2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 200Get this manual

2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 200

CLUTCHING (PVT) TROUBLESHOOTING Situation Engine RPM below specified operating range, although engine is properly tunedProbable
-Install correct recommended shift weights(too light)Engine RPM above specified operating range-Drive clutch binding-Disassemble
and clean clutch, inspecting shift weights and rollersReassemble without the spring and move sheaves through entire range
to further determine probable cause-Disassemble, clean, and inspect driven clutch-Clean sheaves with denatured alcohol or
brake cleaner, install new belt-Replace belt -Driven clutch binding-Clutch sheaves greasy; belt slipage-Drive belt worn too
narrowHarsh drive clutch engagement -Excessive beltsheave clearance with new belt-Perform beltsheave clearance adjustment
with shim washers beneath spiderDrive belt turns over -Wrong belt for application-Replace with correct belt-Abuse (continued
throttle application when -Caution operator to operate machine within guidelinesvehicle is stationary, excess load) Belt
burnt, thin spots -Dragging brake -Vehicle operated with parking brake onInspect brake system-Fast, effective use of throttle