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- 2021 Rubicon (TRX520FM6) Owner's Manual - (English)
- Operation Component Locations
- Indicators & Displays
- Starting & Stopping the Engine
- Is Your ATV Ready to Ride?
- Taking Care of the Unexpected
Table of contents
Operation Component Locations
Indicators & Displays
The indicators and displays on your ATV keep you informed, alert you to possible problems, and make your riding safer and more enjoyable. Refer to the indicators frequently. Their functions are described on the following pages.
Initial lamp check:
The indicators come on for a few seconds and then go off when you turn the ignition switch to ON (q).
The PS (Electric Power Steering) indicator comes back on and remains on until the engine is started after initial lamp check.
The high coolant temperature indicator and PGM-FI indicator comes back on for a few seconds and then go off after initial lamp check.
These indicators are identified in the table on page 17 with the words: Lamp Check.
When applicable, the reverse or neutral indicators come back on and remain on until you shift out of reverse or neutral after initial lamp check.
When applicable, the differential lock indicator comes back on and remains on until you shift out of the front differential lock mode after initial lamp check.
If one of these indicators does not come on when it should, have your dealer check for problems.
When the ignition switch is turned on, the multi-function display (1) will temporarily show all the modes and digital segments and initial message. So you can make sure the liquid crystal display is functioning properly.
The displays are identified in the table on page 18 with the words: Display Check.
If any part of these displays does not come on when it should, have your dealer check for problems.
Meter Input Signal Failure
If the neutral indicator, reverse indicator, differential lock indicator, PGM-FI indicator, high coolant temperature indicator stay on and the gear position indicator “–” and coolant temperature gauge “C – – – – – H” blink, have your dealer check for problems.
Lights when the transmission is in neutral. Lamp Check.
Lights when the transmission is in reverse. Lamp Check.
Differential lock indicator
Lights when the front differential lock mode is engaged. Should also light for a few seconds and go off when the ignition switch is turned on, and then come back on and remain on until the differential lock switch or the ignition switch is turned off. If the indicator blinks with the 4WD indicator, there is any abnormality in the front final gear system. See page 40. Lamp Check.
Lights when there is any abnormality in the PGM-FI (Programmed Fuel Injection) system. Should also light for a few seconds and then go off when the ignition switch is turned on. If the indicator comes on at any other time, reduce speed and take your vehicle to your dealer as soon as possible. Lamp Check.
High coolant temperature indicator
Lights when coolant temperature is high enough to adversely affect the service life of the engine.
If the high coolant temperature indicator comes on while you are riding, immediately bring the vehicle to a stop, turn the engine off and let it cool. See page 230. Lamp Check.
PS (Electric Power Steering) indicator (TRX520FA6/FA7)
Lights when there is an abnormality in the EPS (Electric Power Steering) system. See page 59. Lamp Check.
The display includes the following functions. Display Check.
Shows when the 4WD drive mode is engaged. If the indicator blinks with the differential lock indicator when there is any abnormality in the front final gear system. See page 22.
Gear position indicator
Shows the gear position (page 24).
Shows when low (L) range is engaged (page 23).
Maintenance minder indicator
Shows when specified maintenance interval is reached (page 33).
Shows riding speed.
Shows approximate fuel supply available (page 25).
Shows the time (hour and minutes) (page 27).
Shows accumulated mileage (page 28).
Shows mileage per trip (page 28).
Shows approximate coolant temperature (page 29).
Shows hours and tenths of hours of engine operation (page 31).
Inform when the mileage or operating hours on your ATV approaches and passes the interval specified on the maintenance schedule .
Maintenance hour meter
|Mode select button|
Selects display in the lower parts of multi-function display. Adjusts the digital clock (page 27). Changes the speed and mileage units (page 22). Resets the tripmeter to zero (0)
(page 28). This button also used to reset the maintenance tripmeter and maintenance hour meter (page 32).
The multi-function display (1) includes the following functions:
Gear position indicator
Maintenance minder indicator
Coolant temperature gauge
Maintenance hour meter
The lower part of the multi-function display (6) shows the fuel gauge, digital clock, odometer, tripmeter, coolant temperature gauge, hour meter, maintenance tripmeter or maintenance hour meter. To change the lower part of the multi-function display, push the mode select button (8).
Each time you press the mode select button, mode will change as shown in the illustration.
If there is a fuel warning with your ATV, the display will automatically change to the fuel gauge. If you try to change the display back to ordinary display, it will automatically return to the fuel gauge.
If there is a coolant temperature warning with your ATV, the display will automatically change to the coolant temperature gauge. If you try to change the display back to ordinary display, it will automatically return to the coolant temperature gauge.
Speed and Mileage Unit Changing
The speedometer, odometer, tripmeter and maintenance tripmeter show in either “MPH” and “MILE” or “KM/H” and “KM”. To change the speed and mileage units, press and hold the mode select button (1) for more than 5 seconds in odometer mode (page 28) with the ATV stopped.
The 4WD indicator (1) shows when the 4WD mode engages
The LOW indicator (1) will be displayed when low (L) range is engaged with the ignition switch in the ON (q) position
Gear Position Indicator
The gear position indicator (1) shows the gear position when the ignition switch is in the ON (q) position.
AUTO (automatic shift mode)
The indicator displays N for neutral, R for reverse, and D for drive.
ESP (manual shift mode)
The indicator displays N for neutral, R for reverse, and 1 – 5 for the five forward gears.
“–”will be displayed on the gear position indicator when the transmission is not shifted into gear properly. Before riding, check that the gear position is properly displayed on the gear position indicator.
If the gear position indicator shows “–” or blinks, turn the ignition switch to the OFF (w) position, and then turn it back to the ON (q) position again. If the gear position indicator still shows “–”, check that the range select lever is securely in a gear, rock the vehicle back and forth. Make sure the gear position is properly displayed in the gear position indicator, if the gear position indicator still shows “_” or blinks, see your dealer.
The fuel gauge (1) shows the approximate fuel supply available with the fuel mark (2). The fuel tank capacity is: 3.88 US gal (14.7 ℓ)
Regardless of what mode the display is in, when the fuel level reaches only 1st segment (3), the display will automatically switch to the fuel gauge display. You should refuel as soon as possible. The amount of fuel remaining when the fuel gauge reaches the 1st segment is approximately: 1.82 US gal (6.9 ℓ)