2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 269Get this manual

2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 269

STEERINGSUSPENSION RemovalReplacement The following procedure details upper and lower A-arm removal and replacement on one
ball joint pinch bolt from the front bearing carrier (see Figure 10-2)14Remove the lower ball joint pinch bolt from the front
bearing carrier (see Figure 10-2)15Using soft face hammer, tap on bearing carrier to loosen the lower A-arm ball joint end
while pushing downward on the lower A-armCompletely remove the ball joint end from the bearing carrier16Remove the lower
A-arm through-bolt fasteners and remove the lower A-arm from the vehicle17Examine A-arm bushings and pivot shafts (see "Exploded
View")Replace if worn and discard the hardware18If not replacing the A-arm, thoroughly clean the A-arm and pivot shaftsFront
Bearing Carrier Figure 10-2 45Remove the brake line retainer from the upper A-armUsing soft face hammer, tap on bearing carrier
to loosen the upper ball joint end while lifting upward on the upper A-armCompletely remove the ball joint end from the bearing