Line J. Skov Snowmobile May 29th, 2018 - 14:28:46
Gasoline has highly volatile components that tend to evaporate over time. The less volatile components in the fuel cause the gasoline to burn less effectively. The result is poor engine performance. In other words your engine may still start and run but it probably wont run as well. Not only will the gasoline degrade over time but when a snowmobile sits for long periods of time without a protective snowmobile cover water and condensation can enter the gas tank. Water of course does not work too well as a fuel in the internal combustion engine of a snowmobile.
Not only is this potentially dangerous from debris hidden by snow but it is trespassing and landowner complaints may close the trail. Always wear a helmet and facemask. Dress in layers under a full-body snowmobile suit; wear proper gloves mittens and boots. Consider that when you are riding at 40mph you are creating 40mph winds upon yourself which makes the air feel much colder on any exposed skin. Take a Snowmobile Safety Course. Especially if you only ride a handful of times a year its worth the $10 to take the independent study course from the Minnesota DNR. You can get a training CD by visiting their certification page. Youll need it to get certified and since youll have the CD at home you can review it before you ride for the first time each season.
Death or serious injury may result when a motor vehicle is operated recklessly or in a negligent manner. Snowmobiles are no exception. From passengers injured by an ill-conceived stunt to bystanders struck by an inebriated operator snowmobile accidents can have a wide array of injured parties with divergent types of damages. If a plaintiff is injured in a snowmobile accident liability may rest with several different parties. Liability for Snowmobile Accidents In the event of a snowmobile accident that causes an injury or property damage the party who was at fault for the collision will be liable for the damages.
The owners manual will provide a diagram of the snowmobiles engine and where to find all of its components. Is the engine stop switch pushed in the off position? The "Engine stop" switch is located on the snowmobiles control panel. Double check to make sure that the switch is not stuck in the off position.The "Engine stop" switch (if pushed down) will prevent the motor from starting. Is there gas left in the fuel tank since last winter? Next you must investigate the fuel tank. Gasoline can degrade over time. That can lead to a number of problems- hard starting rough running or no starting at all.