2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 22Get this manual

2012 Sportsman 400/500 and EFI Tractor Service Manual 9923412, Page 22

MAINTENANCE MAINTENANCE Periodic Maintenance Chart Careful periodic maintenance will help keep your vehicle in the safest,
Pay special attention to the oil levelA rise in oil level during cold weather can indicate contaminants collecting in the
oil sump or crankcaseChange oil immediately if the oil level begins to riseMonitor the oil level, and if it continues to
rise, discontinue use and determine the cause or see your dealer Maintenance Chart Key The following symbols denote potential
items to be aware of during maintenance:CAUTION: Due to the nature of these adjustments, it is recommended this service be
performed by an authorized Polaris dealer= SEVERE USE ITEM If vehicle is subjected to severe use, decrease interval by 50
(Severe Use is defined as frequent vehicle immersion in mud, water or sand, racing or race-style high rpm use, prolonged
low speedheavy load operation or extended idleMore preventative maintenance is required under these conditionsFluid changes,
cable and chassis lubrication are required more frequentlyFor engine oil, short trip cold weather riding also constitutes