The Very first time you ride a go kart...

The Very first time you ride a go kart...

YOUR FIRST TIME ON A GO KART

If you have a Trailmaster go kart, we want to provide the absolute best experience. That all begins with safety. Make sure you understand and follow these guidelines when you're first learning to use your kart.

 

Mini XRS & Mid XRS

  1. Apply the parking brake by pressing the brake pedal and securing the latch over the tab on the side of the pedal.
  2. Flip the toggle switch for power to the 'ON' position.
  3. Turn the fuel valve at the fuel tank to 'ON' (lever up or down). Lever turned sideways (horizontal) is 'OFF.'
  4. Turn fuel valve at the carburetor to 'ON' to make sure fuel gets to the engine.(forward).
  5. Turn the choke lever to 'ON' (towards rear of go kart).
  6. Pull the recoil rope until the engine starts or tries to start. Usually 2-4 pulls. May take more pulls when the go-kart is new or if it has been sitting.
  7. Move the choke lever to the middle and let the engine idle for 1 minute.
  8. Push the choke lever to 'OFF' (forward).
  9. Release the parking brake. Make sure the brake lever is all the way forward to prevent accidental engagement.
  10. Fasten seat belts and adjust accordingly.
  11. If there is no passenger, make sure the passenger's side seatbelt remains fastened to prevent falling into the rear tire.
  12. To turn the go-kart off, flip the toggle switch to 'OFF' or push and hold the kill button to shut the engine off.

Mini XRX, Mid XRX & Mid XRX-R

  1. Apply the parking brake.
  2. Turn the key to the 'ON' position.
  3. Turn the fuel valve at the engine to 'ON' (forward).
  4. Turn the fuel valve at the tank 'ON' (up or down).
  5. Pull out on the choke knob on the dash and hold firmly.
  6. Push the start button or pull the recoil rope.
  7. Push the choke knob in to halfway and let the engine warm up for 1 minute.
  8. Push the choke know all the way in.
  9. Release the parking brake. Make sure the brake lever is all the way forward to prevent accidental engagement.
  10. Fasten seat belts and adjust accordingly.
  11. If there is no passenger, make sure the passenger's side seatbelt remains fastened to prevent falling into the rear tire.
  12. Adjust the driver's seat to comfortably reach the steering wheel and pedals.
  13. To turn the go-kart off, turn the key to 'OFF' or push and hold the kill button.

150 XRX & 150 XRX

  1. Sit in the go-kart and adjust the seat in order to reach the pedals and steering wheel.
  2. Adjust the steering wheel to a comfortable position.
  3. Use your foot to apply the brakes firmly.
  4. Place the shift lever to 'N' (Neutral. Center position.)
  5. Turn the key to the start position and hold for 3 seconds. Repeat if necessary.
  6. For a new go kart or a go kart that has been sitting up, the kart may need hand choking at the intake pipe behind the driver's seat for 3 seconds while key is turned to the start position.
  7. Let the go kart idle for 1 minute.
  8. Without pressing the throttle pedal, shift into gear (F-Forward. R-Reverse.)
  9. To turn the go-kart off, turn the key to 'OFF' or push and hold the kill button
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