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2020-2021 AXYS INDY Adventure 137 Drive Belt Inspection and Replacement

Always wear safety glasses and nitrile gloves when servicing your snowmobile. To inspect or replace the drive belt on a Polaris INDY Adventure 137, follow these steps.

Caution: Do not attempt to perform this procedure after operating in reverse. The snowmobile must be stopped after forward motion to prevent damage to components during belt removal.

1. Ensure the vehicle is on a flat, level surface.

2. Remove the left side panel by releasing the rubber strap and turning the two quarter-turn latches. Pull the side panel out and lift up to remove.

3. If needed, rotate the driven clutch counter-clockwise one quarter turn to disengage reverse.

4. Take note of the drive belt direction of rotation. The belt must be installed in the same direction if reusing.

5. Remove the clutch spreader tool from the side panel trim. Spread the trim apart as needed to access the clutch. 

6. Insert the clutch spreader tool into the threaded hole on the driven clutch and turn clockwise to spread the clutch. If the tool does not turn readily, rotate the driven clutch an additional quarter of a turn counter-clockwise and try again.

7. Carefully walk the belt off the driven clutch and remove from the drive clutch.

8. Inspect the belt for any fraying, hour-glassing, loose cords, missing cogs, abrasions, burns or damage. Replace if needed. The replacement belt is part number 3211215, part number 3211165 or part number 3211177. Refer to your Owner's Manual for more information. 

9. Clean the area around the clutches thoroughly. Failure to remove ALL debris when replacing the belt could result in vehicle damage, loss of control and severe injury or death.

10. If replacing the belt, clean with a mixture of warm soapy water and ensure the part number on the belt is facing outward when installed.

11. Loop the belt over the drive clutch and begin to walk it over the driven clutch sheave.

12. Spin the belt while removing the clutch spreader tool to help seat the belt.

13. Completely remove the clutch spreader tool. 

14. Reconnect the side panel trim and reinstall the spreader tool. 

15. Reinstall the side panel by inserting the tabs at the bottom and top. Secure the rubber strap and turn the two quarter-turn latches.

For more information, see your authorized Polaris Dealer. To find a dealer near you, use the Dealer Locator.
Maintenance tips, procedures and specifications can be found in your Owner's Manual.
To find diagrams and replacement part numbers, use the online parts catalog.

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