2009 Polaris Scrambler 500 4x4 2x4 factory service manual, Page 46Get this manual

2009 Polaris Scrambler 500 4x4 2x4 factory service manual, Page 46

MAINTENANCE DRIVE CHAIN ADJUSTMENT, CONCENTRIC SWINGARM CAUTION: Never adjust or operate the vehicle with the rear drive
been on the under part of the chain is now on the top side of the chainThe bottom part of the chain should be taught during
inspectionMeasure the chain deflection as shown in the diagramDeflection should be approximately 38 in(10 mm)After inspection,
again slowly move the ATV forward until all the chain slack is on the top side of the chain and inspect the deflectionRepeat
this procedure several times to check different spots on the chainThe chain is correctly adjusted when the tightest portion
of the chain itself has approximately 38in (10 mm) of deflectionIt's common characteristic of any chain to have one or more