2001 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 49Get this manual

2001 Arctic Cat ATVs factory service and repair manual, Page 49

NOTE: The brake pads should be replaced as setInstalling 2Press the foot brake pedal several times to check for firmnessFig2-103
be burnished to achieve full braking effectivenessBraking distance will be extended until brake pads are properly burnishedTo
properly burnish the brake pads, use the following procedure The foot brake must be maintained to be fully functional ! WARNING
Be sure to inspect the hydraulic foot brake system before each useAlways maintain brakes according to the Maintenance Schedule
! WARNING Failure to properly burnish the brake pads could lead to premature brake pad wear or brake lossBrake loss can result
in severe injury 1Check the brake fluid level in the reservoirIf the level in the reservoir is low, add DOT brake fluidFig2-102
1Choose an area large enough to safely accelerate the ATV to 30 mph and to brake to stop2Using third gear, accelerate to
30 mph; then compress brake lever or apply the mechanical foot brake to decelerate to 0-5 mph3Repeat procedure on each brake