2010 Polaris Sportsman 850 Service Manual, Page 44Get this manual

2010 Polaris Sportsman 850 Service Manual, Page 44

MAINTENANCE Toe Alignment Adjustment If toe alignment is incorrect, measure the distance between vehicle center and each
is as required to achieve the proper toe out setting Important: When tightening the tie rod end jam nuts, the rod ends must
be held parallel to prevent rod end damage and premature wearDamage may not be immediately apparent if done incorrectlySee
illustration Suspension Spring Pre-Load Adjustment The front and rear shock absorber springs are adjustableRotate the adjuster
cam either direction to increase or decrease spring tensionAlways adjust both sides equally1Elevate the front or rear of
the vehicle to allow the suspension to fully extend CAUTION Serious injury may result if machine tips or fallsBe sure machine
is secure before adjustingNOTE: The tires should not be touching the ground2To adjust the suspension, rotate the adjustment
cam clockwise to increase spring tension or counter-clockwise to decrease spring tension Operator weight and vehicle loading