Actually that brake indication shows you that the oil level warning light is working. If you apply the brakes & the light doesn't come on, either the switch triggered by the brake lever is kaput or the indicator light itself isn't working. If this happens while you're riding, make sure you keep an eye on the oil level in the reservoir.
"A bad day on the trails, beats a good day at work!" Revrnd
"We're on a mission for God" Jake & Elwood Blue
"Remember, if you haven't got anything nice to say, say it often." Ed the Sock
2004 Chev K2500HD
1986 Chev Monte Carlo SS
Yep, the Doo's do that. Believe me I was freaked for a while also until I figured out that it comes on when you brake. When I first got the sled I actually stopped on the trail to check the oil again which I knew was full. Then some guy in our group with a MXZ 800 says hey ding dong, they're supposed to do that.
'02 MXZ 600
That's why they supply an owners manual with each new snowmobile. If you guys would take the time and at least breeze through it, you wouldn't embarrass yourselves out on the trail. Come on guys!!!!
Doo'in What I Can!!
02 800 MXZX
04 800 HO REV
74 SD455 4 speed Trans Am
Where I sled: Old Hastings, Paudash, Maple Leaf and T.A.T.A. area
I see your question has been answered on this thread. I'm not trying to be a smart a$$, but this information is in the owners manual. If you don't have one, try and get one at the Doo dealer. It will help you get familiar with the machine and the Doo brand characteristics. Maintenance items and machine set-up stuff is all covered...Again trying to be helpful, not critical.
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Walk softly and carry a big (809) Stick
Thats funny. I did the same thing when i bought mine brand new. Nope i didnt read my manual either. I didnt embarress myself though i was riding alone. It took me a couple of minute to figure out why my oil light was coming on only when i stop.
Let the snow be deep
the trails be wide and
the hills be steep
The replies were well recieved, I did manage to buy a shop manual for the sled
the day after I bought it,but i"ll be darned if I could find the event notification.
I must have have read up on everything else twice and have done 3/4 of the tune up's in the manual...........slight oversight.
Last thing, the guy who previously owned /rode this machine died 2years ago so it was a little difficult to get answers from him, and I purchased it from a family member and friend of mine who did'nt have a clue,let alone a manual.