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  • SAFETY WARNINGDisregarding any of the safety precautions and instructionscontained in this Operators Guide, SAFETY VIDEOCASSETTE oron-product warnings may result in injury, including the possibilityof death.This Operators Guide and SAFETY VIDEOCASSETTE shouldremain with the unit at time of resale.

    In USA, products are distributed by BRP US Inc.In Canada, products are distributed by Bombardier RecreationalProducts Inc.

    The following are trademarks of Bombardier Recreational ProductsInc. or its subsidiaries.

    SKI-DOO ADRENALINETM

    REVTM ROTAXTM DESSTM

    GSXTM RERTM SUMMIT

    GTX MX-Z

    GTX is a trademark of Castrol Ltd. Used under license

    Printed in Canada. (mmo2006-003 DR)Trademarks of Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. or its affiliates.2005 Bombardier Recreational Products Inc. and BRP US Inc. All rights reserved.* Trademark of Bombardier Inc. used under license.

  • FOREWORD

    Congratulations on your purchase of a new SKI-DOO snowmobile.Whatever model you have chosen, it is backed by the BombardierRecreational Products inc. (BRP) warranty and a network of autho-rized SKI-DOO snowmobile dealers ready to provide the parts, ser-vice or accessories you may require.

    The Operator's Guide has been prepared to acquaint theowner/operator and passenger with this new snowmobile andits various controls, maintenance and safe riding instructions. Thisguide is indispensable for the proper use of the product and shouldbe kept with this snowmobile at all times.

    Make sure you read and understand the content of this Operator'sGuide.

    After reading, please keep this Operator's Guide with the snowmo-bile. If the snowmobile is resold, please give the guide to the newowner for his awareness. An extra copy of the Operator's Guide isavailable from your SKI-DOO snowmobile dealer at no charge.

    If you have any question regarding any topic whether or not it is cov-ered in this Operator's Guide, please call BRP at the number belowand we will be happy to assist you:

    In USA:(715) 848-4957

    In Canada:(819) 566-3366

    This guide uses the following safety alert symbol in conjunction withsignal words to indicate a potential personal injury hazard.

    WARNINGIndicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoid-ed, could result in death or serious injury.

    CAUTIONIndicates a potentially hazardous situation which, if not avoid-ed, may result in minor or moderate injury. When used with-out the safety alert symbol , potential hazard exists for prop-erty damage only.

    NOTE: Indicates supplementary information needed to fully com-plete an instruction.

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  • Although the mere reading of such information does not eliminatethe hazard, the understanding and application of the information willpromote the correct use of the vehicle.

    Your dealer is committed to your satisfaction. He has taken train-ing to perform the initial set-up and inspection of your snowmobileas well as completed the final adjustment required to suit your spe-cific weight and riding environment before you took possession. Atdelivery, your dealer would have explained the snowmobile controlsand provided you with a brief explanation of the various suspensionadjustments. We trust you have taken full advantage of this!

    At delivery, you were also informed of the warranty coverage andhave completed the Warranty Registration process.

    The information and components/system descriptions contained inthis guide are correct at time of publication. BRP, however maintainsa policy of continuous improvement of its products without impos-ing upon itself any obligation to install them on products previouslymanufactured.

    Because of its ongoing commitment to product quality and innova-tion, BRP reserves the right at any time to discontinue or changespecifications, designs, features, models or equipment without in-curring obligation.

    The illustrations in this document show the typical construction ofthe different assemblies and, in all cases, may not reproduce the fulldetail or exact shape of the parts shown, however, they representparts which have the same or a similar function.

    It is understood that this guide may be translated into another lan-guage. In the event of any discrepancy, the English version shallprevail.

    Specifications are given in the SI metric system with the SAE U.S.equivalent in parentheses. Where precise accuracy is not required,some conversions are rounded off for easier use.

    Most components of this snowmobile are built with parts dimen-sioned in the metric system. Most fasteners are metric and mustnot be replaced by customary fasteners or vice versa.

    We recommend genuine BRP products for replacement parts andaccessories. They've been specially designed for your vehicle andmanufactured to meet BRP's demanding standards.

    A SHOP MANUAL can be obtained for complete service, mainte-nance and more repair information.

    For any questions pertaining to the warranty and its application, con-sult the WARRANTY section in this guide, and/or an authorized SKI-DOO dealer.

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  • TABLE OF CONTENTS

    SAFETY INFORMATION

    INTRODUCTION . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8

    IMPORTANT BASIC SAFETY MEASURES. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9

    LAWS AND REGULATIONS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 14

    RIDING THE VEHICLE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15Principle of Operation . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 15How to Ride . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 16Carrying a Passenger . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 21Terrain/Riding Variations. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 23Transporting and Towing . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 29

    TRACTION ENHANCING PRODUCTS. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 30

    SAFETY LABELING . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 37

    ENVIRONMENT INFORMATION

    GENERAL. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 54

    JUST WHAT IS LIGHT TREADING? . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 56

    WHY IS LIGHT TREADING SMART . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 57

    VEHICLE INFORMATION

    HOW TO IDENTIFY YOUR SNOWMOBILE . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 60

    CONTROLS/INSTRUMENTS/EQUIPMENT . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 631) Speedometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 642) Tachometer . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 693) Electric Fuel Level Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 704) Temperature Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 715) Throttle Lever. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 716) Brake Lever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 727) Parking Brake Lever . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 728) START/RER Button . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 729) Handlebar . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7510) Holding Strap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7511) Ignition Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7612) Tether Cut-Out Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 7713) Engine Cut-Out Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8014) Headlamp Dimmer Switch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8215) Rewind Starter Handle. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8216) Choke Lever. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 83

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  • 17) Fuel Tank Cap . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8418) Mechanical Fuel Level Gauge . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8419) Heating Grip/Throttle Lever Switch . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8620) Rear Passenger Heating Grip Switch. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8721) Rear Grab Handles . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8722) Adjustable Backrest. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8723) Electric Visor Jack Connector. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 8824) 12-Volt Power Outlet. . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9025) Windshield . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9126) Adjustable Mirrors . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 9127) Adjustable Toeholds. . . . . . . . . . . .