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Fantic Caballero 500 - Owner's Manual > Starting

Release the steering lock turning the key clockwise and get on the vehicle assuming the correct posture, making sure that the kickstand is completely retracted.

If the kickstand is lowered, the vehicle can be started only with the gearbox in neutral. If you try to engage the gear the vehicle will switch off.

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Apply the front and/or rear brake.

Pull the clutch lever and make sure that the gearbox is in neutral.

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Turn the key to "ON" and wait a few seconds to load the standard parameters on the dashboard display.

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Press the engine stop button "A" and then press the start button "B" once.

It is advisable to warm up the engine well, proceeding for the first kilometres at reduced speed. Do not start abruptly with the cold engine.

If the fuel reserve warning light comes on, refuel as soon as possible.

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After starting the vehicle and warming the engine well, operate the clutch lever and engage the first gear pressing the gear lever downwards. The neutral indicator light will go off on the dashboard.

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Releasing the clutch slowly, gradually accelerate to allow the vehicle to move forward.

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Gearbox use

To change gears, release the throttle control knob, operate the clutch lever and raise the gearbox pedal upward to shift up and/or down to shift down.

If you are a beginner in driving the vehicle, it is important to familiarize yourself with the vehicle controls and its functions.

Shift one gear at a time. Upshifting or downshifting the gearbox more than a single gear at a time may cause the engine to run out of speed and risk to exceed the maximum speed allowed by it.

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 Fantic Caballero 500 - Owner's Manual > Vehicle use

Some safety tips are given below to avoid damage to people and/or things and to use your vehicle with an easier and safer drive. To use the vehicle it is necessary to meet all the law requirements.

 Fantic Caballero 500 - Owner's Manual > Engine stop

To stop the vehicle and the engine, apply the front and/or rear brake until the vehicle is stopped. Set the shift lever to neutral.

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