized Bombardier ATV dealer
in North America. Your registration card will provide the dealer with all
the necessary data to complete warranty claim forms.
b) Be advised by Bombardier Inc. should there be a safety recall or a particular warranty campaign.
c) Be contacted much faster by the police, in the event that they find your
vehicle subsequent to a theft.
Q: Why must my vehicle be registered with the governing body having jurisdiction over vehicle use?
A: Vehicle registration has two purposes: In many provinces or States, it is
mandatory to register a vehicle in the same way as for a car. It allows the
State or province to maintain records of existing vehicles. In some juridictions, governmental agencies use part of the registration fees for establishing and maintaining trails.
Q: Where can I find information on the lubrication and maintenance of my vehicle?
A: In the Operator’s Guide provided with the vehicle at the time of delivery.
Q: Will the entire warranty be voided or cancelled, if I do not operate or maintain
my new vehicle exactly as specified in the Operator’s Guide?
A: The warranty of the new vehicle cannot be “Voided” or “Cancelled” if
predelivered by an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer. However, if a particular failure is caused by operation or maintenance other than what is shown
in the Operator’s Guide, THAT failure may not be covered under warranty.
This includes service work performed by the customer, oil and filter change
and especially the critical adjustments such as the carburetor.
Q: Would you give some examples of abnormal use or strain, neglect or abuse
which may affect the limited warranty coverage?
A: These terms are general and overlap each other in some cases. Some specific examples may include: running the engine out of oil, operating the
vehicle with a broken or damaged part which causes another part to fail,
and so on. If you have any specific questions on operation or maintenance,
please contact an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer for advice.
Q: What costs are my responsibility during the warranty period?
A: The customer’s responsibility includes all costs of normal maintenance services, non-warranty repairs, accidents and collision damage, as well as oils,
and spark plugs, and incidental or consequential damages costs as explained in the warranty.
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Q: Are “Genuine” Bombardier replacement parts used in warranty repairs also
covered by the limited warranty coverage?
A: Yes. When installed by an authorized Bombardier ATV dealer, any “Genuine”
Bombardier part used in warranty repairs assumes the remaining warranty
that exists on the vehicle.
Q: If I sell my vehicle within the warranty period, will the new owner qualify for
the balance of the limited warranty coverage?
A: Yes, provided the re-sale has been registered with the manufacturer.
Q: How can I receive the best owner assistance?
A: The satisfaction, safety and goodwill of the owners of Bombardier products
are of primary concern to your ATV dealer and Bombardier Inc. Normally,
any problems that arise in connection with the sales transaction or the
operation of your vehicle will be handled by your Dealer’s Sales or Service
Departments. It is recognized, however, that despite the best intentions of
everyone concerned, misunderstandings will sometimes occur. Frequently, complaints are the result of a breakdown in communications and can
quickly be resolved by a member of the dealership management. If the
problem already has been reviewed with the Sales Manager or Service
Manager, contact the Dealer Principal himself or the General Manager.
We are always pleased to receive your comments on this Bombardier ATV.
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PRIVACY OBLIGATIONS/DISCLAIMER
We wish to inform you that your coordinates will be used for safety and warranty
purposes. Sometimes, we also use the coordinates of our clients to inform them
about our products and to present them offers. Should you prefer not to receive
information on our products, services and offers, please let us know by writing
to the address below.
Also note that, from time to time, carefully selected and trustworthy organizations
may be permitted to use the coordinates of our clients to promote quality products and services. If you prefer not to have your name and address released,
please let us know by writing to the address below:
Bombardier Inc.
Recreational Products
Warranty Department
75 J.A. Bombardier Street
Sherbrooke, Québec J1L 1W3
Canada
Fax Number (819) 566-3590
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CHANGE OF ADDRESS/OWNERSHIP
If your address has changed, be sure to fill out and mail the card provided on this
page.
Such notification is likewise necessary for your own safety even after expiration
of the original warranty, since Bombardier Inc. will be in a position to contact you
if correction to your ATV becomes necessary.
NOTE: This card is strictly for change of address only.
STOLEN UNITS
In the event that your ATV is stolen, you should notify your area’s distributor
warranty department.
Please provide your name, address, phone number, vehicle identification number
and date it was stolen.
Bombardier will provide a list of stolen units to all ATV dealers on a monthly basis
to aid in recovery of such units to their owners.
✃
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
❏
CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
❏
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
Model Number
Vehicle Identification Number (V.I.N.)
OLD ADDRESS ______________________________________________
NAME
OR PREVIOUS OWNER:
______________________________________________
NO.
STREET
APT
______________________________________________
CITY
STATE/PROVINCE
ZIP/POSTAL CODE
______________________________________________
COUNTRY
NEW ADDRESS ______________________________________________
NAME
OR NEW OWNER:
______________________________________________
NO.
STREET
APT
______________________________________________
CITY
STATE/PROVINCE
ZIP/POSTAL CODE
______________________________________________
COUNTRY
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CHANGE OF ADDRESS
N
OTE: This card is strictly for change of address only.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
✁
AFFIX
PROPER
POSTAGE
BOMBARDIER
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
WARRANTY DEPARTMENT
75, J.A. BOMBARDIER ST.
SHERBROOKE (QUÉBEC)
CANADA J1L 1W3
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CHANGE OF ADDRESS/OWNERSHIP
If your address has changed, be sure to fill out and mail the card provided on this
page.
Such notification is likewise necessary for your own safety even after expiration
of the original warranty, since Bombardier Inc. will be in a position to contact you
if correction to your ATV becomes necessary.
NOTE: This card is strictly for change of address only.
STOLEN UNITS
In the event that your ATV is stolen, you should notify your area’s distributor
warranty department.
Please provide your name, address, phone number, vehicle identification number
and date it was stolen.
Bombardier will provide a list of stolen units to all ATV dealers on a monthly basis
to aid in recovery of such units to their owners.
✃
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
❏
CHANGE OF OWNERSHIP
❏
VEHICLE IDENTIFICATION NUMBER
Model Number
Vehicle Identification Number (V.I.N.)
OLD ADDRESS ______________________________________________
NAME
OR PREVIOUS OWNER:
______________________________________________
NO.
STREET
APT
______________________________________________
CITY
STATE/PROVINCE
ZIP/POSTAL CODE
______________________________________________
COUNTRY
NEW ADDRESS ______________________________________________
NAME
OR NEW OWNER:
______________________________________________
NO.
STREET
APT
______________________________________________
CITY
STATE/PROVINCE
ZIP/POSTAL CODE
______________________________________________
COUNTRY
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CHANGE OF ADDRESS
N
OTE: This card is strictly for change of address only.
CHANGE OF ADDRESS
✁
AFFIX
PROPER
POSTAGE
BOMBARDIER
RECREATIONAL PRODUCTS
WARRANTY DEPARTMENT
75, J.A. BOMBARDIER ST.
SHERBROOKE (QUÉBEC)
CANADA J1L 1W3
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VEHICLE MODEL No.
VEHICLE
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (V.I.N.)
ENGINE
IDENTIFICATION NUMBER (E.I.N.)
Owner:
NAME
No.
CITY
STREET
APT
STATE/PROVINCE
ZIP/POSTAL CODE
Purchase Date
Warranty Expiry Date
YEAR
MONTH
DAY
YEAR
MONTH
DAY
To be completed by the dealer at the time of the sale.
DEALER IMPRINT AREA
Please verify with your selling dealer to ensure your ATV has been registered with Bombardier.
 WARNING
Indicates a potential hazard that, if not avoided, could result in serious
injury or death.
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