Created: March 30, 2020
Hey guys. Is it time to change your belt on your Polaris Turbo S? Today I’m going to show you how to do that. My name is Kristen, and this is maintenance matters.
Start by removing the screws that hold on your clutch cover. Next, loosen the hose clamp that’s around your air vent. Pull the tube off and set it aside. Now remove the cover. Grab the secondary clutch tool that comes in your Polaris toolkit. If you don’t have one, you can get it from a dealership. Start threading it into your secondary and it will open up the secondary sheaves so you can easily remove the belt.
Pull the belt over the secondary clutch and then pull it over your primary. As you pull the belt off, pay attention to which direction the letters are facing, especially if you’re reusing the belt. You’ll want to put it back on in the same direction it came off. Inspect the belt looking for any burnt or worn ridges, any frays, or excess wear.
While the belt is off, take a clean rag and wipe down your clutch sheaves. Make sure there are no groovings or markings in the clutch sheaves themselves. Clean out any dust and dirt. If there’s any excess belt dust anywhere, use brake cleaner to get that off. Just be sure everything is dry before reassembling. You’ll also want to clean out the clutch cover. Make sure the seal is in good shape. If it’s not you’ll need to get a replacement from your dealership.
Now reinstall the belt. Slide it over the primary first, then over the secondary. Once the belt’s back in place, remove the clutch tool. Spin the secondary to get the belt to tighten back up and close the sheaves. You can tell your belt’s in the correct position once the sheaves tighten up and you can see the ridges are in line with the top of the clutch. Reinstall your clutch cover and your vent tube and you’re ready to go.
That’s how easy it is to change your belt on the Turbo S. Thanks for watching. Happy riding.