2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 224Get this manual

2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 224

FINAL DRIVE Setting Ring Gear Backlash NOTE: Ring gear backlash is set at the factoryNo adjustment is required, unless the
the screw out 14 turnSet the gearcase uprightRotate the input shaft at least timesThis ensures the ring gear completes one
full rotation2 Using an Allen wrench, turn the backlash screw out 3-4 turnsRe-apply Loctite 262 onto the bottom screw threads
If tight spot is felt during rotation, loosen the backlash screw another 18 turn and perform step againRepeat this procedure