2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 273Get this manual

2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 273

STEERINGSUSPENSION Removal The following procedure details upper and lower A-arm removal and replacement on one side of the
Aarm to the frame and remove the A-arm from the vehicle12Examine A-arm and bearing carrier bushings and pivot shafts (see
"Exploded View")Replace if worn and discard the hardware13If not replacing the A-arm, thoroughly clean the a-arm and pivot
shafts14Insert new bushings and pivot shafts into the new A-arm Lower A-arm Removal 78Remove the through-bolt fastener attaching
the lower Aarm to the bearing carrier (see "Exploded View")Remove the lower shock fastener from the lower A-arm Installation
1234567Install upper and lower A-arm assemblies onto the vehicle frameTorque new fasteners to 45 ftlbs(61 Nm)Grease all (4)
A-arm grease fittings after reassemblyAttach lower A-arm to bearing carrierfastener to 45 ftlbs(61 Nm)Torque new Attach upper
A-arm to bearing carrierTorque new fasteners to 40 ftlbs(54 Nm)Grease both rear bearing carrier fittings after reassemblyRoute