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Snowmobile rider adjusting mirror

Your position on the machine affects its handling. Follow the instructions in your manual to adjust these items.

Handlebars Set them at a height so that you can steer and operate the controls comfortably, minimizing strain on your arms.
Suspension Adjust the ski suspension and the front and rear of the track suspension to match your weight and riding style.
Headlight Adjust the tilt of the headlight according to the load distribution on your machine. For example, if you typically sit back on the seat or carry a load at the rear of the snowmobile, the front rides higher than normal; therefore, the headlight may need to be tilted downward slightly.
Mirror Adjust the mirror according to your height and sitting position. During a ride, you may need to adjust the mirror to reduce glare from lights behind you.