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VIDEO: Pre-Ride Inspection

Check these items before operating your model year 2016-19 GEM® e2, e4, e6 or eL XD vehicle.

Before driving your GEM inspect the following:

  • Ensure the accelerator, brake system and pedal operate properly.
  • Make sure the brake fluid is at the proper level.
  • Check the indicator lights and switches for proper operation.
  • Ensure the headlamp, brake light, tail lamp and turn signals are functioning.
  • Adjust the mirrors for proper side and rear view.
  • Ensure the horn is operating.
  • Check the length of the seat belt for damage and inspect the latches for proper operation.
  • Make sure the steering wheel operates freely.
  • Inspect the condition and pressure of the tires.
  • Ensure the latches are secure on the doors, seats and accessories.
  • Make sure the batteries are fully charged. Ensure flooded batteries have the proper water levels.
  • Check the battery cables for proper routing and secure connections.
  • Examine the wheels and fasteners. Make sure the fasteners are tight.

For more details on pre-ride inspection procedures, consult your Owner's Manual. Click here to view your Owner's Manual online.