2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 282Get this manual

2009 Polaris Sportsman 850 XP EFI EPS Service Manual, Page 282

BRAKES BRAKE BLEEDING Fluid Replacement NOTE: When bleeding the brakes or replacing the fluid, always start with the caliper
vent slots in cover and remove any debris or blockageIf changing fluid, remove old fluid from reservoir and lines at the
bleeders with Mity Vac or similar tool Foot Master Cylinder NOTE: Install diaphragm and cover onto the hand master cylinder
reservoir to prevent spillsDo not tighten the cover456Slowly pump the hand brake lever until pressure builds and holdsWhile
maintaining lever pressure, open bleeder screwClose bleeder screw and release brake lever NOTE: Do not move brake lever when
reservoir fluid level is low5Add brake fluid to .25".30" (6mm) from the top of the reservoir.25".30" (6mm) From Top of Reservoir
NOTE: Do not release lever before bleeder screw is tight or air may be drawn into caliper7Repeat procedure until clean fluid
appears in bleeder hose and all air has been purgedAdd fluid as necessary to maintain level in reservoir Maintain at least
12" (1.27 cm) of brake fluid in the reservoir to prevent air from entering the master cylinder8Tighten bleeder screw securely