2010 Polaris Sportsman 850 Service Manual, Page 289Get this manual

2010 Polaris Sportsman 850 Service Manual, Page 289

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
carrierRemove the upper A-arm through-bolt fasteners and remove the A-arm from the vehicle (see "Exploded View")Examine A-arm