2010 Polaris Sportsman 850 Service Manual, Page 119Get this manual

2010 Polaris Sportsman 850 Service Manual, Page 119

ENGINE ENGINE SERVICE Accessible Engine Components Components serviceable with engine installed: Flywheel Alternator (Stator)
components12345If vehicle was recently operated, allow it to cool down before attempting to perform any workThoroughly clean
the engine and chassisClean your work areaDrain the engine oil (see Chapter "Maintenance")Remove the following body componentsRefer
to Chapter "BodyFrame" for component removal Seat Side Panels (upper and lower) Footwells Mud Guards (both sides) Disconnect
negative (-) battery cablePull the shift linkage rod straight outward while pushing on the two ears of the snap retainer
to disconnect the rod from the shift leverAllow the linkage to hang down out of the way Top-End Service (Engine in Chassis)
The top-end of the engine can be serviced while the engine is mounted in the chassisA removable upper right-hand frame support